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Nokia 8.1 shows up in a video with Notch Display, Snapdragon 710

Nokia 8.1

The Nokia 8.1 is coming, this will be an update to the Nokia 7.1 that has been trending on shopping stores. The official photos of the 8.1 has been made public ahead of its official unveiling on the 5th of December in Dubai. The device will be the latest smartphone HMD Global will use to sign off the year. It’s powered by the same Snapdragon 710 we saw on the 7.1, however, the front reveals a slightly bigger notch than what was expected. It’s actually the X7 for the global market.

Nokia 8.1

Design

Nokia 8.1

It looks totally different from the 7.1 from the back as well. The LED flash now sits right beside the dual rear cameras instead of being underneath. Nonetheless, the fingerprint scanner is still in its usual position. It measures 7.97mm in thickness, weighs 185g overall and will be available in more colours, namely Dark Blue, Night Red, Magic Night Silver and Night Black.

Display

Nokia 8.1

The 8.1 is built around 6.18-inch IPS LCD notch display. The screen boasts of 1080 x 2246 pixels in resolution along with a 402 pixel per inch density for clear visuals as well. Overall, the screen stretches up to 82% screen-to-body ratio.

Software and Hardware

It runs on Android 9.0 Pie out of the box with Android One (Stock Android) user interface on top. Running the race here, is the Snapdragon 710 chipset from Qualcomm which comes with 8-cores of processor clocking at 2.2GHz for a smooth ride.

The Qualcomm Adreno 616 graphics card handles everything graphics. The phone packs 64GB/128GB internal storage space variants for saving your files, you can expand up to 400GB using a memory card. You get 4GB/6GB RAM space variants for multitasking through apps and tasks.

Camera

The Nokia 8.1 features dual 12MP + 13MP depth sensors at the rear for all your photography needs. The camera is equipped with a dual-LED flash and other internal features listed in the table below. For taking selfies, there’s a crystal clear 20MP selfie shooter.

Battery

Powering up the 8.1 is the same 3500mAh battery capacity we saw on the 7.1 with support for fast charging. Charging the battery from 0% to 100% shouldn’t take up to 2 hours tops.

Nokia 8.1 Specs

・6.18-inch FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2246 pixels
・Android 9.0 Pie
・Snapdragon 710
・Octa-core 2.2GHz
・4GB/6GB RAM
・64GB/128GB Internal Storage
・12MP + 13MP rear camera
・20MP selfie camera
・3500mAh battery

Nokia 8.1 Features and Video Review

Nokia 8.1 Full Specifications

General

Device Type Smartphone
Model Nokia 8.1
Announced November, 2018
Released December, 2018
Status Available on Shopping stores

Network

2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G Network WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 /1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 MHz
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 800 MHz (B18)
LTE 800 MHz (B19)
LTE 1900 MHz (B25)
LTE 850 MHz (B26)
LTE 2300 MHz (B30)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (B66)

SIM Type Nano + Nano

SIM Count Dual SIM

Design

Type Aluminium alloy
Dimensions 154.8 x 75.76 x 7.97 mm
Weight 185g
Water Resistant No
Protection Yes, Glass
Colours Dark Blue, Night Red, Magic Night Silver, Night Black

Display

Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size 6.18-inch
Resolution 2246 x 1080 pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 402ppi
Screen-To-Body Ratio 82%
Aspect Ratio 18.7:9
Touch Screen Model Capacitive
Touch Screen Yes
Multitouch Yes
Protection Yes
Features Multitouch, Scratch Resistant, Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3, laminated & polarized
Secondary Display

Camera

12MP + 13MP
Yes
2160p@30fps
Yes
Autofocus 
Continuous shooting 
Digital zoom 
Exposure compensation 
Face detection 
Geotagging 
HDR 
ISO settings 
Panorama 
Scene mode 
Self-timer 
Touch focus 
White balance settings
Zeiss optics
Yes, dual-LED
f/1.8
1/2.55”
20MP
f/2.0
1.8μm

Software

Android 9.0 Pie
Android One
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes

Hardware

Qualcomm Snapdragon 710
Process Technology 10nm
CPU Octa-core 2.2GHz
Cores 8-Cores
Bit Architecture 64-bit
GPU (Graphics) Adreno 616
GPU (Cores) 2-Cores
GPU (Frequency) 650MHz
4GB/6GB
Memory Speed 1866MHz
Internal Storage 64GB/128GB
Yes, up to 400GB
Card Type microSD, microSDHC, microSDX

Fingerprint (Rear)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Compass, Gyroscope

Controls Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key

Connectivity

Yes
Infrared
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type Yes, Type C
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC
HDMI Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Facial Identification Yes
No

Battery

Battery Type Li-Po Battery
Capacity 3500mAh
Placement Non-removable
Fast Charging Yes
Standby
Talk Time
Video Play
Normal Use

Media

Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Vibration, Ringtones
MP3, WAV
Yes

Yes

Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

Nokia 8.1 Unboxing

Inside The Box

NB: Details may vary.
– Charger
– USB Data Cable
– Earphone
– Quick Start Guide
– SIM Ejector Pin

Nokia 8.1 Price

Starting From $299 – $349
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