Rumored global variant of Nokia X7; Nokia 8.1 is expected to be announced by the company in India by the month end. Reports claim the launch date to be November 28 for the Nokia 8.1 whose equivalent Nokia X7 was launched in China last month; however no such confirmation has been obtained from Nokia itself. The phone is believed to be serving as a competitor to the likes of Poco F1 in the sub- Rs. 25,000 segment, given that its speculated cost is starting from Rs. 23,999.
An Android One device, Nokia 8.1 is expected to run on Android 9.) Pie out of the box with a 6.18 Full HD= Puredisplay with an aspect ratio of 18.7:9.
Three variants including 4GB RAM+ 64GB storage, 6GB RAM+ 64GB storage and 6GB RAM+ 128GB storage will be available for the device which will be powered by an octa- core Qualcom Snapdragon 710 SoC along with Adreno 616 GPU. The phone will have a 3,500mAh battery with fast charging support.