The Nokia X71 is a superb mid-ranger – most individuals who voted in final week’s ballot agree. Nevertheless, it’s not excellent, it’s actually not going to problem the Nokia 9 PureView as the highest HMD cellphone. And for the reason that X71 is predicted to go international because the Nokia 8.1 Plus, some questions have been raised whether it is certainly higher than the Nokia 8.1.
The chipset is a downgrade, going from Snapdragon 710 to 660. You do get extra RAM and storage as normal, although.
The digicam has additionally been known as into query – the 48MP sensor has the decision (and with binning, probably bigger pixels), however there’s no OIS. And the punch gap selfie digicam has 16MP decision as a substitute of 20MP. Minor issues on their very own, nevertheless it’s not a very good look on a “Plus” cellphone.
Nonetheless, the X71 packs the best decision sensor of any Nokia ever, plus the primary ultra-wide digicam module. Plus, the cleaner strains of a punch gap selfie digicam as a substitute of a notch. And HMD has accomplished a very good job of retaining its Android One fleet updated.
Ultimately, it should come down to cost. The Nokia X71 goes for round $385/€345 in Taiwan. HMD is but to unveil the plans for a world rollout. For comparability, the Nokia 8.1 goes for €360-390.