Nokia 8.1 – Promises Securities Experience
Brings flagship images with ZEISS Optics, PureDisplay display technology and accelerated performance to the value of the flagship segment
HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announces Nokia 8.1, the latest addition to its value flagship range. As with other Nokia smartphones in the same category, including the award-winning Nokia 7 plus, Nokia 8.1 overcomes its extraordinary image processing achieved by its highly sensitive, industry-leading camera sensor, ZEISS Optics and Optical Image Stabilization (OIS). Custom PureDisplay display technology with HDR 10 support along with precise color rendering provides enhanced viewing experience even in strong sunlight, while the chipset ensures consistent performance for up to two days per charge.
All this comes in a modern package of Precise Crafts expected from a Nokia smartphone. With the latest Android software, Android 9 Pie, Nokia 8.1
Juho Sarvikas, Chief Product Officer, HMD Global:
"We have seen great success in the value flagship category with each of our smartphones in this class consistently introducing new premium experiences to our fans. With Nokia 8.1 , we push further limits in this segment. We offer accelerated performance with a premium processor architecture, two cameras with industry-leading sensor, OIS and ZEISS Optics for stunning low-slideshow processing and our new PureDisplay HDR display technology.
"In addition to delivering The precise craft and build quality of the famous Nokia smartphone design, we've also taken our Android 9 Pie experience to our fans so they can enjoy the latest Android innovations, including new Digital Wellbeing features. Our fans are the core of any design and engineering decision. We want to give them first-rate experiences – we hope they agree that Nokia 8.1 contains real-life expertise. "
Imaging Excellence With Flagship Image Processing Technology
Nokia 8.1's great low-light performance comes from a perfect mix of software and hardware. Its 12MP main camera with ZEISS Optics features an industry-leading 1 / 2.55" super-sensitive sensor with large 1, 4 micron pixels for precise shooting, delivering very detailed images. With its combination of optical image stabilization (OIS) technology and super-focus auto focus, Nokia 8.1 does not shake hands prevent you from capturing sharp images and videos. A wide aperture ensures that you can capture sharp images even in low light conditions, allowing you to use longer exposure times that can be manually controlled with Pro Camera mode.
The 20MP adaptive front camera lets you capture the ultimate night job itself, enhancing how much light it's able to capture by combining four pixels into a super pixel. You can also record movies as a professional with 4K video and relive your memories as if you were still there with high security Nokia Spatial Audio Stereo Surround Audio Recording.
Create studio-style portraits with the popular bokeh effect, enhanced with the Nokia 8.1's basic depth of field, combined with its secondary 13MP depth sensor. Unleash your creativity with the Pro Camera UI to get the ultimate control of your photos, or take your # Bothie game to the next level with AI-powered 3D people, masks and fun filters in your photos and videos, as you can live stream directly without leaving your camera program.
Accelerated Performance and PureDisplay
With smartphones that quickly become the default device for watching videos, you need a sketch tailored to the content you enjoy in the environment you are in. Nokia 8.1 is the second Nokia smartphone as comes with PureDisplay display technology for an enhanced viewing experience. The Visualizer is taken to another level with HDR 10 that gives higher contrast, high clarity and over a billion individual colors to ensure that the images remain accurate, whether in a dark room or in strong sunlight. Play games or watch videos, the screen will provide the best experience.
To see all the live content on the go, you need outstanding battery life. The Nokia 8.1 lets you easily enjoy up to two days of a charge. Long-lasting power combined with the Snapdragon 710 Mobile Platform means that Nokia 8.1 can come through any task without sweating, with 35% faster graphics and 20% higher performance than the previous generation, Snapdragon 660. It also has twice AI power, thanks to a multi-core AI Engine that combines a whole new architecture for efficient performance. Qualcomm® aptX ™ audio support also means that music lovers can enjoy high quality wireless over Bluetooth.
Take your smartphone to a whole new dimension by combining the physical world and digital content with AR core support. Through programs like Human Anatomy, Magic Plan and Jenga AR, you can visualize and learn about the nervous system in 3D, create a floor plan for your next remodel just by walking around the house and stacking the blocks on the dining table without
Design Designed to the Highest Standards
Reveal a new era of precision craft and obsession with detail, Nokia 8.1 is designed with less than one hair's width of materials, achieving the building quality and structural integrity expected from a Nokia smartphone, as well as to make a true statement about clean, elegant European design.
The core is the strength of an extruded 6000 Series aluminum frame with a diecast center for efficient use of materials. Utilizing the elegant contrast between the curved glass, polished metal and the sandblast finish, Nokia 8.1's unique two-tone design is expanded with a dual anodizing process, and builds on the finish that the fans loved on the Nokia 7 plus. Diamond Cut Edges give a bold statement of durability to withstand the knocks of everyday life.
The Nokia 8.1's stunning 6.18 "Full HD + edge-to-edge display is placed in a beautifully refined and beautiful footprint, allowing you to enjoy your favorite movies and applications on a large screen comfortably speed, giving you even more screen than the award-winning Nokia 7 plus as a 6-inch display.
Clean, Safe and Updated Android 9 Pie, Enhanced With Android One ™
Nokia 8.1 is the first Nokia smartphone starting with Android 9 Pie out of the box. It goes with the wide range of Nokia smartphones in the Android One family, which means it provides the best version of Android innovations and software experiences. Nokia smartphones with Android One provide good storage space and battery life right out of the box and comes with three years of monthly security updates and two major OS updates.
Jon Gold, Director of Android One Partnerships, Google:
"As an important partner for Google has HMD Global enabled a diverse portfolio of Android One devices with a software experience that is safe and secure. We are thrilled to continue our partnership with HMD Global on the new Nokia 8.1, the brand's first device with Android 9 Pie out of the box. Android 9 enhances the interaction of Nokia 8.1 with intelligent and simple experiences, along with new Digital Wellbeing features. "
Nokia 8.1 comes with Android 9 Pie, which includes AI-powered features that make your device smarter and faster while adapting to behavior when you use it, improving your smartphone over time. The Adaptive Battery feature limits battery usage from apps you do not use frequently, and App Actions predicts what to do, so you can quickly get to the next action. These features further enhance the functionality of your device and your overall Android experience. Nokia 8.1 also combines the features of Google Assistant with Dual-Sight, so you can ask it to take # Bothie photos and videos, and even order it to live streaming to YouTube for a practical and seamless experience.
Nokia 8.1 will receive three years of monthly security updates and two major OSs. updates, as guaranteed in the Android One application. In addition, Google Play ™ protects scans over 50 billion apps per day to keep your phone safe from harm equal software, making Nokia 8.1 among the safest phones on the market. It also comes with easy access to useful, innovative services, including Google Assistant, helping you get things done all day, as well as Google Photos with free unlimited high quality photo storage. Nokia 8.1 is part of the Android Enterprise Recommended program, which means that Google recommends it as the best choice for professionals.
Nokia Phoenix will be available in three color combinations, Blue / Silver, Steel / Copper, Iron / Steel, starting in mid-December and will negotiate for an average worldwide retail price of 399 €, exclusive taxes and subsidies.
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