Nokia 8.1 Launched With Zeiss Optics Dual Cameras & Android Pie
Nokia 8.1 with Android 9.0 Pie has been launched globally. 
Nokia 8.1 with Android 9.0 Pie has been launched globally. (Photo: Nokia)

Nokia 8.1 Launched With Zeiss Optics Dual Cameras & Android Pie

HMD Global has launched the Nokia 8.1 globally, and is likely to be available in India before end of this month. The Nokia 8.1 is the rebranded Nokia X7 and is the successor to the Nokia 7.1 Plus from earlier this year.

This is also the first Nokia phone to come with Android 9.0 Pie out of box and the company claims that it can last for over two days on single charge. Design-wise, the Nokia 8.1 has a notched screen with small chin size at the bottom but you’re still going to get the fingerprint scanner at the back of the phone.

Compared to its predecessor, the Nokia 8.1 feels compact and easier to use with one hand. It also comes loaded with improved dual rear cameras.

Also Read : Nokia 7.1 With Zeiss Optics Camera Launches in India for Rs 19,999

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Nokia 8.1 Specifications

  • Display: 6.1-inch 2280x1080 pixels
  • OS: Android 9.0 Pie
  • Processor: Octa-core Snapdragon 710
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage: 64GB
  • Rear Camera: 12MP + 13MP
  • Front Camera: 20MP
  • Battery: 3500mAh

Nokia 8.1 is also one of the first to get Snapdragon 710 processor with up to 4GB RAM on offer, and storage which is expandable up to 400GB via microSD slot.

Talking about cameras, Nokia 8.1 gets dual real cameras 12-megapixel and 13-megapixel with Zeiss Optics lenses and OIS, EIS support on one, while the other lens helps with depth sensing of subjects. On the front, there’s a 20-megapixel camera.

The fingerprint scanner is at the back of the phone, below the rear cameras and you get a 3,500mAh battery that is claimed to last for 2 days. Reports suggest that the Nokia 8.1 in India will be priced between Rs 25,000 and Rs 30,000.

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