Nokia 7 with Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor launched in China
HMD Global, almost two months after the launch of its Nokia 8 flagship smartphone, has unveiled Nokia 7. The smartphone, as one can expect from the name, will be filling the void between the previously launched Nokia 6 and Nokia 8. The smartphone has been launched in China and comes in two variants based on 4GB RAM and 6GB RAM.
The Nokia 7 costs CNY 2,499 and CNY 2,699 for the 4GB RAM and 6GB RAM model. It is up for pre-orders from Tmall website and will be going on sales from October 24. Users can get the smartphone in Glassy Black and Matte White finishes.
Nokia 7 sports a similar design as the Nokia 6 from the front. However, there is a different setup at the back as compared to the Nokia 8 and the Nokia 6. The smartphone has a smaller capsule enclosure at the back including a single camera and LED flash. Unlike its siblings, the Nokia 7 has a fingerprint sensor at the back below the camera. Rest of the Nokia handset have it at the front at the home button.
Sporting Series 7000 Aluminium build, Nokia 7 is one of the strongest in the lineup. The Nokia 8 has Series 6000 Aluminium build.
Dual-SIM supporting Nokia 7 runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box. However, the company has assured that the device will be receiving Android 8.0 Oreo as well. The smartphone sports a 5.2-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) resolution display with 16:9 aspect ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630, clubbed with Adreno 508 and 4GB/6GB RAM.
The handset includes 64GB eMMC 5.1 storage, which can be expanded using a microSD card (up to 128GB). There is a single 16MP rear camera with Carl Zeiss lens and f/1.8 aperture along with a 5MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture. Backed by a 3000mAh battery, which is the same as that in the Nokia 6, the Nokia 7 supports all the usual set of connectivity options.