>Well, we knew it was coming today and so it did, the rebranded Nokia X7 can now be called Nokia 8.1 for international buyers and it’ll be sitting in the upper mid-range price category at over $400.
The Nokia 8.1 comes with a 6.18” PureDisplay IPS LCD with 1080p+ resolution and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC coupled with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage (expandable via microSD).
On the camera side, the Nokia 8.1 packs a ZEISS branded camera combo of 12+13MP resolution with Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) that will be capable of capturing high-detail images in low light environments. Meanwhile on the front we find a 20MP selfie snapper.
Finally, the smartphone is fueled by a 3500mAh capacity battery and runs Android 9 Pie out of the box, plus it’s getting at least two years of OS updates and 3 years of security patches as it’s an official Android One phone.
The Nokia 8.1 will be available in available in Blue, Silver, Copper and Iron at the price of 399€, which is about $452. If you live in the Middle East or a Western country, you’ll be able to find it in stores by mid December.