Nokia 8.1 now comes with 6GB RAM, 128GB storage: Price, launch offers and all you need to know

By Digit NewsDesk | Published on Feb 01 2019
Nokia 8.1 now comes with 6GB RAM, 128GB storage: Price, launch offers and all you need to know

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HIGHLIGHTS

The Nokia 8.1 was originally launched with 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage.

Highlights:

  • Nokia 8.1(₹ 18990 at amazon) will now be available in 6GB RAM, 128GB storage variant.
  • The new model is up for pre-orders and will go on sale from February 6.


In December last year, HMD Global launched its Nokia 8.1 smartphone with an HDR 10-supporting PureView display, a dual rear camera setup and more. The smartphone was launched in a 4GB RAM/64GB storage variant that's priced at Rs 26,999. Now, the company has quietly announced a new 6GB RAM/128GB storage variant of the Nokia 8.1 in India. The new variant of the handset with more memory and storage is up for pre-orders priced at Rs 26,999 and will be available via the Nokia Online Store and Amazon.in from February 6. 

The company has also listed some pre-order offers on the 6GB version of the Nokia 6. Airtel prepaid customers will get to avail 1TB of 4G data on eligible plans starting at Rs 199 and the telcos’ postpaid customers will get an additional 120GB of data, along with three months of free Netflix subscription and one year of Amazon free Prime subscription when they recharge with plans starting at Rs 499. 

Nokia 8.1 Specifications

Like most Nokia smartphones, the Nokia 8.1 is also said to be constructed out of a single block of Series 6000 aluminium with dual-tone diamond cut edges. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC and now comes in two variants, one with 4GB RAM coupled with 64GB of internal storage and another with 6GB RAM with 128GB of onboard storage. The handset is backed by a 3,500mAh battery and Nokia claims that the phone can last for two days on a single full charge. The phone also supports 18W quick charging. 

In terms of display, the Nokia 8.1 sports a 6.18-inch full-HD+ display with an 18.7:9 aspect ratio. It comes with HDR 10 support and has a resolution of 1080x2244 pixels. The phone gets a fingerprint sensor on the back as well. The handset is an Android One device that runs on stock Android 9 Pie. 

In terms of optics, the Nokia 8.1 sports Zeiss optics and comes with Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) and Electronic Image Stabilisation (EIS) support. The phone sports a 12MP primary camera with 1.4-micron pixels, 1/2.55-inch sensor and is paired with a 13MP secondary depth-sensing camera. The phone’s primary camera supports Dual PDAF and can capture 4K videos at 30 frames per second. On the front, the Nokia 8.1 comes with a 20MP sensor, which is said to be optimised for capturing enhanced images in low-light. 

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Highlights:

  • Nokia 8.1 will now be available in 6GB RAM, 128GB storage variant.
  • The new model is up for pre-orders and will go on sale from February 6.


In December last year, HMD Global launched its Nokia 8.1 smartphone with an HDR 10-supporting PureView display, a dual rear camera setup and more. The smartphone was launched in a 4GB RAM/64GB storage variant that's priced at Rs 26,999. Now, the company has quietly announced a new 6GB RAM/128GB storage variant of the Nokia 8.1 in India. The new variant of the handset with more memory and storage is up for pre-orders priced at Rs 26,999 and will be available via the Nokia Online Store and Amazon.in from February 6. 

The company has also listed some pre-order offers on the 6GB version of the Nokia 6. Airtel prepaid customers will get to avail 1TB of 4G data on eligible plans starting at Rs 199 and the telcos’ postpaid customers will get an additional 120GB of data, along with three months of free Netflix subscription and one year of Amazon free Prime subscription when they recharge with plans starting at Rs 499. 

Nokia 8.1 Specifications

Like most Nokia smartphones, the Nokia 8.1 is also said to be constructed out of a single block of Series 6000 aluminium with dual-tone diamond cut edges. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC and now comes in two variants, one with 4GB RAM coupled with 64GB of internal storage and another with 6GB RAM with 128GB of onboard storage. The handset is backed by a 3,500mAh battery and Nokia claims that the phone can last for two days on a single full charge. The phone also supports 18W quick charging. 

In terms of display, the Nokia 8.1 sports a 6.18-inch full-HD+ display with an 18.7:9 aspect ratio. It comes with HDR 10 support and has a resolution of 1080x2244 pixels. The phone gets a fingerprint sensor on the back as well. The handset is an Android One device that runs on stock Android 9 Pie. 

In terms of optics, the Nokia 8.1 sports Zeiss optics and comes with Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) and Electronic Image Stabilisation (EIS) support. The phone sports a 12MP primary camera with 1.4-micron pixels, 1/2.55-inch sensor and is paired with a 13MP secondary depth-sensing camera. The phone’s primary camera supports Dual PDAF and can capture 4K videos at 30 frames per second. On the front, the Nokia 8.1 comes with a 20MP sensor, which is said to be optimised for capturing enhanced images in low-light. 

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