HMD Global, Nokia’s official licensee has scheduled an event in Taiwan on April 2 for the launch of their new smartphone Nokia X71. The smartphone is expected to be launched in the Global markets as Nokia 8.1 Plus though there hasn’t been any official confirmation on the same. The X71 is Nokia’s first smartphone that features a punch hole display front camera for selfies. The brand is also expected to launch Nokia 9 Pure View at the same event on April 2, which will feature a Penta rear camera architecture.
The smartphone X71 is expected to feature a dual rear camera setup with a 48MP primary camera with ZEISS optics and a secondary 120-degree ultra wide angle lens. The smartphone features an identical punch hole type front camera like the Samsung Galaxy S10. If rumours are to be believed, the Nokia X71 is expected to feature a 6.22-inch Full HD+ display with a metallic rim around edges as well as feature a 3.5mm headphone slot.
In addition to this, the smartphone is expected to get USB Type-C as connectivity options, though the official reports have yet to be confirmed. The Nokia X71 will be getting a Nokia 7.1 Plus alike Salcomp AD-18WU charger while running on Android Pie out-of-the-box.
The Nokia 8.1 Plus’ alleged renders surfaced over the internet some time ago where it features the same specifications as Nokia X71 with dual rear cameras and a punch hole display front camera. The smartphone is expected to be powered by Snapdragon 710 SoC processor while cameras will feature ZEISS optics. More information will surface after the launch of the smartphone in Taiwan on April 2, 2019.