Nokia 8.1 Plus Renders Leak, Revealing Triple Rear Cameras
HMD Global owned Nokia Mobile freshly launched the Nokia X71 in Taiwan. While the smartphone was speculated to be launched as the Nokia 8.1 Plus globally, the latest leaks suggest otherwise. A website has revealed the design of the alleged Nokia 8.1 Plus which suggests a disparate smartphone from the X71 in terms of design. As the name suggests, the upcoming smartphone will be the successor to the Nokia 8.1 which was launched last year.
Nokia 8.1 Plus
The Nokia 8.1 Plus has been leaked on multiple occasions in the form of renders, user manuals and finally on Chinese regulatory website TENNA. The images revealed show a differently designed smartphone from the Nokia X71. It has an all-glass design on the front and back with a metal chassis. Front of the handset is dominated by the display which is expected to be a 6.4-inch panel with FullHD+ resolution. To attain a high screen to body ratio, the company has used a punch hole cutout on the top left of the display. For biometrics and security, the Nokia 8.1 Plus has been revealed to have an in-display fingerprint sensor.
Under the hood, the Nokia 8.1 Plus is expected to run on the 10nm Snapdragon 712 SoC. The chipset has an Octa-core CPU and Adreno 616 GPU. In terms of optics, the smartphone will have a triple rear camera setup, details of which are unknown at the moment. The selfie camera, expected to be a 16MP sensor housed in the punch hole cutout on the top of the display. For memory and storage, the Nokia 8.1 Plus will reportedly launch with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage.
The user manual of the Nokia 8.1 Plus reveals the smartphone will have a USB Type-C port for charging and data syncing. The images also reveal it will retain the 3.5mm headphone jack and will support dual SIM via the Hybrid SIM card slot. Like all the global variants of Nokia handsets, the 8.1 Plus might also run on Android 9 Pie with Android One certification on board. This means that it will run a clean version of AndroidOS with guaranteed software updates for at least two years.
Pricing & Availability
The leaked renders and user manual of the Nokia 8.1 Plus insinuate that the launch of the smartphone is imminent. Unfortunately, there is no information regarding the price of the device. But reports claim it will be priced around Rs. 29,999 in India.