Nokia 7.1 Review in Hindi, Nokia 7.1 Review

Nokia brand smartphone manufacturing company HMD Global is rapidly launching new handsets in the Indian market. The price of Nokia’s latest mid-range smartphone Nokia 7.1 is slightly higher than Nokia 6.1 Plus. Only one variant of Nokia 7.1 has been launched in India which comes with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage. The price of this variant is Rs 19,999.

Talking about the features of the phone, it has a 5.84 inch notch display which is equipped with HDR support. Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor has been used in Nokia 7.1 for speed and multitasking. Apart from this, this phone comes with two rear cameras, 4 GB RAM, 3,060 mAh battery and Carl Zeiss optics. The sale of Nokia 7.1 has started in India, so let’s know about it in detail.

Nokia 7.1 design

nokia 7.1 Aluminum frame and metal were used in it, due to which it presents a strong claim. It looks great and there is no doubt that it is an attractive smartphone in this price range. The back panel of the phone is made of glass, which is why it gets fingerprints and can slip easily. Nokia 7.1 is quite large due to which you may face difficulty in using the phone with one hand.

There are no buttons on the front panel of the Nokia 7.1 smartphone, but power and volume buttons are present on the right side of the phone. At the same time, SIM-tray is provided on the left side of the phone, if you want, you can insert SIM or microSD card in the second slot. There is a notch on the upper part of the phone which is quite small. The feature to hide the notch does not come with the Android Pie update, but users can find this option in the developer option of the Settings app. There is a border at the bottom of the phone where you will see the Nokia brand logo.


For photography, a dual-rear camera setup has been provided on the back panel, the thing to note here is that you will see the Zeiss logo just below the primary sensor. This means Nokia 7.1 comes with Carl Zeiss optics. Not only this, fingerprint sensor for security, Nokia brand logo and Android One will be seen written on the back panel. Loudspeaker and USB Type-C port have been placed at the bottom of the phone. Loud and clear sound is heard from the speaker.

Specification and display of Nokia 7.1

Nokia 7.1 smartphone has been launched only in 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage variant, it is possible to increase the storage up to 400 GB with the help of microSD card. The phone has a hybrid-SIM tray, which means you can insert a SIM or memory card in the second slot if you want. To bring life to the phone, there is a 3,060 mAh battery and fast charging support. Nokia 7.1 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo. Our review unit has received Android 9.0 Pie stable update.


For connectivity, there is support for Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, GLONASS, NFC, Type C (USB 2.0), OTG, 3.5 mm headphone jack. Nokia 7.1 has a 5.84-inch full HD + (1080×2280 pixels) display with 19:9 aspect ratio and HDR 10 support. The display of the phone is bright and the colors also appear vivid. Its viewing angle is also quite excellent. HDR content looks sharp and vibrant.

Nokia 7.1 performance, software and battery life

Nokia 7.1 has Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor with 4 GB RAM. The phone performs all the daily tasks correctly and easily. The UI animations are also smooth. There was no problem playing Asphalt 9 on medium graphics settings. Now let’s talk about benchmark score. The Nokia 7.1 scored 1,16,083 on AnTuTu, 33fps in GFXBench T-Rex, 9.6fps in GFXBench Manhattan 3.1, and 1,340 and 4,926 in the Geekbench single and multi-core tests respectively.

Nokia 7.1 is part of Android One. Huawei, Samsung and Realme smartphones provide the facility to run two WhatsApp apps simultaneously, but in this phone you cannot run two WhatsApp apps simultaneously. The phone has an ambient display feature that shows notifications of missed calls and app notifications. Many gestures have also been provided in Nokia 7.1 for the convenience of the users.


Apart from this, if you want, you can use Android Pie navigational gestures. There will be no problem in using them. The phone has a Digital Wellbeing feature that tracks how fast you use different apps, how many times you unlock the phone and how many notifications you receive in a day. Dark mode feature will also be added to the phone with the Android Pie update. It darkens the app drawer and also provides a quick toggle panel.


There will be an 8 megapixel front camera for selfie and video calling, its aperture is F/2.0. Nokia 7.1 comes with face unlock support, it works properly when there is sufficient amount of light. It works irregularly in low-light and sunlight. The face unlock setup process is a bit slow in Nokia 7.1. Hopefully, this will be improved in future software updates for Nokia 7.1. The fingerprint sensor works correctly and fast.

The Nokia 7.1 lasted 9 hours and 30 minutes in our HD video loop battery test. In case of moderate to heavy usage, the phone lasted for 12 hours and still there was 15 percent battery left. Android Pie update brings with it Battery Saver Mode and Adaptive Battery feature. The fast charger fully charges the phone in 1.5 hours. Despite the glass back panel, the phone does not come with wireless charging support.

Nokia 7.1 camera

For photography, Nokia 7.1 has two rear cameras which come with Carl Zeiss optics and electronic image stabilization. A 12-megapixel primary sensor with F/1.8 aperture along with a 5-megapixel secondary sensor with F/2.4 aperture will work in tandem. There will be an 8 megapixel front camera for selfie and video calling, its aperture is F/2.0. This smartphone of Nokia brand comes with dual flash.

When there was sufficient amount of light, the pictures taken came out crisp and vivid colors were also visible. In our experience, pictures taken in Portrait shot also came out quite impressive. There was minimal noise in the pictures taken in low light and the photos came out quite accurate. Many times we found the pictures taken with the phone to have more sharpness. Of course, HMD Global has worked a lot on low-light performance in Nokia 7.1 but in this price segment Xiaomi Mi A2 ,review)’s camera is the best.


The 8 megapixel selfie sensor also took good pictures. There is no LED flash on the front panel, but the pictures taken in low-light satisfied us. Let us tell you that the front camera uses software algorithms to take portrait shots. Useful features like AR stickers, dual-site mode, AI portrait lighting will be available in the camera app. AR stickers can be used with rear and front cameras. The picture quality taken from the rear and front cameras in dual-site mode was not very good. The front camera is capable of recording 1080p and rear camera 4K videos. Let us tell you that the quality of the video was good.

our decision

The price of Nokia 7.1 with Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor is slightly higher as compared to other smartphones in this price segment. Poco F1 And Honor Play Like flagship-grade processor has been used in the smartphone. If we don’t talk about processor power, Nokia 7.1 is an all-rounder smartphone. The highlight of Nokia 7.1 is its crisp and vivid HDR display and it offers the best contention in this price segment. Nokia 7.1, as we told you, is part of the Android One program, so in such a situation the phone is guaranteed to get regular updates. The look is quite attractive, its build quality is also quite good. HMD Global has also worked a lot on the low-light camera performance of Nokia 7.1.

If you want, of course you can buy Xiaomi Poco F1 and Honor Play which are equipped with flagship-grade processors. But it is also worth noting here that Poco F1 is made of plastic which does not give a premium look, whereas the premium look of Nokia 7.1 makes it attractive. Poco F1 and Honor Play run MIUI and EMUI skins which come with third party bloat. In the end, the Nokia 7.1 is a robust smartphone that can easily manage all the day-to-day tasks.

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