The Nokia 7.1 officially goes on sale in Kenya for Ksh. 30,000

The Nokia 7.1 is now available in Kenya, a month after being launched globally. HMD Global has today announced that the availability of the device through selected retailers from Ksh 30,000.

According to HMG Global, the device’s HDR display lies within a masterfully crafted, gorgeous design and offers an advanced imaging experience powered by a dual rear depth-sensing camera with 2PD, for fast accurate autofocus and ZEISS Optics to ensure you never miss a moment.

“We know a lot of our fans in Kenya enjoy creating videos and watching content on their smartphones. That’s why it was important for us to bring both ZEISS optics and PureDisplay technology together in a versatile device that offers a superior content experience, regardless of whether you’re taking photos for your social media or watching the latest series on your favourite streaming service.” Mark Misumi, HMD Business Manager East Africa said

The Nokia 7.1 is also the first smartphone to come with PureDisplay screen technology for stunning HDR10 cinematic quality entertainment inside and out.

The Nokia 7.1 smartphone was launched in October 2018. The phone comes with a 5.84-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 2280 pixels.

In terms of camera, the Nokia 7.1 features a dual camera setup at the back with 12 megapixels and 5 megapixels sensors. The primary 12 megapixels sensor has a 1.28-micron pixel size and f/1.8aperture. The front camera, on the other hand, is 8 megapixels selfie with f/2.0 AI-enhanced face unlock feature. The optics on Nokia 7.1 also come with Zeiss lenses on top.

The Nokia 7.1 features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 coupled with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. It runs Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box and comes in Gloss Midnight Blue and Gloss Steel colours.

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