HMD global has listed its 2018 lineup of Android and ‘Classic’ Nokia phones on its India website, thus confirming the models that will be making it to India. We already know that HMD Global is hosting an event on April 4 in New Delhi, and looks like it will be unleashing the entire MWC 2018 portfolio in India as well.
Of course, we don’t expect all devices to hit retail shelves simultaneously. The Nokia 6 (2018), Nokia 7 Plus, and the new Nokia 8110 should be the first few to arrive. The exorbitantly priced flagship, Nokia Sirocco, may come in later.
Nokia 8 Sirocco
Nokia 8 Sirocco, the true Nokia flagship phone, comes with dual curved edge display and a premium glass body. The handset is powered by Snapdragon 835, has a 5.5-inch OLED display, is IP67 dust and water-resistant, and brandishes high-end Zeiss optics.
Nokia 8 Sirocco specifications
|Model||Nokia 8 Sirocco|
|Display||5.5-Inch, QHD, OLED|
|Processor||octa-core Snapdragon 835|
|Internal Storage||128GB, expandable up to 256GB|
|Software||Android 8.1 Oreo (Android One)|
|Rear Camera||13MP+ 12MP|
|Others||4G VoLTE support, WiFi, Bluetooth, USB 2.0, OTG, GPS, Fingerprint sensor|
|Nokia 8 Sirocco price||To be announced|
Nokia 7 Plus
The Nokia 7 Plus should be the most exciting of phones to debut on April 4. A credible leak has already confirmed its arrival as an Amazon exclusive product.
It will be the first Snapdragon 660 phone to launch in India. Other exciting features include dual cameras with Zeiss optics, 18:9 display, 3800mAh battery, and its affiliation with Android One program.
Nokia 7 Plus Specifications
|Model||Nokia 7 Plus|
|Display||6-Inch, 18:9 FHD+ IPS display|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 660|
|Internal Storage||64GB, expandable up to|
|Primary Camera||12MP+13MP, Zeiss Optics, and 2x optical zoom|
|Secondary Camera||16 MP with f/2.0 aperture lens|
|Dimensions and Weight||158.4 x 75.6 x 8 mm; 134 grams|
|Others||Hybrid dual-SIM, 4G Volte, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC, fingerprint sensor, USB type-C, fast charging and wireless charging|
|Price||To be announced|
Nokia 6 (2018)
The new Nokia 6 (2018) is at the lowest rung of the Android ladder. The phone is powered by Snapdragon 630 octa-core processor paired with 4GB RAM. This one too, is a part of Google’s Android One initiative.
The handset gets Bothie support, which is to say that it can shoot simultaneously from front and rear cameras or capture both sides of a story. This should be the most affordable of Android phone to launch on April 4.
Nokia 6 (2018) Specifications
|Model||Nokia 6 (2018)|
|Display||5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection|
|Processor||Snapdragon 630 processor|
|Internal Storage||32GB / 64GB internal memory, expandable up to 128GB|
|Software||Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)|
|Primary Camera||16MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, PDAF, 1.0um pixel size, f/2.0 aperture|
|Secondary Camera||8MP front-facing camera, f/2.0 aperture, 84° wide-angle lens|
|Battery||3000mAh built-in battery with fast charging|
|Others||Hybrid Dual SIM, 4G LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth 5, GPS, USB Type-C, NFC, 3.5mm audio jack|
|Dimensions||148.8 × 75.8 × 8.15-8.6mm; Weight: 172g|
|Price||to be announced|
Nokia 8110 – Features, Specs
The rehashed iconic Nokia 8110, which is also popularly being referred to as “Banana phone from Matrix” is a 4G feature phone with a 2.4-inch(320 x240) display powered by 1.1GHz dual-core Qualcomm 205 mobile platform.
Other features include 512MB RAM, 4GB storage, IP52 drip resistant certification, 2MP rear camera, and 1500mAh battery. It will be available in Yellow and Black color options.
All the new modes are listed without their price tags.