Nokia 7.1 Advantages, Disadvantages, Review – Good Features !!

Nokia 7.1 mid-range smartphone launched into the market. So, check out Nokia 7.1 advantages (Pros), disadvantages (Cons), problems and drawbacks/defects before purchasing. Currently, it is not available on online shopping sites like Flipkart, Amazon to buy.

Nokia 7.1

Best Price: Rs.19,999(India), $299(USA)

Nokia 7.1 Advantages (Pros):

  • Nokia 7.1 comes with latest Android 8.1 (Oreo), planned upgrade to Android 9.0 (Pie); Android One.
  • It offers  5.84-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with a good screen-to-body ratio of 79.9% and Multitouch in it.
    • Its display has superb pixel density for its full HD resolution(~432 PPI) with 19:9 aspect ratio.
    • The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
    • Supports HDR10 compliant.
  • It is built with glass front/back and surrounded by the aluminum frame.
  • The device is lightweight to carry with just 160g and 8 mm in thickness.
  • It supports Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by).
  • It provides 3/4 GB of RAM for uninterrupted multitasking.
  • Nokia 7.1 has equipped with powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 Chipset and the performance is good with no lags.
  • It encompasses with Octa-core processor and Adreno 509 GPU. So gaming performance is good.
  • Brings an internal memory of 32/64 GB and expandable memory is supported up to 400 GB (uses SIM 2 slot).
  • It offers Dual 12 MP (f/1.8, 1.28µm, Dual Pixel PDAF) + 5 MP (f/2.4, 1.12µm, depth sensor) rear camera with additional features like Zeiss optics, dual-LED dual-tone flash, panorama, HDR.
  • It offers 8 MP front-facing camera with additional features like f/2.0, 24mm.
  • Supports quad HD video recording at 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS).
  • It has the battery capacity of 3060 mAh(Non-removable) which is moderate for heavy usage. Supports Fast battery charging 9V/2A 18W.
  • Supports almost all connectives like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, 3G, 4G, NFC.
  • Supports sensors like Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass.
  • It offers great loudspeakers.
  • It is available in Gloss midnight blue, gloss steel colors to choose.
  • Nokia 7.1 supports additional features like Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, aptX.

Nokia 7.1 Disadvantages (Cons):

  • Comes with hybrid SIM slot. So you can’t use both SIM cards and microSD card at a time.
  • Battery capacity is average. So it won’t last for a full working day.
  • No stereo speakers for the better multimedia experience.
  • No wireless charging support.

Check out Nokia 7.1 Specifications:

General Features
Brand Nokia
Model Name 7.1
SIM Type Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Operating System Android 8.1 (Oreo), planned upgrade to Android 9.0 (Pie); Android One
Chipset Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 (14 nm)
Processor Octa-core 1.8 GHz Kryo 260
GPU Adreno 509
Colors Gloss midnight blue, gloss steel
Accessories in Box
Display & Dimensions
Touch Screen 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)
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 Front/back glass, aluminum frame
Other Display Features Corning Gorilla Glass 3, HDR10 compliant
Camera Features
Main Camera 12 MP, f/1.8, 1.28µm, Dual Pixel PDAF
5 MP, f/2.4, 1.12µm, depth sensor
Other Main Features Zeiss optics, dual-LED dual-tone flash, panorama, HDR
Selfie Camera 8 MP
Other Selfie Features f/2.0, 24mm
Video Recording 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS)
RAM and Storage
RAM 3/4 GB
Internal Memory 32/64 GB
Expandable Memory microSD, up to 400 GB (uses a dedicated slot)
Battery Capacity
Type Non-removable Li-Ion 3060 mAh battery
Talk Time
Internet & Connectivity
GPRS Yes
3G Yes
4G Yes
Wifi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB Connectivity 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE, aptX
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Other Features
FM Yes
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass.
Additional Features & Apps Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Fast battery charging 9V/2A 18W

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Check out Mi A2 features which is a competitor to 7.1

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Nokia 7.1 smartphone comes with good features & performance for its price, but there are some smartphones which offer better value like Honor Play, Poco F1. So check those smartphones before purchasing.

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