Nokia 8.1 Price in UAE, Release Date and Specifications

October 22, 2018

When it comes to the reliable brand for the budget smartphones Nokia has positioned itself right there in the recent years certainly built up it again by delivering some of the splendid smartphones at very reasonable prices. The releases of Nokia 5.1 Plus, Nokia 6.1 Plus and Nokia 7.1 Plus have revived the collection of Nokia smartphones leading to the higher expectation for the upcoming releases. A new Nokia phone was leaked through the Geekbench website which had quite similar specifications to the Nokia 7.1 Plus, industry experts had speculated that the Nokia 7.1 Plus will be globally launched as Nokia 8.1 but the uttermost considerations are with the Nokia 8 Series as Nokia has always launched its 8 Series as a flagship phone like earlier Nokia 8 and Nokia 8 Sirocco. This news and leaks after being circulated have developed a chaos in UAE about the upcoming Nokia 8.1. The good news is that all the rumors have turned out to be true and the Nokia 8.1 has officially announced.

Nokia 8.1

Design and Display:

The official release has confirmed the leaks or rumors about the Nokia 8.1 design and display which was expected to be the exactly like Nokia 7.1 Plus. This has turned into reality and the Nokia 8.1 renders a 6.18-inches LCD touchscreen display with the aluminum frame and rear glass body. The spectacular display coordinated with the dual camera set up in the vertical position and a boat style notch at the front. Earlier the design of the Nokia 8 Sirocco was quite similar to the Nokia 7.1 Plus but the screen had the OLED panel reflecting the Nokia 8.1 looks a downgraded version for the Nokia 8 series not just with the look but the specifications are also hinting some downgrade.

Nokia 8.1

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Nokia 8.1 specifications are confirmed with before its official release, it shows a mid-range Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 chipset with the Octa-core processor supported by the graphics of Adreno 616 eventually sets it up in the premium moderate category rather than the flagship.  The complemented RAM is 4GB and 6GB, the storage options indications are 64GB and 128GB, however, the micro SD card slot provides the leverage of storage up to 400GB. One of the highlights is the upgrade in the operating system as this time you would witness the Android 9 Pie directly just out of the box and it is upgradable to the Andriod One hence this news is defiantly an amuser for the fans in UAE as the Nokia 8.1 is much anticipated in Dubai but the downgrade could be a disappointing element, overall the smartphone seems a magnificent and incredible phone.

Nokia 8.1


The only thing was confirmed about the Nokia 8.1 phone was its internal hardware and operating system rest of the specifications were predicted up on the rumors so the camera section lacked any authenticity of the officials but the speculations were same that the Nokia 8.1 would be rendering the same camera of Nokia 7.1 Plus which is of 12MP+13MP for the rear and 20MP for the front results in extravaganza and striking photography.  It is also in news that Nokia is focused to bring the Penta lens smartphone  Nokia 9 PureView whereas, the modification in the 8 Series stimulates the rivalry with the Samsung Galaxy A series and Xiaomi Mi-series. Interestingly, the camera rumors are also true as the official Nokia 8.1 renders the same lens of 12MP+13MP at rear and 20MP at front enhancing the photography constituent of the smartphone. The software is infused with the AI elements which give the improve pictures in the low light as well, the selfies are much better and the video recording is superior to any other mid-range budget smartphone.

Nokia 8.1

Nokia 8.1 Release Date in UAE:

Nokia 8.1 is officially announced and upgraded on the official site of Nokia, the smartphone is the global version of Nokia 7.1 or Nokia X7. There is no news related to the confirmed date about the release of Nokia 8.1 but the expectations are that Nokia 8.1 might release very soon in the month of December 2018 before the beginning of the new year however the shipment could lead to the next year 2019. The color collection of this smartphone has many variants including Blue, Silver, Steel, Copper, Iron, and Steel.

Nokia 8.1

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Nokia 8.1 Price in UAE:

This smartphone is no doubt a mid-range but it has the powerful features which permit a breakthrough, the integration of thunderous non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery with the support of fast charging and a rear-mounted fingerprint eventually makes it a remarkable and splendid Nokia addition. As the release date is not confirmed but the price of the Nokia 8.1 in UAE is disclosed officially which is around 1700 AED whereas the Nokia 7.1 was at the price of 1400 AED.  The difference was because of the internals as the Nokia 7.1 camera was not that hefty and the screen size was also small comparatively.

Nokia 8.1

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