Nokia 8.1 is a mid-range smartphone launched by HMD Global back in October 2018 and it packs good mid-range specification. When launched, its starting price was Rs 26,999 and it competed against the likes of Poco F1, Samsung Galaxy A50 etc. But now, months after its launch, the Nokia 8.1 is getting a price cut on both its variants. The discounted price on both the variants of the Nokia 8.1 can be found on Nokia’s official India website. The interested users can buy the device from Nokia’s India website for a discounted price. To be precise, both the variants of Nokia 8.1 has received a price cut of Rs 7,000 from their original pricing. Some highlights of Nokia 8.1 is that is beefs in up to 6GB of RAM and comes with up to 128GB of internal storage.
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Nokia 8.1 price and availability (revised)
As mentioned above, both variants of Nokia 8.1 has received a price cut of Rs 7,000 from their original price. Now, Nokia 8.1 with 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage is selling for Rs 19,999 instead of Rs 26,999. While the top-end variant of the device with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage is selling for Rs 22,999 instead of Rs 29,999.
The revised prices on Nokia 8.1 can be found on Nokia’s India official website.
Amazon India is offering the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant of Nokia 8.1 for Rs 19,250 which is even lower than the revised price. While the 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage variant of the device is listed at Rs 23,850 which is a bit higher than the revised price.
Other than the price cut, Nokia India online store is offering a gift card worth Rs 4,000 along with a one-time screen replacement if the user uses the promo code ‘MATCHDAYS’ when making the purchase. The platform is also offering no-cost EMI plans for a duration of 9 months. Other deals on the purchase of the device includes additional data benefits of up to 1TB of 4G data to Airtel prepaid subscribers. For that, the users would need to recharge on plans starting from Rs 199. While Airtel postpaid customers will also be getting 120GB of additional data benefits along with 3 months of free Netflix subscription along with one year of Amazon Prime subscription if they recharge using plans starting from Rs 499.
Nokia 8.1 specifications and features
Nokia 8.1 sports a 6.18-inch Full-HD+ (1080 x 2244 pixels) display with an aspect ratio of 18.7:9. The device is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC paired with 4GB and 6GB of RAM. It runs Android 9 Pie and packs a 3,500mAh battery with 18W fast charge support.
On the imaging front, Nokia 8.1 features a dual-rear camera setup which comprises of a 12MP main sensor paired with a 13MP depth sensor. While at the front, there is a 20MP selfie camera.