HMD Global, the Nokia brand licensee is expected to launch a bunch of new smartphones at the upcoming Mobile World Congress at Barcelona, Spain. Nokia has scheduled a press event for February 25, a day ahead of the official start to MWC, where the company is expected to unveil the Nokia 9, Nokia 8 (2018), and the Nokia 3310 4G variant. HMD Global is also expected to showcase a device with five cameras at the event. Now, fresh reports suggest that atleast one of the 2018 variants of the Nokia 8 smartphone will be a device called ‘Nokia 8 Sirocco’. The smartphone has reportedly appeared in a listing on a Thai inspection service bearing the name ‘Nokia 8 Sirocco’ with model number TA-1005.
The name ‘Nokia 8Where to buy 36999 Sirocco’ had also appeared earlier this month when NokiaMob discovered it hidden within a camera update to the Nokia 5. The teardown of the camera app revealed the name ‘Nokia 8 Sirocco’ sparking speculation that this could be a new version of the Nokia 8 flagship smartphone. The second appearance of the name further adds fuel to the speculation that Nokia will indeed launch a device with the name at MWC 2018.
Nokia 8Where to buy 36999 Sirocco found in camera app teardown: Courtesy, NokiaMob
The model number TS-1005 was earlier associated with the Nokia 9 smartphone. The model number had appeared in a recent FCC listing. As per the listing, the device is expected to feature a 5.5-inch QHD OLED display manufactured by LG, a Snapdragon 835 chipset, dual 12MP + 13MP sensors at the back, and a 5MP selfie camera at the front. This device could either be the Nokia 9, or going by current speculation, the Nokia 8Where to buy 36999 Sirocco.
The Nokia 8Where to buy 36999 just received a price cut in India leading up to MWC. HMD Global may have done this to make way for its 2018 line-up of phones. The Nokia 8 will now cost Rs 28,999, against its original price of Rs 36,999. It features an aluminium body with a front-mounted fingerprint scanner and a 5.3-inch 2K display. The smartphone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Octa-core platform and has 4GB RAM coupled with 64GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card slot.
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