HMD Global will launch the Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 Plus, and the second-generation Nokia 6 in South Africa from April.
The devices will be on sale through Cell C, MTN, Vodacom, and selected retailers.
The devices were unveiled at Mobile World Congress in February, and HMD Global said it would expand its product portfolio to respond to customer requests and feedback.
Its “pure, secure, and always up-to-date” Android promise has also received an endorsement from Google, with the new Nokia devices in the Android One programme.
Local availability is as follows:
- Nokia 8 Sirocco – Available on 7 May on contract from R499 pm. No cash price as yet.
- Nokia 7 Plus – Available on contract on 19 April from R329 pm. No cash price as yet.
- New Nokia 6 – Available on 23 April from MTN. Cash price R3,999.
Nokia 8 Sirocco and Nokia 7 Plus
|Specifications||Nokia 8 Sirocco||Nokia 7 Plus|
|Dimensions||140.9 x 72.9 x 7.5 mm||158.3 x 75.6 x 7.9 mm|
|OS||Android 8.1||Android 8.0|
|Display||5.5″ 2K POLED||6″ FHD+|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 835||Qualcomm Snapdragon 660|
|Rear camera||12MP Wide + 13MP Telephoto||12MP Wide + 13MP Telephoto|
|Battery||3,260mAh (Qi Wireless, USB-C Fast Charge)||3,800mAh (USB-C Fast Charge)|
|Cellular||LTE Cat. 12||LTE Cat. 6|
|SIM||Nano (Single)||Nano (Single/Dual)|
|Biometrics||Fingerprint, face unlock||Fingerprint, face unlock|
New Nokia 6
|Nokia 6 2nd-Gen|
|Dimensions||148.8 x 75.8 x 8.15 mm|
|Display||5.5″ Full HD IPS|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 630|
|Battery||3,000mAh (USB-C Fast Charge)|
|Cellular||LTE Cat. 4|