Nokia X7 (Nokia 7.1 Plus) launch expected today at HMD Global event: all you should know

“Nokia 7.1 Plus price is said to be RMB 2,699 (~Rs 29,000) and specifications are said to be Snapdragon 710 SoC, 6GB of RAM, and 3,500mAh battery”

The Nokia X7 aka Nokia 7.1 Plus smartphone is widely expected to be unveiled at an event Nokia brand licensee HMD Global is hosting in China today. The Nokia 7.1 Plus launch event is scheduled to start at 4:30pm CST or 2pm IST, and according to a post on Weibo, the event will be live streamed. However, there is no live stream link yet. The smartphone will be the successor to the Nokia 7 Plus that was released in the Indian market earlier this year. It has leaked several times in the past few weeks, with the Nokia 7.1 Plus price, specifications, and features already out.

Image courtesy: Slashleaks
Image courtesy: Slashleaks

The Nokia 7.1 Plus launch event will be culmination of several weeks’ worth of leaks. Just a day ago, a leaked China Telecom user manual of the Nokia X7 leaked online, showing the smartphone will be priced at RMB 2,699 (~Rs 29,000). The leak also shows the smartphone will start shipping in the country on October 23rd, a week from today.

As for the specifications, the Nokia 7.1 Plus smartphone has been spotted with 2.2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 710 processor onboard, backed by 6GB of RAM. It is said to come with a 6.18-inch display with full-HD+ resolution (1,080 x2,246 pixels) and 128GB of storage. Leaks suggest it will run Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box and not the latest version, Android Pie.

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Dual rear cameras are likely too with a 12MP + 13MP configuration, while the selfie shooter is said to have 20MP resolution. The Nokia 7.1 Plus battery capacity will be 3,500mAh, weight will be 178 grams, and dimensions will be 154.8 × 75.76 × 7.97mm, as per reports. HMD Global has also teased the design of the smartphone officially, showing the handset will have a display notch and a hardware button towards the bottom of the left edge.

Nokia 7.1 Plus Specifications
Performance
Octa core (2.2 GHz, Dual Core + 1.7 GHz, Hexa Core)
Snapdragon 710
4 GB RAM
Display
6.18 inches (15.7 cm)
1080x2246 px, 403 PPI
IPS LCD
Camera
12 MP + 13 MP Dual Primary Cameras
Dual-color LED Flash
20 MP Front Camera
Battery
3500 mAh
Fast Charging
USB Type-C port
Nokia 7.1 Plus Price, Launch Date
Expected Price: Rs. 18,100
Release Date: 28-Nov-2019 (Expected)
Variant: 4 GB RAM / 64 GB internal storage
Phone Status: Upcoming Phone
Nokia 7.1 Plus Video
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