Nokia recently launched a lovely mid-range phone in the Nokia X71. Based on spec and features, one can easily rate the smartphone among the very best released so far in its category. With the phone already earning positive reviews today, we take a look at the smartphone’s core specifications and how much it goes for in the current market.
Price of Nokia X71 in South Africa
Nokia X71 is one of the brand’s latest additions to the mid-range smartphone market. The smartphone can be purchased for anything between ZAR$6,293 and ZAR$6,663 depending on the place of purchase. As it stands, the smartphone is readily available in a few of the popular e-commerce stores in the country.
Nokia X71 Specs
- Release date: 2019, April
- Operating system: Android 9.0 (Pie); Android One
- Screen Size: 6.39 inches, 100.9 cm2 (~83.9% screen-to-body ratio)
- Display: 1080 x 2316 pixels (~ 400 ppi density)
- RAM: 6 GB
- Internal memory: 128 GB; microSD, up to 256 GB
- Processor: Octa-core (4×2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260)
- Networks: GSM / HSPA / LTE
- Main Camera: Triple – 48 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/2″, 0.8µm, PDAF; 8 MP, 13mm (ultra wide); 5 MP, f/2.4, depth sensor
- Front Camera: 16 MP, f/2.0 front shooter for selfie
- Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 3500 mAh battery; Fast battery charging 18W
- Other Specifications: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Nokia X71 Review
Let us take a deeper look at the features and specifications of the Nokia X71.
Body and Design
The Nokia X71 features a premium design of glass and a metal frame. It boasts a punch-hole display with a screen to body ratio of 93 percent, with a unique opening for the 16MP front selfie camera. A fingerprint scanner is positioned in the cover on the back of the smartphone.
The Nokia X71’s display is a large 6.39 inches with 100.9 cm2 (~83.9% screen-to-body ratio) panel. It features an outstanding screen resolution of 1080 x 2316 pixels and an approximate 400 PPI density. This means there is a lot of screen space and always-sharp images. This allows user to enjoy smartphone games, multimedia and other content regardless of how lit the environment is.
The camera is one of the top selling points of this amazing smartphone. The smartphone features a triple camera setup. It boasts a 48 MP main camera with f/1.8 (1/2″, 0.8µm, PDAF) for wide capture and a secondary 8 MP (with 13mm) for ultra wide capture and an additional 5 MP with f/2.4 depth sensor. It also boasts an outstanding 16 MP, f/2.0 front shooter for selfie. If you are a fan of smartphone cameras, you surely will appreciate this masterpiece.
The Nokia X71 features a fairly powerful battery – at 3, 500mAh. It is bigger than most flagship devices in the market today and offers much more power as well. It also boasts fast charging features with 18W.
Operating System and Processor
Nokia X71 features the Octa-core (4×2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260) processor with the Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm) chip. It runs on the latest Android Pie Operating System and is boosted by 6 GB of RAM and corresponding 128 GB of internal memory that can be expanded up to 256 GB with a shared SIM card slot.
Nokia X71: Things You Will Like About the Smartphone
Great Build-up: Nokia has built a reputation for lovely built quality. Nokia X71 is built with aluminium metal and has an amazing craft with splendid looks. The front screen has a 2.5D curved display which improves the overall viewing experience.
Nice Display: Nokia follows the great build with an amazing display. The smartphone features a 6.39 inches Full HD+ IPS LCD display, which has sharp and exciting colours. It also comes with a 19.3:9 which is attractive and offers user nearly full view.
Awesome Processor: If a processor is one of the core things you consider when choosing a smartphone, then you most likely wouldn’t be wrong with the Nokia X71. For smartphone gamers, the smartphone offers a GPU of Adreno 512 whose performance is top ranking at this price tag in its category.
Great Camera Quality: When it comes to camera, Nokia rates among the very best brands in the smartphone market to date. The Nokia X71 boasts an amazing triple camera setup with an impressive 48 MP (f/1.8) main camera, a secondary 8MP (f/) and an additional 5 MP(f/). The main 48 MP is one of the first of its kind and rates among the very best in its category.
Fair Battery Capacity: Nokia rates among the kings of smartphones in terms of battery capacity. While the Nokia X71 only manages a 3500mAh battery which might be lower than some other smartphones in its category, it boasts an impressive 18W fast charging feature that ensures it takes less time to fully charge.
Nokia X71: Things May Not Like About the Smartphone
No IP certification: Does this sound strange? The fact that a Nokia smartphone does not have an IP certification is quite disappointing. IP certifications are used to describe levels of sealing effectiveness of gadgets against intrusion from foreign bodies like dusts, dirts and moisture.
One Hybrid Slim Slot: Unlike most other smartphones in its category, the Nokia X71 features Hybrid SIM slot, which means users can use two SIMs or just one SIM and a microSD card up to 256 GB.
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