Ahead Of The Curve: Nokia 8 Sirocco HMD Global released five new smartphones at the 2018 Mobile World Congress, including the Nokia 8 Sirocco, the newest version of its flagship device.

By Tamara Clarke

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HMD Global released five new smartphones at the 2018 Mobile World Congress, including the Nokia 8 Sirocco, the newest version of its flagship device. Carved from a single piece of stainless steel, its frame is 2.5 times stronger, thinner, and tougher to withstand real-life knocks and drops.

Nokia Sirocco 8. Image credit: Nokia.

It has a curved edge-to-edge OLED 2K 5.5-inch display made from 3D Corning Gorilla Glass for a polished, luxurious aesthetic. The device features dual rear sensors with ZEISS optics, which includes a 12MP wide-angle camera and a 13MP camera with 2X optical zoom and 5MP front facing camera that support the bothie feature introduced by its predecessor. With Android 8.0, an octacore Snapdragon 835 chip, 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, the Nokia 8 Sirocco is an ideal companion for the power user.

Related: See The Whole Picture: Nokia 8 Lets You Share Both Sides Of The Story

Tamara Clarke


Tamara Clarke, a former software development professional, is the tech and lifestyle enthusiast behind The Global Gazette, one of the most active blogs in the Middle East. The Global Gazette has been welcomed and lauded by some of the most influential tech brands in the region. Clarke’s goal is to inform about technology and how it supports our lifestyles. See her work both in print regional publications and online on her blog where she discusses everything from how a new gadget improves day-to-day life to how to coordinate your smartphone accessories. Visit www.theglobalgazette.com and talk to her on Twitter @TamaraClarke. #TamTalksTech 

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