HMD Global is hosting an event in India on April 4, which is today, where the Nokia 6 Android One edition (2018), and Nokia 8 Sirocco are expected to launch. Nokia 7 Plus is also expected, according to some reports. The Nokia 6 launch event will begin at 12 pm (IST) today. Here are details on how to watch livestream, etc.
Nokia 6, Nokia 8 Sirocco: Livestream timing, how to watch livestream, etc
HMD Global will be livestreaming the event through the company’s official Facebook page. The buzz is that the company may launch the Nokia 6 (2018), Nokia 7 Plus, and Nokia 8 Sirocco in India. All three smartphones were first announced the MWC 2018 in Barcelona in February, along with the 8110 4G and Nokia 1 Android Go. The latter smartphone is already available in India and costs Rs 5,499.
The event can be found at the Nokia Mobile page on Facebook. The Nokia event is listed here. For now, there appears to be no YouTube link for the Nokia 6, Nokia 8 Sirocco livestream.
Nokia 6 Android One edition (2018): Expected price in India, Specifications
Nokia 6 Android One Edition is promised to be significantly better than the original model, and the 2018 version was first introduced at the MWC 2017. Nokia 6 (2018) is expected to be priced around Rs 16,000 given it comes with improved specifications and if one goes by the previous pricing.
Nokia 6 has metal unibody design, comes with a 5.5-inch 1080p FHD 16:9 display. Under the hood, it is powered by a Snapdragon 630 processor, an improvement over the 435 processor from last year. Nokia 6 (2018) will be powered by 3GB or 4GB RAM coupled with 32GB or 64GB storage, and runs Android Oreo 8.1 out of the box. This is an Android One phone and comes with two years of guaranteed updates.
The battery capacity remains the same at 3000mAh. The cameras on the new Nokia 6 are also the same as the original Nokia 6. A 16MP rear-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture is present, while the phone gets an 8MP selfie shooter on the front. One new feature that the new Nokia 6 has over the original Nokia 6 is the “bothie” feature that allows users to use both the front and rear cameras at the same time.
Nokia 8 Sirocco:: Expected price in India, Specifications
Nokia 8 Sirocco is HMD Global’s answer to the iPhone X and Galaxy S9. The high-end smartphone has a stainless-steel body and 3D glass on the back and front. Nokia 8 Sirocco’s price in India could be as high as Rs 59,000 if one converts the pricing from Euros, which is 749. However, we will have to wait and see how the company prices this smartphone.
Nokia 8 Sirocco has a dual curved 5.5-inch qHD p-OLED display with negligible bezels. Under the phone, you’ll find a Snapdragon 835 processor and not the latest Snapdragon 845. Also, add a 6GB RAM, 128GB storage, and a 3260mAh battery. Flip the phone, and you’ll find a dual-camera setup. The primary camera uses a 13MP Zeiss lens, while the secondary lens is a 12MP snapper with 2x optical zoom. On the front, there’s a wide-angle 5MP shooter for selfies.
Nokia 7 Plus: Expected price in India, Specifications
Nokia 7 Plus is expected to cost in the vicinity of Rs 24,000 if it does launch today. The Nokia 7 Plus has a 6-inch FHD+ display 18:9 and dual cameras on the back. Nokia 7 Plus is a premium mid-end smartphone. Inside you’ll find a Snapdragon 660 processor, 4GB RAM, 64GB internal memory and an option to expand the storage up to 256GB. Nokia 7 Plus packs some impressive cameras, at least on paper.
It has got a dual-camera setup with a 12MP Carl Zeiss lens and a 13MP Zeiss-branded telephoto lens with 2x optical zoom. There’s a 16MP front-facing camera on the front, and it can also be used to unlock the phone using facial recognition feature. A “bothie” camera feature is also present, like the Nokia 6.