Nokia 8.1 has been officially launched in India with a price tag of INR 26,999. The smartphone will be available on Amazon India and at Nokia’s online plus offline stores. It will go on sale on December 21, 2018. Nokia 8.1 is basically the global version of the X7 Android smartphone. The 8.1 is available in Steel/Copper, Iron/Steel and Blue/Silver shade. The 6.18-inch, full HD+ display comes with gorilla glass 3 protection and 18.7:9 aspect ratio. The phone features Octa Core Snapdragon 710 processor (10nm platform) with Adreno 616 GPU.
The mid-range smartphone comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage. The expandable storage capacity for Nokia 8.1 is 400GB. The hybrid dual SIM setup is practical up to some extent but sacrifices simultaneous use of all three slots.
The rear camera setup is 12MP+13MP, featuring Zeiss optics, dual-tone LED flash and optical image stabilization. Nokia 8.1 comes with a 20MP front camera and rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. The phone weighs 180 grams and packs itself in 7.97mm body. The battery capacity is 3500 mAh, featuring fast charging and non-removable nature.
Nokia 8.1 Specifications
- 6.18-inch (2246 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ display
- 18.7:9 aspect ratio, 500 nits brightness
- 96% NTSC Color gamut, DCI-P3, 1500:1 Contrast ratio
- Octa Core Snapdragon 710 10nm Mobile Platform
- Dual 2.2GHz Kryo 360 + Hexa 1.7GHz Kryo 360 CPUs
- Adreno 616 GPU, Fingerprint sensor
- 4GB (LPPDDR4x) RAM with 64GB (eMMC 5.1) storage
- Expandable memory up to 400GB with microSD
- Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
- Android 8.1 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie)
- 12MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, Sony IMX363 sensor, f/1.8 aperture, 1.4μm pixels, OIS
- 13MP secondary rear camera with f/2.2 aperture
- 20MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
- Dimensions: 154.8mm × 75.76mm × 7.97mm
- Weight: 180 grams
- 3.5mm audio jack, Nokia OZO Stereo Audio recording
- Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz)
- Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C
- 3500mAh (typical) / 3400mAh (minimum) battery with fast charging