HMD chief Juho Sarvikas announced the Nokia 8.1 as the direct successor to the Nokia 7 Plus. It is confirmed to launch in India very soon, most likely on December 10.
HMD Global kicked off its Expect More event on Wednesday where the company announced the Nokia 8.1 for the very first time. HMD chief Juho Sarvikas announced the Nokia 8.1 as the direct successor to the Nokia 7 Plus and as a premium affordable smartphone. The new Nokia 8.1 highlights Zeiss optics, PureDisplay screen, two-day battery life and Snapdragon 710, among other things.
The Nokia 8.1 has already started shipping and will be available in December in the Middle East. Sarvikas also confirmed that the Nokia 8.1 will be coming to India soon, which pretty much confirms this will be launched in the country on December 10. The Nokia 8.1 has an Average Retail Price of 399 euros (approx Rs 31,900). We expect the India price to be a little more aggressive, so you can expect it to fall under Rs 30,000.

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