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HMD slashes Nokia 8 Sirocco price once again but this time in the Middle East. Another hint at Nokia 9 arrival?

We have earlier stressed the fact that HMD is still in plans to deliver the much-hyped Nokia 9 by the end of this year. Sources close to us and the significant price drop in various markets(first in India and then others) were the rationales on which we wrote about a few days back. Giving a buttress to our claim HMD once again slashes the Nokia 8 Sirocco price but this time in the Middle East. Saudi Arabia, and UAE to be more specific.

In the UAE, the Nokia 8 Sirocco is now available at a price point of AED1,599.00, coming down from AED1,799.00. On the hand, in Saudi Arabia, the price has come down to SAR1,699.01 from SAR1,999.00. 

Many were of the opinion that the price drop is due to the upcoming Nokia 8.1 and has nothing to do with the Nokia 9 as the benchmark for the former device got leaked on Geekbench website a few days back, which is again in counter to what we have claimed previously. And now that we are on the cusp of 2019, it becomes all the more difficult to predict which one would it be, Nokia 8.1 or the Nokia 9 or the company, to everyone’s surprise, might just launch both of them at a single event. It is better to leave that to time.

Nokia 9 Major Specs & features:

  • Android P
  • 5.9-inch, QHD resolution 3D glass OLED display with an in-display fingerprint sensor
  • Nokia 8 Sirocco-like design
  • Snapdragon 845
  • 6GB/8GB RAM
  • 128 GB ROM
  • 4150 mAH Battery
  • Penta-Lens Rear Camera with Carl-Zeiss rotating zoom-Camera tech.
  • MicroSD card support
  • IP68 Water / Dust resistant
  • OZO Audio
  • Wireless Charging

To read more about the Nokia 9, visit this page.

 

 

Rahul Naskar
Rahul has more than 3 years of Tech journalism experience. He likes to write about latest Tech and Gadgets. He has also been covering Tech and Gadget news on another well-known Tech site WinCentral. Write to him at Email: [email protected]
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