Thursday, 19 July, 2018

New Nokia smartphones finally launch in South Africa

Nokia 2 really shines in terms of its battery performance this isn’t too surprising considering it houses a massive 4,100mAh battery Nokia 2 really shines in terms of its battery performance this isn’t too surprising considering it houses a massive 4,100mAh battery
Eleanor Moreno | 21 April, 2018, 13:53

Nokia 6, Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 8 Sirocco, the trio is a part of the five-phone line up the company introduced at MWC 2018 conference. The Airtel TV offer and MakeMyTrip offers are available with the Nokia 8 Sirocco as well. The new smartphone will also be available at zero cost EMI on credit cards and through Baja FinServ and Home Credit and ICICI bank will offer a 5% cashback until May 31, 2018.

The flagship Nokia 8 Sirocco features a 5.5-inch pOLED 2K 18:9 display protected by 3D Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

As for specifications, the Nokia 7 Plus features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC with an octa-core CPU and an Adreno 512 GPU for graphics-intensive tasks. Airtel customers can enjoy a cashback offer of Rs 2000 on the Nokia 7 plus and get the smartphone at an effective price of just Rs. 23, 999 with an extended free subscription to the Airtel TV app for a limited period of time.

Nokia has released the April Android security patch for the Nokia 2.


The Nokia 8 Sirocco will be available at a recommended best buy price of Rs. 49,999 and will be available in India with a bunch of launch offers. The Nokia 7 Plus is available in colour combinations of Black/Copper and White/Copper and is priced at Rs 25,999. Nokia 8 Sirocco is powered with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835, which could be a disappointing fact considered among other top smartphones in the industry which are powered with the latest Qualcomm 845 SoC. Both the phones will be available in stores starting April 30. Over 60% faster than the first, it now offers enhanced Dual-Sight, ZEISS optics, USB-C fast-charging, a more compact screen-to-body ratio, Nokia spatial audio and pure, secure and up-to-date Android Oreo™.

Nokia 8 Sirocco is a smartphone that is created to help you click stunning images and record quality audio. The 12MP Primary lens is coupled with a secondary 13MP lens capable of 2X Optical Zoom.

The curved 13.97 cm (5.5 inch) 2K display makes every detail look lovely. There is a 25% discount on domestic hotel bookings by MakeMyTrip also.

Airtel customers will also get 20GB additional data on their first six recharges with the Nokia 8 Sirocco. Selfie lovers get a 5MP camera at the front. In the photography department, the smartphone is equipped with an 8-megapixel rear camera, as well as a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. The smartphone is backed by a 3260mAh battery.

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