Nokia 8.1 with 6.18-inch FHD+ HDR10 PureDisplay, Android Pie, Dual rear cameras launched in India for INR 26,999


HMD Global launched Nokia 8.1, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone. It comes with a 6.18-inch Full HD+ 18.7:9 aspect ratio Puredisplay with DCI-P3 wide color gamut, HDR10 video playback and 86.5% screen to body ratio. It comes with 6 series aluminum-magnesium alloy frame along with glass back.

It is powered by Snapdragon 710 10nm Chipset with 4GB of RAM. It runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) out of the box.  It has a 12MP rear camera with ZEISS optics, Sony IMX363 sensor, f/1.8 aperture, OIS along with a 13MP secondary camera for portrait shots and zoom. The camera has AI scene detection that automatically detect 18 scenes.

nokia 7.1

There is a 20MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture and pixel binding that can combine four pixels to form 1.8μm large pixel. It also has AI beauty and AI portrait Mode, 6 AI studio lights, AI expressions and new dual-view mode.

It has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. It packs with a 3500mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging. Let’s take a look on the specs.


Specifications of Nokia 8.1 :

  • 6.18-inch (2246 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ Puredisplay with 18.7:9 aspect ratio, 500 nits brightness, 96% NTSC Color gamut, DCI-P3, 1500:1 Contrast ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Octa Core Snapdragon 710 10nm Chipset (Dual 2.2GHz Kryo 360 + Hexa 1.7GHz Kryo 360 CPUs) with Adreno 616 GPU
  • 4GB (LPPDDR4x) RAM, 64GB (eMMC 5.1) storage, expandable memory up to 400GB with microSD
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
  • Android 9.0 (Pie)
  • 12MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, 1/2.55″ Sony IMX363 sensor, f/1.8 aperture, 1.4μm pixels, OIS, 13MP secondary rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, ZEISS optics
  • 20MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • 3.5mm audio jack, Nokia OZO Stereo Audio recording
  • Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C
  • 3500mAh  battery with fast charging

The Nokia 8.1 comes in Blue/Silver and Iron/Steel colors. It is priced at INR 26,999. It will be available for pre-order from online as well as offline from today, and goes on sale from December 21st.

Launch offers

  • 1TB additional 4G data for Airtel pre-paid users and 120GB additional data for Airtel postpaid users
  • 10% cashback for HDFC Bank Credit / Debit cards
  • 6-month free screen-replacement from Servify

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