The Nokia 8.1 is available from today in the Netherlands. The new midranger from Nokia has a large screen, dual camera and runs on a bare-bones version of Android.
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Nokia’s latest device is now available at various online stores. For single Nokia 8.1, you pay the suggested retail price of 399 euros, but in combination with a subscription is also available at all major carriers. You have a choice of two colors: blue and silver.
Although the name suggests otherwise, the company presented the Nokia 8.1 as a spiritual successor of the Nokia 7 Plus. Where the first Nokia 8 still a real flagship, it has the 8.1 the power of a car. The device has a dual camera, large screen and speedy Snapdragon 710-chip. The most important specifications at a glance:
- 6,2 inch screen with full hd resolution
- Runs on Android Pie
- 12 + 13 megapixel camera on the back, a 20 megapixel camera front
- Snapdragon 710-chip with 4GB ram
- 64GB of expandable storage
- 3500 mAh battery with fast charge
The dual camera captures according to Nokia more image in low-light situations. This allows you to take night shots that are sharper and brighter eyes. Also used Nokia video tracking to adjust the camera settings automatically adjust on the basis of what is on the screen. First, there is a 20 megapixel camera for selfies.
Read our review
As just about every Nokia smartphone is the 8.1 with Android One. That is a virtually unmodified version of the operating system, without annoying bloatware and apps that you cannot remove. Also ensures Nokia monthly security updates until at least three years after the release, and two larger updates. As Google later this year Android Q release, get the 8.1 soon after an update.
In our Nokia 8.1 review we were very pleased with the unit. “With the Nokia 8.1 shows the Finnish manufacturer once again show an excellent midranger. The device has a solid design, fast hardware, excellent’s camera, and by the Android One program, sure updates,” writes Wouter. “All in all you get for 399 euros is a fine smartphone in the house where you have many more years ahead.”
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