Nokia 8.1 6GB RAM variant launched with 128GB inbuilt storage: Price in India, specifications and features

Nokia 8.1 6GB RAM variant been launched in India and while it comes with 128GB of inbuilt storage, it has been priced against the likes of Asus Zenfone 5Z, Xiaomi’s Poco F1 and more.

Nokia 8.1 was said to be one of the best smartphones from HMD Global to launch in India last year and now, to begin the year, the Nokia 8.1 6GB RAM variant has been made available in India with also comes with 128GB of inbuilt storage. The biggest highlights of the Nokia 8.1 include a 6.18-inch FHD+ HDR10 PureDisplay, Dual rear cameras with ZEISS optics, Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC, stock Android 9.0 Pie and more.

The Nokia 8.1 6GB RAM variant price in India is Rs. 29,999 which brings it in direct competition with the likes of Asus Zenfone 5Z, Poco F1 and more. On the other hand, the Nokia 8.1 6GB RAM variant will also be available in Blue/Silver and Iron/Steel colour options through offline channels as well as Nokia’s official online store. It should be noted that the 4GB RAM/64GB storage version of the Nokia 8.1 (Review) was launched in India at Rs. 26,999.

Nokia 8.1 specifications

The Nokia 8.1 sports a 6.18-inch Full HD+ HDR10 (2246 × 1080 pixels) Puredisplay with 18.7:9 aspect ratio, 86.5 per cent screen to body ratio, 96 per cent NTSC Color gamut, DCI-P3, 500 nits brightness, 1500:1 contrast ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It is powered by the Qualcomm octa-core Snapdragon 710 10nm SoC coupled with Adreno 616 GPU. The smartphone further includes 4GB/6GB of RAM with 64GB/128GB of storage, expandable up to 400GB with a microSD card.

While the Nokia 8.1 runs stock Android 9.0 Pie out of the box, it also supports hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD) connectivity. For optics, there is a 12-megapixel primary rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, f/1.8 aperture, 1.4μm pixels, 1/2.55″ Sony IMX363 sensor, OIS and a 13-megapixel secondary rear camera with ZEISS optics, f/2.2 aperture. At the front, there is a 20-megapixel camera with f/2.0 aperture and pixel binding technology. Camera features of the Nokia 8.1 include AI portrait Mode, AI expressions, dual-view mode, 6 AI studio lights and AI beauty.

Other features of the Nokia 8.1 include a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, Nokia OZO Stereo Audio recording, 3.5mm audio jack, Dual 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), USB Type-C support and a 3500mAh battery with 18W fast charging.

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