Nokia 8 Sirocco Review, First Impressions Good Looking Phone

The dodging ergonomics of the new Nokia 8 Sirocco is definitely going to be the device of the Year. Expected to be available from April 2018 onwards, the price of the gadget has been kept at €749/49999 INR. The combination of metal and glass slab outer cover in the new Nokia 8 Sirocco is expected to be continued in the next Nokia series as well.

Nokia does not following the trend of using aluminum outer case. Nokia 8 Sirocco is particularly launch to compensate the Lacings of Nokia 8 smartphone. Available in black color, the customers can pre-book the handset from April 20th onwards. The pre booking comes with several offers from different e commerce websites.

  • The Nokia 8 Sirocco will be available at a best buy price of Rs. 49,999.
Nokia 8 Sirocco Review
Nokia 8 Sirocco

Hands on: Nokia 8 Sirocco Review

Design and Display

Nokia has finally switched onto something premium and futuristic this time. Instead of using the typical aluminum case, the phone is covered with 95% vacuum molded Gorilla Glass combined with stainless steel frame.

Just like Blackberry priv, the new gadget has a curved display and high quality edges. The slippery design requires careful handling and a lot of care. The phone easily catches fingerprints.

The SIM card tray is discreetly place on the side walls. The volume and the power buttons are also located at the edge. The phone feels absolutely comfortable to hold. And a curved edge allows the user to press the phone comfortable you over the palm.

The 5.5 inch display makes the Nokia 8 Sirocco nice to use. It comes with wireless charging, dust resistance and water resistant features.

Interface, power and performance

With plenty of power features available in the smartphone, the Nokia embeds Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 soc, 6GB RAM processor. originally, Nokia 8 also had the same processor in 2017. The difference between 845 and 835 processor is quite minute. Therefore, it did not mind integrating the older version processor in the latest launched gadget.

The performance given by the device is unblemished and simply outstanding. Right after you charge the phone, it becomes ready to enjoy games and applications that come preinstalled enough.

Operating system

The Android Oreo give silky smooth experience and guarantees next level security update.


Powered with 3260 MH non removable battery power, it is expected to last for one day once charged full.


The camera of Nokia 8 Sirocco comprises of Zeiss optics lens which has always been a partner of Nokia since forever.

The 12 megapixel sensor clubbed with 30 megapixel telephoto lens gives you Blurred background and sharper images. The live bokeh mode adjusts according to the picture requirement.

The demonstration given in the dark was not so impressive. However, while using the device in daylight, you can manage to get clear pictures that are more than satisfactory. The 5 megapixel front camera stuns the users with appreciable video calling and selfies.

Nokia 8 Sirocco Detailed Specifications:

Release dateFebruary 2018
Form factorTouchscreen
Dimensions (mm)140.93 x 72.97 x 7.50
Battery capacity (mAh)3260
Removable batteryNo
Screen size (inches)5.50
Resolution1440×2560 pixels
Processor1.9GHz octa-core
Processor makeQualcomm Snapdragon 835
Internal storage128GB
Expandable storageNo
Rear camera13-megapixel
Rear FlashDual LED
Front camera5-megapixel
Operating SystemAndroid 8.0
Wi-Fi standards supported802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
BluetoothYes, v 5.00
Compass/ MagnetometerYes
Proximity sensorYes
Ambient light sensorYes

Nokia 8 Sirocco with Android One TV Commercial


The Nokia 8 Sirocco is definitely a versatile upgrade from the company. It guarantees performance and satisfaction. If we do not consider the pricing, Nokia 8 Sirocco could have been the bestselling phone of the year. And who knows it might face a price drop in the near future.


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