In December 2018, HMD Global had launched the Nokia 8.1 smartphone in India with a price tag of Rs. 26,999. It had arrived with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. Today, the Finnish firm has introduced a new variant of the Nokia 8.1 that features 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage exclusively for Indian markets.
Nokia 8.1 Specifications and Features
The Nokia 8.1 has a 6.18-inch PureDisplay that produces full HD+ resolution. The notched screen supports HDR10 content. The Snapdragon 710 is the driving force of the smartphone. It is fueled by a 3,500mAh battery that carries support for 18W fast charging.
The Nokia 8.1 is an Android One that comes preinstalled with Android 9 Pie. The other features of the phone include a 12-megapixel + 13-megapixel dual camera, 20-megapixel selfie camera, 3.5mm audio jack and microSD card slot.
Nokia 8.1 price, availability and offers
The newly introduced 6GB RAM + 128GB storage edition of the Nokia 8.1 has been launched in India with a price tag of Rs 29,999. The pre-booking of the Nokia 8.1 smartphone will begin through Nokia’s online store from February 1st. Alternatively, buyers can register for it through Amazon India from the same date.
The official sales of the new variant will begin on February 6th from the above-mentioned platforms. The handset will be available in two colour choices of Blue/Silver and Iron/Steel.
Airtel prepaid users who purchase the Nokia 8.1 can avail 1TB of 4G data with recharges starting from Rs 199. Airtel postpaid users can benefit from 120GB of free data along with a free one-year Amazon Prime membership as well as a 3 month Netflix subscription.
HDFC credit and debit card users can take advantage of up to 10 percent cashback after making EMI transactions through Pinelabs terminals. Buyers who purchase the Nokia 8.1 from Nokia’s online store will get a Rs 3,000 gift card. Customers who purchase the Nokia 8.1 in February can get up to Rs 2,500 cashback.