Nokia 7.1 launched: Key specs, features, India price, and everything else you should know

first_imgHMD Global launched a long time awaited Nokia 7.1 in India on Friday for Rs 19,990. The key highlights of the Nokia 7.1 are the HDR PureDisplay, Carl Zeiss based rear camera, AI based selfie cameras, and the glass design. The new Nokia 7.1 – which is the successor to the Nokia 6.1 – comes with dual camera setup on the back panel, while there’s a single sensor on the front which sits on the notch at the top centre edge of the phone. In India, the Nokia 7.1 will be available in two colours — Gloss Midnight Blue and Gloss Steel.The new Nokia 7.1 is the first smartphone to come with PureDisplay screen technology, which HMD claims are capable of delivering “stunning HDR10 cinematic quality entertainment.” Commenting on the launch of the Nokia 7.1, Ajey Mehta, Vice President and Country Head, India of HMD Global said, “We know a lot of our fans in India enjoy creating videos and watching content on their smartphones. That’s why it was important for us to bring both ZEISS optics and PureDisplay technology together in a versatile device that offers a superior content experience, regardless of whether you’re taking photos for your social media or watching the latest series on your favourite streaming service. With real-time SDR to HDR conversion, more fans can enjoy a premium viewing experience across content. And with the integrated ZEISS optics, fans can take advantage of rapid auto focus and capture incredible HDR photography as well. We’re thrilled to bring such an impressive device, created with the help of best in class partners to our fans in India.”advertisementNokia 7.1 specsDisplay: The Nokia 7.1 comes with a 5.84-inch Full HD+ display with an aspect ratio of 19:9.Processor: On the hardware front, the Nokia 7.1 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 chipset.RAM: 4GB RAMStorage: 64GB. The storage is expandable to 400GB via microSD card.Rear camera: On the rear panel, the Nokia 7.1 sports a dual camera setup with a primary sensor of 12-megapixel paired with f/1.8 aperture and a secondary sensor of 5-megapixel.Front camera: On the front, the Nokia 7.1 sports a single camera setup. The phone includes an 8MP sensor with f/2.0 aperture.Battery: The Nokia 7.1 comes with a 3060mAh battery.Software: Nokia 7.1 runs Android 9 Pie based on Google’s Android One programme.Nokia 7.1 features–Notably, the Nokia 7.1 is the first phone from HMD Global to come with a PureDisplay screen which the company explains supports HDR for better contrast and quality. With HDR10 support, the Nokia 7.1 offers a 1,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio with good amount of details and pretty vibrant colours. HMD claims that the Nokia 7.1 is capable of “revealing the detail in both light and dark areas with stunning vibrant colours”.– Quite similar to all other recently launched Nokia phones, the new Nokia 7.1 also comes with a premium design language with Gorilla Glass 3 on the front and back. The Nokia 7.1 is clearly one of the best looking phones available under Rs 20,000 in India right now.–The phone comes with Carl Zeiss lens on the rear cameras, much similar to the Nokia 7 Plus. On the camera front, the Nokia 7.1 packs a configuration of 12MP + 5MP on the rear side paired with two phase detection support for faster autofocus. The cameras of the Nokia 7.1 also come with HD support which HMD says will let the users click crisper and sharper images. The camera of the phone also comes with EIS support which will basically help with stabilisation while recording videos. The Nokia 7.1 comes with several camera modes like – bokeh, Pro mode, bothie, among other features.– Like almost all other Nokia phones, the Nokia 7.1 also comes with Google’s Android One software based on Android 9 Pie. This is one of the few Nokia phones that come with Android 9 Pie out-of-the-box in India. Furthermore, running on Android One software means that the Nokia 7.1 will get regular software updates and the user experience will keep on improving with every passing day.Nokia 7.1 price and availabilityThe new Nokia phone will be available from December 7 at a “recommended best buy price” of Rs 19,999. In India, the Nokia 7.1 comes in two colours — Gloss Midnight Blue and Gloss Steel. The Nokia 7.1 will be available across top mobile retailers across India and on READ | Nokia 7.1 with 5.84-inch PureDisplay, Zeiss-branded cameras launched in India for Rs 19,999HMD is offering several offers as a part of the launch of the new device. Some of the offers include — Airtel prepaid customers buying the Nokia 7.1 will get 1TB of 4G data on eligible plans starting Rs 199 while the Airtel postpaid customers can get additional data of 120GB along with three months of Netflix subscription and one year of Amazon Prime subscription on plans starting Rs. 499. Additionally, buyer getting the Nokia 7.1 using HDFC Bank Credit and Debit cards on EMI transactions done through Pinelabs terminals in offline stores will receive a 10 per cent cashback.advertisementlast_img read more