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


TechnologyGSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G bandsHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bandsLTE
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps



Announced2018, October
StatusComing soon. Exp. release 2018, October 28th



Dimensions149.7 x 71.2 x 8 mm (5.89 x 2.80 x 0.31 in)
Weight160 g (5.64 oz)
BuildFront/back glass, aluminum frame
SIMSingle SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)



TypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size5.84 inches, 85.1 cm2 (~79.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1080 x 2280 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~432 ppi density)
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 3
 – HDR10 compliant



OSAndroid 8.1 (Oreo), planned upgrade to Android 9.0 (Pie); Android One
ChipsetQualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636
CPUOcta-core 1.8 GHz Kryo 260
GPUAdreno 509



Card slotmicroSD, up to 400 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM



Dual12 MP, f/1.8, 1.28µm, Dual Pixel PDAF
5 MP, f/2.4, 1.12µm, depth sensor
FeaturesZeiss optics, dual-LED dual-tone flash, panorama, HDR
Video2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS)



Single8 MP, f/2.0, 24mm



Alert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5mm jackYes
 – Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic



WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE, aptX
USB2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go



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



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



ColorsGloss midnight blue, gloss steel
PriceAbout 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.

    1. avinash November 2, 2018

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