Nokia 8 Sirocco Advantages, Disadvantages, Review – Not Perfect !!

Nokia 8 Sirocco high-end smartphone launched into the market. So, check out Nokia 8 Sirocco advantages (Pros), disadvantages (Cons), problems and drawbacks/defects before purchasing. Nokia 8 Sirocco price in India is around Rs.57,999 and $799 in the USA. Currently, it is not available on online shopping sites like Flipkart, Amazon to buy.

Nokia 8 Sirocco

Best Price: Rs.57,999(India), $799(USA)

Nokia 8 Sirocco Key Features:

  • Android OS, v8.0(Oreo).
  • 5.5 inch P-OLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M Colors.
  • Dual 12 MP + 12 MP rear camera, 5 MP secondary camera.
  • Octa Core processor and Snapdragon 835 chipset.
  • 6 GB RAM and 128 GB Internal Memory
  • 3260 mAh Battery

Nokia 8 Sirocco Advantages (Pros):

  • Nokia 8 Sirocco comes with latest Android OS, v8.0(Oreo).
  • Presents 5.5-inch P-OLED capacitive touchscreen with Always-on display and Multitouch in it.
  • Its display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
  • It has a good screen-to-body ratio for the better viewing experience.
  • Nokia 8 Sirocco display has good pixel density for its Quad HD resolution (~534 PPI pixel density)
  • It supports Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by).
  • It provides 6 GB RAM for multitasking.
  • It encompasses with Octa-core processor.
  • Nokia 8 Sirocco has equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Chipset.
  • Brings an internal memory of 128 GB and expandable memory is supported up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) – dual SIM model only.
  • It offers Dual 12 MP (f/1.75, 1.4 µm, OIS) + 12 MP (f/2.6, 1.0 µm) rear camera with additional features like dual pixel phase detection autofocus, 2x optical zoom, Carl Zeiss optics, dual-LED dual-tone flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
  • It offers 5 MP front-facing camera with additional features like (f/2.0, 1.4 µm), 1080p.
  • Supports Quad HD video recording at 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps.
  • It has the battery capacity of 3260 mAh which is good for heavy usage.
  • Performance is very smooth with no lags.
  • Supports almost all connectives like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, 3G, 4G, NFC.
  • Supports sensors like Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer.
  • Design and build quality are great.
  • It offers a good and loud speakers.
  • It is available in Black color to choose.
  • Nokia 8 Sirocco supports additional features like Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 4.0), Wireless charging (Qi), Nokia OZO audio with 3 mics, IP67 certified – dust and water resistant i.e Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes

Nokia 8 Sirocco Disadvantages (Cons):

  • No 3.5 mm headphone jack support.
  • Comes with hybrid SIM slot. So you can’t use both SIM cards and microSD card at a time.
  • No stereo speakers for multimedia experience.
  • Very few colors to choose.
  • Selfie camera features are not great.
  • Snapdragon 835 looks outdated in 2018 as Snapdragon 845 released already.

Check out Nokia 8 Sirocco Specifications:

General Features
Brand Nokia
Model Name 8 Sirocco
SIM Type Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Operating System Android 8.0
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
Processor Octa-core (4×2.35 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo)
GPU Adreno 512
Colors Black
Accessories in Box
Display & Dimensions
Touch Screen P-OLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches, 83.4 cm2 (~81.1% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~534 ppi density)
Dimensions 140.9 x 73 x 7.5 mm (5.55 x 2.87 x 0.30 in)
Weight
Other Display Features Multi-Touch, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Always-on display
Camera Features
Primary Camera Dual 12 MP (f/1.75, 1.4 µm, OIS) + 12 MP (f/2.6, 1.0 µm)
Secondary Camera 5 MP (f/2.0, 1.4 µm), 1080p
Video Recording 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
Other Camera Features dual pixel phase detection autofocus, 2x optical zoom, Carl Zeiss optics, dual-LED dual-tone flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
RAM and Storage
RAM 6 GB
Internal Memory 128 GB
Expandable Memory microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) – dual SIM model only
Battery Capacity
Type Non-removable Li-Ion 3260 mAh battery
Talk Time
Internet & Connectivity
GPRS Yes
3G Yes
4G Yes
Wifi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB Connectivity 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes
3.5mm jack No
Other Features
FM No
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Additional Features & Apps Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 4.0), Wireless charging (Qi), Nokia OZO audio with 3 mics, IP67 certified – dust and water resistant i.e Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes.

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8.5 Total Score
Not Perfect !!

Nokia 8 Sirocco smartphone comes with good features & performance for its price, but there are some cons and that is mentioned above, we suggest to check other mobiles also like OnePlus 5T, Honor View 10 etc which offers better value for your money.

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