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Nokia 8.1 Launched In India

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Nokia 8.1 Launched In India

Specifications
Status

Launched

Manufacturer

HMD Global

Model / Variant

Nokia 8.1

Launch Date

10 December 2018

Price

Rs 26,999

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

Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass 3

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

Five days after it’s global launch in Dubai, Nokia has launched the Nokia 8.1 in India. Read on to find out what the specifications, price and availability are for India.

Specifications And Design

The Nokia 8.1 is a bigger version of the Nokia 8 Sirocco and features a Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 710 SoC, along with the Adreno 616 GPU. This will be paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. It features a 6.18-inch screen with a 18.7:9 aspect ratio. The screen has a 2246 x 1080 px resolution and a pixel density of 403 ppi. It also receives extra protection from the Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The phone has a modest 3,500 mAh Li-Ion battery. Since it is a new launch, as a result, it will run Android 9.0 Pie out of the box.

On the camera front the phone has dual rear and single front camera set up. The rear cameras feature 12 MP and 13 MP sensors and can shoot 2160p videos at 30fps. The front 20 MP sensor can shoot 1080p videos at 30fps. The rear camera lenses are made by Zeiss optics. The camera also has the ‘Bothie’ feature, which allows simultaneous photo/video shooting. In terms of connectivity, the Nokia 8.1 has all the basic connectivity solutions like 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 5.0, 802.11 ac Wi-Fi and has a USB Type-C port for charging and data syncing.  Above all the 3.5mm audio jack is also making an appearance for all the audiophiles.

Price, Colours and Availability

The phone is quite lightweight and measures in at 154.8 x 75.76 x 7.97 mm and weighs in at 180 grams. It will be available in three different colours namely Blue/Silver, Steel/Copper and Iron/Steel. The Nokia 8.1 will be available at Rs 26,999 in India and is available through Nokia’s own website as well as Amazon. It will be available from December 21, 2018 but is already available for pre-booking at Nokia’s website.

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