Nokia launches 8.1 with ‘PureDisplay’ screen technology

Dubai, Dec 6: HMD Global has unveiled Nokia 8.1 with “PureDisplay” screen technology in its value flagship smartphone line-up. 

“We’ve seen great success in the value flagship category. With the Nokia 8.1, we are pushing the boundaries in this segment. We offer accelerated performance with a first-class processor architecture, dual cameras with an industry-leading sensor, OIS and ZEISS Optics for low-light imaging and our new PureDisplay HDR screen technology,” Juho Sarvikas, Chief Product Officer, HMD Global, said in a statement.

The device will come in blue/silver, steel/copper and iron/steel colour variants, starting in mid-December for 399 euros (around Rs 32,000).

Nokia 8.1 is the Android One smartphone and it is the company’s first smartphone which has Android 9 Pie out of the box.

“As an important partner for Google, HMD Global has enabled a diverse portfolio of Android One devices with a software experience that is fresh and secure. We’re thrilled to continue our partnership with HMD Global on the new Nokia 8.1, the brand’s first device with Android 9 Pie out of the box,” said Jon Gold, Director of Android One Partnerships, Google.

The smartphone has a 12MP primary camera with ZEISS Optics, Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) superfast autofocus.

Besides this, the high mid-range device features 20MP secondary selfie camera.

The device comes with 4GB RAM, 64GB internal storage and 3500mAh battery with 18W fast charging.


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