Nokia 7 is finally here. As nokiaexpected, HMD Global announced its long-anticipated upper mid-range offering at a press event in China yesterday. The Nokia 7 will sit just below the Nokia 8 in its ever-expanding lineup. The smartphone is cut exclusive to China, but we can expect Nokia to bring it to other parts of the globe soon, including India.
The Nokia 7 rocks the characteristic design that has been brought forward by the new HMD Global. Just like its other siblings, the Nokia 7 features an unibody built that has been achieved by using 7000 series aluminum. The rear features a 3D glass curvature and the edges sports diamond cut bevels. The mid-ranger comes in two color options – Gloss Black and Matte White.
In terms of specs, the Nokia 7 comes with a 5.2-inch FHD (1,920 x 1,080p) IPS LCD display. The front of the smartphone is protected by 2.5D curved glass. Underneath the shell, the Nokia 7 boasts of a Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 octa-core processor. This is coupled with 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage. Nokia will also be selling a variant of the smartphone with 6GB RAM. Besides, there’s room for memory expansion via microSD card slot.
The Nokia 7 features the highly touted Dual Sight technology. It essentially uses both the front and rear cameras simultaneously to shoot, what Nokia refers to as Bothies. The concept is especially useful for those who are always busy uploading Facebook Live sessions and Instagram stories. The camera hardware of the Nokia 7 is powered by a 16MP f/1.8 rear camera and a 5MP wide-angle selfie shooter. Apart from that, the Nokia 7 comes with a 3,000mAh battery. Additionally, the latest smartphone from Nokia does feature a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Nokia 7 Specifications
- 5.2 inch FHD (1,920 x 1,080p) IPs Display with 2.5D Curved Glass
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 octa core processor
- 4GB/6GB RAM
- 64GB Internal Storage
- 16MP f/1.8 Rear Camera
- 5MP Front Camera
- 3,000mAh Battery
- Android Nougat 7.1.1
Nokia 7 Price and Availability
Coming to the pricing, the Nokia 7 with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage is marked at 2,499 Yuan ($377/Rs 24,538 approx.) whereas the one with 6GB RAM comes at 2,699 Yuan ($407/Rs 26,500 approx.) The Nokia 7 will be available in China starting October 24. There is no official word about the India launch, but there are some rumors which say the Nokia 7 might be headed to India early next month.