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At the opening day of the Mobile World Congress (MWC 2018), HMD Global is basking in all the pre-Galaxy S9 attention owing to its new launches today.

You'll be able to grab a Nokia 8 Sirocco in April for €749. Official UK pricing is yet to be confirmed by HMD Global.

Perhaps the public should wait for HMD Global's presentation at the MWC 2018 next week to know about the latest Nokia flagships coming this year. The fingerprint sensor has been moved to the back to utilise this design choice. The phone is thin, small and light, with the display being protected by a 3D Corning Gorilla Glass 5 curves. Under the hood, the smartphone features a Qualcomm's 835 processor, 6GB of RAM, and 128GB of storage.

The phone has 16-megapixel dual-lens main camera with 1.4 micron pixels, an f/1.7 lens and Zeiss branding. The battery of the device is 2150 mAh. The new Nokia 6 moves from the entry-level Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 platform, to Snapdragon 630 which will bring a big performance boost, along with 3/4GB RAM and 32/64GB storage - with microSD.

Compared to the "regular" Nokia 8, this bad boy is both larger and sharper, sporting a 5.5-inch pOLED screen with QHD resolution.

The Nokia 7 Plus is expected to bear a 6-inch full HD+ display and support an aspect ratio of 18:9.

Meanwhile, there is a dual-real camera setup with a primary 12MP Zeiss lens and secondary 13MP telephoto for 2x optical zoom. Nokia 6 (2018) is built out of a single block of anodised 6000 series aluminium. Nokia claims it is 60 per cent faster than its predecessor. Available in early April for $85, the Nokia 1 can be customized with Nokia Xpress covers that come in 4 colour options.

It'll ship with Android Oreo loaded and will fetch €799 when it goes on sale in April. One with 3GB LPDDR4 RAM and 32GB internal storage while the second model will come with 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage. The phone will have a 16MP rear-facing camera with ZEISS optics and an 8MP front-facing camera.

The Nokia 7 Plus is more of an interesting product.

The low-range smartphone is powered by a MediaTek MT6737M 2.2GHz quad-core processor complemented with 1GB of RAM. HMD Global, the phone's manufacturer, will also be re-making the phones in black.

The new Nokia 8110 feature phone will include apps such as Google Assistant, Maps and search, as well as Facebook and Twitter, and mark a return of the slider form factor.

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