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

BODYDimensions154.8 x 75.8 x 8 mm (6.09 x 2.98 x 0.31 in)
Weight180 g (6.35 oz)
BuildFront/back glass, aluminum frame
SIMHybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
DISPLAYTypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size6.18 inches, 95.3 cm2 (~81.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1080 x 2280 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~408 ppi density)
PLATFORMOSAndroid 9.0 (Pie); Android One
ChipsetQualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710 (10 nm)
CPUOcta-core (2×2.2 GHz 360 Gold & 6×1.7 GHz Kryo 360 Silver)
GPUAdreno 616
MEMORYCard slotmicroSD, up to 400 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal64 GB, 4 GB RAM – Nokia 8.1
64/128 GB, 4/6 GB RAM – Nokia X7Y
MAIN CAMERADual12 MP, f/1.8, 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
13 MP
FeaturesZeiss optics, dual-LED dual-tone flash, panorama, HDR
Video[email protected], [email protected] (gyro-EIS)
SELFIE CAMERASingle20 MP, f/2.0, 0.9µm
3.5mm jackYes
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
COMMSWLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE
USB2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
FEATURESSensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
– Fast battery charging 2A/9V (18W)
BATTERYNon-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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