Edge-to-edge 5.8 inch screen, 12 megapixel camera and stunning screen performance.
Nokia. Remember them? One of the world’s best mobile phone makers back the day and thanks to a reinvigorated design strategy, the introduction of Android and focus on building quality cameras for their phones, has been making somewhat of a comeback. The introduction of the mid-range Nokia 7.1 is proof of that, backed up with a recent 4/5 review score from the guys at TechRadar.
It was one of the best mid-range phones you could buy when it launched at £300 but the price has just been slashed. The Nokia 7.1 is available from the likes of John Lewis and Amazon for around £180, but we’ve found a much better deal than that on the unlocked, SIM Free version – head to Fonehouse where you can buy it now for just £149.99, a £30 saving versus John Lewis and less than half of the original launch price. It’s unlocked too so you can just stick your existing SIM card in it, or head this way if you need a new SIM only deal.
The Nokia 7.1 looks great, with it’s edge-to-edge screen (bye-bye side bezels), there’s a small notch at the top for the selfie camera and small bezel at the bottom where you’ll find the Nokia badge of quality. It’s got a front and back with an aluminium strip around the edge.
Size-wise, the 5.8 inch screen means it’s easy to use one-handed, unlike some of the Plus-size flagship models but isn’t too small to view video content on it’s LCD Full HD+ display. A layer of Corning Gorilla Glass 3 helps protect it too. The 19:9 aspect ratio makes it great for watching Netflix or playing games.
Missing that all important headphone jack? The Nokia 7.1 has one! We know this is an essential feature for many people, despite the wide adoption of Bluetooth headphones, so you’ll be pleased to know you can use your wired headphones with this one too. One the back you’ve got the rear camera and a fingerprint scanner for extra security.
The rear camera is a dual-lens set-up with a 12 megapixel lens, supported by a second 5 megapixel lens which produces some really impressive photos, thanks Nokia’s collaborative design with Zeiss Optics.
Powered by Android, the Nokia 7.1 uses Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 636 processor to keep it running smoothly. You’ve got a 3060mAh battery which will get most folk through the day and if the included 32GB of memory isn’t enough, you can add a Micro SD card up to 400GB. Personally, we recommend downloading Google Photos and making the most of its unlimited free photo storage for your pics.
You can pick up the Nokia 7.1 for £149.99 from Fonehouse now.
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