The Nokia 8 was the very first truly flagship smartphone from the Finnish mobile phone maker since HMD Global Oy took over the Nokia brand. The smartphone received lackadaisical reviews and criticisms about the absence of AMOLED display, as well as a higher IP rating and so on.
It got a refresh model earlier this year called the Nokia 8 Sirocco with the same CPU but with a new design, a munch better screen display, and a larger battery capacity. Now, it seems like Nokia has been prepping to launch a successor to the smartphone. A new upcoming Nokia 8.1 has appeared on Geekbench looks like that it will not be a flagship device.
The Nokia 8.1 was benchmarked and the the benchmarking service reveals a number of important information about the Nokia 8.1. If you were expecting to hear Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 SoC, sorry but you may have to patiently wait for the Nokia 9. The Nokia 8.1 that appeared on the cross-platform processor benchmarking site is equip with Snapdragon 710 chip. The higher mid-range processor is coupled with 4GB worth of RAM.
Furthermore, what’s really interesting is that the Nokia 8.1 will run the latest Android 9.0 Pie mobile operating system preinstalled. That should calm those Nokia fans who are dismayed regarding the less powerful Snapdragon 845 chip. The Nokia 8.1 scored a total of 1841 points in the single-core test and 5807 points in the multi-core trials.