Dubai hosts launch of new Nokia 8.1 smartphone

HMD Global, the caretakers of the Nokia brand, have unveiled its latest product at a special event in Dubai.
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HMD Global, the caretakers of the Nokia brand, have unveiled its latest product launch in Dubai.

Nokia revealed its next phone for what it calls the "affordable premium" market - the Nokia 8.1, which costs 399 euros .

The Nokia 8.1 is the followup to the Nokia 7.1 and includes a number of updated components.

Specs include a 6.18-inch display, 4GB RAM/64GB storage, 20-megapixel front camera and is available in three colours - Iron/Steel, Blue/Silver and Steel/Copper

A day before the nnouncement, a 30-second video spot that showed the phone highlighted its photography capabilities and was published to YouTube.

The Nokia 8.1 will be available later this month in Middle East markets. Pre-orders have already begun.

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