HMD Global has launched a new smartphone Nokia 8.1 in an event held at Dubai on Wednesday. The smartphone of Nokia is the global variant of the Nokia X7 smartphone which was launched in China in the month of October. The smartphone has the same specifications to the Nokia X7 and the only difference is that the new Nokia 8.1 is the part of Android One. The biggest highlight of the phone includes the dual rear camera, bigger 6.18-inches display, Android Pie OS and the Snapdragon 710 processor.
Nokia 8.1 Price and Launch Date in India
The company HMD Global launched the smartphone Nokia 8.1 in a single variant only. The smartphone comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB. Nokia 8.1 Price is set at EUR 399 which is roughly equal to Rs 31900. The smartphone will go on sale in the mid-December. HMD Global has scheduled a launch event on December 10th in India and it is expected that the company will launch the same phone in India in that launch event.
Specifications of Nokia 8.1 Smartphone
The new Nokia 8.1 smartphone runs on stock Android 9 Pie operating system and it is also the part of Android One Programme. The smartphone is a dual sim phone. The phone bears a display of 6.18-inches with a screen resolution of 1080×2244 pixels. The aspect ratio of the screen is 18.7:9. The smartphone is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor which is paired with 4GB RAM.
The internal storage of the phone is 64GB and it can be expanded via microSD card up to 400GB. The smartphone has a dual rear camera with Zeiss Optics. The rear camera of Nokia 8.1 smartphone comes with a 12MP primary sensor and a 13MP secondary fixed focus lens. On the front of the phone, there is a 20MP camera for selfie and video calling. The phone also comes with Bothie Feature (allows to use both front and rear camera at the same time).
The smartphone is launched in three dual tone color variants – Iron/Steel, Steel/Copper, and Blue/Silver. The battery of the phone is 3500mAh which delivers standby time of 22 hours. The phone supports 18W fast charging. Other features on the phone includes4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, VoWiFi (Voice over Wifi), Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, fingerprint sensor at back, and USB Type-C port.