HMD Global announced the launch of Nokia 8.1 with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage on Thursday in India. The phone is priced at Rs 29,990. As a successor for Nokia 7 Plus the company had already launched its 4GB + 64GB storage back in December 2018 which was priced at Rs 26,990 and later it announced that the other variant will be revealed in January. The launched phone will go on sale all around the country from 6 February on Amazon.in. But the pre-booking of the phone is open at company’s official website Nokia.com.
It will come in two colour variant, Blue Iron and Silver Steel. And Nokia is providing exciting offers with the purchase of the phone. The customers will be eligible to avail 1TB of 4G data on Airtel prepaid with recharge of Rs 199 along with 120GB additional data along with three months of Netflix subscription and one year of Amazon Prime subscription on plans starting at Rs 499 for postpaid Airtel customers. If the customers buy the phone from Amazon between February 6 and February 17 then they will get an additional exchange discount of Rs 2,500 and if they buy the 8.1 between February 18 and February 28 then they will get an additional exchange discount of Rs 1,500.
Nokia 8.1 comes with all glass design with a Series 6000 aluminum frame with diamond cut edges and silver accents all around. It has a 6.18-inch Full HD display with an aspect ratio of 18:7:9. It is powered by an Octa-core Snapdragon 710Soc clocked at 2.2GHz. And the launched version offers 6GB of RAM along with 128GB of storage with 400GB expandable storage option. It has a 3,500mAh battery with 18W fast charging support.
Nokia 8.1 comes with Android 9.0 Pie out of the box and it is part of the Android One program promised by the company to receive regular updates. It has a 20MP front shooter and has a dual camera setup of 12 MP and a 13 MP camera with Zeiss lens and it also has an option which lets it use both the front and the back camera at the same time. The camera menu comes with a Pro Camera UI which gives several manual camera features to the user.