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Nokia 8.1 launched: Price, specs and all you need to know

Nokia 8.1 launched: Price, specs and all you need to know

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.

The device comes with a hybrid SIM card slot where the user can choose between the secondary SIM and the MicroSD card.

Being a Nokia device the 8.1 ships with Android One launching on Android 9.0 Pie. HMD Global also points out that the Nokia 8.1 has Google ARCore support. The display features an FHD+ resolution of 2246 x 1080 pixels and an impressive 86.5-percent screen ratio. The front of this device also sports the NOKIA logo on the chin. The phone features a 6.18-inch Full HD+ display which also supports HDR titles. It features a two-tone design, and is built out of 6000-Series aluminium that has diamond cut edges and has been through two anodising processes, the company claims. The screen will be a PureDisplay screen and offer higher contrast and accurate colours. Included in the launch mix are Blue/Silver, Steel/Copper, and Iron/Steel.

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At the heart of the Nokia 8.1, we have the Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 chipset, clubbed with 4GB/6GB of RAM and 64GB/128GB of internal storage.

The short clip has put a lot of emphasis on the camera's Zeiss optics with optical image stabilisation.

It is meant to be a successor to the critically well-received Nokia 7 Plus - not the Nokia 8 and/or 8 Sirocco with which it shares a numerical association. -Ahead of the launch of the Nokia 8.1, official promos of the same has been leaked in which the device was showcased to flaunt a duel-lens camera setup at the back. The battery has 3,500mAh capacity and it supports 18W fast charging. It also comes with a 20MP front-facing camera, which is a significant bump over the Nokia 7 Plus. The 13MP module is just a depth sensor. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, VoWiFi, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, FM radio, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and USB Type-C port.