HMD Global today at an event in London officially unveiled the Nokia 7.1 budget-oriented smartphone. The device is first to come with PureDisplay screen technology and thanks to that it will enhance your viewing experience.
Juho Sarvikas, Chief Product Officer, HMD Global said:
“We believe the best camera is the one you carry with you, so we’ve designed a new imaging experience powered by ZEISS Optics, featuring rapid auto focus thanks to the two-phase detection technology to capture your own incredible HDR photography. We are excited to deliver a unique, premium experience in collaboration with best in class partners to deliver a standout smartphone at great value.”
The device comes with Android 8.1 Oreo running out of the box and is a part of the Android One program. Nokia says that they will start pushing out the Android Pie 9.0 update in November followed by a 2-year-long period of major updates and 3 years of monthly security patches.
Price & Availability
The pre-order of the Nokia 7.1 will commence starting October 5 with actual sales to begin from October 28. As far as the pricing goes, in the US the 3GB/32GB will cost $349, while the EU will get it for €319. The upgraded 4GB/64GB version is €349.
Tech Specs Of Nokia 7.1
Dimensions: 149.7 x 71.2 x 8 mm
Display: 5.84″ IPS LCD Panel with 1080 x 2280 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~432 ppi density)
CPU: Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636, Octa-core 1.8 GHz Kryo 260
GPU: Adreno 509
Storage: 32GB/64GB, microSD, up to 400 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Rear Camera: Dual 12 MP (f/1.8, 1.28µm, Dual Pixel PDAF) + 5 MP, f/2.4, 1.12µm, depth sensor
Front Camera: 8MP, f/2.0, 24mm rear sensor
Platform: Android 8.1 Oreo; Android One
Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE, aptX, GPS, NFC
Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass