Nokia Plans Its Comeback To The World of Smartphones!
HMD has now globally introduced three models of Nokia namely: 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 plus and new Nokia 6.
These models are priced at Rs 49,999, Rs 25,999 and Rs 16,999, respectively. Devices are powered by Google’s Android One platform. HMD Global has further announced the launch of Nokia phones via an online shop for all Nokia devices and accessories in the country. Nokia is planning to diversify its offline reach by increasing the number of retailers and distributors. It aims to rank among top three smartphone company in next few years. This online portal will have the full portfolio of Nokia phones ensuring the same price in both online and offline channels.
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 an 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.”
1- Nokia 8 Sirocco
Nokia 8 is built from a single piece of steel. It has Corning Gorilla Glass 5 at the front and rear that enhances its design. It offers a screen of 5.5-inch pOLED display with Quad HD resolution of 2560×1440 pixels with a 16:9 aspect ratio. It has Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset with 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. The phone features a dual rear camera with Carl Zeiss optics and 12MP primary camera with f/1.7 aperture and a 13MP secondary telephoto camera with f/2.6 aperture. Talking about connectivity Nokia 8 Sirocco gets Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC and Cat 12 LTE with support for up to 600Mbps download speeds. It runs on Android 8.0 Oreo with Android One support with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. It offers water and dust resistance and offers 3,260mAh battery. The Nokia 8 Sirocco also supports wireless charging. Its priced at Rs 49,999 and pre-booking for the device starts from 20 April to 30 April.
2- Nokia 7 Plus
Nokia 7 plus is designed to give you a feel of a large-screen smartphone but ensures its easy to hold. From offering stunning look to the 6 layers of ceramic paint. It offers a display with 18:9 aspect ratio and has thinner bezels. The 6-inch IPS LCD display offers a screen resolution of 2160×1080 pixels with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It offers an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC processor coupled with 4GB RAM and 64GB expandable storage. Nokia 7 Plus has a dual 12MP rear camera with the secondary camera supports doubling as the telephoto lens with 2x optical zoom. 16MP selfie shooter with Carl Zeiss optics and 1080p video recording is like a treat for selfie lovers but is priced at Rs 25,999.
3- Nokia 6
Nokia 6 comes with the major improvement in the hardware department offering Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 mobile platform. It has brought 60 percent improvement over its predecessor. This phone has 5.5-inch Full HD IPS LCD display with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage. Internal storage is expandable up to 128GB via SD card slot. It offers 16 MP primary camera, 8 MP selfie shooter with 1.12-micron pixel size and offers 84the -degree field of view and f/2.0 aperture. The new Nokia 6 is an Android One smartphone that runs on Android 8.0 Oreo and front-mounted fingerprint sensor. It also supports connectivity options like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC and 4G LTE with maximum download speeds up to 150Mbps. A headphone jack of 3.5mm with a single speaker and Nokia OZO audio. The smartphone comes with 3,000mAh battery and uses USB Type-C port for charging. The Nokia 6 (2018) comes in color variant namely- black copper, white iron and blue gold that is priced at Rs 16,999 and will be on sale from 6 April 18 exclusively on Amazon India.