HMD Global has finally launched the Nokia 7.1 smartphone in India. This is the latest Nokia smartphone to feature a notch. It is a mid-range smartphone that has a great display and a premium design. Nokia has had a lot of success in India with the Nokia 6.1, Nokia 6.1 Plus, Nokia 8 and so on. The company is known for its simple and good design, great build quality, decent hardware, and good cameras. Most of the phones from HMD Global, fall under the mid-range segment and that’s where it is most comfortable. The new Nokia 7.1 is yet another example and is now available for pre-order online.
Nokia 7.1 Available for Pre-order
If you were impressed with the Nokia 7.1, then you can go ahead and pre-order one right away. The phone goes on sale on December 7 in India and is priced at INR 19,999. As per HMD Global, customers will be able to purchase the phone online and via offline stores. It can also be purchased from the official Nokia e-Store.
Nokia also has a few offers for Airtel customers who will be buying the Nokia 7.1. Prepaid customers using plans above Rs. 199 will get 1TB of additional data. Those who are on an Airtel Postpaid line, will receive up to 120GB of extra data. Postpaid users on the Rs .499 plan will also get free 3-months of subscription to Netflix and discounts on Amazon Prime subscription. If you are placing an order using the HDFC Bank Credit or Debit card, then you will receive 10 percent cashback. However, this offer is only valid on offline store purchases.
Nokia 7.1 Features and Specifications
The Nokia 7.1 is a mid-range smartphone from Nokia. It is well-built, similar to other recently launched Nokia smartphones. It also has a notch and is part of the Android One Program. This means that the phone will receive software and security updates much faster than other non-Android One devices. The phone launched with Android 8.1 Oreo on board, but will most likely receive an update to Android 9.0 Pie as soon as it’s available for purchase.
Now let us talk a little about the features and specifications of this new Nokia smartphone. The phone comes with a 5.84-inch FHD+ display that supports HDR10. Nokia is calling this the PureDisplay and it has a 1,000,000: 1 dynamic contrast ratio. The LCD IPS panel has a dedicated chip from PixelWorks that allows for HDR10 support. Internally, the phone is powered by the Snapdragon 636 processor which is coupled with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage.
In the camera department, the Nokia 7.1 features a dual-rear camera setup with a primary 12MP sensor paired with a 5MP depth unit. The phones uses Zeiss optics for its lenses and selfies are taken care by an 8MP sensor up front. A 3080mAh battery, with fast charge support, keeps the lights on.
The company has also scheduled an event for December 10 in New Delhi. We expect HMD Global to announce the Nokia 8.1 at this event.