Nokia X71 launched with triple rear cameras and a punch-hole - Will be rebranded as the Nokia 8.1 Plus

The Nokia X71. (Source: GSMArena)
The Nokia X71. (Source: GSMArena)
HMD Global, a few days ago, unveiled its newest device. The Nokia X71 features a Snapdragon 660, a triple rear camera setup that includes a 48 MP sensor and a wide-angle lens, a 16 MP selfie camera, and a 3500 mAh battery.
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At an event a few days ago in Taiwan, HMD Global unveiled its latest device, the Nokia X71. The mid-range phone is the company’s first triple camera device, and also the first to feature a punch-hole display.

The Nokia X71 sports a 6.39-inch FHD+ display. The punch-hole is at the top left of the device—a tad like the Honor View 20’s as opposed to the Samsung Galaxy S10’s—and plays host to a 16 MP selfie shooter. At the back of the device is a triple camera setup that comprises of a 48 MP main camera, 8 MP ultra-wide angle, and 5 MP depth sensor.

The X71 is powered by a Snapdragon 660, which is a tad disappointing. That SoC choice also means that the sensor is likely the Samsung GM1 instead of the more impressive Sony IMX586. Under the hood is 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage, expandable to 256 GB by way of a MicroSD.

A 3.5mm headphone jack and a traditional fingerprint reader are present. Supplying the device with power is a 3500 mAh battery, and there’s 18 W fast-charge support. The Nokia X71 will go on sale on April 30 with a price tag that translates into about US$385. It is expected to be rebranded as the Nokia 8.1 Plus in other markets.


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Ricci Rox, 2019-04- 4 (Update: 2019-04- 4)
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