There’s a new budget king in town. HMD Global, the company that licenses and creates Nokia smartphones, has slowly but surely been introducing great smartphones in the world market as well as Kenya. Nokia 7.1 in Kenya is just slightly above the Nokia 6.1(X6) introduced earlier this year — which we consider to be the best smartphone under KSh. 25K.
The Nokia 7.1 looks and feels like a flagship smartphone, has a fantastic screen with HDR support, performs well, has Android One with a promise of fast updates, and packs a capable camera for the price tag.
Nokia 7.1 Design
Nokia 7.1 is a Small size smartphone with a huge screen. Its dimensions are 70.98mm Width, 147.2mm Height, and a thickness of 8.0 mm. This is not among the sleek smartphones. But for the width, the phone is superb. Coated with aluminum alloy, Nokia 7.1 comes with a choice of three colors, black white and blue. Nokia 7.1 is a dual SIM but the second SIM is swap able with Micro Sd.
Nokia 7.1 Display
The display technology used on this piece of device is IPS. A 5.84 Inches screen packed with a resolution of 1080 x 2280 Pixels. This gives a pixel density of 435 ppi which is amazing at this price. The display area on this device is 79.9% which means that the device is almost covered by glass. Just like the rest, Nokia 7.1 features the 2.5D Curved glass that’s gives it that gorgeous look. On Protection, the manufacturer used corning gorilla glass 3.
Nokia 7.1 Performance
Nokia 7.1 Packs a QUALCOMM Snapdragon 636 which is a powerful processor. It comes with a process technology of 14nm that is fast enough, powered by a 1.8GHz Outré Core CPU. The Ram Capacity of this new smartphone is either 4GB or 6 GB. Powered by a double channel and a RAM speed of 1333MHz.
Doesn’t this sound Powerful? To ascertain this, the actual Atuntu test for this phone is 115.00. this is better than 86% of smartphones in the market today. This is a gaming smartphone. Forget about hanging.
Nokia 7.1 Camera
Nokia 7.1 features two rear cameras, a 12MP main camera with an aperture of 1.8 wich is quite bright at it price. It has a second back camera of 5MP with a aperture of 2.4. This ensures depth of focus images a quite clear.
The selfie is a 8MP camera with an aperture of f/2.0 a sensor size of 1.0 µm and a video resolution of 1080p.