Nokia 7.1 Specification, Features, Price and Release Date

HMD today unveiled the new Nokia 7.1, which is a well-crafted mid-range smartphone with sleek design and coming with an affordable. Read on and see the features and full specification of the Nokia 7.1 as well as its price and release date.

Nokia 7.1 Specification, Features, Price and Release Date

Nokia 7.1 Features

The Nokia 7.1 design is built around a Pure Display notched panel with 1080 x 2280 pixel resolution and a 5.84 inch diagonal. The display is protected by Gorilla Glass 3, and it boasts HDR10 support, which is a rear feature in the segment. To add icing to the cake, the display can do real-time HDR conversion to SDR videos.

The Nokia 7.1 is powered by Qualcomm’s mid-range Snapdragon 636 SoC paired with either 3GB or 4GB RAM, depending on the variant you buy. The internal storage options are 32GB and 64GB, and both can be expanded via a microSD card.

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From the camera department, the Nokia 7.1 sports an 8MP f/2.0 selfie cam supporting AI-enhanced Face Unlock. The back camera has a 12MP main shooter with f/1.8 aperture and a 5MP black and white camera. The rear cameras boast Zeiss optics and several nifty software features like the “bothie” mode that lets you take stills or record videos using the back and front cameras at the same time.

The Nokia 7.1 has a 3060mAh battery which supports fast charging via the USB-C connector on the bottom of the phone. Nokia claims you can arrive at 50% charge in just 30 minutes.

The Nokia 7.1 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box, and is a part of Android One program. There is a promise of an OS upgrade to Android 9.0 Pie in November, followed by a 2-year-long period of major updates and 3 years on monthly security patches. The available colours are; Gloss Midnight Blue, and Gloss Steel.

Nokia 7.1 Specification

NETWORK

Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bands LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes

 

LAUNCH

Announced 2018, October
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2018, October 28th

 

BODY

Dimensions 149.7 x 71.2 x 8 mm (5.89 x 2.80 x 0.31 in)
Weight 160 g (5.64 oz)
Build Front/back glass, aluminum frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

 

DISPLAY

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.84 inches, 85.1 cm2 (~79.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2280 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~432 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  – HDR10 compliant

 

PLATFORM

OS Android 8.1 (Oreo), planned upgrade to Android 9.0 (Pie); Android One
Chipset Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636
CPU Octa-core 1.8 GHz Kryo 260
GPU Adreno 509

 

MEMORY

Card slot microSD, up to 400 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal 64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM

 

MAIN CAMERA

Dual 12 MP, f/1.8, 1.28µm, Dual Pixel PDAF
5 MP, f/2.4, 1.12µm, depth sensor
Features Zeiss optics, dual-LED dual-tone flash, panorama, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS)

 

SELFIE CAMERA

Single 8 MP, f/2.0, 24mm
Video

 

SOUND

Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
  – Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

 

COMMS

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE, aptX
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go

 

FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5
  – Fast battery charging 9V/2A 18W
– MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

 

BATTERY

  Non-removable Li-Ion 3060 mAh battery
Stand-by Up to 408 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 19 h 30 min (3G)

 

MISC

Colors Gloss midnight blue, gloss steel
Price About 350 EUR

Nokia 7.1 Price and Release Date

The phone will be available for pre-order starting from October 5 (which is tomorrow), and the release date/actual shipment will commence from October 28.

The Nokia 7.1 price in the United States for the 3GB RAM + 32GB internal storage is $349, while in Europe you will buy it at a price of €319. The upgraded 4GB RAM + 64GB internal storage variant cost €349 in Europe.

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