HMD Global has introduced a new midrange smartphone to the Indian market with the launch of the Nokia 7.1 today. The Nokia 7.1 was announced in China last month. The Nokia 7.1 is also an Android One smartphone and will receive three years of monthly security patches and two years of OS updates, as guaranteed in the Android One programme.
Nokia 7.1 comes with a 5.84-inch(2244 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19:9 PureDisplay(HDR10 display) with YouTube HDR content support. The device is made up of 6000 series aluminum frame and dual-anodized aluminum diamond cut colored edges. It is powered by an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 Processor clocked at 1.8GHz, Adreno 509 GPU. It comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB storage with MicroSD card support up to 400GB. The device is backed by a 3060mAh battery with fast charging support via USB Type-C port, with just 30 minutes of charge it will juice up to 50%. Further, it runs on Android 8.1 Oreo and will be upgradable to Android 9.0 Pie soon.
The Nokia 7.1 features a 12MP(f/1.8 aperture, RGB)+5MP(f/2.4 aperture, Monochrome) dual rear camera setup with dual LED flash, ZEISS optics, EIS. It features an 8MP AI enhanced front-facing camera with facial recognition, 3D personas/masks, and filters. The camera also features a one-touch live stream for bothies(recording from the front and rear cameras simultaneously) with the use of filters in real time to Facebook and YouTube direct from the camera app. Google Lens and Motion Photos can also be accessed directly from the app quickly. The fingerprint scanner is located at the rear of the device and other features include 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5, GPS, USB Type-C, Nokia OZO audio, NFC.
Nokia 7.1 Specifications
- 5.84-inch(2244 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19:9 PureDisplay(HDR10 display)
- 1.8Ghz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor with Adreno 509GPU
- 4GB RAM
- 64GB internal memory, with microSD card, support up to 400GB with microSD
- 12MP(f/1.8 aperture, RGB)+5MP(f/2.4 aperture, Monochrome) dual rear camera setup with dual LED flash, ZEISS optics, EIS
- 8MP AI enhanced front-facing camera
- Android 8.1 Oreo, upgradable to Android 9.0 Pie
- 3060mAh built-in battery, fast charging
- Rear Fingerprint sensor
- 3.5mm audio jack
- Dual SIM, 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, USB Type-C, Nokia OZO audio, NFC
Pricing and Availability
The Nokia 7.1 is priced at INR 19,999 and comes in Gloss Midnight Blue and Gloss Steel color options. It will be available across all the major offline retailers across the country as well as the Nokia e-store from 7th December. For the latest updates follow us on Twitter.