Nokia 8.1 is a global Android One phone with Pie

  • Nokia 8.1 is a global Android One phone with Pie

Nokia 8.1 is a global Android One phone with Pie

The Nokia 8.1 has an Average Retail Price of 399 euros (approx Rs 31,900). This is an Android One phone now running Pie, but it will receive OS updates for 2 years and security updates for 3 years. Being a global version of the Nokia X7, the Nokia 8.1 comes with Android One certification, and at the same time, it ships with Android 9 Pie out of the box. The display features an FHD+ resolution of 2246 x 1080 pixels and an impressive 86.5-percent screen ratio.

The device is also said to be capable of taking "superior" images under challenging light situations. That starts with the 6.18-inch display which features a notch on the top and a chin on the bottom and supports HDR10 for High Dynamic Range. It also gets the PureDisplay screen technology that was first introduced with the Nokia 7.1.

Nokia 8.1

The Nokia 8.1 is powered by a Snapdragon 710 chipset with 4GB of RAM. Surprisingly, the event was devoted exclusively to Nokia 8.1 as no mention of the duo of Nokia 3.1 Plus and 5.1 Plus was made during the event. Theres 64GB of eMMC storage, expandable via microSD. It features a two-tone design, and is built out of 6000-Series aluminium that has diamond cut edges and has been through two anodising processes, the company claims. When it does, you'll be able to choose between Blue/Silver, Steel/Copper and Iron/Steel color combinations.

As for the battery life, a 3,500mAh battery is expected under the hood, supporting 18W fast charging. -Ahead of the launch of the Nokia 8.1, official promos of the same has been leaked in which the device was showcased to flaunt a duel-lens camera setup at the back. The primary sensor gets a 1.4 micron pixel, OIS, EIS and 2PD support. This device's frontside has one single camera, of the 20MP variety. The main sensor is a 12MP Sony IMX363 sensor paired with aa 13MP depth sensor. Connectivity options include Dual 4G, VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, GLONASS and a USB Type-C port. The handset measures 154.8x75.76x7.97mm and weighs 178 grams.