Nokia has launched 8.1. Its not a flagship but a midrange smartphone. But it gives you a little bit taste of a flagship phone because of the specifications. Nokia 8.1 consists of a superfast chipset which is based on 10nm process and its known as Snapdragon 710 that makes Nokia’s 8.1 fast and reliable while dealing with routine tasks.
Nokia is launching this device with Android Pie. Nokia’s 8.1 is considered to be among those few devices that are coming with this latest OS. Nokia 8.1 is considered to be a game changer and people are anticipating this smartphone to be a major comeback from Nokia, as the brand had lost its credibility in the market.
Nokia is again rising in the market and it seems that they have understood the consumer needs and moulded their product accordingly. 4GB Ram is expected to boost up the phones performance and processing and will make the 8.1 faster in switching apps and games will perform even better with its improved specifications.
Nokia 8.1 comes with 64gb storage that is more than enough for some people but if you need to expand the storage you will have to compromise the second sim slot because they use the same slot.
Nokia 8.1 comes with a 6.18 inches IPS LCD with a resolution of 1080 x 2246 that will ensure better outdoor visibility and more sharp colors and contrast. We can say that Nokia 8.1 will be a good choice for those who are more into movies and gaming.
On the back of the phone you get Dual camera that will allow you to take better pictures and freeze your memorable moments. For selfie enthusiasts this phone provides 20mp Front Camera. Overall Nokia has packed 8.1 with good quality of features, now we have to wait and see how 8.1 performs in the market.
Nokia 8.1 Detailed Specifications
PKR 39,000 Approx. – USD $242 Approx.
Android 9.0 Pie
SAMSUNG GALAXY FOLD comes with Android Pie that is the 9th major version of android operating system and it was released on August 6, 2018. It offers some great features like ADAPTIVE BATTERY, ADAPTIVE BRIGHTNESS etc.
Android Pie 9.0 learns how and when you use your phones features and optimizes them to give you a greater and smoother performance with a great BATTERY LIFE.
Height=154.8mm, Width=75.7mm, Thickness 7.9mm
Hybrid Dual SIM, Dual Standby, (Nano-SIM)
Nokia 8.1 gives you a choice to pick from these fabulous color range: Dark Blue, Night Red, Magic Night Silver and Night Black
NOTE: Colors may vary depending upon countries/regions.
Nokia 8.1 supports network bands up to 4G LTE
The architecture of NOKIA 8.1’s CPU bundles all the cores to work seamlessly together and provides you with the best smartphone experience ever.
Octa-core (2 x 2.2 GHz 360 Gold + 6 x 1.7 GHz Kryo 360 Silver)
Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710 (10 nm)
Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 710 works seamlessly and can handle pretty much all the heavy tasks.
Qualcomm claims that Adreno 616 is 30% faster than its predecessor Adreno 512. This should result in a big performance improvement.
IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, 16M Colors, Multi-touch
Nokia 8.1 is equipped with a bezel-less display and a capacitive touchscreen that is capable of multi-touch function.
NOKIA 8.1’s extra-large display is highly capable and excellent for activities like watching videos, photos and reading.
1080 x 2246 Pixels (~403 PPI)
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
According to CORNING, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 is three times more strengthened and scratch-resistant than the previous versions.
64/128GB Built-in, 4/6GB RAM
MicroSD Card, (supports up to 400GB) (uses SIM 2 slot)
Dual 12 MP, f/1.8, 1/2.55″, dual pixel PDAF, OIS + 13 MP, dual-LED dual-tone flash
20 MP, f/2.0
Zeiss optics, Phase detection, Geo-tagging, touch focus, Panorama, HDR, Video (2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS)
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
v5.0 with A2DP, LE
Yes + A-GPS support, & GLONASS, BDS
3.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
Nokia 8.1 is equipped with NFC (Near Field Communication) that is a wireless technology. It works with in a range or 4cm approx. It allows you to share small amount of data between two NFC powered devices if placed within the range.
GPRS, Edge, 3G (HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps), 4G (LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps)
Accelerometer, Compass, Fingerprint (rear mounted), Gyro, Proximity
Accelerometer: Used to measure motion or speed.
Compass: Tells the direction you are headed to.
Fingerprint: Used to unlock the device and verify some in-app actions like payments etc.
Gyroscope: Provides additional information about turning and twisting of the device.
Proximity sensor: It detects when the user holds the phone to the ear and turns off the display to avoid accidental touches on the screen and reduce the battery consumption.
3.5mm Audio Jack, MP4/H.264 player, MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player, Speaker Phone
HTML5 provides an excellent web browsing experience to the user by making the webpages highly responsive, irrespective of the screen size.
SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Front/back glass + aluminum frame, Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Document viewer/editor, Photo/video editor
(Li-ion Non removable), 3500 mAh
Nokia 8.1 comes with a pretty decent battery that is 3500mah and it performs really well. According to user reviews, you easily get one full day on a single charge.
PKR 39,000 Approx. – USD $242 Approx.