After multiple leaks, HMD Global has finally launched the Nokia 7.1 Plus, today, in London. The smartphone comes with a notched display similar to the Nokia 6.1 Plus and 5.1 Plus. Apart from the Nokia 7.1 Plus, HMD Global has also announced two new audio accessories, the Nokia True Wireless Earbuds, and the Nokia Pro Wireless Earphones.
The Nokia 7.1 Plus sports a 5.84-inch Full HD+ display with a resolution of 2280×1080 pixels. The screen has a 19:9 aspect ratio and a 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 3 covering it. HMD Global is said to have designed a new display technology called the PureDisplay which delivers an HDR cinematic quality experience. The screen has a HDR10 playback, thanks to the 16-Bit engine.
SOC & Software
Powering the Nokia 7.1 Plus is the Snapdragon 636 SOC with Adreno 509 GPU. It comes with either 3 GB or 4 GB of LPDDR4X RAM, and either 32 GB or 64 GB eMMC 5.1 storage to choose from. There’s also room for storage expansion up to 400 GB using a microSD card. The phone ships with Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box, which can later be upgraded to Android 9.0 Pie, when available. As it is part of the Android One program, the Nokia 7.1 Plus will get faster updates.
Pricing and Availability of Nokia 7.1 Plus
The Nokia 7.1 Plus comes in Gloss Midnight Blue and Gloss Steel colors. The pricing of the phone varies from EUR 299 (INR 25,560) to EUR 349 (INR 29,834) depending on where you purchase it in Europe.