HMD CPO Juho proudly talked about Nokia 7.1 code-named Crystal’s stunning HDR display and video streaming quality while unveiling the smartphone yesterday in London. Now we have more details about the full HDR video quality of Nokia 7.1 that makes it the only mid-range smartphone to offer this experience.

In fact, Nokia 7.1 incorporates Pixelworks’ latest Iris PX8418 mobile processing chip to deliver the high quality HDR video performance. It is the first smartphone to combine Pixelworks 4th generation Iris processing chip and the Qualcomm 636 applications processor.

Here are some interesting facts about Nokia 7.1 HDR display experience.

  • It offers full HDR capability that enables a truly differentiated cinematic viewing experience when streaming online videos
  • Pixelworks’ new SDR2HDR™ technology provides real-time up-conversion of SDR content to HDR quality video. This feature is reportedly not even available on recently launched iPhones.
  • The Nokia 7.1 joins an exclusive and limited list of devices to obtain HDR certification from one of the leading providers of HDR content globally, Amazon.
  • 1 million:1 dynamic contrast ratio
  • 16-bit internal HDR processing pipeline
  • Sharp and vivid pictures and images

HMD has used the well-known PureDisplay branding for the very first time for any Nokia Android smartphone. This raises bar for the displays of upcoming higher-end Nokia smartphones like Nokia 9.

Nokia 7.1 details:

Nokia 7.1 will come with a 5.84 (inch), Full-HD PureDisplay screen with 19:9 ratio. It comes with a notch like Nokia 6.1 Plus. It will be powered by a 1.8 GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 636 processor.

Nokia 7.1 comes with a Zeiss-branded 12MP/5MP Dual rear and 8MP front camera. It will be available in two RAM variants:- 3GB/4GB and will come in two storage variants 32GB/64GB.

Read all about Nokia 7.1 including detailed specs, features, pricing, release date and check images and videos at our dedicated Nokia 7.1 page.