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Nokia X71 Unveiled, Mid-range Model With ZEISS Triple Camera Punch-hole Display

HMD Global has announced the mid-range smartphone Nokia X71 (Nokia 8.1 Plus) with a punch hole display. See it's full specs, features & price.

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HMD Global announced the Nokia X71 (Also known as Nokia 8.1 Plus) with a punch hole display, this is the predecessor of last year’s Nokia X7 (Nokia 7.1 Plus). This device is part of the Android One program; this means a pure Android experience and up to three years of security updates. You also get the latest, major software updates very quickly.

This Nokia phone has a large, sharp 6.39 inches screen and is ideal for all entertainment. To get through the day well, a large 3500mAh battery is available. At the rear are a triple camera and fingerprint scanner. The Android 9.0 Pie device also has 128GB of storage memory, a 16-megapixel front camera and a 3.5mm audio port.

Let’s delve right into the full features, specs and price of the Nokia X71 (A.K.A Nokia 8.1 Plus).

Nokia X71 (Nokia 8.1 Plus) Quick Review

The Nokia X71 (Nokia 8.1 Plus) is part of the Android One program from Google. So there is a bare (stock) Android version: without skin from the manufacturer and no unnecessary apps. You also receive security updates and regular software updates for three years. You will get this as one of the first.

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The PureDisplay of the Nokia X71 is 6.39 inches in size and has a full HD + resolution of 2310 x 1080 pixels. This means a lot of screen space and always razor-sharp images. This way you can enjoy games, videos and other content to the full, even in bright sunlight. The Nokia X71 has a premium design of glass and a metal frame.

It features a punch hole display with a screen to body ratio of 93%, with an opening for the 16MP front selfie camera in the screen, which is the trend this year.

The rear camera is equipped with 48 million pixels + 8 million pixels (wide angle) + 5 million pixels (depth) triple camera with ZEISS mark. Thanks to optical image stabilization, your photos and videos are no longer blurred by vibrations. And with the hypersensitive sensor, you can let more light through so that your photos are well exposed. Also, the notification button is embedded in the power button on the side.

The dual camera also makes it possible to take beautiful portrait photos. You can create a depth of field effect, also known as a bokeh effect. The background fades while the person or object stays sharp. You can also apply this afterwards.

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A fingerprint scanner is located in the housing on the back of the Nokia X71. This sensor works fast and is safe. Your fingerprint is unique! You also have faster access to your smartphone than if you have to enter a pin code or pattern.

To get through the day undisturbed, a 3500mAh battery is present so that you enjoy a very good battery life. Furthermore, the Nokia X71 works quickly and smoothly thanks to the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor and 6GB memory. That way you can multitask without a hitch!

With the Nokia X71, you have a massive 128GB storage capacity for photos, videos, apps and games. The operating system takes up a small part of this. Do you still lack of space? Then you can expand the memory with a microSD card up to 256GB.

The Nokia 8.1 supports dual SIM, so there is room for two SIM cards. This way you can separate your business data and files from your private data. This way you remain accessible on one telephone. But keep in mind that dual-sim slot won’t be available when you use an SD card.

Nokia X71 (Nokia 8.1 Plus) Key Specs

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Here are the Nokia X71 key specifications…

Display 6.39 inches FHD + capacitive touchscreen, 2310 x 1080 pixels
OS Android 9.0 Pie OS; Android One
Processor Octa-core 2.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SDM660
Storage 128GB ROM + 6GB RAM (SDcard up to 256GB)
Camera Triple 48MP + 8MP + 5MP Rear/16MP Front (With LED light)
Battery 3,500mAh
Price N140,000 – N150,000

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Nokia X71 (Nokia 8.1 Plus) Price and Availability

The Nokia X71 launched in April 2019 (not available for purchase); it is available in colour Black. You can order the phone from any of the online shopping markets using the links below.

Nokia X71 retails at ₦140,000 – ₦150,000 in Nigeria. (CLICK TO BUY NOKIA X71).

Nokia X71 (Nokia 8.1 Plus) Full Specifications and Features

General Features

  • Platform: Android 9.0 Pie OS, Android One
  • Processor: Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm), Octa-core (4×2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260)
  • GPU: Adreno 512
  • Memory: 6GB RAM
  • Colours: Black
  • Dimension: 157.2 x 76.5 x 8 mm
  • Weight: 180g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Hybrid Dual SIM


  • Display: 6.39 inches FHD + capacitive touchscreen, 2310 x 1080 pixels (~400 ppi density)
  • Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass


  • Rear Camera: Triple
    • 48 MP, f/1.8, 1/2″, 0.8µm, PDAF
    • 8 MP, 13mm (ultrawide)
    • 5 MP, f/2.4, depth sensor
  • Rear Camera Features: Zeiss optics, dual-LED flash, panorama, HDR
  • Front Camera: 16MP camera f/2.0, 1080p [email protected]


  • Built-in Storage: 128GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: –
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: 42.2/5.76Mbps
  • CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: LTE Cat 4 150/50Mbps
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct,
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v5.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE, aptX
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster: –
  • USB Port: 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: –


  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
  • Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes, Single speaker with smart amp
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes
  • Microphones: 3 x mics with Nokia spatial audio


  • Navigation: Yee, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: Yes
  • SpO2: –
  • Pedometer: –
  • Heart Rate Monitor: –
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (under display)
  • Iris Scanner: –
  • Face Unlock: Yes
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
  • Voice Control: Yes
  • Haptic vibrator

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging:
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: –
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 3,500mAh non-removable Li-ion battery
  • Fast Charging: Yes, Fast battery charging 18W
  • Wireless Charging:

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