Nokia 8.1 Launched with Snapdragon 710 SoC : Specs, Price & News
HMD Global has launched a new smartphone Nokia 8.1 in a launch event held in Dubai. Many rumor is indicating that this is the global variant of Nokia X7 which was launched in China in the month of October. But this new handset bears the specification of the Nokia X7.
The main highlight of this beautiful device Nokia 8.1 is its 6.18 inches PureDisplay which comes with HDR10 support, dual Zeiss Optics rear camera setup, Android 9.0 Pie, 4GB LPDDR4x RAM and Snapdragon 710 processor.
Nokia 8.1 Specification and Feature Highlights
Moving towards the all new Nokia 8.1 specification and feature highlights, its sports a 6.18 inch Full HD+ PureDisplay having a resolution of 1080×2244 pixels with HDR10 support. the company has said that this device offers 81.5 percent screen to body ratio. The display offered in Nokia 8.1 offers 500 nits peak brightness and it is capable of a 96 percent colour gamut. This device is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor coupled with 4GB of LPDDR4x RAM and comes with 64GB of internal storage. the storage can be further increased via using microSD card upto 400GB.
In terms of Camera, Nokia 8.1 offers a Zeiss Optics dual rear camera setup consists of 12MP primary sensor which features ½.55-inch sensor size, 1.4-micron pixels, OIS, EIS, 2PD (dual photodiode) technology and a 13MP secondary fixed focus sensor for depth sensing. The rear camera comes with a dual LED flash. In front this device offers a 20MP front facing camera with 0.9-micron pixels and 4 in 1 pixel tech which helps in low light photography. At the time of launch the company was touting its features to take photograph simultaneously with both front and rear camera.
Nokia 8.1 is a dual SIM device (Nano) running on Android 9 Pie. This device is Android One device it means the user will be getting regular UI and monthly security updates up to two years. In terms of Network and connectivity the nokia 8.1 includes 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, VoWi-i, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, FM radio, USB Type-C and 3.5mm audio jack. As far as sensors of this device are concerned it includes ambient light sensor, digital compass, accelerometer, gyroscope and proximity sensor. this device also bears a rear mounted fingerprint sensor for security.
The Nokia 8.1 comes with a non removable 3,500mAh battery with 18W fast charging support. this device also comes with support of Google ARCore support.
Nokia 8.1 Price and Availability
HMD Global has set price of Nokia 8.1 at EUR 399 (around Rs. 31,900). This device will be available in dual tone colour variants Blue/Silver, Steel/copper, and Iron/Steel. This device will go on sale in Mid December in European and Middle East markets. This device is also expected to be launch in India in HMD Global Launch event which is going to be held on 10th of December 2018.