Nokia 8 (2019)

Nokia 8 (2019)


Nokia 8 (2019)
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Nokia 8 (2019)


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Nokia 8.1 SIM Free / UK

The Nokia 8.1 has been created to show off the best of Android. With its pure version of Android, Android One, along with stunning design.

It can provide high-end image photography due to ZEISS Optics, which ensure the rear cameras can obtain the maximum light in any conditions and producing stunning results.

Reasons to buy the Nokia 8.1

  • Pure Android 9 (Pie)
  • Dual-toned anodized metal frame
  • Android One – Google design experience/regular updates
  • 6.18" FullHD+ PureDisplay (1080 x 2280)
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 chipset
  • 64 GB storage / 4GB RAM
  • 12/13MP dual main camera with 2 x optical zoom autofocus and ZEISS optics
  • 20MP front-facing camera FF/0.9um
  • 3500 mAh battery
  • Wi-Fi / GPS / LTE / NFC

Box Contents

  • Nokia 8.1
  • Nokia USB-C 9 V/2 A charger
  • USB Type-C 2.0 cable
  • Quick guide
  • SIM door key
  • Headset


The elegant seamless design features a dual-tone anodized metal frame offer durability and a stunning look. This strength means you can rely on Nokia 8.1 in your everyday life. While the high-precision manufacturing ensures the phone has a premium look.

A stunning 6.18- inch PureDisplay designed to offer edge-to-edge coverage. Ensures the display size is maximised, and you can enjoy interacting with it daily. It can produce accurate colours and is even visible in bright sunlight. This superior viewing is due to the 1:1500 contrast ratio and HDR support, which bring your photos and videos to life.


The photography capabilities are one of the highlights of this phone. As it features a main dual camera on the rear with both 12 MP 1/2.55’’, 1.4um pixels, OIS 2PD and 13 MP FF cameras.

The ZEISS Optics ensure you achieve the best results with a super-sensitive sensor. This makes it possible for the cameras to capture more detail, even in environments with poor lighting conditions. And there is no judder or blur in photos due to the optical image stabilization.

But, one of the best aspects of the Nokia 8.1 is the AI-powered imaging. This makes it possible to take stunning portraits with the 20 MP front-facing camera. As it adapts to the environment and adjusts the capture. It is even possible to use live Bokeh features during or after taking your photo for beautiful results.


The Nokia 8.1 has what you need from a modern smartphone. It features a Snapdragon 710 mobile platform. For stunning performance with the added benefit of efficiency in processing.

To assist the processor, it has 4 GB of RAM and a full 64 GB of internal storage. Giving you plenty of space for all your apps, but if you do need more up to a 400 GB SD card can be used.

The inclusion of a 3500 mAh battery ensures you can keep on working throughout the day.

Pure Android

Android 9 Pie is at the heart of the Nokia 8.1. Nokia has kept the interface of their Android installation just as Google intended.

You simply have the traditional suite of Google applications that ship with Google Play.

These features have been built into their respective apps in a manner that doesn't impact the Android system interface, keeping the Nokia 8.1, as simple to operate as possible.

Google Assistant is also available out of the box, ready to respond to queries, synchronise aspects of your Google account and interact with Google Home hardware around your home.

Nokia has also committed to bringing regular, timely security patches and updates to the Nokia 8.1, as well as other Nokia smartphones.


Stock Origin & Compatibility

All our phones are SIM Free & Factory Unlocked, compatible with UK, EU & most global SIM cards, with support for global GSM & 3G networks. For 4G/LTE & 5G support outside of Europe, please check the specifications.

Clove Technology primarily obtains stock from a manufacturer's official UK supply chains. These products will be displayed as a 'UK Model'.

Occasionally Clove source products from the European mainland. These will be marked as an 'EU Model', supplied factory sealed with a 2pin EU mains charger or 'EU Convert', opened to swap to a UK charger and resealed.

EU sourced phones will have a full warranty and are compatible with all UK networks. We do not source any products from Hong Kong or other Asian markets.

Operating System
9.0 (Pie)
Custom Skin
Android One
Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710 (10 nm)
Octa Core (2x 2.2 GHz & 6x 1.7 GHz)
Adreno 616
Expansion Slot
Capacity (Up to)
400 GB
Internal Storage
64 GB
4 GB
Full HD PureDisplay
1080 x 2280 (~408 ppi)
Rear Camera
Dual 12 + 13 MP
Lens & Sensor Tech
f/1.8, 1/2.55", 1.4um, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
Flash & Focus
Zeiss optics, panorama, HDR
Front Camera
20 MP
Lens & Sensor Tech
f/2.0, 0.9um
Flash & Focus
3,500 mAh
Non-removable Li-ion
2G/GSM Bands
850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G/HSPA Bands
850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
4G/LTE Bands
1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41
5G Bands
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 / 5 GHz)
5.0 with A2DP, LE
FM Radio
Power Port
USB Type-C
Data Port
USB Type-C
Audio Port
Video Out
Yes, wireless via Miracast, Google Home
Physical Keyboard
Power, Volume
Fingerprint Sensor
Other Controls
Location Technologies
GPS / GLONASS / Beidou
Built-In Maps
Google Maps
Digital Compass
Light Sensor
154.8 x 75.8 x 8 mm (6.09 x 2.98 x 0.31 in)
180 g (6.35 oz)
Google Play, Google Apps
Android One guarantees system updates for 2 years from release