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Everything Nokia Unveiled At Mobile World Congress 2018

Nokia has unveiled four new additions to its smartphone portfolio at Mobile World Congress 2018 – the Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 Plus, new Nokia 6 and Nokia 1 – tipped to offer enhanced strength and performance.

The iconic – and reloaded – Nokia 8110 was also revealed, with the slider feature phone now equipped with with 4G connectivity, Google Assistant, Google Maps, Facebook and more.

In conjunction with the products’ unveiling, HMD Global announced it will be the first global partner to have a full suite of devices selected in to the Android One programme by Google.

Shipping with Android Oreo, Nokia claims the pure Android installation will remove the need for “unnecessary UI changes” which would “eat up battery life”, resulting in increased storage space.

HMD Global affirms the new products’ follow a “huge year” for Nokia in 2017, with over 70 million phones shipped globally.

Nokia 8 Sirocco

The new Nokia 8 Sirocco claims to be the company’s “most beautiful smartphone to date”, whilst integrating Dual-Sight ZEISS optics and finely tuned spatial audio.

The device features smaller bezels, a curved edge-to-edge pOLED 2K 5.5-inch display screen, and measures 2mm thick (at the edge).

Nokia claims the handset is more secure in the hand, courtesy of an improved grip design and a stainless steel frame – 2.5 times stronger than 6000 series aluminium.

The Nokia 8 Sirocco will land locally in May, and will retail for $1,199 (AUD RRP) at JB Hi-Fi.

Full product specifications are available here.

Nokia 7 Plus

The Nokia 7 Plus is positioned as the company’s “true hero” within its smartphone portfolio.

Incorporating a powerful Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 660 mobile platform and 3800 mAh battery, Nokia states the device boasts a 2-day battery life.

A  6-inch 18:9 Full HD+ display claims to make the device perfect for “gaming and entertainment”, complimented by a curved back and slimmed edges.

The Nokia 7 Plus will land in Australia in Black/Copper, and will go on sale in May retailing for $749 (AUD RRP) at JB Hi-Fi and Harvey Norman.

Full product specifications are available here.

Nokia 6

The company claims the new Nokia 6 is over 60% faster than its award-winning predecessor – whilst integrating enhanced Dual-Sight ZEISS optics and USB-C fast-charging.

The handset incorporates a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 630 mobile platform, and a 2.5D display with damage-resistant Corning® Gorilla® Glass.

The Nokia 6 will be locally available in either Black/Copper or White/Iron, and will land in early May for $449 (AUD RRP) at JB Hi-Fi and Harvey Norman.

Full product specifications are available here.

Nokia 1

Featuring the iconic ‘Nokia smile’ in a new package, the Nokia 1 has been given a makeover courtesy of popular X-press covers (sold separately).

The device is tipped to be a “refreshingly familiar design” to fans, however, is equipped with an optimised version of Android for devices with 1GB of RAM or less.

Full access to Google Play is also provided.

The Nokia 1 will be available in Australia from May, and will retail at $149 (AUD RRP).

Xpress-on covers are sold separately.

Full product specifications are available here.

Nokia 8110

The iconic sliding phone, the Nokia 8110, has been reloaded, with 4G connectivity for this feature phone.

Google Play access is provided, whilst incorporating a Qualcomm® 205 Mobile Platform.

For retro lovers, a revamped version of Snake is also loaded.

The Nokia 8110 will be available from May in selected markets, and will retail for a global average retail price of €79, excluding taxes and subsidies.

Full product specifications are available here.

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