Nokia X71 goes official; features 6.4-inch punch-hole display, SD660 SoC and 6 GB RAM

After weeks of leaks and rumors, HMD Global has now finally launched the Nokia X71 smartphone. Along with this, the company also launched the Nokia 9 PureView flagship smartphone in Taiwan.

With this launch, the Nokia X71smartphone has now become the company’s first smartphone to come with a punch-hole cut-out on top of the display for housing the front-facing camera sensor.


In terms of design, the phone comes with a mirror finish glass back body and a metallic frame. The Nokia X71 features a 6.4-inch Full HD+ display and 93 percent screen-to-body ratio. Under the hood, the device is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 660 SoC, along with Adreno 512 GPU.

The smartphone packs 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage. It also comes with a microSD card slot for expanding storage up to 256GB. In the camera department, the phone features a triple camera setup on the back, consisting of a 48 MP primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture, 8 MP secondary ultra wide-angle secondary sensor, and a 5 MP depth sensor.

On the front side, it comes with a 16 MP snapper for taking selfies and video calling. Connectivity options on the device include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth 5.0 and USB Type-C port. There’s also a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.

Being a part of the Android One program, the smartphone runs a near-stock version of Android 9 Pie operating system out-of-the-box. The phone is powered by a 3500 mAh battery and supports 18W fast charging technology.

The Nokia X71 is priced at TWD 11,990 (approximately $389) in Taiwan and is scheduled to go on sale starting from April 30th. The phone is expected to make its global debut as Nokia 8.1 Plus.

Nokia X71 Specifications

  • CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 octa-core processor
  • RAM: 6 GB
  • GPU: Adreno 512 GPU
  • Operating System: Android 9 Pie
  • Display: 6.4-inch PureDisplay Full HD+ with 19.3:9 aspect ratio and 93% STB ratio
  • Rear Camera: 48 MP main sensor with 6P lens and f/1.8 aperture + 8 MP ultra-wide angle lens + 5 MP depth sensor
  • Front Camera: 16 MP with f/2.0 aperture
  • Internal Storage: 128 GB
  • External Storage: Expandable up to 256 GB via microSD card
  • Connectivity: Dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth 5.0 and USB Type-C port.
  • Other: Fingerprint Sensor, OZO 360-degree surround sound
  • Colors: Eclipse Black
  • Battery: 3500 mAh with 18W fast charging

Nokia X71 Pricing and Availability

  • Price: TWD 11,990 (~$389)
  • Availability: In Taiwan from 30th April