Nokia 8.1


Nokia 8.1
Nokia 8.1 (8 Series)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710
Graphics adapter
Qualcomm Adreno 616
4096 MB 
6.18 inch 19:9, 2280 x 1080 pixel 408 PPI, Capacitive, IPS, glossy: yes
64 GB eMMC Flash, 64 GB 
Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD (SIM 2 slot), NFC, Sensors: Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer (G-sensor), E-compass, Gyroscope, Fingerprint sensor (rear), USB-C
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 5.0, GSM, CDMA, HSPA, LTE, Dual SIM, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 8 x 154.8 x 75.8
Operating System
Android 9.0 Pie
Primary Camera: 12 MPix Dual: 12MP (1/2.55’’, 1.4um pixels, OIS 2PD) + 13MP
Secondary Camera: 20 MPix f/0.9um
Additional features
Keyboard: Virtual
180 g
400 Euro



Average Score: 79.29% - good
Average of 7 scores (from 12 reviews)
price: 70%, performance: 80%, features: - %, display: 85% mobility: 78%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Nokia 8.1

70% Nokia 8.1 review: HMD Global’s new phone offers premium design, impressive performance
Source: The Times of India English EN→zh-CN
At Rs 26,999, Nokia 8.1 does not have a lot of competition. There’s Poco F1 with superior Snapdragon 845 processor but the Xiaomi phone has cut too many corners to keep the prices low. Nokia 8.1 looks good and delivers near excellent performance. If you don’t have a budget for OnePlus 6T and don’t want to settle with a budget phone, Nokia 8.1 is worth investing.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/25/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Nokia 8.1 Review: Good Camera, Classy Design In A Package That Is Priced Just Right
Source: Tech2 English EN→zh-CN
The Nokia 8.1 caters to a mid-range buyer and aims to provide a true mid-range smartphone. One that delivers a better camera, better video recording and a brand-new chipset in a package that has been designed to delight. Oh, and did I mention stock Android and faster software updates thanks to the Android One program? The Nokia 8.1 seems to have it all.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/17/2018
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 85% workmanship: 80%
80% Nokia 8.1 review: Premium looks coupled with great performance
Source: The Indian Express English EN→zh-CN
Nokia 8.1 is an impressive device by all accounts. The performance is smooth, the camera delivers pleasing photos in most scenarios, while the battery life should keep most users happy. There are very little flaws here, except that HMD Global has only introduced one variant with the base 4GB RAM and 64GB storage.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/14/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Nokia 8.1 review: A purist's delight
Source: Gadget Show English EN→zh-CN
When we reviewed the Nokia 8.1 Sirocco, we had said that the ..
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/14/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
Hands on: Nokia 8.1 review
Source: Techradar English EN→zh-CN
The Nokia 8 is no longer a flagship product and if you can digest that, you will be pleasantly surprised by how good this mid-ranged phone is. It has a good screen and camera, performs quite well and lasts you more than a day on a full charge. And it doesn't break the bank doing so.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/13/2018
80% Nokia 8.1 Review
Source: NDTV Gadgets English EN→zh-CN
This phone can be seen as an upgrade over the usual low-cost options in terms of its material and construction quality, style, display, and cameras – the latter in the daytime, at least. Some users might also be willing to pay a little more for the Nokia name. There is a lot to like about the Nokia 8.1, but most of the things that give it its appeal can also be found in phones that cost much less.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/11/2018
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 70% performance: 80% display: 90% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80%
90% Nokia 8.1 review: Elegant design meets impressive hardware
Source: Android Central English EN→zh-CN
The Nokia 8.1 takes the elements that made the Nokia 7 Plus great, while offering much-needed upgrades as we head into 2019. The Snapdragon 710 ensures there's no shortage of power, the 3500mAh battery easily delivers over a day's worth of use, and the camera holds its own in this segment.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/10/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%
85% Nokia 8.1 review: Premium and Pie-powered
Source: India Today English EN→zh-CN
The Nokia 8.1 may bother consumers who feel that competition like the Poco F1 offers a flagship-level chipset for much lower. But the SD710 chipset handles real-world performance as smooth as a flagship phone, and you get the added benefit of a better design language as well. The Zeiss optics marginally improves low-light camera performance, but the cameras are largely impressive. To top it off, HMD has priced the Nokia 8.1 at an incredibly competitive price of Rs 26,999.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/10/2018
Rating: Total score: 85%
Nokia 8.1 hands-on: The best yet from HMD Global?
Source: Android Authority English EN→zh-CN
The Nokia 8.1 sits pretty between the mid-range smartphone segment and the ‘flagship killers’. It’s a well-rounded smartphone that tries to punch above the specifications sheet thanks to Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor that aces the performance bit.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/10/2018
Nokia 8.1 First Impressions: This Beauty comes with brains!
Source: The Mobile Indian English EN→zh-CN
To conclude, the Nokia 8.1 is a pretty interesting device to watch for. The phone features a premium design and display looks sharp. The hardware is up to the mark and the software gives pure stock Android experience. As for the competition is concerned, the phone will face a stiff competition from the likes of Vivo V11 Pro and more.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/10/2018
Nokia 8.1 ein Geheimtipp für Sparsame
Source: Curved German DE→zh-CN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/05/2018
Nokia 8.1 Nokia entwertet sein Flaggschiff
Source: Inside Handy German DE→zh-CN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/05/2018


Qualcomm Adreno 616: » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
710: » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.18 kg: 这是智能手机的常见重量。
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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2018-12-13)