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Nokia 8.1 Announced with Zeiss cameras, 6.18-inch PureDisplay and Android 9 Pie

Nokia 8.1 specifications

The Nokia 8.1 is similar in design and hardware to the China-only Nokia X7. It brings a 6.18-inch display with a FHD+ (2246x1080) resolution and 18.7:9 aspect ratio. It also gets the PureDisplay screen technology that was first introduced with the Nokia 7.1. PureDisplay essentially means to offer higher contrast (1:1500) and a sharper display along with HDR10 support. The LCD panel also offers brightness up to 500 nits. The Nokia 8.1 gets a wide notch on the top of the display and a chin. It also gets a 2.5D glass on the front and back. The Nokia 8.1 comes with a two-design with anodising processes and diamond cut edges. The device comes in three colors - Blue/Silver, Steel/Copper, Iron/Steel.

The Nokia 8.1 rocks a 2.2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 710 chipset coupled with 4GB or 8GB of RAM. The former variant gets 64GB of internal storage while the latter comes with 128GB of inbuilt storage. Both variants support storage expandability up to 400GB via microSD card. The Nokia 8.1 packs a 3,500mAh battery with 18W fast charging support and a promise of two-day battery life. The Nokia 8.1 is an Android One device much like every other Nokia phone this year and this one ships with Android 9 Pie out-of-the-box. This makes it the fifth Nokia phone to run Pie after the Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 6.1, Nokia 6.1 Plus and Nokia 7.1 got updated.

HMD has gotten some help from Zeiss on the cameras on the Nokia 8.1. The phone sports a dual camera system on the back with a 12MP + 13MP configuration. The primary sensor gets a 1.4 micron pixel, OIS, EIS and 2PD support. The secondary sensor will offer depth sensing. It also comes with a 20MP front-facing camera, which is a significant bump over the Nokia 7 Plus. The Nokia 8.1 supports connectivity options like Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/ AGPS + GLONASS. The handset measures 154.8x75.76x7.97mm and weighs 178 grams.

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