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HMD Global Launches Nokia 8.1 In Dubai

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HMD Global Launches Nokia 8.1 In Dubai

Specifications
Status

Launched

Manufacturer

HMD Global

Model / Variant

Nokia 8.1

Launch Date

4 December 2018

Dimensions

154.8 x 75.76 x 7.97 mm

Weight

180 grams

Design

Front / Back Glass
Aluminum Frame

Colors

Blue / Silver
Steel / Copper
Iron / Steel

Display Size and Type

6.18 inch
FHD+
PureDisplay

Display Resolution

2246 x 1080 px
18.7:9 aspect ratio

Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 710

CPU

Octa Core
2 x 2.2 GHz 360 Gold
6 x 1.7 GHz Kryo 360 Silver

GPU

Adreno 616

Memory Storage

64 GB

RAM

4 GB

Memory Expandability

up to 400 GB

Operating System

Android 9 Pie
Android One

Primary Camera

12 MP
f/1.8
13 MP

Camera Features

Dual Pixel PDAF
OIS
Zeiss Optics
Dual-LED Flash
Panorama
HDR

Primary Video

2160p @ 30fps
1080p @ 30fps
Gyro-EIS

Secondary Camera

20 MP
f/2.0

Battery

3,500 mAh
Fast Charging

Connectivity

Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 5.0
GPS
NFC
3.5 mm Headphone Jack
USB Type-C

SIM Type

Nano SIM

Other Features

Fingerprint Sensor
Dual Sight
PureDisplay

Lately, Finnish smartphone manufacturer, HMD Global has been launching a lot of smartphones. Earlier this month, the company launched the Nokia 7.1. Now they have unveiled the Nokia 8.1 in Dubai. Like other Nokia phones, it also is an Android One device.

Design And Specifications

The Nokia 8.1 has an all-glass front and rear build with a metal chassis. The smartphone measures 154.8 x 75.76 x 7.97 mm and weighs in at 180 grams. On the front of the device sits a 6.18-inch Full HD+ notch display with an 18.7:9 aspect ratio. The display panel has a resolution of 2246 x 1080 px and a pixel density of 403 ppi. For protection against scratches, it also gets Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

The Nokia 8.1 is powered by a 3,500 mAh Li-Ion battery and runs on the latest Android 9.0 Pie operating system. The device features the Octa-Core Snapdragon 710 CPU along with the Adreno 616 GPU. For photography, the smartphone has a 20 MP front-facing selfie camera and dual 12 MP +13 MP rear cameras. The handset can also capture 2160p video at 30fps from the rear camera. While the front sensor can shoot 1080p videos at 30fps.

In terms of connectivity, the Nokia 8.1 supports dual 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 5.0, 802.11 ac Wi-Fi, and has a USB Type-C port for charging and data syncing. It also has a 3.5mm audio jack. For quickly and securely unlocking it, there is a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.

Price, Colours And Variants

Also Read: Samsung Patents Design For Folding Phone With Dual Displays

The Nokia 8.1 is offered in three colour options which are as follows:

  • Blue/Silver

  • Steel/Copper

  • Iron/Steel

In terms of memory and storage, it is available in a single 4 GB RAM + 64 GB ROM variant which supports memory expandability of up to 400 GB via a microSD card. The device will go on sale in Dubai from December 15 and it carries a price tag of 1,499 Dirham (around Rs. 32,000). Although its India launch date is currently unavailable, it is expected to launch soon.

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