HMD Global has launched the new Nokia 8.1 Android One smartphone at an event held in Dubai. This smartphone is also expected to launch soon in India. The new Nokia 8.1 smartphone has many features like 4 GB RAM, 20 megapixel front camera and a great battery backup.
Nokia 8.1 Specifications & Price
Display & Hardware
Nokia 8.1 has a 6.18 inch FHD+ display with an aspect ratio of 18.7: 9.The screen to body ratio is 86.5 percent. The dual SIM smartphone runs on Android 9.0 Pie. The device measures 154.8×75.76×7.97 millimeters and weighs 178 grams. Nokia 8.1 has been introduced in three dual color variants : steel / copper, iron / steel and blue / silver .Nokia 8.1 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 Octa-Core processor accompanied by 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage variant. The storage can be extended upto 400GB via SD card.
Nokia 8.1 Camera Features
Talking about the camera features, Nokia 8.1 sports a dual rear camera setup ,with a 12 megapixel primary sensor which is equipped with optical image stabilization, electronic image stabilization and a 13 megapixel secondary camera, which is a fixed focus lens. For taking selfies, a 20-megapixel Fixed Focus Lens is there at the front of the phone and its aperture is F / 2.0. The company claims that Nokia 8.1 has a feature,with the help of which the user will be able to take photographs from the front and rear camera together.
Connectivity & Battery
The connectivity features of the device includes Wi-Fi, Bluetooth ,4G VoLTE, FM radio, 3.5 mm headphone jack and USB Type-C port. Nokia 8.1 is fueled by a 3,500 mAh battery which provides 2-day battery backup.The company claims that the device will support 18 Watt fast charging.
Nokia 8.1 Price & Availability
The new Nokia 8.1 has been priced at 399 euros (about 32,000 rupees) in Europe. In Dubai, it will be available at a cost of 1,499 Dirham (about Rs 29,000). It is expected to be launched in India soon. The company has not made any official announcement, but in India the price can be kept close to Rs 30,000. HDM Global is about to host a launch event on December 10 in New Delhi. However, it is not yet confirmed whether the company will launch the Nokia 8.1 in this event .