Nokia 8 Sirocco

7.4/10 AVG.
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7.4/10
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The Nokia 8 Sirocco currently has an Informr score of 7.4 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 18 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Android
Processor
2.36 GHz
Screen Size
5.5"
Camera
12+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


Cnet

The Nokia 8 Sirocco is fast, feels sturdy, has a long battery life and runs the sleek Android One operating system. While the Nokia 8 Sirocco does suffer from minor faults, its main issue is being outclassed by similarly-priced competitors.

- Daniel Van Boom, Cnet
TechRadar

The Nokia 8 Sirocco is a beautiful phone that's fast to operate and has great battery life. Where it mostly lets you down is in the camera department.

- Abbas Jaffar Ali, TechRadar
BGR

A legendary brand such as Nokia has only recently resurrected and for it to get the recipe right might take a while. Given that the Nokia 8 Sirocco has somewhat got the calculation correct in terms of design and features, where the company has gone wrong is in the terms of its pricing.

- Deepali Moray, BGR
The Indian Express

At Rs 49,999, a lot of users might think the phone is pricey. I too think this would be a killer device around the price point of the OnePlus 5T. Anyway, given the design and the camera abilities, it will be that hard to impress some people to invest in the Nokia 8 Sirocco as their phone for the nex...

- Nandagopal Rajan, The Indian Express
Firstpost

Despite the capable camera, Android One support, interesting new design and great battery life, I can’t really recommend Nokia 8 Sirocco. The problem, quite simply, is that there are better phones out there. Even for a Nokia loyalist, this is not Nokia's best device, even if it is their most expensi...

- Rehan Hooda, Firstpost


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Nokia released the 8 Sirocco on April 30, 2018.


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Nokia backs up the 8 Sirocco with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.


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Screen Size
5.5"

The Nokia 8 Sirocco's screen size is 5.5 inches with 1440 x 2560 pixels resolution.

Processor
2.36 GHz

There is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Octa core 2.36 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 8.0 Oreo operating system (OS).

Camera
12+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 12+ megapixel camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 5+ megapixels resolution.

Storage
128 GB

Internal memory is 128 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 256 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
3260mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 3260 mAh battery.

8 Sirocco Specs

Overview
Release date April 30, 2018
Regions available UK, India
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
UMTS:
850/900/1900/2100 MHz
LTE:
1700/1900/700/2100 /800/850/900/1800/2600/2300/2500 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, HSUPA, HSPA+
SIM card Nano-SIM
Dual SIM Yes
Operating System Android 8.0 Oreo

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Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Octa core 2.36 GHz
Internal Flash Memory 128 GB
RAM 6 GB
ROM No
GPS Type A-GPS
Digital compass Yes
Flightmode Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 1.19 W/kg
Body: 0.86 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Data Cable
Power & battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 3260 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging Yes
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Aluminium
Colors Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 14.093 x 7.297 x 0.75 cm (5.6 x 2.9 x 0.3 in)
Weight 180
Water Resistant / Waterproof Water Resistant
Rugged design No
IP Rating IP 67
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology P-OLED
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels
Pixel density 534 pixels
Size 5.5 inches
3D No
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Graphics Yes
Themes No
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, 3D Glass
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features Gmail
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB USB Type-C
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HFP, HSP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
WiFi Encryption WEP/WPA/WPA2
Mobile Hotspot Yes
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 256 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
NFC Yes
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
PictBridge No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.7
Resolution
12+ megapixels
Dual lens
Yes
Zoom
Yes
Flash
Yes (Dual LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Multi-shot, Panorama, Self-timer, HDR, Dual camera feature (13 MP 2nd camera, f/2.6), Slow motion recording
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels)
Front Camera
Resolution
5+ megapixels
Zoom
Yes
Additional Front Camera Info
f/2.0 Aperture
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, MIDI, MP3, MP4, WMA, WAV
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack No
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Weather Yes
Stocks No
Maps Yes
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps
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Critic Reviews


Cnet

The right phone for the wrong price

from Cnet

The Nokia 8 Sirocco is fast, feels sturdy, has a long battery life and runs the sleek Android One operating system. While the Nokia 8 Sirocco does suffer from minor faults, its main issue is being outclassed by similarly-priced competitors.

Read full review

The Nokia 8 Sirocco is fast, feels sturdy, has a long battery life and runs the sleek Android One operating system. While the Nokia 8 Sirocco does suffer from minor faults, its main issue is being outclassed by similarly-priced competitors.

Read full review

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TechRadar

The most stylish Nokia Android phone

from TechRadar

The Nokia 8 Sirocco is a beautiful phone that's fast to operate and has great battery life. Where it mostly lets you down is in the camera department.

Read full review

The Nokia 8 Sirocco is a beautiful phone that's fast to operate and has great battery life. Where it mostly lets you down is in the camera department.

Read full review

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BGR

A notch less than wow

from BGR

A legendary brand such as Nokia has only recently resurrected and for it to get the recipe right might take a while. Given that the Nokia 8 Sirocco has somewhat got the calculation correct in terms of design and features, where the company has gone wrong is in the terms of its pricing.

Read full review

A legendary brand such as Nokia has only recently resurrected and for it to get the recipe right might take a while. Given that the Nokia 8 Sirocco has somewhat got the calculation correct in terms of design and features, where the company has gone wrong is in the terms of its pricing.

Read full review

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The Indian Express

Performance is top notch, and the design is certainly unique

from The Indian Express

At Rs 49,999, a lot of users might think the phone is pricey. I too think this would be a killer device around the price point of the OnePlus 5T. Anyway, given the design and the camera abilities, it will be that hard to impress some people to invest in the Nokia 8 Sirocco as their phone for the next few years.

Read full review

At Rs 49,999, a lot of users might think the phone is pricey. I too think this would be a killer device around the price point of the OnePlus 5T. Anyway, given the design and the camera abilities, it will be that hard to impress some people to invest in the Nokia 8 Sirocco as their phone for the next few years.

Read full review

Less

Firstpost

Good work Nokia, but buyers can skip this flagship

from Firstpost

Despite the capable camera, Android One support, interesting new design and great battery life, I can’t really recommend Nokia 8 Sirocco. The problem, quite simply, is that there are better phones out there. Even for a Nokia loyalist, this is not Nokia's best device, even if it is their most expensive offering.

Read full review

Despite the capable camera, Android One support, interesting new design and great battery life, I can’t really recommend Nokia 8 Sirocco. The problem, quite simply, is that there are better phones out there. Even for a Nokia loyalist, this is not Nokia's best device, even if it is their most expensive offering.

Read full review

Less

Fone Arena

A diamond in the rough

from Fone Arena

A phone is a sum of all its parts and it is the attention to detail that makes things stand out. In the Nokia 8 Sirocco, it is the craftsmanship, the near perfect build quality and ergonomics that make it a really good smartphone.

Read full review

A phone is a sum of all its parts and it is the attention to detail that makes things stand out. In the Nokia 8 Sirocco, it is the craftsmanship, the near perfect build quality and ergonomics that make it a really good smartphone.

Read full review

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Gadgets Now

The almost do-it all smartphone

from Gadgets Now

The biggest sticking point for Nokia 8 Sirocco will be its price. At Rs 49,999, this is a premium phone that checks most of the boxes. It’s stylish and sleek – even if slightly unconventional – and boasts of a lot of impressive features.

Read full review

The biggest sticking point for Nokia 8 Sirocco will be its price. At Rs 49,999, this is a premium phone that checks most of the boxes. It’s stylish and sleek – even if slightly unconventional – and boasts of a lot of impressive features.

Read full review

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NDTV

Not just a pretty face

from NDTV

This Sirocco edition is all about style and luxury and in that sense, HMD Global has done a fantastic job. It might have come at a small cost to some ergonomics like the design of the buttons, but all in all, the phone fantastic. App performance is also good, the phone checks all the boxes for waterproofing and wireless charging.

Read full review

This Sirocco edition is all about style and luxury and in that sense, HMD Global has done a fantastic job. It might have come at a small cost to some ergonomics like the design of the buttons, but all in all, the phone fantastic. App performance is also good, the phone checks all the boxes for waterproofing and wireless charging.

Read full review

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Business Standard

Mid-range flagship with perfect blend of class, nostalgia

from Business Standard

An unconventional flagship smartphone with a premium design, top-tier innards, wireless charging, water-dust resistance and the Android One promise of guaranteed future OS updates. The phone’s camera might not impress everyone, especially those who like nightlife photography.

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An unconventional flagship smartphone with a premium design, top-tier innards, wireless charging, water-dust resistance and the Android One promise of guaranteed future OS updates. The phone’s camera might not impress everyone, especially those who like nightlife photography.

Read full review

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Android Authority

High-end Android One

from Android Authority

One of the most expensive Android One devices on the market. With the high-end specs, cutting edge design, and sparkling clean version of Android, this is a phone we’ve all decided we are very, very interested in.

Read full review

One of the most expensive Android One devices on the market. With the high-end specs, cutting edge design, and sparkling clean version of Android, this is a phone we’ve all decided we are very, very interested in.

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