Nokia 7.1 debuts with Snapdragon 636, new dual camera setup

nokia 7-1

HMD Global has launched its latest flagship smartphone in the form of the Nokia 7.1.

“The Nokia 7.1 is the first smartphone to come with PureDisplay screen technology for stunning HDR cinematic quality entertainment inside and out,” the company revealed in its official press release.

The device features a dual camera system with “highly sensitive” ZEISS Optics of 12MP and 5MP.

“Achieve the perfect picture with HDR photography giving you crisper and sharper images,” the company added.

The cameras also features EIS, but no OIS, and basic manual photography functions such as ISO, shutter speed and aperture.

Using AI, the front-facing camera “introduces facial recognition to deploy animated 3D personas/masks and filters”.

You can also live stream to other media apps on your phone via the phone’s camera app.

On the software side, the Nokia 7.1 runs Android 8.1 Oreo and comes “ready for the Android 9 software update”.

More Specs include:

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 chipset
  • 4GB RAM
  • 2280×1080 5.84 inch screen with HDR10 support
  • 3060mAh battery
  • 64GB of internal storage with microSD card support
  • 3.5mm headphone jack

HMD Global has also revealed its “optional” Nokia True Wireless Earbuds for the 7.1.

“The ultra-lightweight earbuds fit in an easily pocketable charging case, which includes a battery that can recharge the earbuds for up to 14 hours of audio entertainment,” it stated.

The smartphone will go on sale on 17 October 2018  at 319€ and 349€ depending on storage and RAM.

Feature image: Nokia

Shereesa Moodley


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