19 December 2018
The Nokia 8.1 smartphone is scheduled to make its very first official appearance on December 5th. However, just under two weeks of its official unveiling at the event, a teaser has been revealed of the smartphone is a red coloured model. The Nokia 8.1 is basically the global variant of the Nokia X7 which was launched last month in China. The Nokia 8.1 has been teased by none other than HMD Global itself. Perhaps this is one of the most effective ways of building hype for its upcoming smartphone.
The teaser was posted on the official Nokia Mobile India Twitter handle. The teaser is in the form of a video which seems to imply the upcoming launch of the Nokia 8.1. The video isn’t exactly a long one, consisting of just nine seconds. Throughout the video, no smartphone exactly is shown apart from the silhouette of what could possibly the Nokia 8.1 and an image of red roses. The Nokia 8.1 is expected to launch alongside the Nokia 2.1 Plus and the much-awaited Nokia 9. The Nokia 8.1 has been leaked through a Geekbench score, revealing its key specifications. Apart from this, its pricing has been leaked and listings of its official cases have been spotted online.
The Nokia 8.1 is expected to launch with a 6.18-inch screen with a Full HD+ resolution. The device is driven by the Snapdragon 710 SoC. This is coupled with either 4GB or 6GB of RAM. The smartphone will be available in two storage configurations of 64GB + 128GB with support for storage expansion of up to 400GB. In the camera department, the Nokia 8.1 will likely have a dual-rear camera of 12MP + 13MP and a selfie camera of 20MP. The smartphone is juiced by a 3,500mAh battery and is rumoured to come with Android 9.0 Oreo out of the box.