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Nokia 8.1

Nokia 8.1
alaScore 95

21 reviews

Mar, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 reviews of Nokia 8.1. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People are impressed by the screen and price. The performance and camera also get good comments.

design, camera, performance, price, screen

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Nokia 8.1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Abhishek Baxi (androidauthority.com)

Nokia 8.1 review: A delightful package

 

The cohesive Android One experience and stylish design of the Nokia 8.1 makes it the best Nokia phone since HMD Global brought the brand home.

Gorgeous design ; Excellent performance ; Android One ; Solid camera

No extra software features

Jan, 2019

Expert review by (androidpit.com)

Nokia 8.1 Review: a classy mid-range operator

 

Following in the footsteps of the Nokia 7.1, HMD Global has released a successor to shake up the mid-range market. The Nokia 8.1 is just that. This is not, however, a true successor to last year's flagship, the Nokia 8. Are you still with me?

Much-improved performance ; Great selfie camera ; 3,500 mAH battery ; Ships with Android 9 Pie

No wireless charging ; Still no IP rating ; No LED notification

The Nokia 8.1 is a classy mid-range smartphone that feels more premium in the hand than almost every phone at this price point. The Android One software is a big bonus for this device, and for fans of stock Android looking for the Pie experience, it...

Expert review by : Richard Easton (trustedreviews.com)

Nokia 8.1 Review | Trusted Reviews

 

Nokia 8.1 review: Nokia's back with another Android One phone. Unfortunately, with lacklustre performance the Nokia 8.1 ultimately disappoints.

Attractive design ; Clean Android One experience ; Decent camera ; Sharp HDR screen ; Good battery life

Not very robust build quality ; Sluggish performance ; No wireless charging ; Slow camera ; Auto-brightness is too aggressive

The Nokia 8.1 has many of the same shortcomings as the Nokia 7.1, but now with a higher price tag.

Feb, 2019

Expert review by (pcworld.idg.com.au)

Nokia 8.1 review: The more things change, the more they stay the same

 

Another modern HMD handset that offers the usual winning combination of slick design, solid specs and delightfully clean software.

PureView display ; Surprisingly good performance

Underwhelming camera ; No wireless charging

Mar, 2019

Expert review by : Sheldon Pinto (tech.firstpost.com)

Nokia 8.1 review: Good camera, classy design in a package that is priced just right

 

The Nokia 8.1 despite its incorrect model name, is a true and fitting successor to the Nokia 7 Plus.

Stylish design ; PureDisplay ; Snapdragon 710 SoC ; Stock Android 9 Pie ; Camera ; Video Recording ; Battery Life

Live Bokeh mode ; HDR 10 compatibility

Dec, 2018

Expert review by (expertreviews.co.uk)

Nokia 8.1 review: A marvellous mid-range smartphone

 

The Nokia 8.1 is first out of the gate in 2019, but will we remember it in 2020?

Swish-looking design ; Superb dual-camera setup ; One of the best phone screens around

Lack of waterproofing ; The Xiaomi Pocophone F1 exists

However, with Xiaomi firmly planting its flag on UK soil with its dirt-cheap Pocophone F1 – which is kitted out with flagship specifications at a similar price – what’s expected of mid-range handsets has changed rather dramatically. If you’re willing...

Jan, 2019

Expert review by (stuff.tv_in)

Nokia 8.1 review

 

Can Nokia's best-looking Android beat down others in its class?

Gorgeous build ; Vivid screen ; Battery is great ; Pure Android ; Value for money

A bit sluggish sometimes ; Camera app needs be faster

Nokia’s crafted a beastly beauty to entice others in its class

Feb, 2019

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Great features but very flawed.

 

Excellent Nokia build quality. Android one is fantastic. Screen quality is stunning. Camera has great quality and features. Unfortunately my device is faulty and it's down to very. Why was it sent protected. It was just in it's normal bag and the box...

Mar, 2019

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Great phone

 

This is a fantastic phone. I bought this phone as a replacement for Samsung a5. Couldn't be more happy. Great screen. Battery will easily last a day,no problem.nokia claim 2 days but i guess it depends on usage. I can get day and half of battery life....

Jan, 2019

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:3500

Call Management

Call divert:Y
Call hold:Y
Call timer:Y
Call waiting:Y
Caller ID:Y
Conference call:Y
Speakerphone:Y
Speed dialing:Y
Vibrating alert:Y

Camera

Auto focus:Y
Flash Type:LED
Front camera resolution (numeric):20
Geotagging:Y
Rear camera resolution (numeric):12
Rear camera type:Dual camera
Second rear camera resolution (numeric):13
Video recording:Y

Design

Fingerprint reader:Y
Form Factor:Bar
Product color:Blue,Silver / Stainless Steel

Display

Aspect Ratio:18.7:9
Contrast ratio (typical):1:1500
Display Diagonal:6.18
Orientation sensor:Y
Screen shape:Flat
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen:Y
Touchscreen type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer:Y
Ambient light sensor:Y
Gyroscope:Y
Proximity sensor:Y

Messaging

Chat:Y
E-mail:Y
Instant messaging (IM):Y
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y
Short Message Service (SMS):Y

Multimedia

Speakers:Mono

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y
BeiDou:Y
Electronic compass:Y
GLONASS:Y
GPS (satellite):Y
Position location:Y
Wi-Fi positioning:Y

Networking

3G:Y
4G:Y
4G standard:LTE
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth version:5.0
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y
SIM card capability:Dual SIM
SIM card type:NanoSIM
Tethering (modem-mode):Y
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Other Features

Google applications:Gmail,Google Chrome,Google Play,YouTube

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:USB Type-C
Quick start guide:Y

Performance

Flight mode:Y
Microphone mute:Y
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock,Calculator,Calendar
Personalization:Icons,Menu,Shortcuts
Support for contact groups:Y
Themes:Wallpapers

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:USB Type-C
USB port:Y
USB version:2.0

Processor

Processor family:Qualcomm Snapdragon
Processor model:710

Software

Operating system installed:Android 9.0
Platform:Android

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal storage capacity:64
Maximum memory card size:400
RAM capacity:4
RAM type:LPPDDR4X
USB mass storage:Y

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.314
Height:6.09
Weight:6.35
Width:2.98
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