Nokia 8 Sirocco and Nokia 7 Plus – Contract prices for South Africa

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
Front camera 5MP 16MP
Storage 128GB 64GB, MicroSD
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)
Durability IP67 N/A
Biometrics Fingerprint, face unlock Fingerprint, face unlock

Nokia 8 Scirocco

Nokia 7 Plus

New Nokia 6

Nokia 6 2nd-Gen
Dimensions 148.8 x 75.8 x 8.15 mm
OS Android 8.0
Display 5.5″ Full HD IPS
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 630
Rear camera 16MP
Front camera 8MP
Storage 32GB, MicroSD
Battery 3,000mAh (USB-C Fast Charge)
Cellular LTE Cat. 4
SIM Nano (Single/Dual)
Biometrics Fingerprint

Nokia 6

Now read: Nokia 1 launched in South Africa — Android 8 and LTE for R999

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