Nokia 8.1 6 GB RAM variant now available in India: Here are the pricing and offer details

HMD launched the Nokia 8.1 in India last year in December. The smartphone initially came with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage. But last week, HMD launched a new variant of Nokia 8.1 in India with 6 GB RAM and 128 GB storage which is now available for purchase in the country.


The 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage variant of the Nokia 8.1 is priced at ₹29,999 and is available on Amazon India and Nokia India’s website. Apart from more RAM and storage, there’s no difference between both the 4 GB and 6 GB RAM variants of Nokia 8.1.

The Nokia 8.1 is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 710 SoC and runs Android Pie out-of-the-box. It has dual cameras – 12 MP and 13 MP – at the back, and a single 20 MP camera on the front. The smartphone has a 6.18-inch display, and it ships with a 3500 mAh battery fueling the entire package.

Nokia 8.1 Specifications

  • CPU: Snapdragon 710 octa-core processor
  • RAM: 4/6 GB LPDDR4X
  • GPU: Adreno 616
  • Operating System: Android 9.0 Pie
  • Display: 6.18-inch Full-HD+ (2246 x 1080 pixels) PureDisplay with 18.7:9 aspect ratio, 2.5D Gorilla Glass, HDR 10 support, 1500:1 contrast ratio and 500 nits brightness
  • Rear Camera: 12 MP (f/1.8 aperture, 1.4 μm pixel size, dual PDAF, OIS) + 13 MP with ZEISS Optics, AI Portrait Mode, AI Scene Recognition, Pro Mode, EIS and Dual LED flash
  • Front Camera: 20 MP with f/2.0 aperture and 1.8 μm pixel size
  • Internal Storage: 64 GB (with 4 GB RAM), 128 GB (with 6 GB RAM)
  • External Storage: Expandable up to 400 GB via microSD card
  • SIM: Dual Hybrid Slot
  • Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, VoWiFi, GPS, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, NFC, 3.5 mm headphone jack, USB Type-C
  • Other: Fingerprint Scanner, Nokia OZO Audio, Bothie (with AI-powered 3D personas, masks and filters)
  • Colors: Blue-Silver, Iron-Steel
  • Battery: 3500 mAh with 18W Fast Charging

Nokia 8.1 Price in India and Availability

  • Price of 4 GB RAM + 64 GB storage variant:  ₹26,999
  • Price of 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage variant:  ₹29,999
  • Availability: Available on Amazon India, Nokia India’s official website, as well as retail stores across the country.

Nokia 8.1 Offers

  • Up to 1 Terabyte 4G data from Airtel on prepaid plans starting from ₹199.
  • Airtel postpaid customers get 120 GB additional data along with three months of Netflix subscription and one year of Amazon Prime subscription.
  • 10% discount for customers purchasing the Nokia 8.1 from offline stores on EMI using HDFC Bank credit cards