Nokia X71 With Hole-Punch Display to Launch on April 2; Might Debut Globally as Nokia 8.1 Plus

The forthcoming smartphone will reportedly be HMD Global’s primary offering to feature a hole-punch screen. The Finnish company will start the Nokia X71 in Taiwan early next month, alongside the Nokia 9 PureView that will make its debut in Taiwan the identical moment. The media invitation suggests the Nokia X71 will package a 48-megapixel camera. Some reports suggest that the Nokia X71 may be launched as the Nokia 8.1 Plus at the international industry.

HMD Global’s press invite for your Nokia X71’s launch event shows it will pack a 48-megapixel primary rear camera and a secondary lens using 120-degree Field of View (FoV) for shooting wide-angle photos. However, the standout feature of this Nokia X71 is going to be the full-screen display with a hole-punch for housing the front camera, exactly enjoy the Samsung Galaxy S10. The Nokia X71 is forecast to be the first smartphone in HMD Global to incorporate a hole-punch screen. HMD Global will also bring the penta rear camera-toting Nokia 9 PureView into case, marking its official debut in Taiwan.

As per a report by MySmartPrice, the Nokia X71 might be launched globally as the Nokia 8.1 Plus. It is worth mentioning here that HMD has followed a’X-series’ naming convention for smartphones started in China, which afterwards made their way to the worldwide market under a different name. By Way of Example, the Nokia X6 was launched in markets outside China as the Nokia 6.1 Plus. But, there might be a slight gap between the Nokia X71 and the Nokia 8.1 Plus. The Nokia X71 is expected to feature a triple back camera setup, while the Nokia 8.1 Plus will allegedly pack two back cameras using Zeiss optics.

Earlier this year, alleged media renders plus a 360-degree movie of this Nokia 8.1 Plus surfaced online, showing a hole-punch display and double rear cameras. The screen will allegedly be 6.2-inches in size, but there’s not any concrete information regarding the resolution or aspect ratio. The Nokia 8.1 Plus is tipped to game a familiar glass design using a metallic rim running round the edges. It will allegedly be powered with the Snapdragon 710 SoC, but there isn’t any word on the rest of the specifications as of today.


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