Nokia 6.1 Plus (Nokia X6) Vs Nokia 7.1

I am deciding between these two and would love to have your opinion please. My reasons for looking to buy the phones are Android One and smaller size.

Common specs: Both phones come with 636 Snapdragon chipset and Adreno 509 GPU, smililar screen size and same resolution, same battery size.

I couldn't find if either of the phones are compatible with band 28.

Key differences:

Nokia 6.1 Plus (Nokia X6)- $285 (Toby Deals)
Nokia 7.1- $374

Nokia 6.1 Plus (Nokia X6)- 151g
Nokia 7.1- 160g

Nokia 6.1 Plus (Nokia X6)-
MAIN CAMERA: 16 MP, f/2.0, 1.0µm, PDAF
5 MP, f/2.4, 1.12µm, depth sensor

SELFIE CAMERA:16 MP, f/2.0, 1/3.1", 1.0µm

Nokia 7.1-
MAIN CAMERA: 12 MP, f/1.8, 1.28µm, Dual Pixel PDAF
5 MP, f/2.4, 1.12µm, depth sensor

SELFIE CAMERA: 16 MP, f/2.0, 1/3.1", 1.0µm 8 MP, f/2.0, 24mm

Nokia 6.1 Plus (Nokia X6)- No
Nokia 7.1- Yes

Nokia 6.1 Plus (Nokia X6)- Fast battery charging 18W (Quick Charge 3.0)
Nokia 7.1- Fast battery charging 9V/2A 18W

Please help me decide. Thanks in advance.

Poll Options

  • 2
    Nokia 6.1 Plus (Nokia X6)
  • 9
    Nokia 7.1


  • 7.1 is nearly $100 more than 6.1 plus. The only significance difference seems to be the NFC.

  • Back in my country, Nokia 6.1 plus has issues with cellular reception for Vodafone network. Don't know about the specifics and whether it has the same issue here or not.