On Sunday, Nokia launched one of the premium smartphones, the Nokia 8 Sirocco at the Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona, Spain. Manufactured by HMD Global, the Nokia 8 Sirocco is a rehashed version of the Nokia 8, which was launched in 2017. With Nokia 8 Sirocco, there are significant changes that can be seen in the smartphone, however, there are certain areas where the 2017 Nokia 8 seems ahead of the new Nokia 8 Sirocco. Let’s check out the specification offered by both Nokia premium phones and find out which one is the right fit for you.
Nokia 8 Sirocco design Vs Nokia 8 design
When it comes to the what’s new with the Nokia 8 Sirocco, there is a lot you can expect. Like, the new smartphone will have a new design that will cover 95 per cent of the phone’s body with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 and on the sides, the phone has stainless steel running on the side. When compared with Nokia 8, the smartphone has an aluminium back.
Nokia 8 Sirocco Price Vs Nokia 8 Price
Nokia 8 Sirocco has been launched at a price of EUR 749 which roughly translates to Rs. 59,800. Meanwhile, the Nokia 8 is available at Rs 28,999 for the 4GB RAM and 64GB variant. However, the pricing of the Nokia 8 Sirocco has not been out for the Indian market, hence the speculation game for the premium smartphone is high.
Nokia 8 Sirocco Screen Vs Nokia 8 Screen
One of the visible changes on the Nokia 8 Sirocco against the Nokia 8 is the screen. The new Nokia 8 Sirocco gets a 5.5-inch full-HD+ pOLED display. What is interesting is the fact that it also gets the 18:9 aspect ratio screen. The Nokia 8, on the other hand, gets the 5.3-inch The full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) LCD display. Once you look at the screen you will be able to notice the substantial bezels on top and bottom on the older Nokia 8.
Nokia 8 Sirocco specifications Vs Nokia 8 specifications
Under the hood, there are not a lot of changes that can be seen. Both Nokia 8 and Nokia 8 Sirroco is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835. The Nokia 8 Sirocco gets 6GB RAM and 128 GB of internal storage as standard, whereas, the last year’s Nokia 8 gets 4GB RAM and 64 GB of internal storage. Nokia 8 Sirocco gets Android One meanwhile, the Nokia 8 gets a stock version of Android 8.0 Oreo with minor tweaks. Even the battery did not get a major boost. Nokia 8 Sirocco gets a 3260mAh battery meanwhile, Nokia 8 gets 3090mAh battery.
Nokia 8 Sirocco Camera Vs Nokia 8 Camera
This is where things get interesting! Both Nokia 8 Sirocco, and 2017 Nokia 8 get a dual rear camera set up. On Nokia 8 Sirocco you can see the improved 13MP and 12MP sensors paired up meanwhile the Nokia 8 gets a dual 13MP sensors. on the front, the older Nokia 8 gets a 13MP sensor, whereas the new Nokia 8 Sirocco gets a 5MP sensor.