Nokia 8 Sirocco Specs and Price

Nokia 8 Sirocco

The Nokia 8 Sirocco is the new premium flagship for their fans that has been seeking an high-end smartphone which is capable of doing more than the Nokia 8 was able to do. The smartphone comes with an entirely different approach different from what you usually have from Nokia.

Nokia 8 Sirocco Quick Specs and Features

  • 5.5-inch, P-OLED capacitive touchscreen, 1440 X 2560 pixels (534 ppi)
  • Android 8.0 Oreo (Go Edition), AndroidOne
  • Octa-core Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 with 6GB RAM
  • 128GB built in storage with no support for memory card
  • Dual 12MP + 13MP camera and a 5MP front camera
  • Qi Wireless Charging
  • Fingerprint sensor (rear)
  • 3, 260 mAh non removable Li-Po battery

Design and Display

The Nokia 8 Sirocco smartphone comes with a mix of stainless steel sandwiched between a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 covering. It has a thickness of 7.5mm with tapered edges. The steel used in the smartphone is also stronger than the aluminium used in some other flagships. However, the rear panel can be quite glossy which is common to smartphones with a glass finish.

The reduced edges and the curved screen makes the Nokia 8 Sirocco more compact. This display is crisp with a resolution of 1440 X 2560 pixels on a portable 5.5-inch screen. The P-OLED panel as a pixel density measuring up to 534 ppi.

Battery and Camera

It has a 3, 260mAh battery that also has a Qi wireless charging support.

The Nokia 8 Sirocco joins the league’s of high-end flagships with a dual camera with its 12MP rear camera and 13MP telephoto lens for 2X optical zooming. It also features the bokeh effect which gives a nice blurred background in portraits. A front facing 5MP camera is also sported on the Nokia 8 Sirocco smartphone with a bothie feature that allows you to take videos and pictures with both front and back camera.

Hardware and Software

An Octa-core Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 processor accompanied by a Adreno 540 GPU gives a convincing performance.

Also, the Nokia 8 Sirocco smartphone comes with a generous 6GB internal memory alongside a 128GB built-in storage space. On a downside, it doesn’t support a memory card, however, 128GB is enough space for virtually anyone. You also have a stock Android 8.0 Oreo on the Nokia 8 Sirocco. Android One logo means the smartphone will get regular updates.

Pricing and Availability

The Nokia 8 Sirocco was officially announced in the MWC 2018 and would be released in the USA this April. Nokia 8 Sirocco is also scheduled to roll out for a $922 which is about 332, 000 Naira.

Nokia 8 Sirocco Specs

General Features

  • Platform: Android 8.0 Oreo (Go Edition)
  • Processor: Octa-core 4 x 2.5 GHz Kryo & 4 x 1.8 GHz Kryo (Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835)
  • GPU: Adreno 540
  • Memory: 6GB
  • Colours: Black
  • Dimension: 140.9 x 73 x 7.5 mm
  • Weight: –
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM


  • Display: 5.5-inch, P-OLED capacitive touchscreen, 1440 x 2560 pixels (534 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5



  • Built-in Storage: Yes
  • Memory Card Support: No
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: Yee
  • 3G WCDMA: –
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps
  • CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: LTE-A (3CA) Cat12 600/150Mbps
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v5.0 with A2DP, LE
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster: –
  • USB Port: MicroUSB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: –


  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
  • Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: –
  • SpO2: –
  • Pedometer: –
  • Heart Rate Monitor: –
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (rear)
  • Iris Scanner: –
  • Face Unlock: –
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: –
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
  • Voice Control: –

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: Yes
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: –
  • Water Resistant: Yes
  • Dust Resistant: Yes
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 3, 260mAh non removable Li-Po battery
  • Talktime: –
  • Standby Time: –
  • Fast Charging: Yes


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