Nokia 7.1 is a well-built midrange phone with solid performance and amazing quality. All this, paired with its premium design and enduring battery life, put this smartphone in the spotlight of the market.
Design & Display
Nokia 7.1 comes with an aluminum frame accompanied by Gorilla Glass3 front and back. The screen is a 5.84 inches IPS LCD that has a 1080 x 2280 (FHD+) px resolution with an aspect ratio of 19:9.
7.1 supports HDR10, allowing you to enjoy watching videos with cinematic quality. Now you can convert SDR to HDR quality to enjoy watching videos in life-like colors.
The colors that this phone comes in are Gloss Midnight Blue and Gloss Steel.
Operating System & UI
The operating system on Nokia 7.1 is Android One on Android 10, which comes with a lot of exciting features.
Nokia 7.1 supports a Dark Theme that changes the interface colors for darker tones for eye convenience in poor lighting conditions.
It also supports Smart Reply that predicts what you are going to type next. Then, it suggests appropriate responses or relevant actions, like using Google Maps to locate addresses in a text message.
According to Nokia, its phones are ranked number one for software updates and security as they offer two years of software upgrades and three years of monthly security updates.
Some of its other features are a rear Fingerprint Sensor and AR Gaming.
Internal design and Performance
The Chipset used in this device is an Octa-core Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 (14 nm), which is excellent for this range and runs perfectly smooth. It comes with optimized power consumption to enhance your experience while playing games or watching videos.
As for the memory, the Nokia 7.1 offers 3/4GB RAM with 32/64GB storage.
Nokia 7.1 comes with a dual-camera setup at the back of the phone. It consists of a main 13MP camera that delivers high-quality images with good dynamic range. Then there is the 5MP depth Sensor that offers a better bokeh effect for your images.
The 8MP selfie camera delivers stunning, high-resolution photos with great colors, even in low-light conditions.
As for recording videos, With Nokia 7.1, you can shoot 4k/1080p videos at 30fps with high quality.
ZEISS optics give your images vivid colors and life-like quality.
The Pro UI Mode allows you to manually control your camera settings such as white balance, ISO, aperture, and shutter speed.
Some features of the camera setup are AI Technology, Live Bokeh Mode, dual-LED, dual-tone flash, panorama, HDR, and Dual-Sight mode.
The Nokia 7.1 has a Li-Ion 3060 mAh battery that supports fast-charging up to 18W.
7.1’s loudspeaker comes with Smart Amp that gives you a high-quality experience with loud and clear sounds. It is good to know that it does have a 3.5 mm headphone jack input.
This device has features like Accelerometer, E-Compass, Gyro, NFC, Ambient Light Sensor, and Proximity Sensor.
The Nokia 7.1 offers superb quality, great battery life, an amazing camera setup, and an extraordinary display. It is one of the best mid-rangers in the market that comes with a lot of great features making it worth every penny.
|Announced||2018, October 04|
|Status||Available. Released 2018, October 28|
|Dimensions||149.7 x 71.2 x 8 mm (5.89 x 2.80 x 0.31 in)|
|Weight||160 g (5.64 oz)|
|Build||Glass front (Gorilla Glass 3), glass back, aluminum frame|
|SIM||Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||5.84 inches, 85.1 cm2 (~79.9% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2280 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~432 ppi density)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
|OS||Android 8.1 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 10, Android One|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 (14 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4x1.6 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)|
|Card slot||microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)|
|Internal||32GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM|
|Dual||12 MP, f/1.8, 1.28µm, Dual Pixel PDAF|
|Features||Zeiss optics, dual-LED dual-tone flash, panorama, HDR|
|Video||[email protected], [email protected] (gyro-EIS)|
|Single||8 MP, f/2.0, 24mm (wide)|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE, aptX|
|USB||2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Charging||Fast charging 18W|
|Talk time||Up to 19 h 30 min (3G)|
|Stand-by||Up to 408 h (3G)|
|Colors||Gloss midnight blue, gloss steel|
|Models||TA-1100, TA-1097, TA-1085, TA-1095, TA-1096|
|SAR EU||0.26 W/kg (head) 1.74 W/kg (body)|
|Performance||AnTuTu: 117175 (v7) GeekBench: 4975 (v4.4) GFXBench: 5.9fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)|
|Display||Contrast ratio: 1300:1 (nominal), 2.804 (sunlight)|
|Camera||Photo / Video|
|Loudspeaker||Voice 75dB / Noise 76dB / Ring 81dB|
|Audio quality||Noise -91.0dB / Crosstalk -94.4dB|
|Battery life||Endurance rating 80h|