Nokia 7.1 has now become the latest smartphone in HMD Global’s bandwagon for the Android 9.0 Pie treatment.
It follows in the footsteps of the Nokia 6.1 Plus, Nokia 6.1, also Nokia 7 Plus to become the company’s fourth smartphone to get the secure Android Pie update. Nokia’s current lineup is part of Google’s Android One programme which facilitates a swift rollout of the latest software upgrades. Furthermore, the premium dual-SIM 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant of this Nokia 7.1 is set to be released across markets in Europe starting this week.
The Android Pie upgrade for Nokia 7.1 comes just prior to the end of the month, after HMD confirmed that the telephone would be upgraded to the latest applications in November. The development was declared by HMD Global’s Chief Product Officer, Juho Sarvikas at a tweet Tuesday. He also mentioned that the rollout may be slow for Nokia 7.1 users. “Note that, as always, we’ve got a phased rollout to ensure we deliver you the maximum quality and experience – some markets with longer technical approval cycles will follow as soon as possible”
Separately, the top-end Nokia 7.1 dual-SIM version with 4GB RAM and 64GB inbuilt storage has finally made its way to the European market, according to data shared to a Czech merchant’s website. Notably, at present, just the 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage model of this smartphone was published in European markets.
Nokia 7.1 specifications
Launched in October this year, the Nokia 7.1 sports a 5.84-inch full-HD+ (1080×2280 pixels) PureDisplay panel using a 19:9 aspect ratio and HDR10 support. The telephone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC, coupled with 3GB/ 4GB of RAM and 32GB/ 64GB of storage that is inbuilt.
From the camera section, the Nokia 7.1 sports a vertical set of dual rear cameras using a 12-megapixel main sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary depth sensor. On the front, the handset bears an 8-megapixel fixed attention selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture and 84-degree field-of-view. There is a 3,060mAh non-removable battery under the hood.