Monday, 10 December, 2018

Nokia 8.1 now official with 6.18-inch display, Android Pie, and more

Nokia 8.1 Launch Expected Today How to Watch Live Stream Nokia 8.1 is thought to be the global variant of the Nokia X7
Sandy Mccarthy | 06 December, 2018, 10:26

Today the Nokia 8.1 was revealed as a global phone, complete with an Android One version of Android Pie.

It is meant to be a successor to the critically well-received Nokia 7 Plus - not the Nokia 8 and/or 8 Sirocco with which it shares a numerical association. Luckily Chetan Cale, a gifted photographer and member of Nokia Community, was there to take some shots with it. The device is announced with a retail price of 399 Euros and will go on sale in the UAE on December 15 and other parts of the Middle East on December 20.

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The short clip has put a lot of emphasis on the camera's Zeiss optics with optical image stabilisation. The front of this device also sports the NOKIA logo on the chin. The Nokia 8.1's display also comes with a 96-percent NTSC color gamut, DCI-P3 color gamut, HDR video playback, 1500:1 contrast ratio and 500nits of brightness. While there is a rear-facing fingerprint sensor, the device also comes with face unlock support. Like majority of HMD Global's smartphones, Nokia 7.1 is Android One-certified, and thus offers a stock Android experience and faster OS/security updates. The storage may be further expanded up to 400GB using a microSD card support. Going by the prices of its current series and Nokia 7Plus, the 4GB variant will roughly cost around Rs. 18,000, the 6GB variant will be priced at approximately Rs. 21,200 and the 3rd variant will be priced at around Rs. 26,500. On the rear side, the handset boasts of dual camera setup comprising of 12-megapixel autofocus sensor with f/1.8 aperture along with a 5-megapixel sensor. The 13MP module is just a depth sensor. Around the front there's a 20MP "selfie" camera with Nokia driving their bothie shooting mode once more. The Nokia 8.1 supports connectivity options like Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/ AGPS + GLONASS.

The frame of the phone is made out of anodized aluminum with a two-tone finish, available in Blue / Silver, Steel / Copper and Iron / Steel.

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