Nokia 8.1 with Snapdragon 710 Launched in India with a Price Tag of Rs. 26,999

Nokia 8.1 with Snapdragon 710 Launched in India with a Price Tag of Rs. 26,999

Nokia 8.1 with Snapdragon 710 Launched in India with a Price Tag of Rs. 26,999

by December 10, 2018

Nokia 8.1 Launched in IndiaHMD Global has launched its latest premium Nokia 8.1 smartphone in India. The phone was announced in Dubai last week and now the company has launched it in India replacing the Nokia 7 Plus. The highlights of the device are its PureDisplay screen and a new Snapdragon 710 chipset.

Nokia 8.1 Price, Launch Offers and Availability Details in India

The Nokia 8.1 price in India is set at Rs. 26,999 for the lone 4GB RAM + 64GB inbuilt storage. The pre-order for the phone has already started and the sale will begin from December 25 via, and select offline stores like Big C, Croma, Reliance Digital, Sangeetha etc. As part of the launch offers, the company is giving six-month free screen replacement with Servify and 10 percent cashback for HDFC bank users. In addition, the company is offering up to 1TB of 4G data for Airtel prepaid subscribers on eligible plans starting from Rs. 199, up to 120GB of additional data for Airtel postpaid subscribers on eligible plans starting Rs. 499 alongside a 3-month Netflix subscription and a 1-year Amazon Prime subscription.

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Nokia 8.1 Features and Specifications

The Nokia 8.1 sports two-tone design and is built out of 6000-Series aluminium that has diamond cut edges. It flaunts 6.18-inch notched display with a FHD+ (2246×1080) resolution and 18.7:9 aspect ratio. As mentioned earlier, it gets PureDisplay screen technology that was first introduced by the company with the Nokia 7.1. Powering the device is a 2.2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 710 chipset along with 4GB of RAM. The internal storage capacity of the phone is 64GB, but it is expandable up to 400GB via microSD card. The dual-SIM phone will be shipped with stock Android 9 Pie operating system out of the box and is part of Google’s Android One programme which means it will get timely latest security and firmware upgrades from Google. All of this is fueled by 3,500mAh battery with 18W fast charging support, which can provide 24 days of standby time, and up to 11 hours of video playback as claimed by the company.

For the camera buffs, there’s a Zeiss-powered dual camera set up on the back which comprises of a 12MP primary sensor with a dual-LED flash + 13MP secondary sensor meant for depth sensing. The front bears a 20-megapixel fixed focus lens for selfies and video calls. The company is boasting about its unique Bothie feature, which allows both the front as well as rear camera to used simultaneously. The phone also supports Google ARCore.

  • 6.18-inch display
  • 2246×1080 pixels
  • 7:9 aspect ratio
  • Snapdragon 710 SoC
  • 4GB of RAM
  • 64GB inbuilt storage (400GB expandable)
  • Android 9 Pie OS
  • 3,500mAh battery capacity
  • 12MP + 13MP dual rear camera
  • 20MP selfie camera

For security purpose, the phone features a rear mounted fingerprint sensor. The dimensions of the device are 154.8 x 75.76 x 7.97 mm and its weight is about 178 grams. In terms of connectivity, the Nokia 8.1 features Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/ AGPS + GLONASS. The on-board sensors include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope, and proximity sensor. The phone features a single speaker design and comes with a smart amp, 2 mics along with Nokia Ozo surround capture.