HMD yesterday launched the Nokia 8.1 amid all the speculations about the possible arrival of Nokia 9. And now that it seems HMD has other plans for the latter device, the former is making its footsteps in key markets. The Nokia 8.1 a.k.a. the x7 is now available for pre-order on official Nokia website in Russia at a price point of 29 990 Russian Ruble.

The newly launched smartphone offers pretty decent specs. We are talking 2.2 GHz Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 710 coupled with 4GB/6GB LPDDR4 of primary memory, 64/128 GB3 eMMC 5.1 for storage. It features a 6.18” IPS LCD with support for HDR Video playback and packs a 12MP at the backside and 20MP at the front and with all this, you also find other signature techs like Zeiss optics. Below is the list of features you in case you aren’t aware of it.

Complete Specs:


  • Colors Dark blue, Night red, Magic night silver, Night black
  • Size 154.8×75.76×7.97 (mm)
  • Weight 185 (g)

Network and connectivity:

  • Network speed LTE Cat 6, 2CA, 300Mbps DL/50Mbps UL
  • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Bluetooth® 5.0


  • Operating system Android Oreo 8.1.0
  • CPU 2.2 GHz Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 710


  • Internal memory 64/128 GB3 eMMC 5.1
  • MicroSD card slot Support for up to 400 GB
  • Hybrid card slot for either second SIM card or MicroSD card


  • Connector 3.5 mm headphone jack
  • Speakers Single speaker with smart amp
  • Three microphones with Nokia OZO Audio


  • Size and type 6.18 (inch), IPS LCD, HDR Video playback support
  • Resolution (2246×1080, 18.7:9), 1:1500 contrast ratio
  • Material Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3, laminated & polarized


  • Rear lens main lens : 12MP, 1/2.55” Sony IMX 363 sensor, f / 1.8 aperture, 1.4um pixels, dual-core focus, optical image stabilization, Zeiss Optics
  • Sub lens : 13 MP FF
  • Front lens 20MP, dynamic sensor, FF/09 um, f/2.0 large aperture, 1.8μm (4 in 1) large pixel technology
  • Flash Dual color temperature double LED flash
  • OZO Audio capture

Connections and sensors:

  • Cable type USB Type-C (USB 3.0)
  • Sensors Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, E-compass, Gyroscope, Fingerprint Sensor, Hall sensor

Battery life:

  • Battery type Integrated 3500 mAh battery2

Cool features:

  • Face Unlock
  • Qualcomm Quick Charge