Nokia 8.1 launches in Dubai, costs around $450

      Published on Thursday, 6 December , 2018      119 Views      Comments Add Comment
Nokia 8.1 launches in Dubai, costs around $450

  • Technology

After a few glitches — including the preannouncement leak of a promotional video and a subsequent unexplained launch delay



Nokia has unveiled its next phone for what it calls the “affordable premium” market.

The Nokia 8.1, which features a wide notch on the front, costs 399 euros ($450, £355, AU$625 converted) — marking a considerable price increase for its mid range handset.

The Nokia 8.1 is the follow up to the Nokia 7.1 the company’s previous midrange smartphone, which had a winning combination of specs and performance for $350.

The new handset has a similar design but includes a handful of updated components, in addition to the higher price.

Specs include:

  • 6.18-inch display
  • Anodized metal frame
  • Snapdragon 710 processor
  • 4GB RAM, 64GB storage with support for microSD
  • PureDisplay with support for HDR10
  • Dual rear cameras (13 + 12 megapixel)
  • Google Lens support
  • 20-megapixel front camera
  • Zeiss optics and optical image stabilization
  • Support for Android One
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • 3,500-mAh battery
  • Available in three colors: Iron/Steel, Blue/Silver and Steel/Copper

A day before the announcement, a 30-second video spot that showed the phone and highlighted its photography capabilities was published to YouTube. The company showed the same video during its keynote presentation.



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Category Technology | 2018/12/06 latest update at 11:00 PM
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