Nokia Truly Back In Business With the Nokia 8.1

It has been a while since Nokia phones have made a clear statement compared with other phones released within the same period of time. The eventual pairing with the Android operating system was a big leap towards playing on the bug stage. Being a significant phone giant in the 2000s, many felt it was only a matter of time before they caught up to the supposed trendy phones.

nokia 8.1

If you have kept up with phones released lately you would love the features of the Nokia 8.1. The new device comes with a 6.18-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 2244 pixels.

The phone is runs on a 2.2GHz octa-core processor and  has 64GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 400GB with an SD card. The Nokia 8.1 packs on 4GB of RAM. The cameras are also solid with a 12-megapixel (f/1.8, 1.4-micron) primary camera and a 13-megapixel secondary camera on the rear. it also features 20-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

The Nokia 8.1 uses Android 9.0 Pie and is powered by a 3500mAh non removable battery.

Nokia 8.1 Specs

BODY Dimensions 154.8 x 75.8 x 8 mm (6.09 x 2.98 x 0.31 in)
Weight 180 g (6.35 oz)
Build Front/back glass, aluminum frame
SIM Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
DISPLAY Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.18 inches, 95.3 cm2 (~81.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2280 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~408 ppi density)
Protection NEG
PLATFORM OS Android 9.0 (Pie); Android One
Chipset Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710 (10 nm)
CPU Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz 360 Gold & 6×1.7 GHz Kryo 360 Silver)
GPU Adreno 616
MEMORY Card slot microSD, up to 400 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal 64 GB, 4 GB RAM – Nokia 8.1
64/128 GB, 4/6 GB RAM – Nokia X7Y
MAIN CAMERA Dual 12 MP, f/1.8, 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
13 MP
Features Zeiss optics, dual-LED dual-tone flash, panorama, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS)
SELFIE CAMERA Single 20 MP, f/2.0, 0.9µm
SOUND Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
Radio No
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
– Fast battery charging 2A/9V (18W)
BATTERY Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery



Bola Johnson

Bola is a freelance writer, he is fascinated about mobile technology and its increasing impact on Nigerians and the World in general.

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