Nokia 7.1 launched for Rs. 19,999: Specifications, sale, launch offers
As the latest addition to its product line up, HMD Global has launched the Nokia 7.1 in India. The key highlights of the phone are its full-HD+ notched display, a dual-rear camera setup with ZEISS optics, mid-level internals, and Android One support. The Nokia 7.1 is priced at Rs. 19,999 and will go on sale starting December 7. Here's everything to know.
Up front, the Nokia 7.1 is pretty similar to Nokia 6.1 Plus with a notched display and a beefier bottom bezel. The phone is built using 6000 series aluminum with a glass back that houses a dual rear-camera and fingerprint sensor. The Nokia 7.1 features a 5.84-inch full-HD+ (1080x2280 pixels) PureDisplay screen with a 19:9 aspect ratio, HDR10 support, and Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
The phone sports a dual rear-camera setup comprising a 12MP (f/1.8) primary sensor with autofocus, paired with a 5MP (f/2.4) secondary sensor with fixed focus. The primary camera is powered by ZEISS Optics and offers autofocus via two-phase detection technology. Up front, there's an 8MP (f/2.0) fixed focus sensor with 84-degree field-of-view.
The Nokia 7.1 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor, coupled with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of inbuilt storage (expandable up to 400GB). The phone runs stock Android Oreo 8.1 (Android Pie update to be available soon) and packs 3,060mAh battery with 18W fast charging. Nokia 7.1 also boasts of a 16-bit engine that converts SDR content into HDR in real-time.
In terms of connectivity options, the Nokia 7.1 gets support for dual-SIM (Nano) cards, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11a/c, Bluetooth v5.0, NFC, GPS/A-GPS, GLONASS, USB Type-C port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Sensors onboard the phone include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, proximity sensor, electronic compass, and a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.
The Nokia 7.1 is priced at Rs. 19,999 for the solo 4GB RAM/64GB storage variant. The phone will go on sale starting December 7 via leading retailers in the country and Nokia India online store where the phone can be pre-ordered now.
In terms of launch offers, Airtel is offering its prepaid customers 1TB of 4G data on select plans starting Rs. 199. For its postpaid subscribers, the telco is offering 1.12TB of 4G data, a free three-month Netflix subscription, and a complimentary 1-year Amazon Prime subscription on eligible plans starting Rs. 499. Further, HDFC Bank cardholders will get 10% cashback via select offline stores.