Nokia had recently lowered the prices on its 3.1, 5.1, and 6.1 smartphones and now the company has launched the high-end device Nokia 8.1 in India. The Nokia 8.1 will now be available for purchase for a price of ₹29,999 on Nokia Store, Amazon and other retailers in India.
The newly launched Nokia 8.1 comes with 6GB RAM coupled with 128GB of storage and will be available for pre-order from February 1. The shipment of the device across the country will begin from 6 February and will be available in a new Blue/Silver version in addition to the already available Iron color.
HMD Global has partnered up with Airtel to offer up to 1TB of data with the purchase of the Nokia 8.1 Nokia is also offering a three month Netflix subscription and a year of Amazon Prime subscription with the purchase of the device. Nokia 8.1 also comes with a one-time screen replacement which can be availed within 6 months of purchase of the device. The device can also be purchased with No-cost EMI option for 18-24 months and select users will also stand a chance to win 100 percent cash back when buying the phone from the Nokia Store.
The Nokia 8.1 features a 6.18-inch Full HD+ display with a screen resolution of 2246 x 1080 pixels, 18.7:9 aspect ratio and 500 nits brightness. The device is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 clocked at 2.2GHz with Adreno 616 GPU, 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage.
In terms of optics, the phone houses dual camera at the back panel with a 12-megapixel primary sensor and a 13-megapixel secondary sensor. The cameras with Optical Image Stabilisation support. At the front, the phone has a 20-megapixel selfie shooter.
Nokia 8.1 runs on Android 9.0 Pie out of the box and is fueled by 3500mAh battery with fast charging support. On the connectivity front, the phone has dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C and 3.5mm headphone jack.