Nokia 8 Sirocco and Nokia 7 plus now available for pre-bookings in India

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones is starting pre-bookings for their premium offerings – the Nokia 8 Sirocco and the Nokia 7 plus from 20 April 2018, across both, offline and online channels.

 

The Nokia 8 Sirocco and Nokia 7 plus will be available for pre-bookings on Nokia.com/phones,  and across select retail outlets like Sangeetha, Poorvika, Big C, Croma and Reliance. Additionally, the Nokia 8 Sirocco will be available for pre-book on Flipkart.com while the Nokia 7 plus will be available for pre-book on Amazon.in.

Inspired by the rich design heritage of Nokia phones, the Nokia 8 Sirocco’s elegant design and compact style is an ideal blend of precise craftsmanship and purposeful innovation.  Delivering powerful story-telling features including ZEISS optics and perfectly tuned acoustics, the Nokia 8 Sirocco is an ultra-compact powerhouse, and the most beautiful smartphone till date.

 

A smartphone with striking design, the Nokia 7 plus combines innovative imaging capabilities and powerful performance with up to two days of battery life on a single charge. With enhanced Dual-Sight, highly sensitive ZEISS optics and a pro-camera mode, the Nokia 7 plus captures images that are true to life in all lighting situations. Selected by Google to join the Android One family, the Nokia 7 plus, like the Nokia 8 Sirocco offers a pure, secure and up to date Android experience. 

 

With a commitment to a pure, secure and up-to-date Android experience, both smartphones stay updated with guaranteed monthly security updates without any unnecessary UI changes or hidden processes that could drain battery life or slow them down. By shipping with Android Oreo out of the box, users will be able to enjoy the latest Android features, including picture-in-picture for multitasking, Android Instant Apps to discover and run apps with minimal friction, 60 fantastic new emojis and battery-maximising features like limiting background app use.

 

Nokia 8 Sirocco  

 

Elegant design

To deliver the optimum fusion of strength and beauty, the Nokia 8 Sirocco’s premium curved glass covers over 95% of the phone and seamlessly meets a frame precision milled from a single piece of stainless steel. Its compact style delivers an ultra-slim profile, just 2mm thin at the edge, combining edge-to-edge curved pOLED 2K 5.5-inchdisplay with smaller bezels and body curves to create its sleek, slim look. The steel frame is 2.5times stronger than 6000 series aluminium, paired with 3D Corning Gorilla Glass 5. Luxuriously weighted and perfectly balanced, it feels more secure in your hand, thanks to the improved grip given by the dual diamond-polished stainless-steel frame.

 

Powerful story telling

Inspired by the rich design heritage of Nokia phones, the Nokia 8 Sirocco’s elegant design and compact style is the ideal blend of precise craftsmanship and purposeful innovation. Delivering powerful storytelling features including enhanced Dual-Sight, ZEISS optics and carefully tuned acoustics with Nokia spatial audio, the Nokia 8 Sirocco is an ultra-compact powerhouse, and our most beautiful smartphone to date. Its curved glass finish envelops a precision-crafted stainless-steel frame to deliver a fusion of strength and beauty. Just 2mm thin at the edge, the Nokia 8 Sirocco combines a curved edge-to-edge pOLED 2K 5.5-inch display with smaller bezels and moulded body curves to create an ultra-compact profile.

 

The steel frame is 2.5 times stronger than 6000 series aluminium, paired with 3D Corning Gorilla Glass 5. Luxuriously weighted and perfectly balanced, it feels more secure in your hand thanks to the improved grip given by the dual diamond-polished stainless-steel frame. Now capture every detail thanks to the Nokia 8 Sirocco’s dual rear sensors with ZEISS optics that combine an ultra-sensitive, wide angle primary camera for impressive low-light performance and a secondary 13MP sensor with 2x optical zoom. And with the pro-camera mode you get full manual control over every picture you take, helping you capture photos like a pro.

 

Availability and offers:

Available in black colour, consumers can pre-book their Nokia 8 Sirocco starting April 20, 2018 from Nokia.com/phones, Flipkart.com and select retail outlets like Sangeetha, Poorvika, Big C, Croma and Reliance (on-shelf date: April 30, 2018).

 

ICICI credit/debit card customers will be entitled to a 10% cashback for a limited period. Airtel customers buying the Nokia 8 Sirocco will be able to enjoy an additional data benefit of 120GB. While prepaid customers will get 20GB additional data on each of the first 6 recharges of Rs 199 or Rs 349, postpaid customers can avail the additional 20GB per month on the Rs 399 or Rs 499 plan for 6 months. Airtel customers will also get an extended free subscription to the Airtel TV app till December 31, 2018.

 

Additional offers-:

  • Nokia 8 Sirocco comes with special exchange offer on Flipkart of Rs. 3000 over the regular exchange value.
  • Nokia 8 Sirocco consumers will get 25% instant discount on domestic hotels at MakeMyTrip.

 

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

 

Nokia 7 plus

 

Flagship design and performance 

The Nokia 7 plus stands out of the crowd with its unique ceramic-feel coating achieved through a 6-layer paint system that ensures improved call quality and signal as well as better grip. It brings a great tactile feel and is comfortable to hold while elegantly hiding antenna lines. Precision machined from a single block of 6000 series aluminium, the Nokia 7 plus comes with anodised edges, contrasting with the body to add a stylish two-tone touch. 

 

Its gently curved back and slim edges give you a big-screen experience in a comfortable, neat package. The vivid 6-inch 18:9 Full HD+ display makes the Nokia 7 plus perfect for browsing, social media consumption, gaming and entertainment with more content in the same width as a traditional 5.5-inch display device. And with 4GB of RAM, it is fast enough to take on those of us always doing two things at once. The high-contrast polarised screen delivers an outstanding viewing experience even in the brightest of conditions, so you can enjoy your favourite content wherever you are. 

 

To enable you to capture and enjoy more content for longer, the Nokia 7 plus is backed by the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 Mobile Platform. It’s been optimised and integrated for maximum performance and battery life, even when you are broadcasting your #Bothie videos live on Facebook or YouTube. Optimised to extract every bit of juice from the already powerful 3800 mAh battery, the Nokia 7 plus delivers an amazing 2-day battery life.  

 

True to life imaging 

Combining innovative optical hardware and imaging algorithms, the Nokia 7 plus captures moments into photos that are true to life. Dual rear sensors with ZEISS optics combine an ultra-sensitive 12MP wide-angle primary camera for impressive performance in both low-light and extra bright conditions and a secondary 13MP sensor that delivers 2x optical zoom for the moments when you wish you were closer. The Nokia 7 plus boasts Pro Camera mode which lets you take pictures like a pro by giving you quick and easy manual control over advanced camera settings like white balance, focus, ISO, shutter speed and exposure. You can see the impact of your adjustments in real time before you snap to achieve your perfect photo with just one take and no need for filters.  

 

Introducing, for the first time on a Nokia smartphone, artificial intelligence led imaging features, making your already great selfies even better. And with masks you can have more fun with your camera and even add them to your #Bothies.  

 

With its impressive 16MP front-facing camera with ZEISS optics, the Nokia 7 plus adapts to low light conditions by increasing light sensitivity to guarantee picture-perfect selfies. Enhanced Dual-Sight harnesses the front and back cameras simultaneously to capture the ultimate #Bothie and keep it safe with unlimited photo and video uploads to Google Photos1. Three microphones capture immersive 360° Nokia spatial audio to match your 4K video, helping transport your audience to the centre of the action and creating content worthy of the big screen.  

 

 Availability & offers:

Available in Black/Copper and White/Copper, consumers can pre-book their Nokia 7 plus starting April 20, 2018 from Nokia.com/phones, Amazon.in and select retail outlets like Sangeetha, Poorvika, Big C, Croma and Reliance (on-shelf date: April 30).

 

Users of ICICI credit/ debit card will be entitled to a 10% cashback. Airtel customers can enjoy a cashback offer of Rs 2000 on the Nokia 7 plus and get the smartphone at an effective price of just Rs. 23, 999 with an extended free subscription to the Airtel TV app for a limited period of time.  Further, Nokia 7 plus consumers will get 25% instant discount on domestic hotels at MakeMyTrip.

 

All Nokia 7 plus consumers will also be eligible for a complimentary 12-month accidental damage Insurance by Servify on opening the Kotak 811 savings account and activating it. The Nokia 7 plus consumer will be available at zero cost EMI on credit cards and through Bajaj FinServ and Home Credit.

 

Nokia 7 plus will be available at a recommended best price of Rs. 25,999.

@Technuter.com News Service

Ganesh Mundhra

"Programmer by Profession, Writer by Passion" His interests range from photography to technology.

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