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Nokia X71 with hole-punch, 48MP triple camera launched in Taiwan, China

    HMD Global announces the long-awaited Nokia X71 Smartphone with hole-punch selfie camera, triple rear camera setup, 6GB of RAM and it is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset.

    The Nokia X71 was officially announced in Taiwan, China and its Nokia new trick to gain more customers interests. Notably, the device comes with trendy specs and features.

    For informational and reference purposes, the Nokia X71 is the first smartphone with a hole-punch selfie camera from HMD Global, and it is enlightening!

    It doesn’t just end there, it is also first Nokia Smartphone from the Finnish OEM, HMD Global to feature a 48 MP camera, which has been trending.

    Nokia is the latest Android phone-maker to embrace the hole-punch display with the launch of the X71. Although, they failed to bring this feature with Nokia 9 PureView.

    The Nokia X71 Android Smartphone is coming after the company announces the Nokia 9 PureView. But the both phones were introduced in Taiwan today.

    Nokia X71 Specs

    *. Display: 6.39-inch (2316 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19.3:9 2.5D curved glass display, 1:1400 contrast ratio, 500 nits brightness, 96% NTSC Color gamut
    *. Dimensions: 157.19×76.45×7.98mm
    *. Weight: 180g
    *. Colors: single Eclipse Black option
    *. Processor: Octa Core Snapdragon 660 14nm Mobile Platform (Quad 2.2GHz Kryo 260 + Quad 1.8GHz Kryo 260 CPUs) with *. GPU: Adreno 512
    *. RAM: 6GB
    *. Storage: 128GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
    *. SIM: Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
    *. OS: Android 9.0 (Pie)
    *. Cameras:
    – Back camera: 48MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, 0.8µm pixel size, 6P lens, ZEISS optics, 8MP 120° ultra-wide lens, 5MP camera with f/2.4 aperture, Dual LED flash
    – Front camera: 16MP front-facing camera with ZEISS optics
    *. Fingerprint sensor: YES (rear-mounted)
    *. Network and connectivity: Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C (USB 2.0), 3.5 mm headphone jack, Nokia OZO Audio
    *. Battery: 3500mAh capacity with 18W fast charging

    Nokia X71

    Design and Display

    The Nokia X71 comes with an impeccable design, featuring a 2.5D double-sided glass design, metal frame which definitely gives it a more premium look than its mid-range specs.

    It arrives with a 6.39-inch Full-HD+ PureDisplay screen display with 19.3:9 aspect ratio, 500 nits peak brightness, and 96 percent NTSC wide colour gamut.

    It boasts of an 93% screen-to-body ratio, which achieves almost Full-screen display tech. But there is a slightly larger bezel on the chin of the phone.

    The hole-punch tech houses a single selfie shooter at the top left of the screen display, while the back holds a triple camera setup, and a rear fingerprint sensor.

    Camera and Connectivity

    For the imaging, the Nokia X71 Smartphone arrives with a triple rear camera, which is vertically aligned and a single front facing camera.

    The back of the Nokia X71 holds a triple camera setup, which consists of 48-megapixel sensor with an f/1.8 aperture, 5-megapixel depth of field sensor with an f/2.4 aperture, and a last 8-megapixel ultra wide-angle sensor.

    However, the Nokia’s X71 48-megapixels is enhanced with ZEISS Optics, and AI scene recognition. It also offers 12-megapixel output by default using 4-in-1 pixel binning.

    While the hole-punch display at the up front of the phone houses a powerful 16-megapixel selfie sensor with an f/2.0 aperture. You can checkout top phones with 48MP camera.

    It arrives with regular network and connectivity options, which includes Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-SIM, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS + GLONASS + Beidou, USB Type-C, USB OTG, and 3.5mm audio jack.

    Nokia X71 Smartphone
    Image Source: HMD Global

    Performance and Battery

    The phone is built around a 14nm Mobile Platform Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC with Quad 2.2GHz Kryo 260 + Quad 1.8GHz Kryo 260 CPUs, alongside Adreno 512 GPU.

    It arrives in only one single variant, a 6GB of RAM with 128GB of inbuilt memory storage, which is fortunately, expandable up to 256GB via a dedicated microSD card slot.

    Unlike many Nokia devices, this isn’t based on the Android One program, and it runs on Android 9.0 Pie OS. It is backed by a moderate 3,500mAh battery with 18W fast charging.

    For the pricing and availability, the phone is priced at TWD 11,900, which is around $385, or 345 euros. Anyways, it’ll go on sale in Taiwan starting from April 10th.