Dubbed as the first smartphone to launch with a new PureDisplay screen technology.
Fresh from its announcement a couple of weeks back, HMD Global has confirmed that the Nokia 7.1 will be available by the end of October in the UAE.
The Nokia 8.1 features a new PureDisplay that support HDR for the best colors possible. It also comes with a dual rear depth-sensing camera that lets you take images in portrait mode. The Nokia 7.1 is also part of the Android One program, meaning that it will have regular security patches and updates just like Google’s Pixel line. It was also confirmed by HMD Global that the Nokia 7.1 will receive three years’ worth of security patches and a promised two years of OS updates, meaning it will be getting Android Pie before the year ends and Android Q next year.
“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,” said Sanmeet Singh Kochhar, General Manager – Middle East, HMD Global in a statement.
The Nokia 7.1 will be officially available on October 25th in colors of Gloss Midnight Blue and Gloss Steel. Retail price will be 949 AED for the 3 GB/32 GB version and 1,049 AED for the 4 GB/64 GB version.
Stay tuned for our review of the Nokia 7.1 soon.