Just In: Nokia 8.1 launched in India

Nokia 8.1

HMD Global has launched its latest mid-range Android smartphone, Nokia 8.1. The phone has dual cameras with AI scene detection to automatically detect 18 scenes and front camera with AI beauty and AI portrait Mode, 6 AI studio lights, AI expressions, and new dual-view mode. The device also has a 6 series aluminum-magnesium alloy frame, glass back and rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. Check out other specifications of the phone below:

Nokia 8.1 specifications:

The smartphone is equipped with 6.18-inch) Full HD+ Pure display with 18.7:9 aspect ratio, 500 nits brightness, 96% NTSC Color gamut, DCI-P3, 1500:1 Contrast ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection and is powered by Octa Core Snapdragon 710 10nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 616 GPU. It runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) and offers Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD). The smartphone also has a fingerprint sensor and packs a 3500 mAh (typical) / 3400mAh (minimum) battery with fast charging. On the connectivity front, the device offers Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi, Bluetooth 5, GPS+ GLONASS and USB Type-C.


The smartphone offers 4GB (LPPDDR4x) RAM with 64GB internal storage which can be expanded up to 400GB with microSD.

Nokia 8.1
Nokia 8.1


Nokia 8.1 is equipped with 12 megapixels rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, 1/2.55″ Sony IMX363 sensor, f/1.8 aperture, 1.4μm pixels, OIS, 13 megapixel secondary rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, ZEISS optics and a 20 megapixel front camera with f/2.0 aperture and pixel binding that can combine four pixels to form 1.8μm large pixel. It also has AI beauty and AI portrait Mode, 6 AI studio lights, AI expressions, and new dual-view mode.

Price and color:

The Nokia 8.1 is available Blue/Silver and Iron/Steel colors and comes with a price tag of INR. 26,999. It will be available for pre-order from Nokia.com/phones online as well as offline from today and goes on sale from December 21st.

Launch offers:

  1. 1TB additional 4G data for Airtel pre-paid users and 120GB additional data for Airtel postpaid users
  2. 10% cashback for HDFC Bank Credit / Debit cards
  3. 6-month free screen-replacement from Servify