Nokia 8 Sirocco smartphone was released in February 2018. Today, we’ll look at the Nokia 8 Sirocco specifications, features and price in Kenya. The phone runs Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box. It also supports dial sim cards. Both are Nano sim. The Sirocco by Nokia weighs 157 grams and has a thickness of 7.5mm. The body is made of Glass and stainless steel. So, is the Nokia 8 Sirocco worth the buying price? Let’s find out. You can also look at Nokia Phone Prices in Kenya.
Nokia 8 Sirocco Key Specifications and Features
- 5.5 inch display. 1440 x 2560 pixels
- 6GB RAM
- 128 GB internal storage
- Dual Primary camera 12 + 12 megapixels, 5 megapixels secondary selfie camera
- 3260mAh battery capacity
- Android 8.0 Oreo
- 4G LTE, Quick Charge
The Nokia 8 Sirocco has a one of the best displays you can find on a phone in Kenya. First, the size is 5.5 inches. This means you get more screen real estate for enjoying your use on. This can include watching videos and using applications.
The screen resolution is 1440 x 2560 pixels with a density of 534ppi. What I like the most, this screen is protected using Corning Gorilla Glass 5. This means that your device is protected against minor falls and scratches.
The Nokia 8 Sirocco has octa core processor. Its clock speed is 2.5Ghz. You also get an Adreno 540 GPU for games and graphic intensive applications. Multi-tasking in the mobile phone is handled by the 6GB RAM.
When it comes to storage, you get 128GB. With that, you can install many large applications, have thousands of videos and files. This can also be expanded using a memory card. The handset has support for up to 256GB.
The Nokia 8 Sirocco comes with a dual camera setup at the rear. This is a double 12 megapixels. It features geotagging, panorama, touch to focus, autofocus and HDR. You also get an LED Flash FOR LOW LIGHT PHOTOGARPHY. Now, the selfie camera is 5 megapixels. It is similarly quite powerful.
Powering the Nokia 8 Sirocco is a 3260mAh battery. You get a manufacturer talk time of 22 hours and a standby time of 495 hours. It also comes with quick charge capability for low light photography.
Connectivity options in this phone include 4G LTE, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and USB type C.
Nokia 8 Sirocco Price in Kenya
The Nokia 8 Sirocco price is around KSh 55,999 in Kenya. For that amount, you get a flagship device that is capable of great performance. The design is also outstanding with the glass back particularly standing out. The phone is worth buying since you get the latest features, good cameras, large storage capacity and quality display.
Nokia 8 Sirocco Specifications
|Operating System||Android 8.0 (Oreo)|
|Device type||Smart Phone|
|Sim||Dual Sim (Nano + Nano)|
|Global Release Date||February, 2018|
|Kenyan Release Date||2018|
|Dimensions||140.9 x 73 x 7.5 mm|
|Body Material||Front/back Gorilla Glass 5, stainless steel frame|
|Screen size||5.5 inches (~81.1% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Screen resolution||1440 x 2560 pixels (~534 ppi density)|
|Technology (Display Type)||IPS LCD Corning Gorilla Glass 5|
|CPU||Octa-core (4x2.5 GHz Kryo & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835|
|Internal Storage||128 GB Storage|
|RAM||6 GB RAM|
|External Storage||up to 256 GB|
|Card Slot||microSD Card|
|Messaging||SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS|
|Primary camera||Dual 12 + 12 MP and with LED flash|
|Front Camera||5 MP Camera|
|Camera Features||Geo Tagging, Touch to focus, Autofocus, HDR|
|Audio Player||AAC, AMR, eAAC+, FLAC, MIDI, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA|
|Video Player||3GPP, AVI, H.263, H.264, M4V, MKV, MPEG4|
|Audio Jack||3.5mm Audio Jack|
|Type||Non-removable Li-Ion 3260 mAh battery|
|Stand by||Up to 495 h (3G)|
|Talk time||Up to 22 h (3G)|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|USB||3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|
|GPS Facility||with A-GPS support, GLONASS|
|3G||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz|
|2G||GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz(dual sim)|
|Sensors||(Quick Charge 4.0), Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer|