HMD Global has announced Nokia 7.1, which comes with an HDR display featuring the PureDisplay screen technology and a dual rear depth-sensing camera with two-phase detection coupled with Zeiss optics.
The mid-range Nokia 7.1 that will go on sale in selected markets from October will be available in two variants that will sell for €319 (3GB RAM and 32GB storage) and €349 (4GB RAM and 64GB storage).
“Almost two-thirds of videos around the world are viewed on mobile which is why we’ve introduced our PureDisplay screen technology, to give everyone a premium viewing experience on a smartphone. The Nokia 7.1 even offers real-time SDR to HDR conversion, meaning you can experience HDR quality entertainment, event when your content is not,” said Juho Sarvikas, Chief Product Officer, HMD Global.
Nokia 7.1 Specs
- Display: The Nokia 7.1 features a 5.84-inch (19:9) Full HD+ PureDisplay protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3
- Design: The devices weighs 160 grams and has the following measurements – 149.7 x 71.18 x 9.14 mm
- Storage and memory: Nokia 7.1 comes in two variants of 3/32GB (RAM/storage) and 4/64GB. Storage on both the variants can be expanded up to 400GB via a microSD card
- Processor: It is powered by octa-core Snapdragon 636 SoC that clocks at speeds up to 1.8GHz and is supported by Adreno 509 GPU
- Camera: Nokia’s latest comes with a dual rear camera with 12MP and 5MP lenses and an 8MP camera at the front
- OS: The device runs on Android 8 Oreo out-of-the-box
- Battery: The battery on this Nokia device is a 3060 mAh unit that can be charged via the USB Type-C port
- Connectivity: It has a 3.5mm headphone jack, Bluetooth 5.0, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS/AGPS+GLONASS, NFC, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer (G-sensor), E-compass, Gyroscope, Fingerprint Sensor (on the back)
- Colours: It is available in gloss midnight blue and gloss steel
Powered by Android One, the Nokia 7.1 will receive monthly Android security patches for the next three years and OS updates for the next two years. Android 9 Pie update will be rolled out soon for the device.
In addition to the Nokia 7.1, you’ll also get the following items in the box: 18W charger, USB Type-C cable, quick guide, SIM door key and a headset.
“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 autofocus 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 a great value.”
Nokia wireless earbuds
Alongside the launch of Nokia 7.1, the company has also announced two new audio accessories — Nokia True wireless earbud and Nokia Pro wireless earphones — that can be purchased separately.
The Nokia True wireless earbud can be for music or phone calls. They can be used for 3.5 hours on a single charge and come with a pocket charging case that holds three charges. The company claims that including the charging case, the True wireless earbuds can last up to 16 hours.
The Nokia Pro wireless earphones are a better option for those with an active lifestyle and can last up to 10 hours of playback on a single charge. They come with a connected neckband, vibrate when you receive a call and also sport magnetic earbuds. You can simply separate the two earbuds to answer a call or play music without the need to pick up your smartphone.