If you’ve been excitedly waiting for the launch of Nokia’s newest phones in India, you need not wait any longer because the day has finally arrived. HMD Global, the company with the license to sell phones under the Nokia brand, has finally put the Nokia 7 Plus and the Nokia 8 Sirocco up for pre-orders in India. The devices, which are part of Nokia’s 2018 lineup, will officially go on sale both online and offline on April 30th, 2018. The two smartphones were unveiled internationally in February this year, and the India launch happened earlier this month. The 2018 variant of the Nokia 6 also made its debut at the event and the device has already gone on sale in India. It’s priced at Rs. 16,999.
Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 8: Pre-Order Details, Price in India
The Nokia 7 Plus will carry a price tag of Rs. 25,999 and is only available in a 4GB 64GB configuration. The Nokia 8 Sirocco is only available as a 6GB RAM 128GB ROM variant and will carry a price tag of Rs. 49,999. While the Nokia 7 Plus will be available in Black and White colours (combined with the signature copper tone), the Nokia 8 Sirocco will only come in a Black colour.
The pre-orders open up today, and you can visit the Nokia India website (www.nokia.com/phones) to book your device of choice. Alternately, you could book the Nokia 8 Sirocco on Flipkart and if you want to buy the Nokia 7 Plus, you’ll have to do that on Amazon India. As mentioned earlier, the phones will go on sale on April 30th but the pre-order is a great way to make sure you can get your hands on the phones before anyone else does.
There is also a range of offers clubbed with the Nokia 7 Plus and the Nokia 8 Sirocco to entice interested buyers. Read on to know more.
Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 8: Cashback, Discount Offers Available
The Nokia 7 Plus has a couple of cashback offers — if you use an ICICI debit or credit card to purchase the device, you get a cashback of 10%. And if you’re an Airtel customer, you get a cashback of Rs. 2000 when you buy the phone. You also get an extended free subscription to the Airtel TV app valid up to December 31 this year. Besides cashback offers, there is also a 25 percent instant discount if you book your stay at domestic hotels on MakeMyTrip.
The Nokia 8 Sirocco currently has a Rs. 5000 discount on it, giving you a discount of 9%. There is also a minimum assurance Rs. 3000 over the price of your old device, if you go for the exchange offer. Discounts thanks to the exchange offer can go up to Rs. 19,000, depending on the make and model of the phone you submit. For Airtel prepaid customers, you get 20GB additional data every time you recharge with Rs. 199 or Rs. 349. This is for the first six months only. If you’re a postpaid customer, you get 20GB free for the first six months. The Airtel TV offer and MakeMyTrip offers are available with the Nokia 8 Sirocco as well.
Nokia 7 Plus: Specifications, Features
The Nokia 7 Plus is an Android One phone with a 6-inch IPS LCD screen. It offers a resolution of 1080×2160 pixels at an aspect ratio of 18:9. The device is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset and has an Adreno 512 graphics processing unit. It comes with a dual camera setup on the rear, with a pair of 12MP lenses working as a combo to let you shoot pictures with bokeh effects. The rear camera can shoot 4K videos and features gyro electronic image stabilisation and dual pixel phase detection autofocus. It has a 16MP f/2.0 shooter on the front for your selfies. The Nokia 7 Plus comes with a large 3800mAh battery.
Nokia 8 Sirocco: Specifications, Features
The Nokia 8 Sirocco is the newest flagship phone from Nokia and is equipped with the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC. It has a 5.5-inch P-OLED display and offers a resolution of 1440×2560 pixels at a 16:9 aspect ratio. Like the 7 Plus, the Sirocco has two 12MP lenses in its rear dual camera setup too. For selfies, it features a 5MP f/2.0 front snapper. The phone comes with a 3260mAh battery and is IP67-certified against dust and water.
So if you’ve been planning on getting the phone, we suggest you go right ahead and book it today!