Nokia 8.1 now available in Kenya

Starts at Ksh. 45,000

Nokia 8.1 Kenya 45000 Price

The Nokia 8.1 announced back in December of 2018 is now available in Kenya. It comes with a 10nm Snapdragon 710 and features the usual Nokia-style design and Zeiss Optics cameras.

I love the design Nokia went with for their smartphones. From the Nokia 5.1 Plus, the 6.1 Plus, to the 7.1 that I am currently using. They are all really solid, and well built phones. I am not sure about the pricing though. At 45,000 it is very expensive by all standards being that we’ve seen devices like the Pocophone cost less. What are your thoughts: 45k?

I will be sharing a couple of posts on different Nokia phones this coming week, so stay tuned.

The Nokia 8.1 will be available in retail outlets countrywide, and a single-SIM version will be in Safaricom Shops.

Nokia 8.1 Specifications and Price in Kenya

DisplayTypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
 Size6.18 inches, 95.3 cm2 (~81.2% screen-to-body ratio)
 Resolution1080 x 2280 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~408 ppi density)
 
PlatformOperating SystemAndroid 9.0 (Pie); Android One
 ChipQualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710 (10 nm)
 GPUAdreno 616
 
MemoryRAM4 GB
 Internal64 GB (expandable up to 400 GB (uses SIM 2 slot))
 
NetworkSIMDual SIM Support
 Support2G, 3G, 4G
 
CamerasMainDual:
12 MP, f/1.8, 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
13 MP
 Front20 MP, f/2.0, 0.9µm
 
BatterySize3500 mAh non-removable battery
 
ColoursBlue, Silver, Steel, Copper, Iron, Steel
 
FeaturesFingerprint (rear-mounted), Type-C 1.0
 
PriceRRP KES. 45,000

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