Nokia 8.1 India launch expected today: price, specifications, and features

“The launch event is slated to start at 5:30pm IST in New Delhi and the Nokia 8.1 price in India is likely to be Rs 23,999”

HMD Global is expected to host the Nokia 8.1 India launch at the event it will be hosting in New Delhi today. The Nokia 8.1 smartphone was launched earlier this month in the Middle East market as the global variant of the China-only Nokia X7. There is no information around the Nokia 8.1 India launch live stream yet, but the event is slated to start at 5:30pm IST so there is plenty of time for that information to come in. Key features of the smartphone include the 6.18-inch PureDisplay screen, Snapdragon 710 SoC, and dual cameras on the back.

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Nokia 8.1 price in India

The Nokia 8.1 price in India will likely be Rs 23,999, 91mobiles had exclusively reported last month. This will be much lower than the 399 (roughly Rs 32,000) price tag the company had announced for Nokia 8.1 at the Dubai event. However, the difference is not entirely surprising either since the Nokia 7.1 with a starting global average price of 299 (roughly Rs 25,000) has been launched in India at Rs 19,999. We just have to wait a few more hours to find out what the Nokia 8.1 price in India will be, so sit tight.

Nokia 8.1 specifications

Nokia 8.1 features a large 6.18-inch full-HD+ display with aspect ratio of 18.7:9, 86.5 percent screen-to-body ratio, a rather wide notch, and HMD Global’s new PureDisplay tech. The smartphone runs Android Pie onboard and the promise of quick software updates. As mentioned above, it is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC, with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage and up to 400GB microSD card support. Its body is made using Series 6000 aluminium and weighs 178 grams.


On the back of the smartphone is a 12-megapixel Zeiss-certified sensor with f/1.8 aperture, 1.4-micron pixel size, OIS as well as EIS, while the secondary sensor has 13-megapixel resolution. A 20-megapixel camera with f/2.0 aperture and AI integration sits in the front for selfies and video calls. The Nokia 8.1 battery capacity is 3,500mAh and supports 18W fast-charging.

Key Specs

Nokia 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 | 4 GBProcessor
6.18 inches Display
12 MP + 13 MPRear camera
20 MPSelfie camera
3500 mAh Battery
Nokia 8.1 Price
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Rs. 15,999.00
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Rs. 18,399.00
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