Two days ago we covered the upcoming launch of the Nokia 7.1 in the Indian markets and now, HMD Global confirmed that they’ll be arranging an event for the Nokia 8.1 as well which is scheduled for December 10. Nokia has scheduled an event for the launch of Nokia 8.1 in Dubai on 5th December and 5 days later the device will arrive in India.
A number of leaks were spotted on the Internet of the alleged Nokia 8.1, Nokia 8.1 Plus as well as the Nokia 2.1 Plus and the Nokia 9 which is expected to come with 5 cameras, I know right?.
The Nokia 7.1 was to be launched at the same event but due to the number of leaks increasing, the company hurried up with the announcement. The Nokia 8.1 also known as the Nokia X7 will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 coupled with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal. The device will be available in two more variants with 6GB/64GB and 6GB/128GB.
As for the cameras, Zeiss certified lenses on the rear module will be made available as usual with a 12-megapixel and 13-megapixel primary and secondary sensor with the IMX-363 sensor by Sony. Also, the cameras will have OIS as well as dual pixel technology.
The front camera holds a whopping 20-megapixel sensor which will be held in place by a Notch which seems to be wider than any we’ve seen before, especially on a Nokia device. The Nokia 8.1 will. Come with Android 9.0 Pie and will be receiving regular updates under the Android One program.
As for the pricing the Nokia 8.1 is priced at around Rs. 25,000 making it a direct competition against the likes of Poco F1 as well as Honor’s first ever gaming phone, the Honor Play. Stay tuned to this page for live updates on the launch date.