HMD Global shows off five Nokia phones at MWC 2018

HMD Global new Nokia phones MWC 2018

Today was HMD Global's turn to take the MWC 2018 stage, and the company took that opportunity to introduce a total of five new phones.

HMD Global today announced the Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 1, a New Nokia 6, and a refreshed version of the Nokia 8110. Here's how they all break down:

Nokia 8 Sirocco official images

Nokia 8 Sirocco

This high-end phone has curved glass that covers more than 95 percent of its body as well as a steel frame. Its spects include a 5.5-inch Quad HD pOLED screen, dual rear camera setup with a 12MP wide angle lens and 13MP telephoto lens, 5MP front-facing camera, and Snapdragon 835 processor.

The Nokia 8 Sirocco is also packing 6GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, Qi wireless charging, USB-C, a 3,260mAh battery, rear fingerprint reader and Android Oreo. This Android One phone wil llaunch in early April for €749 ($920 USD).


Nokia 7 Plus official images

Nokia 7 Plus

The new Nokia 7 Plus serves as a more mainstream flagship and boasts a 6-inch 2160x1080 display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. It's got a ZEISS-branded dual rear camera setup that includes a 12MP camera with f/1.75 aperture and a 13MP sensor with f/2.6 aperture, as well as a 16MP front camera with ZEISS optics that HMD says has "great low-light performance".

The Nokia 7 Plus is powered by a Snapdragon 660 processor that's paired with 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, and a microSD card slot. Also included is a 3.5mm headphone jack, USB-C port, 3,800mAh battery, and Android Oreo. This, too, is an Android One phone, and it'll launch in early April for €399 ($490 USD).

New Nokia 6 official images

New Nokia 6

This is the same model that debuted in China last month, meaning that it's packing an octa-core Snapdragon 630 processor, 5.5-inch 1920x1080 display, 3/4GB of RAM, 32/64GB of storage, and a microSD card slot. There's a 16MP rear camera with phase detection autofocus as well, and an 8MP camera on the front of the phone.

Rounding out this new Nokia 6's spec list is a 3.5mm headphone jack, rear fingerprint reader, USB-C port, 3,000mAh battery, and Android Oreo. The new Nokia 6 is an Android One phone and will launch with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage in early April for €279 ($342 USD). A model with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage will be released later on.

Nokia 1 official images

Nokia 1

This is HMD's entry into the new Android Oreo (Go edition) market. It's got a 4.5-inch FWVGA screen, 5MP rear and 2MP front cameras, a 1.1GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737M processor, 1GB of RAM, and 8GB of storage, as well as a microSD card slot if you need more storage.

There's an FM radio in the Nokia 1 along with dual SIM slots, a microUSB port, a 3.5mm headphone jack, IP52 water resistance, and a removable 2,150mAh battery. The Nokia 1 will go on sale in early April for $85, and HMD plans to sell Xpress-on swappable covers for $7.99 apiece.

Nokia 8110 official images

Nokia 8110

Finally, this reboot of a classic Nokia feature phone has a curved slider design, 1.1GHz dual-core Qualcomm 205 processor, 512MB of RAM, 4GB of storage, a 2MP rear camera, and a 2.45-inch QVGA display. It's also got a 3.5mm headphone jack, microUSB port, and removable 1,500mAh battery.

On the software side, the Nokia 8110 runs a Smart Feature OS powered by KaiOS. It'll have access to an app store with apps like Google Assistant, Google Search, Google Maps, Facebook, Twitter, Outlook, and Gmail, and a revamped version of Snake is included. HMD has also included 4G onnectivity and Voice over LTE support.

The Nokia 8110 will launch in May at a price of €79 ($97 USD).

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