Nokia used to be one of the world's biggest mobile phone manufacturers but it fell behind with the advent of iPhone and Android smartphones. In 2014, Nokia's Devices and Services division was sold to Microsoft. In 2016, Finnish company HMD Global bought a part of Microsoft's feature phone business and has a licensing agreement that allows it to make smartphones under the Nokia brand. Nokia's latest mobile launch is the 8.1. The smartphone was launched in December 2018. The phone comes with a 6.18-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 2244 pixels.
The Nokia 8.1 is powered by 2.2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM. The phone packs 64GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 400GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Nokia 8.1 packs a 12-megapixel (f/1.8, 1.4-micron) + 13-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 20-megapixel front shooter for selfies.
The Nokia 8.1 is powered by a 3500mAh non removable battery. It measures 154.80 x 75.76 x 7.97 (height x width x thickness) and weigh 178.00 grams.
The Nokia 8.1 is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, USB Type-C, FM, 3G and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India). Sensors on the phone include Face unlock, Fingerprint sensor, Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope.