By | January 19, 2019

Nokia 8.1 Review: Hands-On

This latest smartphone of HMD Global is with great design and at a good price in India. Nokia is constantly launching Android smartphones in many countries and the names of these smartphones of the company are not designed is a good series. Last time the company launched Nokia 8 and Nokia 8 Syroco flagship smartphones. Nokia 8.1 can be a good option for those who want a flagship level phone with a low budget. 

The look of this phone is really a premium quality with Front/back glass and with the aluminum frame. It’s back panel is glass which looks quite attractive. when we hold it in hand It will easily be set in your hand so that the chances of being slip will be quite low. In the back panel, we will find fingerprint sensor which works fast and accurate and you are given Type C port for charging.
Nokia 8.1
Nokia 8.1 Smartphone Price: Nokia 8.1 is the mid-range smartphone and priced around Rs. 20,999 INR in Indian online sale sites like Amazon or Flipkart, this is available at Amazon.

Nokia 8.1 Smartphone Specification:

 Nokia 8.1 smartphone is an Android One smartphone. Which is running on Android 9 Pie. This phone comes with 6.18-inch pure display IPS LED panel with resolution 2246 × 1080 pixels and Aspect ratio is 18.7: 9 with good hardware quality.
Drawback: The only drawback in this phone I had noticed that the SIM slot is hybrid so we can not use micro SD card with dual SIM, we can two SIMs or one SIM with one micro SD card.

Nokia 8.1 camera feature and led Flash:

In this model of the Nokia, we have 12MP + 13MP dual rear camera in the back, which comes with Optical image stabilization. Camera quality in the daylight works great in the Bokeh effect and close-up shot and in the low light, mostly image is clear.
Nokia 8.5 Camera (Front and Rear)

Now about the front camera in the Nokia 8.1, The front camera comes with a 20MP which comes with f / 2.O. Now let’s talk about Nokia 8.1’s front camera quality, The images in daylight is with great quality but image background shows in a bit burner. and In the lower light, Nokia 8.1’s front camera captures quite a clear image and we can also record video in 4K HD and slow motion.

Nokia 8.1 Battery Life:

In this Nokia smartphone, we are getting a  3500mAH battery which supports fast charging as well. This phone takes about 2 hours to 2:30 hours to charge 0-100% and it easily sufficient for complete One day with good usage of the phone. We found in the night it went down to around 10% by the time we sleep at night. We tested by running HD video and the result of the backup was amazing around 9 hours. So friends no need to worry about the battery backup.

What should buy Nokia 8.1?

First of all, just think which is the brand you like, I am a fan of Nokia from the time of Nokia 3310 good quality phone. and if you are also a fan of Nokia then you can buy this phone with closed eyes because Nokia 8.1 looks very attractive, the phone’s quality is also quite good and it feels like a completely solid. battery backup and processing power are awesome. 

Product Overview:
Model number Nokia 8.1
OS Android 9.0 (Pie); Android One
SIM Options Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM)
Chipset Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710
CPU Octa-core
Card Slot microSD, up to 400 GB
Internal Storage 64 GB
Camera 12 MP, f/1.8,OIS 13MP with Zeiss optics, dual-LED dual-tone flash,
Selfie Camera 20 MP, f/2.0, 0.9µm
Product Dimensions 15.5 x 0.8 x 7.6 cm
Display 6.18 inches, 95.3 cm2 (~81.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2280 pixels, 19:9 ratio
Wireless Comm. Bluetooth 5.0, WiFi, NFC
Connectivity technologies Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth, NFC
Special features Ambient light sensor, Proximity, Accelerometer(G-sensor)  Compass, Gyroscope, panorama
Mic (Noice Cancellation) Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Audio 3.5mm Jack
Form factor Touchscreen Phone
Weight 181 Grams
Colour Blue/Silver and Iron/Steel
Battery Power Rating 3500mAH, Fast battery charging 2A/9V (18W)
What’s in the box Charger, Charging/Data Cable, Headset, Quick Guide, SIM Door Key

Our Rating out of 10 as per our experience:

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