HMD Global has brought a trio of new Nokia phones to India, launching the Nokia 6 (2018), Nokia 7 Plus, and Nokia 8 Sirocco in the country. MKM Partners upgraded shares of Nokia from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating and lifted their target price for the company from $5.50 to $7.50 in a report on Friday, February 2nd. Nokia was at No 5 in featurephones with 6% share as of December 2017, as per data from Counterpoint Research, although it has not been able to break into the top five smartphone group yet. Buyers can avail the Nokia 6 (2018) through special cash back offers.
The pocket-friendly Nokia 6 (2018) will be the cheapest of all three phones priced at Rs. 16,999.
Nokia 7 Plus has a 6-inch FullHD+ IPS LCD Display, having an aspect ratio of 18:9.
"There can also be a portfolio of Android Go devices", Rentala added.
Nokia 7 Plus flaunts a 6 inch full HD+ 2.5D curved glass display and is equipped with Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of flash storage that can be further expanded by up to another 256GB using microSD card slot. Imaging features also are of the same configuration- 16-megapixel camera sensor with PDAF, f/2.0 aperture lens accompanied by a dual-tone LED flash and Zeiss optics at the back and an 8-megapixel, f/2.0 84-degree wide-angle lens shooter on the front for selfies. It is driven by 2,150mAh battery. This is the first Nokia smartphones to offer the new thin bezel design. Delivering powerful storytelling features including enhanced Dual-Sight, ZEISS optics and carefully tuned acoustics with Nokia spatial audio, the Nokia 8 Sirocco is an ultra-compact powerhouse, and our most lovely smartphone to date.
Question: What is the price of Nokia 8 Sirocco in India?
Nokia 8 Sirocco is a stunner, and there's no doubt about that.
The Nokia 6 (2018) has full metal design, runs on a faster Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor and uses Carl Zeiss optics in the cameras. On the front, the it bears a 8-megapixel fixed focus camera with an f/2.0 aperture, and 1.12-micron pixels.
The smartphone is fueled by a 3,260mAh battery along with support for fast charging, claimed to charge up to 50% in 30 minutes.More news: Pope thanks Netherlands for flowers in Easter speech
Its curved glass finish envelops a precision-crafted stainless-steel frame to deliver a fusion of strength and beauty.
95% of the surface body of Sirocco is all-glass. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of inbuilt storage. He spoke about the quality of phones as well, saying the quality has improved with the new phones compared to even the models launched in Nokia's heydays.
The Sirocco is waterproof, comes with a refreshed design that features a bigger 5.5-inch Quad HD pOLED display that looks absolutely handsome and a lot more premium than last year's Nokia 8. The handset also comes with a 12MP+13MP dual-lens camera setup with support for 2x optical zoom.
But that's where the fun ends.
The Nokia 7 Plus will be available in White Copper and Black Copper colours. There will also be no EMI option on leading credit cards.
Nokia 8 Sirocco will be available for Rs 49,999 while Nokia 7 Plus is priced at Rs 25,999.
Will the phones work for India?
The 6 and 7 Plus are brilliant phones that could easily become mass market hits because of the sum of their looks, design and price.
The Nokia 7 Plus that has arrived in India only supports single-SIM. At just 10 thousand rupees less, it could have become the king of the mid-range flagship segment in the country.
Nokia 6 is the successor variant of the first Nokia 6 launched earlier previous year.