We discuss the three new phones HMD Global just launched under the Nokia brand name. The phones are Nokia 6 (2018), Nokia 7 Plus, and Nokia 8 Sirocco. Reviews editor Jamshed Avari and games editor Rishi Alwani join host Pranay Parab. We begin the episode by talking about Nokia 6 (2018) and how it builds on its predecessor. This is where we talk about the specifications of the Nokia 6 (2018) and how that fares against the competition. Here we mention smartphones such as the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro and the Moto G5S Plus. This is also the part where we discuss the pricing of the Nokia 6 (2018) and compare it against other phones in this price range. We also look at the highlight features of the smartphone and wonder whether Nokia’s claims ring true.
Then we speak about the Nokia 7 Plus and what HMD Global hopes to achieve with that smartphone. We speak about the mid-range smartphone market and the recent launches of the Oppo F7 and the Vivo V9. We then talk about the pricing of the Nokia 7 Plus, its build quality, and its specifications. Here we mention the features that appeal to us and what those who want to buy this smartphone can look forward to.
Then we talk about the Nokia 8 Sirocco, which immediately prompts us to talk about the Nokia 8 and how the new phone is different. We compare it at length with its predecessor and then look at the price difference between the two smartphones. Lastly, we talk about the smartphones that are priced in the same range.
That’s all for this week’s episode of Orbital, which you can subscribe to via Apple Podcasts or RSS, download the episode, or just hit the play button below.