Nokia 7.1 FAQ

BY Rajesh Pandey

Published 9 Dec 2018

Nokia 7.1

Nokia recently launched the Nokia 7.1 in India. The mid-range device sits above the Nokia 6.1 Plus and features the same beautiful glass design and notch display as the Nokia 6.1 Plus. If you plan on buying the Nokia 7.1, check out our FAQ which will answer all your questions about the device.

The highlight of the Nokia 7.1 is its beautiful design and PureDisplay. Its specs are definitely not its strong suit as it packs the same internals as the Nokia 6.1 Plus which means we are looking at an octa-core Snapdragon 636 chipset running at 1.8GHz.

Q) What are the full specifications of the Nokia 7.1?

A) The full specs of the handset are as follows:

  • Dimensions: 149.7 x 71.18 x 9.14 mm
  • Weight: 160g
  • Display: 5.84-inch FHD+ PureDisplay, Gorilla Glass 3
  • Chipset: Snapdragon 636 clocked at 1.8GHz
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage: 64GB
  • Rear camera: 12MP, f/1.8 aperture, 1.28um, 2PD/AF; 5MP secondary with f/2.4 and 1.12um, Dual flash
  • Front camera: 8MP, f/2.0
  • Sensors: Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Proximity, Ambient light sensor, eCompass, NFC, Fingerprint sensor
  • Connectivity: LTE, Dual-SIM, GPS, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 5, USB-C, 3.5mm jack
  • Battery: 3060mAh non-removable
  • Software: Android 9.0 Pie
  • Others: Single speaker with smart amp, Two mics with Nokia OZO Audio support

Q) Is the battery of the handset removable?

A) No. The handset features a unibody aluminum build so its battery is not removable.

Q) What kind of SIM card slot does the phone have? Can I use two SIM cards and a microSD card at the same time?

A) The Nokia 7.1 features a two nanoSIM card slots and a microSD card slot. This means that you can use 2 SIMs and a microSD card at the same time.

Q) Is the display on the Nokia 7.1 protected by Gorilla Glass?

A) Yes, the 5.84-inch FHD+ display on the Nokia 7.1 is protected by Corning’s Gorilla Glass 3.

Q) Is there a fingerprint sensor on the handset?

A) Yes, there is a fingerprint scanner, and it is located at the rear.

Q) What about face unlock?

A) No, there is no face unlock on the Nokia 7.1.

Q) Can you record slow-motion videos on the handset?

A) No. On the bright side, the phone is capable of recording videos in 4K resolution.

Q) Which version of Android does the handset run on?

A) Android 9.0 Pie.

Q) Does the Nokia 7.1 feature an LED notification light?

A) No, the handset lacks an LED notification light.

Q) What makes the Nokia 7.1 special compared to its competition?

A) The Nokia 7.1 features a premium glass design and a PureDisplay with HDR support. The Nokia 7.1 is among the few mid-range devices in the market to feature HDR10 playback support.

Q) Does the Nokia 7.1 support LTE and VoLTe networks? Will a Reliance Jio SIM work on the phone?

A) Yes, it does support LTE and VoLTE out of the box. It also has support for Jio’s VoLTE network.

Q) Does the Nokia 7.1 support fast charging?

A) Yes, the handset comes with Quick Charging 3.0 support.

Q) Can one make native video calls on the handset?

A) Yes, though native video calls are done using Google Duo so it might not work with every phone.

Q) Can one record calls on the handset?

A) No, the Nokia 7.1 does not come with a built-in option to record calls. One has to make use of third-party apps from the Play Store for that.

Q) How much free storage space does the Nokia 7.1 have out of the box?

A) Almost 52GB out of the box.

Q) Are navigation gestures available on the Nokia 7.1?

A) Yes, Navigation gestures are available on the device.

Q) What colors is the Nokia 7.1 available in?

A) The handset is available in Gloss Midnight Blue and Gloss Steel.

Q) What contents do you get inside the retail box of the Nokia 7.1?

A) You get the phone, a 2A charger, a USB cable, SIM ejector tool, earphones,  and some regulatory papers. No case, screen guard, or earphones are bundled with the phone.

Q) Does the handset support USB OTG?

A) Yes, the Nokia 7.1 supports USB OTG.

Q) Where can I buy the Nokia 7.1 from? What is its price?

A) The Nokia 7.1 goes on sale in India from December 10 for Rs 19,999.

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