HMD Global  confirms face unlock feature for Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 6(2018) and Nokia 8

first_imgFace unlock is the next big wave in the smartphone world and Nokia does not want to remain out of this. The company is rolling out an OTA update for Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 6 (2018) and Nokia 8 which will bring face unlock feature to these phones.Yes, the company from its official twitter handle has confirmed this to a Twitter user who asked if face unlock feature was available for Nokia 8. The company replied, “Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 plus and the new Nokia 6, as well as the Nokia 8 will get face unlock as an OTA update in the coming months.”It is worth mentioning here that Nokia always had plans to bring the face unlock feature to its Nokia 8 Sirocco and Nokia 7 Plus as the phones had this feature when launched. Nokia 8 Sirocco and Nokia 7 Plus were launched with Android 8.0 but the face unlock feature was retrieved with Android 8.1 update. The feature was available for Nokia 8 Sirocco in April when we at India Today Tech reviewed the device.Nokia phones comes with fingerprint sensor which is a safer option than the face unlock which will hit Nokia phones via an update. Note that unlike Apple or Xiaomi, Nokia won’t have a bunch of sensors for the face unlocking. The feature will depend solely on the front camera of the phone.HMD’s new announcement comes a month after Nokia announced that its phones will receive Android P update soon. However, the update hasn’t come yet.Nokia 8 Sirocco specsLaunched in April 2018, the Nokia 8 Sirocco is priced at Rs 49,499. The device is powered by 1.9GHz octa-core processor with 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage that is non-expandable. It is powered by a 3260mAh non removable battery. Camera-wise, the phone comes with 12MP primary camera on the rear and a 5MP front camera.advertisementNokia 7 Plus specsThe Nokia 7 Plus was launched in February 2018. The price of the phone starts at Rs 22,952 in India. The device sports a 6-inch display and is powered by octa-core processor with 4GB RAM. There’s 64GB internal storage that’s expandable up to 256GB via microSD card. The phone packs in a 13MP rear camera and 16MP front camera. The Nokia 7 Plus runs Android 8.0 and is backed by a 3800mAh non removable battery.Nokia 8 and Nokia 6 (2018) specsNokia 8 was launched last year in India. The price starts at Rs 28,027. The phone comes with a 5.30-inch display, is powered by a 1.8GHz octa-core processor with 4GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage that’s expandable. There is a 13MP rear camera and a 13MP front camera. It is backed by a 3090mAh non removable battery.Nokia 6(2018) was announced in January this year. It features a 5.5-inch display and runs on Android Oreo 8.1 OS. The phone is powered by octa-core processor paired with 3 GB of RAM and 32GB internal storage which is expandable. Further, there is 3000mAh battery and 13MP camera.last_img

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