HMD unveils True Wireless Earbuds and Pro Wireless Earphones

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Powering the Nokia 7.1 is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor clocked at 1.6GHz, coupled with 3GB of RAM. However, that is not the notable feature of the smartphone, because the Nokia 7.1 offers real-time SDR to HDR conversion for all user content. For selfies, the phone relies on its 8MP f/2.0 front camera. Nokia True Wireless Earbuds and Nokia Pro Wireless Earphones In addition to the Nokia 7.1 smartphone, HMD also introduced two new wireless audio accessories - Nokia True Wireless Earbuds and Nokia Pro Wireless Earphones.

The thickness is just shy of 8mm, though the camera housing does jut out by around 1.5mm extra - hardly an issue.

The 5.84-inch 19:9 display is still LCD rather than OLED (as we'd expect at this price), but thanks to Nokia's PureDisplay technology there are a few enhancements. The phone is covered with Gorilla Glass 3 on the front and back along with a dual-anodised Series 6000 aluminium frame with diamond cut edges.

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Try as you might, you simply can not fault HMD Global for hesitating to release a truly high-end Nokia-branded smartphone. Latest in the Finnish firm's reboot of the Nokia smartphone range, the Nokia 7.1 packs dual rear cameras with Zeiss optics. Nokia has also added the Pro Camera, allowing you to fiddle with advanced settings when taking an image - and updated its dual capture "Bothie" mode to offer additional customization over your live streams.

We've had time to play around with the new Nokia 7.1 at an event in London, and you can read on below to learn about what we've seen so far from the phone.

Backed by a 3060mAh battery, the Nokia 7.1 supports native fast charging technology that is claimed to charge 50% of the device in 30 minutes of charging. Like most other smartphones in HMD Global's line-up, the Nokia 7.1 too is Android One-certified.

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It does launch running Android 8.1 Oreo, which isn't the latest software from Google, but HDM Global says an update to the new Android 9 Pie OS will come this October.

Yes, it's coming to the U.S. Best Buy in-store availability will begin November 5.

Nokia has just announced the Nokia 7.1, a £299/$349 "affordable flagship" with a great deal to offer. The phone comes in a Gloss Midnight Blue finish as well as Gloss Steel and will be available for pre-sale online at Amazon, Best Buy and B&H starting tomorrow, October 5. The base model of the handset that won't be sold in the US will start at €319 in Europe, whereas the more powerful one should feature a €349 price tag.

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