Nokia launched the Nokia 8 Soricco in February, during the Mobile World Congress, MWC in Bacelonia Spain. The smartphone is one of Nokia high range of smartphone. The Nokia 8 Soricco is beautiful as it were. The beauty is found in it single black colour. As they say, “Black is Beautiful.”
360 degree view of the Nokia 8 Soricco
A first look at the 360 views, starting from the front view is the front facing camera of 5MP with display flash. Display flash is similar to iPhones’ Retina flash. A wide speaker closed to the camera as well as a full view display can be noticed at first glance. It has a tiny bezel despite the fact that the screen to body ratio is 16:9. The screen protector is made from 3D corning Gorilla Glass 5, the current glass Corning has ever produced.
Moving to the rear view of the Nokia 8 Soricco is the dual rear camera. Dual rear camera is no longer new. Most middle/high range smartphone has a dual rear camera. The Nokia 8 Soricco has a 12MP wide camera and a 13MP Telephoto camera with dual tone flash. There is a fingerprint scanner and the Nokia logo (name) also at the rear.
Moving forward to the side views, the small notch is very noticeable, probably giving it a feel on your palm. The volume button and the sleep/wake button is noticeable in the right side corner of the Nokia 8 Soricco. However, there may be no button at the left side corner of it.
At the bottom of the Nokia 8 Soricco, a loud speakers, USB port for USB Type-C will be noticed. The phone lacks a headphone port. This means you will need a Bluetooth enabled Headphone.
Specifications and Features of the Nokia 8 Soricco.
The Nokia 8 Sorocco dimension is 140.93mm x 72.97mm x 7.5 mm while the weight is not available. The screen size is 5.5 inch, QHD pOLED display. and a resolution of 1440 × 2560 pixels, 3D corning Gorilla Glass 5. And a single black colour.
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 835 mobile platform. Octa core CPU of (4 x 2.36 GHz Kryo + 4 x 1.9 GHz Kryo). GPU of Adreno 540.
The operating system is Android 8.0 Oreo.
12 MP Wide camera (2L7, 1.4um, 2PD, f/1.7, FOV 78.2″) and 13 MP Telephoto camera (3M3, 1.0um, f/2.6, FOV47.3″), dual-tone flash. Camera from ZEISS optics and 2x optical zoom. Front-facing camera of 5 MP, S.LSI 4E8, 1.4um, with display flash.
It has 6GB RAM and 128GB ROM as internal storage. Cloud storage.
The battery capacity is 3260 mAh battery2 and Qi Wireless Charging. It can charge up to 50 percent in 30 minutes. Standby is 495 hours while talk time is 22 hours both on 3G.
There is a 2G, 3G network and 4G LTE Cat 12 600 Mbps DL Cat13 150 Mbps(64QAM) UL
There is WIFI connection of 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (MIMO), Bluetooth 5.0, single sim card and SDcard slot, USB Type C
Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity and e-compass, Hall sensor and Barometer.
Its uses Google Assistant.
Water and Dust Resistance. IP67 rating
Fingerprint scanner, password and antivirus.
What’s in the box
The Nokia 8 Sirocco, Charger, Charging/data cable (A-C), Quick guide, SIM door key, Protective cover, Audio adapter, USB-C wired headset
The Nokia 8 Soricco may worth NGN370,000 to NGN400,000 when it arrived at Nigeria. Ecommerce stores such as Jumia, Konga, Kara and Yadula will have the Nokia 8 Soricco within a few weeks after launch.
Other Features of Nokia 8 Soricco
Software updates will be available for the Nokia 8 Soricco for two years.
Here is a video from Android one regarding the Nokia 8 Soricco. The speakers has the ability to cancel noise and bring out the best of sound while playing music or watching movies.