HMD Global’s latest flagship for 2018 is Nokia 8 Sirocco, which is the most luxurious and premium smartphone ever from the brand. Unlike the other models, Nokia 8 Sirocco in Dubai is truly an unconventional device that uses the most advanced camera and screen technology. It packs in all the innovative elements missed out in the Nokia 8. Not only look, but every aspect right from display to camera and performance of this Nokia latest mobile will leave its users impressed.
The first announcement about Nokia 8 Sirocco release date in UAE and Nokia 8 Sirocco release date in Saudi came out in February 2018. The official launch of this smartphone took place in April 2018.
The Nokia 8 Sirocco price in UAE comes close to around AED2767, while the Nokia 8 Sirocco price in Saudi is around SAR2825. At this price range, the handset offers several impressive features and competes with the most popular Samsung Galaxy S9 and the upcoming OnePlus 6 when launched. Check here for details of OnePlus 6 that is confirmed with Apple iPhone X like notch and bigger display.
The new Sirocco handset is a slimmed down version than previous Nokia smartphones. With this flagship, Nokia lets go of the blocky style and comes up with a futuristic design. The device looks pretty slick, while the design is totally refreshing. It features a stainless steel frame and is mostly molded with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 at the front and rear. Nokia 8 Sirocco in Dubai looks stylish with curved edges, is pretty much smooth and sits comfortably in hands. As for the display, it comes with a similar build quality of the Samsung Galaxy S8. The P-OLED capacitive screen of 5.5-inches is certainly a highlight at the front. The bezels look minimal on the sides and this finest display is easy to look at even under sunlight. With a pixel resolution of 1440×2560, this device is certainly up for giving an excellent viewing experience. What further compliments its svelte design is the IP67 certified dust and water resistance feature.
One of the significant Nokia 8 Sirocco features include the dual camera-setup by Carl Zeiss Optics. There is a 12MP main camera with wide-angle lens, f/1.75 aperture and optical image stabilization feature. This one takes clear and vibrant snaps while using the 2x optical zoom. The other 12MP camera with f/2.6 aperture is capable of recording even 4K videos at 30fps. Other additional aspects that enhance the camera performance include dual-LED dual-tone flash, dual pixel phase detection autofocus, touch focus as well as face detection. Meanwhile, the front shooter of 5MP delivers amazing results. Users can take stunning shots by turning on the Bothie mode to capture both rear and front pictures simultaneously. The images can be captured in Pro, Panorama and a few other modes.
On the other hand, Nokia 8 Sirocco in Saudi holds a non-removable 3260 mAh battery that gives talk time of up to 22 hours with the 3G network on, whereas the music playback is supported up to 11 hours. The battery life of Nokia 8 Sirocco lasts for almost an entire day from moderate to heavy use including app usage, internet browsing, video streaming, game playing and other activities. In addition to these, it gets the quick charging support along with wireless charging capabilities. It can power up the device to 50 percent in only around 30 minutes.
The latest Nokia 8 Sirocco comes incorporated with a powerful processor under the hood. It gets an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset with Adreno 540 GPU. It is the same processor used even in the Nokia 8 smartphone. However, one of its rivals Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus uses the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor. Besides, there is also the upcoming Xiaomi Mi 7 which is said to come with the Snapdragon 845 chipset. There are also many other impressive Xiaomi Mi 7 specifications and features that are rumored to be better than its predecessors. On the other hand, the flagship is released with the latest Android 8.0 Oreo operating system, which functions exceptionally well. HMD Global intends to offer Android One smartphones to give users a complete Android experience.
All in all, Nokia 8 Sirocco in UAE is a fantastic smartphone that users can definitely consider buying this year. With amazing technical aspects, innovative features and camera performance, this handset is one of the best picks of 2018.