Published: Sat, April 21, 2018
Research | By Clarence Powell

Nokia launches R3,999 Nokia 6 in South Africa

Nokia launches R3,999 Nokia 6 in South Africa

The Nokia 7 Plus is an Android One phone with a 6-inch IPS LCD screen. The update has been released by Nokia days after the company has rolled out the updates for the Nokia 6 (2018), Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 1 April Android security patch.

The Nokia 7 Plus will be available in the United Kingdom in black and copper - so we're not getting the white and copper option for now. If you are a Nokia 2 user and want to go ahead with the April Android update then we would recommend you to back up your data before starting the update process.

In the box of Nokia 8 Sirocco, a customer will get - Handset, Charger, Charging/Data Cable (A-C), Quick Guide, SIM Door Key, Protective Cover, Audio Adapter, USB-C Wired Headset.

The Nokia 3 was simply held behind by the chipset it runs on that requires a lot of work to ensure efficient updating procedures. 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. Up front, the smartphone makes use of a 5 MP Camera selfie camera.

The new device is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor, paired with 4GB of RAM, with internal storage of 64GB which can be expanded up to 256GB. The internal storage in the Nokia 2 is of 8GB which can be further expanded up to 128GB via microSD card.

The Nokia 7 Plus, is HMD Global's first smartphone with an 18:9 display.

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Under the Airtel Mera Pehla Smartphone initiative, the Airtel customers who decide to buy this device would be getting Rs. 2000 cashback.

Available in Black/Copper and White/Copper, consumers can pre-book their Nokia 7 plus starting April 20, 2018 from, and select retail outlets like Sangeetha, Poorvika, Big C, Croma and Reliance (on-shelf date: April 30). The exchange offer on this phone is upto Rs 19,000.

Processor: Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform with Adreno 540 GPU.

Camera- Dual rear camera setup includes a 12MP (wide) with 13MP (telephoto) sensor powered by Zeiss optics. Airtel customers also stand the chance to receive a ₹2,000 credit, and those picking up the phone will be able to get a 25% discount on domestic hotel bookings at MakeMyTrip. Like the 7 Plus, the Sirocco has two 12MP lenses in its rear dual camera setup too. The smartphone is backed by a 3260mAh battery.

On Flipkart, you can get this phone at a net effective price of Rs 42,000 or lower.

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