HMD Global Officially Announced The Nokia 7.1 With HDR10 PureDisplay And SD636

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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.

The device following the norm also features the notched panel with 1080 x 2280 pixel resolution and a 5.84-inch diagonal. The screen boasts HDR10 support, which is nice to see considering that it’s a mid-tier smartphone. Moreover, the display is also capable of converting the real-time HDR videos to SDR.
                          Nokia 7.1 Nokia 7.1
Under the hood, there’s a Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 636 SoC which is coupled with 3GB/4GB of RAM and 32GB/64GB of built-in storage. In addition to that, there’s also a microSD card slot.
Camera section for this device includes a dual-rear camera setup – which is normal nowadays – 12MP main sensor (f/1.8) aperture and a 5MP Monochrome sensor. The front side boasts an 8MP (f/2.0) selfie sensor which supports AI-enhanced face unlock.

 

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.”
To keep the lights of the device on the company has embedded a 3,060mAh of the battery which supports for fast charging. According to Nokia, you will get a 50% charge in just 30 minutes.

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

Weight: 160g

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

RAM: 3GB/4GB

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

Battery: 3060mAh

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