Nokia 7.1: Everything you need to know

“The Nokia 7.1 is actually a perfect-budget phone. And also, the phone is available to pre-order.”

Nokia 7.1 –  it’s the first-ever Nokia phone that might get the screen technology known as PureDisplay. And also, the phone highlights with the dual cameras (Zeiss-branded) on the back.

Nokia is absolutely one of the manufacturers that take seriously when it comes to software updates. And yes, it is a big surprise to see Nokia 7.1 getting an updated Android 9 Pie.

On Thursday, the HMD Global already announces a new phone from Nokia. Thus, this Android One handset offers a wide array of features, specifications, and more at an extremely competitive price.

Nokia 7.1: Here’s What You need to know

Release Date

According to recent reports, the phone will release fully on 28th of October. And also, the phone will be available for pre-order and purchase on Best Buy, B&H, and Amazon. Thus, selected Best Buy stores will be showing off the phone in special presentation starts from 4th of November.

October 5, 2018 update: The Nokia 7.1 handset is now available to pre-order.


The Nokia 7.1 will cost exactly $349. And as the latest update about the phone, it is now available in pre-order. However, it has come out in two colors; Gloss steel and Gloss midnight blue.

Nokia 7.1 Key Specifications

Central Processing Unit Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
Operating System Android 8.1 Oreo
Weight 160 grams
Size 149.7 x 71.18 x 7.99 mm
Memory 4GB
Storage 64GB
Battery 3060mAh
Screen size 5.84 inches
Connectivity Bluetooth 5.0, headphone jack, NFC
MicroSD storage Yes, 400GB
Resolution 2280 x 1080


It is a decent model when it comes to design, and yet has a cheaper price. The phone’s frame is made of aluminum wraparound with glass. Even though the phone does not have refractive qualities unlike the other phones, but still, it attracts audiences.

Thus, the phone’s notch is so small compared from others. Yet, it gives most rooms to any side for its status bar. However, there is a sizable bottom bezel presents around the frame’s edges.


Gratefully, the notch of the phone does not mean a less display. The Nokia 7.1 displays for 5.84 inches and has an aspect ratio of 19:9. “PureDisplay” screen, says the HMD Global for the phone. Surprisingly, it displays in a full HD and has a resolution of 2280 x 1080.

However, the phone has supported by HDR10. Thus, it can convert SD content files into HDR. For this reason, the HMD Global brags that the phone’s screen will likely to get a bright enough that has to be looked at in full daylight comfortably. It was such good news for every user. And yes, a well-detailed that for someone needs to broadcast.

Special Features

Nokia has had added extra stuff to the phone, though. It includes the ability to stream “Bothies” directly to social media. And also, an Artificial Intelligence (AI) enhanced front camera. Thus, it will enable filters, personas, and 3D masks.

And besides, you’ll also encounter the latest features that come from Google. It includes the Google Lens, Google Assistant, and surely all the features from the Android 9.0 Pie.

Mary W.

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