HMD Global schedules an event in India on December 10, Nokia 8.1 with 6.18-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 710 expected


HMD Global has started sending out invites for the launch of a new smartphone in India on December 10th in Delhi. Based on the ‘Expect more’ teasers, the company is expected to launch the Nokia 8.1 at the event. It was supposed to happen on December 6th, now the event has been postponed to 10th.

Since the Nokia 7.1 has been launched in India, the December 12th event, few days after the global event in Dubai on December 5th, might actually see the Nokia 8.1 (X7) be launched in India.

Nokia 8.1 (X7) specifications

  • 6.18-inch (2246 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ Puredisplay with 18.7:9 aspect ratio, 500 nits brightness, 96% NTSC Color gamut, DCI-P3, 1500:1 Contrast ratio
  • Octa Core Snapdragon 710 10nm Mobile Platform (Dual 2.2GHz Kryo 360 + Hexa 1.7GHz Kryo 360 CPUs) with Adreno 616 GPU
  • 4GB (LPPDDR4x) RAM with 64GB (eMMC 5.1) storage / 6GB (LPPDDR4x) RAM with 128GB (eMMC 5.1)  storage, expandable memory up to 400GB with microSD
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
  • Android 9.0 (Pie)
  • 12MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, 1/2.55″ Sony IMX363 sensor, f/1.8 aperture, 1.4μm pixels, OIS, 13MP secondary rear camera with f/2.2 aperture
  • 20MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions:  154.8×75.76×7.97mm; Weight: 178g
  • 3.5mm audio jack, Nokia OZO Stereo Audio recording
  • Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C
  • 3500mAh (typical) / 3400mAh (minimum) battery with fast charging

We should know the price of the smartphone when it goes official in less than two weeks.


Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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