HMD Global introduces Nokia 7.1 to the UAE

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announced the Nokia 7.1 –  the first smartphone to come with PureDisplay screen technology.

The Nokia 7.1 is equipped with an HDR and offers advanced imaging experience powered by a dual rear depth sensing camera with 2PD and ZEISS Optics.

Nokia 7.1 from HMD Global in Gloss Steel

Sanmeet Singh Kochhar, General Manager – Middle East, HMD Global, said, “In this day and age, we are all connected to our devices and we consume video content on the go. In fact, video consumption through mobile has seen a significant increase in the MENA region, with a 90% year-on year growth in mobile video consumption. That’s why we are introducing our PureDisplay screen technology to our fans in the UAE with the Nokia 7.1. This device combines a unique display experience with a stunning, compact design and premium build quality you expect from a Nokia smartphone, while also offering a high-quality imaging experience allowing our consumers to capture their own incredible HDR photography.”

The Nokia 7.1 is the first smartphone to come with PureDisplay screen technology for HDR10 cinematic quality entertainment inside and out. It has a full HD+ 5.84-inch and 19:9 screen ratio display. It has been designed with 6000 series aluminium CNC machined frame and die cast metal centre.

The device is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 Mobile Platform, which is optimised for content consumption with first-class graphics performance and battery efficiency enhancements so users can enjoy audio and video for even longer. The USB type-C fast charging port delivers up to 50 percent of your battery back in 30 mins, to get you back up and running quickly and easily.

It sports ZEISS Optics 12MP/5MP dual cameras with 2PD enable fast, accurate autofocus giving great shots in both bright and low light conditions. The new camera UI gives users ultimate control of white balance, ISO, focus and shutter speed using the Pro Camera Mode. The Nokia 7.1 AI enhanced front facing camera introduces facial recognition to deploy animated 3D personas/masks and filters. One touch live stream your #bothies with the use of fun filters in real time to Facebook and YouTube direct from your camera app. Google Lens and Motion Photos can also be accessed directly from the app quickly and easily.

The device is built ready for the Android 9 software update, which includes AI powered features that make your device smarter, faster and adapts as you use it. The Adaptive Battery feature limits battery usage from apps you don’t use often, and App Actions predicts what you’re about to do so you can get to your next action quickly. These features further streamline your device’s functionality and your Android experience.

The Nokia 7.1 comes in Gloss Midnight Blue and Gloss Steel and is available in the UAE from 25 October for a retail price of AED 949 (3GB/32GB) and AED 1049 (4GB/64GB).

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