Nokia 6 2018, Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 8 Sirocco Android One smartphones launched in India starting at Rs. 16999


HMD Global just launched new Nokia 6Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 8 Sirocco, the company’s latest Android One smartphones that were introduced at the MWC 2018, as expected. All these run Android Oreo, come with Face unlock and also have Pro Camera mode. The company has also promised to offer latest Android security updates every month and also update to Android P.

The new Nokia 6 has a 5.5-inch 1080p 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, is powered by Snapdragon 630 Mobile platform, runs on Android 8.0 (Oreo), has a 16-megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, dual-tone LED flash, ZEISS optics and a 8-megapixel front-facing camera.  It has an unibody metal design made of 6000 series aluminium, has Nokia’s Dual Sight / Bothie feature and packs a 3000mAh battery with support for fast charging that can charge the phone up to 50% in 30 minutes.

The Nokia 7 Plus has a 6-inch 18:9 Full HD+ display, is powered by Snapdragon 660, has dual rear sensors with ZEISS optics that combine an ultra-sensitive 12MP wide-angle primary camera for both low-light and extra bright conditions and a secondary 13MP camera for 2x optical zoom. It has an unibody metal design made of 6000 series aluminium and packs a 3800mAh battery that promises 2 days of battery life and support for fast charging.

The Nokia 8 Sirocco  has a 5.5-inch QHD pOLED display, glass body for wireless charging support, rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, reduced bezels at the front with slightly curved edges compared to Nokia 8, uses USB Type-C audio, 12 MP + 13 MP dual rear cameras, dual-tone flash, 2x optical zoom and a 3260mAh battery with fast charging and Qi Wireless Charging.

Nokia 6 2018 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, 32GB storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Android 8.1 (Oreo)
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
  • 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

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
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
  • Android 8.1 (Oreo)
  • 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
  • Android 8.1 (Oreo)
  • 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

Pricing and availability

  • Nokia 6 2018 – Black/Copper, White/Iron and Blue/Gold colors – Rs. 16,999- Available from April 6th offline, Nokia mobile shop online
  • Nokia 7 Plus – Black / Copper and White / Copper colors – Rs. 25,999 – Available from 30th April, Pre-bookings from April 20th on Amazon.in online, offline and Nokia mobile shop online
  • Nokia 8 Sirocco – Black color – Rs. 49,999, Available from 30th April, Pre-bookings from April 20th on Flipkart online, offline and Nokia mobile shop online

Launch offers 

  • Customers on Airtel get a cashback of Rs 2000 on Nokia 6 and Nokia 7 Plus
  • Nokia 8 Sirocco – Airtel prepaid customers  get 20GB additional data on each of the first 6 recharges of Rs 199 or Rs 349, postpaid customers can avail the additional 20GB per month on the Rs 399 or Rs 499 plan for 6 months.
  • Free subscription to the Airtel TV app till December 31, 2018.
  • 25% instant discount on domestic hotels at MakeMyTrip.
  • Complimentary 12-month Accidental Damage Insurance by Servify on opening the Kotak 811 savings account and activating it.
  • Zero cost EMI on credit cards and through Bajaj FinServ and Home Credit.
  • ICICI bank offers 5% cashback till May 31, 2018.

Check out the hands on impressions of Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 8 Sirocco from MWC 2018.

Commenting on the launch, Ajey Mehta, Vice President India, HMD Global said:

2017 has been an instrumental year for us – we set up our business operations in the country and launched a portfolio of devices that received overwhelming response from the consumers. Today, we are taking the next significant step forward with the launch of three new Nokia Android smartphones. In 2018, we will continue to strengthen our presence in the country. I am delighted to announce the launch of our exclusive online Nokia phones shop for selling Nokia devices and accessories. We will further our commitment to India by deepening our presence in offline as well as online channels.

Pranav Shroff, Director, Global Portfolio Strategy & Planning, HMD Global said:

As we progress on our journey as the new home of Nokia phones, our intent is to rapidly scale our smartphone portfolio to cater to a wider segment of consumers who seek a premium smartphone experience with unmatched hardware quality and latest Android experiences. We are delighted to bring to India three new award-winning smartphones – the Nokia 8 Sirocco, the Nokia 7 plus and the new Nokia 6 – each with a very distinct proposition and catering to different consumer segments & price-points. Being part of the Android One family, these Nokia smartphones further emphasize our strong commitment to pure, secure and up-to-date Android.


Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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