The Nokia 7.1 was released several months after HMD Global launched the Nokia 7 Plus in 2020. The Nokia 7.1 came with a premium and attractive design, an impressive display and a good camera. The phone comes with a notch which has been a new trend in smartphones. The phone is very compact, sturdy and durable. Nokia 7.1 price in Nigeria, it’s specs and features will be written in this article. I will also be doing a review if it is worth buying in 2020.
Nokia 7.1 Key Specs
• 5.84 inches IPS LCD display
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC
• 3GB or 4GB of RAM
• 32GB or 64GB built-in storage
• 12MP+5MP dual rear camera
• 8MP front-facing camera
• 4G LTE network support
• Rear-mounted fingerprint sensor
• 3,060 mAh battery
• 18W fast charging support
Design and Body
As u have said earlier, the Nokia 7.1 is a smartphone with a premium and attractive design. The phone is covered in Corning Gorilla Glass 3 at the front & back and it also has an aluminium frame which gives the phone a premium feel. The glass used is scratch-resistant so don’t worry about scratches. The phone has a thickness of 8mm and weighs about 160 grams which is very okay if you like using your phone on one hand. Not forgetting the compact size which makes it easier to hold in your hands.
The display of this phone is very awesome and amazing. The Nokia 7.1 sports a 5.84 inches IPS LCD display with a FHD+ resolution of 1080×2280 pixels and an amazing 432 pixels per inch density. The phone has a 19:9 aspect ratio which allows more screen space in a relatively small body. The phone has support for HDR. You will surely enjoy watching movies and playing games on this phone thanks to its crisps and sharp display.
Processor and Memory
The Nokia 7.1 is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor which features 4 cores clocked at 1.8 GHz and 4 cores clocked at 1.6 GHz. The powerful mid-range processor is coupled with Adreno 509 GPU for gaming and graphics-related activities. The phone comes with either 3GB or 4GB of RAM and either 32GB or 64GB built-in storage with an option to add a micro SD card using the provided slot. The available configurations are 3GB RAM 32GB ROM and 4GB RAM 64GB ROM.
The camera department of this phone is also not lacking as it has a premium Zeiss optics. Nokia 7.1 has a dual rear camera setup which features a 12MP camera with f/1.8 and Dual Pixel PDAF alongside side a 5MP depth camera which gives bokeh effects in photos. The rear camera can record 4K videos at 30 fps and 1080p videos at 30 fps also.
At the front, we have an 8MP wide camera sensor with f/2.0 aperture fitted in the top notch. The front camera can record 1080p videos at 30 fps.
Network and Connectivity
Nokia 7.1 has support for 4G LTE network which gives you access to fast blazing internet speeds of up to 300 Mbps when downloading and surfing the web. It also comes with dual-band WiFi 5, WiFi Direct, Bluetooth 5.0 A2DP LE aptX & EDR, GPS, NFC and WiFi hotspot. The phone has a USB type C reversible connector which supports On The Go (OTG) feature.
Battery and Charging
The phone battery is not very huge so don’t expect the best battery life. However, if you’re an average user it should last you throughout the day. The Nokia 7.1 comes with a 3,060 mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery. The phone supports fast charging via the USB type C port so you’ll spend less time when charging the phone.
The Nokia 7.1 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo under the Android One initiative by Google and is upgradeable to Android 10, the latest Android OS.
Nokia 7.1 Price
Nokia 7.1 price in Nigeria starts at 55,000 Naira for the 4GB RAM variant and 47,000 Naira for the 3GB RAM variant. The phone is available in all top leading online stores across the street. This price is updated as of August 2020.
Nokia 7.1 Review in 2020
The Nokia 7.1 is pretty much of a good phone in 2020 despite it being released 2 years ago, it even runs on the latest Android OS and will get one more year security updates. The camera, display and performance of this phone are still good in 2020. So the Nokia 7.1 is still worth buying in 2020.