At first glance, the Nokia 7.1 has a close resemblance to Nokia 6.1, but the two devices have their fair share of differences just as they are similar. Ever since Nokia 6.1 was launched in India in August this year, it has seen a sharp rise in popularity. The popularity might be the reason as to why people are much hyped by the recent announcement of Nokia 7.1.
HMD seems to have embarked on a journey to expand its smartphone portfolio, thanks to its recent launch of Nokia 7.1 in London as a premium mid-range smartphone. Immediately the phone was made public, one could not help but notice that it closely looks like the Nokia 6.1 Plus.
One of the things that have made Nokia 6.1 Plus to receive much acclaim is due to its edge-t-edge display, in addition to an all-glass design and impressive software as well as hardware. Nokia 7.1 includes these elements but adds more features which help differentiate it from Nokia 6.1 Plus. The following is a comprehensive look at the two impressive gadgets.
Design and Display
When we talk of smartphones, the very first thing that you see is the design and so it is logical that we compare the two smartphones on the basis of their looks. The Nokia 7.1 vs Nokia 6.1 Plus battle appears to have come out on an equal score here considering that the two smartphones have resembling design and display.
But don’t quit on choosing these devices on the basis of their designs just because we said that they look somewhat similar. There are some hidden differences which you would be interested to have a look.
The 2.5D layer of Gorilla Glass 3 in Nokia 6.1 Plus seems to have been refined further when it comes to Nokia 7.1. HMD must have set aside some considerable amount of time into the latest release in order to give it a differentiation from the 6.1 Plus.
As the Nokia 6.1 Plus is given a rounded frame to make it easier to grasp, the Nokia 7. Is given a 6000 series aluminum frame with diamond cut chamfered edges. The edges incorporate silver or copper accents, depending on the color that you have selected. The idea here is to give the smartphone a premium finish.
Maybe the slightest thing that can make this smartphone somehow different from Nokia 6.1 Plus is that it is a bit blocky than rounded.
The Nokia 7.1 vs Nokia 6.1 Plus war is taken a step higher when you begin concentrating on the specifications. For you to buy a smartphone, you must have an understanding of what’s contained in it.
There are some specifications that the two devices share. These include:
- 4 GB RAM
- 64 GB internal storage
- 060mAh battery
- Able to receive the Android 9 Pie
Nokia 7.1 then proceeds to receive more features which makes it stand out from its smaller brother. It is the first HMD device to feature the PureDisplay screen technology, which has the ability to yield sharper and high quality videos on the screen and includes a HDR10 support. This means that platforms like Netflix, YouTube and Amazon Prime Video which have support for HDR will look amazing on Nokia 7.0.
Nokia 7.1 also has Zeiss-braided cameras, which HMD hopes the device will be able to capture quality pictures. Despite leaving out Zeiss optics in the Nokia 6.1 Plus, the smartphone appears to have a powerful camera on paper compared to its bigger brother. The former has a whooping 16MP + 5MP dual camera setup on the back and a 16MP front sensing sensor. This is in comparison to the Nokia 7.1 12MP + 5MP cameras.
It would make no sense for HMD to release an upgrade of its smartphone without actually upgrading it. Nokia 7.1 has done justice to Nokia 6.1 Plus, thanks to the additional features that it includes. Thus, the Nokia 7.1 vs Nokia 6.1 Plus war appears to have been won by the bigger bro.