HMD Global launched the Nokia 7 Plus was launched at MWC 2018 in Barcelona. The Android One smartphone has been designed for ‘creators’- the company said, and sports a dual rear camera setup just like the original Nokia 7. Nokia is touting the use of Zeiss optics on the rear camera, as well as it can capture to low-light shots. It offers the “Bothie” feature (first seen on the Nokia 8), and also sport a 6-inch 18:9 display – the first smartphone from the company to bear such a longer, more immersive display aspect ratio. As suggested by it’s name- the smartphone sits above the Nokia 7 in the HMD Global Nokia Android smartphone lineup, and below the Nokia 8.
Nokia 7 Plus price, availability
The Nokia 7 Plus comes with a price tag of EUR 399 (roughly Rs. 31,750), but excluding taxes and subsidies too. For now, the Nokia 7 Plus price in India has not been announced by the company. It will be available from early April in Black-Copper and White-Copper colour options.
Also, Read – Nokia Showcases Nokia 1 & Nokia 8110 at MWC 2018.
Nokia 7 Plus specifications
The Nokia 7 Plus runs Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box, and being an Android One device, it has no customisations on top of the stock Android it uses. Nokia is also promising regular updates. The smartphone sport a 6-inch full-HD+ (1080 x 2160 pixels) IPS display with an 18:9 ratio. It has 500-nits peak brightness rating, and Corning Gorilla Glass. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC accompanying with 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM.
Getting to the main highlight of the device – its cameras. The smartphone’s dual rear camera comprises a 12MP wide-angle primary camera with an f/1.75 aperture, and 1.4-micron pixels, as well as a 13MP camera with an f/2.6 aperture, 1-micron pixels, and 2x optical zoom. The dual camera is coupled with a dual-tone LED flash and Zeiss optics. At front, the Nokia 7 Plus features a 16MP fixed focus offering with an f/2.0 aperture, 1-micron pixels, and Zeiss optics.
The Nokia 7 Plus has 64GB of internal storage, expandable via microSD card up to 256GB. Nokia 7 Plus offers 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, USB Type-C (2.0), and a 3.5mm audio jack. Sensors on the device include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and a rear-facing fingerprint sensor. Nokia is also touting the presence of a single speaker with a smart amplifier and Nokia’s spatial audio with 3 mics. It measures 158.38×75.64×7.99mm. It is packed by a 3800mAh battery with fast charging, promised to deliver a talk-time up 19 hours and a standby time of 723 hours.