HMD Global launches Nokia 6, Nokia 7 Plus & Nokia 8 SIROCCO

Published on April 5, 2018

Smartphone manufacturer HMD Global just launched three new Nokia-branded smartphones in the Indian market. The line-up that they recently introduced includes Nokia 6 (2018), Nokia 7 Plus and the Nokia 8 Sirocco. All the three smartphones were initially announced by Nokia back in February during the official Mobile World Congress (MWC), which was in Barcelona. All the three devices have been introduced as a part of Google’s Android One initiative.

Nokia 6, Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 8 SIROCCO

In other words, all the three Nokia smartphones will mostly run the stock Android version of its operating system. Nokia’s latest line-up is believed to be the first among the lot to receive the latest Android updates. It is also worth noting that HMD Global had already confirmed that their upcoming Nokia-branded smartphones would be shipping with stock Android directly out of the box as well. At the time of the launch, the firm had promised that they would update their latest slew of smartphones with the newest Android P system. However, the company never mentioned a specific deadline for the release of their operating system. All the three smartphones are home to mid-level specifications. Despite carrying mid-ranged specs, the device does end up sporting an excellent build.

NOKIA 6 (2018)

Out of the provided line-up, the Nokia 6 is the most affordable one. The smartphone goes on to feature a metallic frame. Apart from this, it is home to a single camera on the rear panel. The smartphone also goes on to equip a rear-facing fingerprint scanning option. All the physical keys are placed on the right-hand side of the smartphone. Meanwhile, the device’s SIM card tray is situated on the left-hand side. The smartphone sports the Nokia branding both on its front and rear panels. The smartphone goes on to feature a 5.5-inch full HD display and gains its power from the Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 64-bit chipset. On the storage front, the device goes on to offer 3GB of RAM along with 32GB of inbuilt memory. The smartphone also runs on the latest Android 8.0 operating system directly out of the box. The smartphone is reportedly home to a 3,000mAh battery. Camera-wise, the smartphone packs a 16-megapixel rear panel sensor along with an 8-megapixel front shooter. The device comes in Black / Copper, White / Iron, and Blue / Gold color variants, while it is priced at Rs. 16,999 ($261) in India.


As far as the Nokia 7 Plus is concerned, the smartphone packed slightly thinner bezels in comparison to the Nokia 6 (2018). Apart from this, the handset went on to wrap rounded corners as well. The smartphone is also home to a dual rear camera system, which is powered by the Carl Zeiss optics. As far as its sensors are concerned, the smartphone sports a 12 and 13-megapixel snappers on the rear panel. The device further packed a 6-inch full HD Plus display along with an added protection provided by Corning’s Gorilla Glass 3. Camera wise, the smartphone offers a 16-megapixel camera is including on the device’s front side. The smartphone is home to the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 64-bit octa-core processor, while it comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of expandable storage.


The Nokia 8 Sirocco is perhaps the most potent introduction made by Nokia till date. On the specifications front, the smartphone goes on to sport a 5.5-inch QHD P-OLED display, and the smartphone’s body is making out of metal and glass. The smartphone is home to the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 system-on-chip and houses 6GB of RAM along with 128GB of inbuilt memory. The smartphone runs on the latest Android 8.0 Nougat update. On the camera front, the smartphone features 12 and 13-megapixel snappers on the back, along with ZEISS Optics, same as the Nokia 7 Plus.

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