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 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.
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
|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|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps|
|Status||Coming soon. Exp. release 2018, October 28th|
|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)|
|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)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
|– HDR10 compliant|
|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|
|Card slot||microSD, up to 400 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)|
|Internal||64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM|
|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)|
|Single||8 MP, f/2.0, 24mm|
|Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic|
|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|
|USB||2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Messaging||SMS(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-by||Up to 408 h (3G)|
|Talk time||Up to 19 h 30 min (3G)|
|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.