Nokia 8 Sirocco

Nokia 8 Sirocco runs the Android v8.0 (Oreo) operating system, and 2.5GHz, Octa-Core Processor, powers the phone. It runs on the Snapdragon 835 chipset. It has 6 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage and does not have support for memory cards. The amount of RAM in a phone is responsible for how many applications can stay in memory and not need to reload.

The non-removable hardware storage inside the smartphone is responsible for file storage and for the applications on it. The entire system is running on the internal storage which makes it is quality significant to boost performance. The spectrum of current internal storage is from Emma 5.0, Emma 5.1, UFS 2.0, UFS 2.1, etc. The Nokia 8 Sirocco has an IP67 rating, IP Stands for Ingress Protection. Means its ability to withstand Extreme Weather condition.


This phone comes with a non-removable 3260  mAh battery with Quick Charge 4.0 fast charging with 20 days StandBy Time on 3G. Fast charging standards vary from OEM to OEM, and aside from the quick charging standards of Qualcomm, most other specifications are from smartphone manufacturers. OnePlus Dash switch, Samsung’s Adaptive fast charging, Oppo’s Vooc and Super Vooc are some examples.

Battery capacity in mAh shows the battery’s physical capacity to store charge within it. When we don’t take software optimization into account and a few other considerations, the bigger the battery the better it’s efficiency.


The display technology on this smartphone is a P-OLED display. The display technologies on smartphones decide many variables, including their size, luminosity, energy consumption, picture quality, etc. The variety of smartphone screens includes TFT, TN panels, IPS LCD panels, OLED, and AMOLED. The display for Nokia 8 Sirocco measures 140.9 x 73 x 7.5 mm.

This Nokia phone has a 5.5 inch high-resolution responsive touch ( Capacitive, MultiTouch ) 1440 x 2560 pixels display, a 16:9 aspect ratio and ~534 PPI pixel density. Modern smartphone displays come in various shapes and sizes, and this ranges from near bezel less, notch display, waterdrop notch, to bezel-less phones entirely.

The Percentage of display area to the front of the smartphone with the advent of tall 18:9 displays, this ratio became more popular recently. We now have less bezel, notched screens of 18.5:9, 19:9, and even 19.5:9 screen-to-body ratios.

Camera (Picture Quality)

At the rear, the Nokia 8 Sirocco has a high-resolution Dual camera 12 MP + 13 MP with autofocus, LED flash (The flash means you can take shots in low light.) and also supports video recording at 4K @ 30fps UHD.

The maximum resolution for rear camera video capture means the smartphone can shoot the highest resolution in 1080×1920 @ 30fps/60fps, or 4K @30fps/60fps and can be lower still depending on the device.

To make the video shake free, the camera has to support one kind of stabilisation. OIS or Optical Image Stabilisation is facilitated by a movable camera module that compensated for your shakes. EIS or Electronic Image Stabilisation is where in post processing the video is slightly cropped in and stabilised.

Nokia 8 Sirocco Camera features CMOS (complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor), Autofocus, Face detection, Geo tagging, Panorama, Touch to focus etc.

The Nokia 8 Sirocco 5 MP front camera, supports video calling and allows you to take photos using the front camera and also use the video call feature (If your mobile network provider supports video calling). The front camera supports video recording at 1080p @ 30fps FHD.

The maximum resolution of the front camera video recording lets one know the highest resolution they can shoot in and would be in the range of 720×1280@30fps or 1080×1920 @30fps/60fps and may be lower depending on the smartphone too.

The Nokia 8 Sirocco has support for Fingerprint sensor at the rear that is used to secure the phone as a biometric unlock. The Fingerprint sensor has become today’s most common and secure way of unlocking smartphones and will be used until other biometric locks become reliable and secure.

Network and Connectivity

Nokia 8 Sirocco network and connectivity options are 3G, 4G, WiFi, WiFi Hotspot, and Bluetooth v4.2, USB on-the-go, USB Charging, etc. With Bluetooth on your phone, you can make wireless data transfers to other compatible Bluetooth devices, including file transfers, wireless audio, etc.

Bluetooth versions show the generation, and the Bluetooth connection is better in different ways with every version. The Bluetooth models began with Bluetooth 1.x and came with Bluetooth 2.x and the nomenclature for later versions goes similarly.

There’s no 3.5mm headphone jack on this phone..

Nokia 8 Sirocco Features:

  • Single Sim, 3G, 4G, VoLTE, Wi-Fi, NFC
  • Snapdragon 835, Octa Core, 2.5 GHz Processor
  • 6 GB RAM, 128 GB inbuilt
  • 3260 mAh Battery with Fast Charging
  • 5.5 inches, 1440 x 2560 px Display
  • 13 MP + 12 MP Dual Rear & 5 MP Front Camera
  • Memory Card Not Supported
  • Android v8.0 (Oreo)

Nokia 8 Sirocco Deals / Prices

KSh 26,600.00
KSh 52,900.00
in stock
  • All prices mentioned above are in Kenyan Shilling.
  • This product is available at Jumia.
  • At you can purchase Nokia 8 Sirocco Case TPU Leather Phone Case Cover - Blue for only KSh 599.00
  • The lowest price of 8800 Sirocco 1.7" 2MP Refurbished Mobile Phone-Silver was obtained on October 16, 2020 4:53 pm.

Nokia 8 Sirocco Specifications

Sim Type Single Sim, GSM
Dual Sim No
Sim Size Nano SIM
Device Type Smartphone
Release Date February, 2018
Dimensions 140.9 x 73 x 7.5 mm
Type Color P-OLED (16M colors)
Touch Yes, with Multitouch
Size 5.5 inches, 1440 x 2560 pixels
Aspect Ratio 16:9
PPI ~534 PPI
Screen to Body Ratio ~ 81.1%
Features Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Screen Protection
Storage 128 GB
Card Slot No
3G Yes
4G Yes
Wifi Yes, with wifi-hotspot
Bluetooth Yes, v5.0
USB Yes, USB-C v3.1
Wireless Charging Yes
GPS Yes, with A-GPS Support
Fingerprint Sensor Yes, Rear
Sensors Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
3.5mm Headphone Jack No
Extra NFC
Water Resistance Yes, 1.5 m upto 30 min
IP Rating IP67
Dust Resistant Yes
Rear Camera 12 MP + 13 MP with autofocus
Features Face detection, Geo tagging, Panorama, Touch to focus
Video Recording 4K @ 30fps UHD
Flash Yes, Dual LED
Front Camera 5 MP
OS Android v8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
CPU 2.5 GHz, Octa Core Processor
GPU Adreno 540
IP Rating IP67
Java No
Browser Yes, supports HTML5
Supports MMS, Instant Messaging
Email Yes, with Push Email
Music MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
Video MP4, H.264
FM Radio No
Document Reader Yes
Type Non-Removable Battery
Size 3260 mAh, Li-ion Battery
Fast Charging Quick Charge 4.0
StandBy Time 20 days on 3G
Talk Time 22 hours on 3G
Music Playback Time 11 hours

Please note that while we attempt to provide as accurate specs as possible, we are not guaranteeing that they are 100% correct.

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