HMD Global has announced their latest smartphone, the Nokia 7 which is a mid-range smartphone in China. The device comes with a 5.2-inch 1080p display having 2.5D curved Glass and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection on top. Nokia isnt going for the Bezel-less look but sticking to minimal bezel design with its 7000 series aluminum chassis with diamond-cut beveled edges. The back of the device also is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass giving it a complete solid look, feel and protection.
The Nokia 7 is powered by a 2.2 GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 630 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 508 GPU which is coupled with either 4GB or 6GB of LPDDR4 RAM and which is expandable up to 128GB using microSD card. The fingerprint sensor is located on the back of the device. It has a very premium feel and appearance thanks to the aluminum body and the Gorilla Glass 3 on the back as well.
Specifications of Nokia 7:
Display: 5.2-inch FullHD display with 2.5D curved glass and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
Processor: 2.2 GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 630 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 508 GPU
RAM and Storage: 4GB / 6GB LPPDDR4 RAM, 64GB (eMMC 5.1) internal memory, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
Camera: 16MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, PDAF, ZEISS optics, 1.12um sensor, f/1.8 aperture, 80-degree wide angle and a 5MP front-facing camera, 1.12um sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 84˚ wide-angle lens
OS: Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS, USB Type-C
SIM: Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
Battery: 3000mAh built-in battery with fast charging (9V/2A)
The Nokia 7 smartphone sports a 16MP rear camera with 1/1.8 aperture having ZEISS lens and dual-tone LED flash. The front camera is a 5MP shooter. Nokia has equipped the device with Dual-Sight technology which uses both the rear and front cameras at the same time to create what is called a “Bothie”. This gives a photo or video of both the front and rear cameras at the same time, this can be quite useful for Vloggers.
The Nokia 7 is priced at 2499 Yuan (Rs. 24,500) for the 4GB RAM variant and 2,699 yuan (Rs. 26,500) for the 6GB RAM variant in China. The device will go on sale from October 24th in China. The details about the launch of Nokia 7 across the Globe like India etc is not yet known.