HMD Global schedules an event in India on April 4, Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 8 Sirocco and Nokia 6 2018 Android One smartphones expected


HMD Global introduced the  Nokia 7 PlusNokia 8 Sirocco and new Nokia 6 Android One smartphones at the MWC 2018 last month. Earlier this week it launched the Nokia 1 Android Oreo (Go Edition) smartphone. Today it has sent out an invite for an event in in India on April 4th where it is expected to introduce the new Android One phones. It is not clear Nokia 8110 feature phone as well. The invite says next milestone of Nokia phones will be unveiled.

Nokia 7 Plus specifications

  • 6-inch (2160 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla glass 3 protection
  • Octa Core Snapdragon 660 14nm Mobile Platform (Quad 2.2GHz Kryo 260 + Quad 1.8GHz Kryo 260 CPUs) with Adreno 512 GPU
  • 4GB LPDDR4  RAM, 64GB (eMMC 5.1) internal storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • Single / Dual SIM
  • Android 8.0 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 8.1
  • 12MP rear camera with f/1.75 aperture, 1.4µm pixel size with ZEISS optics, 13 MP secondary camera with 1.0µm pixel size, f/2.6 aperture with ZEISS optics, dual-tone LED flash
  • 16MP front-facing camera with ZEISS optics
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions: 158.38 x 75.64 x 9.55 mm
  • 3.5 mm headphone jack, Three microphones with Nokia OZO Audio
  • 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, NFC, USB Type-C (USB 2.0)
  • 3800mAh battery with fast charging

Nokia 8 Sirocco specifications

  • 5.5-inch (2560×1440 pixels) pOLED display, sculpted Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection, 700 nits brightness
  • Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform with Adreno 540 GPU
  • 6GB DDR4X RAM, 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • Android 8.0 (Oreo)
  • Single / Dual SIM
  • 12 MP primary rear camera with 2L7 wide-angle lens, 1.4um pixel size, f/1.7 aperture + 13 MP secondary camera with 3M3 Telephoto lens, 1.0um pixel size, f/2.6 aperture, dual-tone flash, 2x optical zoom
  • 5MP front-facing camera with 1.4um pixel size
  • Fingerprint sensor, Barometer
  • Water and Dust Resistant (IP67 )
  • USB Type-C audio, 3 microphones
  • Dimensions: 140.93 x 72.97 x 7.5 mm
  • 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (MIMO), Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/ GLONASS, USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 1, NFC
  • 3260mAh battery with fast charging,  Qi Wireless Charging

New Nokia 6 specifications

  • 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) 2.5D curved glass display with 450 nits brightness, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • 2.2 GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 630 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 508 GPU
  • 3GB RAM with 32GB storage, 4GB RAM with 64GB storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Android 8.0 (Oreo)
  • Single / Dual SIM
  • 16MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, PDAF, 1.0um sensor, f/2.0 aperture
  • 8MP front-facing camera, 1.12um sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 84˚ wide-angle lens
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • Dimensions: 148.8 x 75.8 x 8.6mm
  • 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C (2.0)
  • 3000mAh built-in battery with fast charging

The Nokia 7 Plus comes in Black / Copper and White / Copper colors and was introduced for €399 (US$ 494 / Rs. 32264 approx.), Nokia 8 Sirocco comes in Black color and was introduced for €749 ($928 or Rs. 60,565 approx.). and the new Nokia 6 comes in Black / Copper, White / Iron and Blue / Gold colors and was introduced for 249 Euros (US$ 308 / Rs. 20,130 approx.). We should know the price of the phones in India next Wednesday.

[Update: A new invite confirms that new Nokia smartphones will be unveiled]


Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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