Friday, June 8, 2018

Should You Buy Nokia 8 Sirocco? Pros and Cons Will Help You Decide

HMD Global has recently released the latest version of last year’s Nokia 8 which is named as Nokia 8 Sirocco in Australia as well as the others parts of the world. The last year’s phone was loaded with top specs but a dated design, whereas Nokia 8 Sirocco comes with a modern design but dated specs. Without a doubt, it’s a high-end flagship smartphone, but make sure you have checked Nokia 8 Sirocco advantages and disadvantages, problems as well as drawbacks.

Pros (Advantages)

Nokia 8 Sirocco comes with exquisite features which will appeal so many. Let’s discuss in detail.
  • First and foremost, Nokia 8 Sirocco runs on Android 8.0 Oreo operating system which is upgradable to Android P 9.0.
  • A gorgeous 5.5-inches P-OLED display is being presented by Nokia 8 Sirocco with always-on screen and Multitouch on it.
  • There is a Corning Gorilla Glass which protects its display from minor falls and scratches.
  • Interestingly, it has an excellent screen-to-body ratio for the better viewing experience.
  • It’s backed by Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by).
  • The brain behind Nokia 8 Sirocco is Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset coupled with a hefty 6GB of RAM.
  • The overall performance is butter smooth and gives the users a lag-free experience when opening multiple apps at once.
  • To accommodate your files and other data, it brings a massive 128GB of onboard memory that can be expanded up to 256GB via microSD card. (Uses SIM 2 slot)
  • Talking about its camera, Nokia 8 Sirocco boasts a dual 12MP + 12MP sensors with additional features and LED flash.
  • Selfies and video calls are assisted by a 5MP front-facing camera.
  • The camera features including 2x optical zoom, Carl Zeiss optics, Geo-Tagging, PDAF, HDR, Panorama and more.
  • One of the biggest sticking points of Nokia 8 Sirocco is its price. The Nokia 8 Sirocco Price in Australia starts from AU$769 to AU$799.
  • You can record FHD video at 2160p@30fps and 1080p@30fps.
  • The phone packs a built-in 3260mAh battery which keeps you online all day long under moderate use but doesn’t last with a heavy usage.
  • Build quality and design both are great.
  • To stay connected with your loved ones, it sports a bunch of connectivity options such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, 3G, 4G, and NFC.
  • It also supports numerous sensors like Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, and barometer.
  • Other features of Nokia 8 Sirocco are Active Noise Cancellation, Fast Battery Charging, Wireless Charging, and Dust & Water Resistant.

Cons (Disadvantages)

Along with advantages, every device comes with some disadvantages and the same goes for Nokia 8 Sirocco.
  • Unfortunately, Nokia 8 Sirocco lacks a 3.5mm headphone jack.
  • Just like most recently devices, it comes with hybrid SIM slot. Thus you cannot use both SIMs and microSD card simultaneously.
  • There are no stereo speakers for a multimedia experience.
  • Nokia 8 Sirocco comes with a few colours to choose.
  • The front-facing camera isn’t as great as you’re expecting.
  • A Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset is outdated as Snapdragon 845 has already released.
You can go through our Nokia 8 Sirocco Review in Australia if you’re looking for more information in terms of its design, display and overall performance.

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