HMD Global‘s newest smartphones – Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 8 Sirocco – are now available for purchase in India. The smartphones went up for pre-orders earlier this month and starting today, you can grab them at Amazon India and Flipkart, respectively. The Nokia 7 Plus is priced at Rs 25,999 while the Nokia 8 Sirocco costs a premium at Rs 49,999. Here’s a look at the launch offers, discounts, prices, and specifications.
Nokia 7 Plus offers
Nokia 7 Plus is available on Amazon India at Rs 25,999. However, you can apply some of the available launch offers to make it cost cheaper than its offering price. For instance, you can avail the Airtel prepaid offer, on which you will be eligible for Rs 2,000 cashback. You can also consider using ICICI Bank credit or debit card for 10 percent discount. No cost EMI scheme is also available on the purchase of the Nokia 7 Plus.
With Airtel prepaid, you will be eligible for Rs 2,000 cashback on the purchase of the smartphone. MakeMyTrip is also offering 25 percent instant discount on domestic hotel booking. You will also get the Servify Protect Plan complimentary with the purchase. Airtel is also offering free Airtel TV subscription until December 31, 2018.
Nokia 8 Sirocco offers
The Nokia 8 Sirocco is available on Flipkart. It costs Rs 49,999, however, if you avail some of the launch offers, you will be able to purchase it at an effective price of Rs 42,000 or lower. If you exchange an old smartphone, you will be eligible of discount of up to Rs 19,000 on the purchase of Nokia 8 Sirocco. The exchange includes Rs 3,000 over regular exchange value. If you use ICICI Bank credit or debit card, you can avail 10 percent cashback. Axis Bank card users will be eligible for extra 5 percent off. Under the partner offer, Airtel is offering 120GB free data along with Airtel TV subscription.
Nokia 7 Plus specifications
The Nokia 7 is equipped with a 6-inch full-HD display with Gorilla Glass protection. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 octa-core SoC paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, which can be expanded up to 256GB using a microSD card.
For optics, there’s a dual-camera setup at the back. It includes a combination of 12-megapixel and 13-megapixel sensors powered by Zeiss. Up front, there’s a 16-megapixel camera for selfies and video calling. On the software front, the Nokia 7 Plus runs Android 8.0 Oreo out-of-the-box. It is part of the Android One program, which promises swift and timely security updates for two years. The Nokia 7 Plus is fueled by a 3,800mAh battery which is claimed to last for two days. Connectivity options include Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, microUSB 2.0, and rear fingerprint sensor.
Nokia 8 Sirocco specifications
Nokia 8 Sirocco is equipped with a 5.5-inch edge-to-edge 2K display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 layered atop. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC paired with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage, which can be expanded up to 256GB via microSD card.
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For optics, there’s a dual-camera setup at the back. It includes Zeiss-powered 12-megapixel+13-megapixel sensors with support for Live Bokeh mode. Up front, there’s a 5-megapixel sensor for selfies and video calling. It is fueled by a 3,260mAh battery, supported by Type-C charger. It runs Android 8.0 Oreo out-of-the-box.