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Nokia 8.1

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Gorgeous selfies, day or night

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Superior viewing

The adaptive 6.18’’ (15.70 cm) Full-HD+ PureDisplay keeps the colors accurate and the content visible – even in bright sunlight. Thanks to HDR10 support, 96% color gamut and 1:1500 contrast ratio, you can enjoy brighter videos with crisper details and richer colors. Plus, the new Adaptive Brightness feature in Android 9 Pie learns your screen brightness preferences and automatically adjusts the settings.

  • 6.18’’ (15.70 cm) Full-HD+ display
  • PureDisplay

Nokia 8.1

Best mid-ranger of 2018


Design sophistication


Power for days

The high-performing and AI-powered Qualcomm™ Snapdragon® 710 processor delivers the speed you need, while the new Adaptive Battery feature on Android 9 Pie helps provide 2-day1 battery life.

  • Android 9 Pie Adaptive Battery
  • 18 W fast charging


Android™ 10 download now available

Privacy settings made easy, replies written faster and all-round improvements that make using your phone feel more natural - Android 10 comes with heaps of new features that will help you get the most out of your Nokia smartphone.

  • Dark Theme
  • Smart Reply

Android One

The best of Android

Android One is a set of phones that meet elevated software requirements set by Google. As an Android One device, Nokia 8.1 delivers everything you want and nothing you don’t: a streamlined, easy to use interface and a curated set of pre-installed apps. Regular security updates and two years of software upgrades mean Nokia 8.1 with Android One stays secure and features the latest Google innovations, such as Google Assistant optimization.

Counterpoint study

#1 in trust rankings for a second year²

“Nokia lead the Trust Rankings Based on Software, Security Updates and Build Quality”

Delivering monthly security updates for 3 years and Android™ software upgrades for 2 years means that once again, Nokia smartphones top the 2020 Counterpoint Research trust rankings. And with device testing that exceeds the industry average, we’re also ahead of other smartphone brands for build quality. Check out the study to find out more.



Nokia 8.1

Expect more from your phone. Take stunning photos with 12 MP and 13 MP dual-camera setup or the 20 MP selfie camera, all featuring ZEISS Optics. And with the 2-day battery life1, your award-winning Nokia 8.1 will go the distance.


Dual rear cameras with ZEISS Optics and a 20 MP selfie camera.


6.18'' Full-HD+ screen with PureDisplay and HDR10 support.


Energy-efficient Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 710 processor. Up to 2 days of battery life¹.
Creative controls

Creative controls

Portraits with studio-style lighting. Add blur effects with the live Bokeh feature.
Full specifications

Nokia 8.1

₹ 28,831

₹ 15,999

Pricing may vary between different retailers and depending on product specifications such as memory amount. As an Amazon Associate, HMD Global earns from qualifying purchases.

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1 The 2-day battery testing was conducted using a real-life usage test by HMD Global. The test included active usage of a device for 5 hours per day with a new battery. Usage included e.g. gaming, video streaming, calling, sending sms, browsing and using apps (such as social media, news, navigation and music). The test was conducted with normal device settings in a lit indoor environment. The device was left on standby overnight. 2 Free storage at high quality, requires Google account and internet connection. 3 Pre-installed system software and apps use a significant part of memory space. 4 Battery has limited recharge cycles and battery capacity reduces over time. Eventually the battery may need to be replaced.
5If delivered with Android Oreo or Android 9 Pie, upgradeable to Android 10. Please note this might consume mobile data and operator fees may be charged. 6 2CA band support is dependent on your local telecom service provider
* According to 2020 study by Counterpoint Research.
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