- Pure, secure and up-to-date Android reinforced with smartphone portfolio commitment to Android One programme
New Delhi, India, 4 April 2018 : HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announced the availability of the Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 plus and new Nokia 6 for the Indian market. These award winning new Android One Nokia smartphones were introduced at Mobile World Congress in February earlier this year. In addition to the launch of three new Nokia smartphones, HMD Global also announced the launch of Nokia phones shop – an online shop for all Nokia devices and accessories in the country.
At the launch of the new range of smartphones, Ajey Mehta, Vice President India, HMD Global said, “2017 has been an instrumental year for us – we set up our business operations in the country and launched a portfolio of devices that received overwhelming response from the consumers. Today, we are taking the next significant step forward with the launch of three new Nokia Android smartphones. In 2018, we will continue to strengthen our presence in the country. I am delighted to announce the launch of our exclusive online Nokia phones shop for selling Nokia devices and accessories. We will further our commitment to India by deepening our presence in offline as well as online channels.”
Commenting on the launch, Pranav Shroff, Director, Global Portfolio Strategy & Planning, HMD Global said, “As we progress on our journey as the new home of Nokia phones, our intent is to rapidly scale our smartphone portfolio to cater to a wider segment of consumers who seek a premium smartphone experience with unmatched hardware quality and latest Android experiences. We are delighted to bring to India three new award-winning smartphones – the Nokia 8 Sirocco, the Nokia 7 plus and the new Nokia 6 – each with a very distinct proposition and catering to different consumer segments & price-points. Being part of the Android One family, these Nokia smartphones further emphasize our strong commitment to pure, secure and up-to-date Android.”
Delivering all the craftsmanship you expect from a Nokia phone, each new smartphone offers durability and reliability as standard, with the range setting new benchmarks in materials and design.
With a commitment to a pure, secure and up-to-date Android, each smartphone will stay updated over time with monthly security updates guaranteed and no unnecessary UI changes or hidden processes eating up battery life or slowing them down, so you can enjoy your new phone for longer. By shipping with Android Oreo™ out of the box, you’ll be able to enjoy the latest Android features, including Picture-in-Picture for multitasking, Android Instant Apps to discover and run apps with minimal friction, 60 fantastic new emojis and battery-maximising features like limiting background app use.
Nokia 8 Sirocco: an ultra-compact powerhouse for the fans
Inspired by the rich design heritage of Nokia phones, the Nokia 8 Sirocco’s elegant design and compact style is the ideal blend of precise craftsmanship and purposeful innovation. Delivering powerful storytelling features including enhanced Dual-Sight, ZEISS optics and carefully tuned acoustics with Nokia spatial audio, the Nokia 8 Sirocco is an ultra-compact powerhouse, and our most beautiful smartphone to date.
Its curved glass finish envelops a precision-crafted stainless-steel frame to deliver a fusion of strength and beauty. 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.
The steel frame is 2.5 times stronger than 6000 series aluminium, paired with 3D Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5. Luxuriously weighted and perfectly balanced, it feels more secure in your hand thanks to the improved grip given by the dual diamond-polished stainless-steel frame.
Now capture every detail thanks to the Nokia 8 Sirocco’s dual rear sensors with ZEISS optics that combine an ultra-sensitive, wide angle primary camera for impressive low-light performance and a secondary 13MP sensor with 2x optical zoom. And with Pro Camera mode you get full manual control over every picture you take, helping you capture photos like a pro.
Availability and offers:
Available in black colour, consumers can pre-book their Nokia 8 Sirocco starting April 20, 2018 from Nokia phones shop, Flipkart.com and select retail outlets like Sangeetha, Poorvika, Big C, Croma and Reliance (on-shelf date: April 30, 2018). Airtel customers buying the Nokia 8 Sirocco will be able to enjoy an additional data benefit of 120GB. While prepaid customers will get 20GB additional data on each of the first 6 recharges of Rs 199 or Rs 349, postpaid customers can avail the additional 20GB per month on the Rs 399 or Rs 499 plan for 6months. Airtel customers will also get an extended free subscription to the Airtel TV app till December 31, 2018 and ICICI bank will offer a 5% cashback till May 31, 2018.
Additionally, consumers will get 25% instant discount on domestic hotels at MakeMyTrip. Nokia 8 Sirocco will be available at zero cost EMI on credit cards and through Bajaj FinServ and Home Credit.
Nokia 8 Sirocco will be available at a recommended best buy price of Rs. 49,999.
Nokia 7 plus: the flagship hero for everyone
Made for creators to deliver stunning content, the Nokia 7 plus has the screen, power, design and features to make it a true hero in our smartphone range. Combining innovative optical hardware and imaging algorithms, the Nokia 7 plus captures moments into photos that are true to life. With enhanced Dual-Sight, dual rear sensors with ZEISS optics combine an ultra-sensitive 12MP wide-angle primary camera for excellent performance in both low-light and extra bright conditions and a secondary 13MP camera that delivers 2x optical zoom for the moments when you wish you were closer.
To enable you to capture and enjoy more content for longer, the Nokia 7 plus is backed by the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 Mobile Platform. Optimised and integrated for maximum performance and battery life. With an impressive 2-day battery life, you can extract every bit of juice from the already powerful 3800 mAh battery, even when you are broadcasting your #Bothie videos live on Facebook or YouTube.
Its gently curved back and slim edges give you a big-screen experience in a comfortable, neat package. The vivid 6-inch 18:9 Full HD+ display makes the Nokia 7 plus perfect for browsing, social media consumption, gaming and entertainment with more content in the same width as a traditional 5.5-inch display device.
Availability & offers:
Available in Black/Copper and White/Copper, consumers can pre-book their Nokia 7 plus starting April 20, 2018 from Nokia phones shop, Amazon.in and select retail outlets like Sangeetha, Poorvika, Big C, Croma and Reliance (on-shelf date: April 30). Airtel customers can enjoy a cashback offer of Rs 2000 on the Nokia 7 Plus and get the smartphone at an effective price of just Rs. 23, 999 as a part of Airtel’s ‘Mera Pehla Smartphone’ initiative. Airtel customers will also get an extended free subscription to the Airtel TV app till December 31, 2018.
Additionally, consumers will get 25% instant discount on domestic hotels at MakeMyTrip. All Nokia 7 plus consumers will also be eligible for a complimentary 12-month Accidental Damage Insurance by Servify on opening the Kotak 811 savings account and activating it. The Nokia 7 plus will be available at zero cost EMI on credit cards and through Bajaj FinServ and Home Credit and ICICI bank will offer a 5% cashback till May 31, 2018.
Nokia 7 Plus will be available at a recommended best price of Rs. 25,999.
The New Nokia 6: our award-winning phone just got even better
Building on the success of its predecessor, the New Nokia 6 packs even more powerful performance and great new features in a more compact, durable body. Over 60% faster than its award-winning predecessor, it now offers enhanced Dual-Sight, ZEISS optics, USB-C fast-charging, a more compact screen-to-body ratio, Nokia spatial audio and pure, secure and up-to-date Android Oreo™.
The New Nokia 6 takes the original’s precision craftsmanship to the next level by combining a unibody, made from a solid block of 6000 series aluminium, with an 11-hour two-tone anodising and polishing process. And by uniting a sculpted 2.5D display with damage-resistant Corning® Gorilla® Glass, the New Nokia 6’s compact and refined body is built to last.
Our engineers have integrated the Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 Mobile Platform to deliver fast and smooth performance alongside great day-long battery life.
Availability and offers
Available in Black/Copper and White/Copper, consumers can buy the new Nokia 6 starting April 6, 2018 from Nokia phones shop and leading mobile stores across the country including outlets like Sangeetha, Poorvika, Big C, Croma and Reliance. Customers on Airtel can enjoy a cashback of Rs 2000 on Nokia 6 and own the smartphone at an effective price of Rs. 14, 999 Airtel customers can also enjoy an extended free subscription to the Airtel TV app till December 31, 2018.
Additionally, consumers will get 25% instant discount on domestic hotels at MakeMyTrip. All new Nokia 6 consumers will also be eligible for a complimentary 12-month Accidental Damage Insurance by Servify on opening the Kotak 811 savings account and activating it. The new Nokia 6 will be available at zero cost EMI on credit cards and through Bajaj FinServ and Home Credit. ICICI bank will offer a 5% cashback till May 31, 2018. New Nokia 6 will be available at a recommended best buy price of Rs. 16,999.