Coming to pricing while Nokia 8.1 will retail for Euro 399 in European markets and its pricing for UAE market has been revealed to be AED 1499. In case you're planning to buy Nokia 7.1, here's everything you need to know.
The Nokia 8.1 is similar in design and hardware to the China-only Nokia X7. The display features an FHD+ resolution of 2246 x 1080 pixels and an impressive 86.5-percent screen ratio. The device comes with Aluminum unibody design and sports a 2.5D curved glass on the front. It also gets the PureDisplay screen technology that was first introduced with the Nokia 7.1.
Power is handled by a Snapdragon 710 chipset and 4GB of RAM, making for an upper mid-range spec. 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 phone has 64GB of storage (expandable up to 256GB), a microSD card slot, and a 3,500mAh battery, which supports fast charging and which the company claims can last up to two days between charges.
Well, we knew it was coming today and so it did, the rebranded Nokia X7 can now be called Nokia 8.1 for worldwide buyers and it'll be sitting in the upper mid-range price category at over $400. That starts with the 6.18-inch display which features a notch on the top and a chin on the bottom and supports HDR10 for High Dynamic Range. When it does, you'll be able to choose between Blue/Silver, Steel/Copper and Iron/Steel color combinations.
HMD has gotten some help from Zeiss on the cameras on the Nokia 8.1. There are also reports of a 13-megapixel secondary camera sensor at the back with fixed focus. The primary sensor gets a 1.4 micron pixel, OIS, EIS and 2PD support. Plus, there's a 20MP camera on the front. In the connectivity zone, Nokia 8.1 can be expected to offer 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac with VoWiFi, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, GLONASS, FM radio, a USB Type-C port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.