HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, announced the availability of Nokia 8.1 in UAE. The new Nokia smartphone has a 6.18” Full HD+ edge-to-edge display is housed within a beautifully refined and neat footprint, At its core is the strength of an extruded 6000-series aluminium frame with a diecast centre for efficient use of materials. Exploiting the elegant contrast between the curved glass, polished metal and the sand-blasted finish, its unique two-tone design is augmented with a dual anodising process. Diamond cut edges deliver a bold statement with the durability to withstand the knocks of everyday life.
The Nokia 8.1’s great low light imaging performance comes from a perfect blend of software and hardware. 12MP main camera with ZEISS Optics has an industry-leading 1/2.55” super sensitive sensor with large 1.4 micron pixels for precise light capture, delivering exceptionally detailed images. With its combination of Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) technology and superfast autofocus, the Nokia 8.1 doesn’t let shaky hands stop you capturing crisp images and videos. A wide aperture ensures you can capture sharp pictures even in low light conditions, allowing longer exposure times that can be manually controlled with the Pro Camera mode.
The 20MP adaptive front camera lets you capture the ultimate night-time selfie, as it enhances how much light it is able to capture by combining four pixels into one super pixel. You can also shoot movies like a pro with 4K video and relive your memories as if you were still there with high fidelity Nokia spatial audio stereo surround sound recording.
The Nokia 8.1 comes with Android 9 Pie, which includes AI-powered features that make your device smarter, faster, and adapt to your behavior as you use it, so your smartphone gets better with time. The Adaptive Battery feature limits battery usage from apps you don’t use often, and App Actions predicts what you’re about to do so you can get to your next action quickly. These features further streamline your device’s functionality and your overall Android experience. Nokia 8.1 also combines the capabilities of the Google Assistant with Dual-Sight, so you can ask it to take bothie pictures and videos, and even command it to live stream to YouTube for a convenient and seamless experience.
The Nokia 8.1 will receive three years of monthly security patches and two major OS updates, as guaranteed in the Android One program. In addition, Google Play protect scans over 50 billion apps per day to keep your phone safe from malware, making the Nokia 8.1 among the most secure phones on the market. It also comes with easy access to helpful innovative services including the Google Assistant, which helps you get things done throughout the day, as well as Google Photos with free unlimited high-quality photo storage. Nokia 8.1 is part of the Android Enterprise Recommended program which means it is recommended by Google as best choice for professionals.
The Nokia 8.1 will be available in three colour combinations, Blue/Silver, Steel/Copper, Iron/Steel, starting December 15 and will retail for an average price of AED 1499. Pre-booking is now live through Jumbo, Axiom, Souq.com, and Sharaf DG.