Nokia 8.1 Launched with Android One, Snapdragon 710 & Five Color Variants

    HMD Global is on its full swing launching new Nokia mobiles every now and then. In yesterday’s Dubai’s event, HMD Global launched the new Nokia 8.1 for the UK-European market after China’s launch in August. It will make its debut in India on December 10th.

    Nokia 8.1 Launched with Android One, Snapdragon 710 & Five Color Variants

    Nokia 8.1
    Nokia 8.1

    Here are the key specs:


    A 6.18″ IPS LCD PureDisplay with HDR10 for its 1080×2244p resolution. A fine notch housing the selfie camera and a thin bezel.


    Added with Adreno 616 GPU, 8.1 runs with Snapdragon 710, built on 10nm process. Octa-core with 2 cores of 2.2GHz and 6 cores with 1.7GHz speeds.


    Primary and secondary rear cameras with 12MP(f/1.8 + 13MP featured with Zeiss optics. Selfie camera with 20MP(f/2.0). Cameras with HDR and HD recordings.


    Runs on Android Pie 9.0 with no bloats. Attractive and clean due to customizable features of Stock Android build. Big thing – just like predecessors, Nokia 8.1 too is a part of Android One program too, so you know who’s the beneficiary.


    Comes with 4GB + 64GB and ROM expandable upto 400GB with Micro SD option. Surprising to see HMD not producing a variant of 6GB even at such prices!


    3500mAh battery with 18W charging supported by the Type-C method.

    Connectivity and sensors include WiFi, VoLTE with fine 4G bands, Bluetooth 5.0, USB 2.0, A-GPS – GLONASS and NFC. Mounting the fingerprint on the rear, 8.1 comes with color variants like Blue/Silver, Steel/Copper, and Iron/Steel combos.

    Price and Sale

    Priced with €399! The Middle East is the first market to get it from now onwards. Sale to European goes from next year mid-January. 8.1, just like other Nokia(s) again not making into the US. Launching in India on 10th December followed by sales in a few weeks.

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