Nokia 7.1 review: an affordable phone close to perfection

HMD Global is slowly but surely conquering the phone market. The Nokia 6.1, released at the beginning of the year, was considered one of the best smartphones for $300 (20,000 rubles). The new $350 Nokia 7.1 looks and feels like a flagship, with a fantastic HDR-ready screen, performance, Android One OS, and capable cameras.

Nokia 7.1 Review

There are plenty of decent phones for the money these days, but Nokia’s 7.1 should be at the top of the list as it’s a nearly perfect mid-range smartphone. If it has any distinctive features, read the review.

Nokia 7.1 reviews

Nokia 7.1 specifications

5.84-inch FHD (2280×1080) 19:9 notched
2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 3 curved front
HDR10 support

Qualcomm Snapdragon 636

3 GB or 4 GB LPPDDR4x

32 GB or 64 GB expandable MicroSD up to 400 GB

Two main:
12MP 2PD/AF/F1.8/1.28um
5MP BW/FF/F2.4/1.12um
8MP FF/F2.0/FOV 84°
Flash: Dual ZEISS Optics

3.5 mm audio jack
Nokia OZO audio

3060 mAh non-removable
Fast charging USB Type-C port (USB 2.0)

802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 5.0

Android One 8.1 Oreo (Android 9 Pie update pending)