HMD Global has announced the global version of the Nokia X7 called Nokia 8.1. The phone is the company’s latest Android One smartphone and a successor to the Nokia 7 Plus. The phone sports a 6.18-inch Full HD+ 18.7:9 aspect ratio display, with a screen resolution of 2246 × 1080 pixels. It is powered by the Snapdragon 710 processor and runs Android 9.0 (Pie) OS.
Nokia 8.1 packs a 4GB RAM, 64GB internal storage with a 400GB of expandable memory using a microSD. The smartphone has a dimension of 154.8 x 75.76 x 7.97mm and weighs 180 grams. It comes with support for dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS + GLONASS, and USB Type-C. The phone also comes with a rear fingerprint sensor, 3.5mm audio jack and a Nokia OZO Stereo Audio recording.
The Nokia 8.1 smartphone has a 12-megapixel rear camera with ZEISS optics, Sony IMX363 sensor, f/1.8 aperture, OIS along with a 13-megapixel secondary camera for portrait shots and zoom. The camera has AI scene detection to automatically detect 18 scenes. It also packs a 20-megapixel front camera with f/2.0 aperture and pixel binding that combine four pixels to form 1.8μm large pixel.
Other features include an AI beauty and AI portrait Mode, 6 AI studio lights, AI expressions and new dual-view mode. The phone is designed with a 6 series aluminum-magnesium alloy frame and a glass back. The Nokia 8.1 comes in Blue/Silver, Steel/Copper, Iron/Steel colours, packing a 3500mAh battery capacity with fast charging. The phone cost about $452 which is around N165,000 here in Nigeria.
Nokia 8.1 Full Specifications And Features
Network: 2G, 3G And 4G
Display: 6.18-inch Full HD+ Puredisplay with 18.7:9 aspect ratio, 500 nits brightness, 96% NTSC Color gamut, DCI-P3, 1500:1 Contrast ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
Resolution: 2246 x 1080 Pixels
SIM: Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
Operating System: Android 9.0 (Pie)
Processor: Octa Core Snapdragon 710
GPU: Adreno 616
External Storage: 400GB
Dimensions: 154.8 x 75.76 x 7.97mm
Weight: 180 Grams
Colours: Blue/Silver, Steel/Copper, Iron/Steel
Rear Cameras: 12MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, 1/2.55″ Sony IMX363 sensor, f/1.8 aperture, 1.4μm pixels, OIS, 13MP secondary rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, ZEISS optics
Front Cameras: 20MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
Connectivity: Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, USB 3.1 Type-C, NFC
Audio: 3.5mm audio jack, Nokia OZO Stereo Audio recording
Sensor: In-display fingerprint sensor, Gyroscope, Geomagnetic Sensor
Battery: 3500mAh battery with fast charging