HMD Global will be holding a global event in London later today, where it is expected to formally launch the Nokia 6.1 Plus (review) for the European market. It is also being speculated that the company might unveil the Nokia 7.1 and Nokia True Wireless Earbuds at the event. Ahead of the launch event, the upcoming Nokia 7.1 has been listed on the Android Enterprise website as an Android Enterprise Recommended device. The Android Enterprise Recommended establishes best practices and common requirements, backed by rigorous testing to certify smartphones suitable for being deployed by enterprises. Some of the other Nokia smartphones that are recommended for enterprises by Google include the Nokia 3.1, Nokia 5.1, Nokia 5.1 Plus, Nokia 6.1, Nokia 6.1 Plus, Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 8, and the Nokia 8 Sirocco.
Nokia 7.1 Android Enterprise Listing Confirms Key Specs
The Android Enterprise listing reveals the upcoming Nokia 7.1 will feature a 5.8-inch sized display, although the resolution of the panel has not been listed. In terms of memory, the smartphone will come equipped with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. However, there is a possibility that HMD Global may offer at least one other memory configuration in select markets. Moving, the Android Enterprise listing tells us that the upcoming mid-range Android smartphone will feature a fingerprint sensor as well as built-in NFC. In terms of software, it looks like the smartphone will be running on the Android 8.1 Oreo operating system out of the box. Just like the other Nokia Android smartphones launched recently by HMD Global, the Nokia 7.1 will be part of the Android One program.
Going by the latest leaks, the Nokia 7.1 will run on Qualcomm’s octa-core Snapdragon 636 processor under the hood. In comparison, the Nokia 7.1 Plus is expected to run on Qualcomm’s newer 10nm Snapdragon 710 octa-core chipset. In the camera department, the smartphone is expected to sport a 12MP + 5MP dual-camera setup at the rear and an 8MP snapper on the front for selfies and video calling.
Nokia 7.1: Expected Pricing, Launch Date
A recent leak had claimed that the Nokia 7.1 will be available in two memory configurations in Europe – 3GB RAM + 32GB storage and 4GB RAM + 64GB storage. While the base configuration will cost 349 Euros (Rs.29,500 approx.) in the old continent, the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant is expected to be priced at 399 Euros (Rs.33,700 approx.).