Nokia 7 debuts with a glass back and high end features.
HMD global , a company that owns the rights to use Nokia branding on mobile phones and tablets launched on Thursday a new Android based smart phone . Positioned between. Nokia 8 and Nokia 6 called the Nokia 7 . It is mid range smart phone which focuses on the premium design and high end camera features.
It will initially be available in China for $377(Rs 24,500 approximately).
Looks and build quality.
It is the company’s first smart phone which sport a glass back. According to HMD global Nokia 7 has a vacuum molded Corning gorilla glass 3 on it’s rear. Whereas side edges are built with 7000 series aluminum. It comes with ip54 certification for water and dust resistance.
Specifications and features.
It has 5.2 inch full HD IPS LCD panel with Corning gorilla glass 3 protection. Nokia 7 runs Android Nougat out of the box and a promise for Android Oreo update.
It runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor coupled with 4/6 GB ram. It comes with 64GB on board storage and can be expanded up to 128 GB by inserting and SD card. The Nokia 7 also has Nokia 8 “bothie’s” features which allow users to shoot videos and photos from front and rear camera simultaneously. The feature also let the user combine the images taken from both front and rear camera.
The smart phone has 16 megapixel rear camera with 1.12um pixels and f/1.8 aperture. On the front it has a 5 megapixel camera with 1.4 um pixels and 84 degree field of view and an f/2.0 aperture.
Connectivity options include Bluetooth 5.0, GPS , USB type-C, 3.5 mm audio jack and NFC support. A 3000 mAh battery is powering it. Further more it houses a fingerprint scanner on the back unlike it’s predecessors. Another highlighting feature of Nokia 7 is the company’s propriety OZO audio technology for an immersive sound experience. As a result it will be good for music lovers.
Availability and price tag.
The base model will be available for $377 (Rs 24,500) whereas the top end model with 6 GB ram will be available for $407 (Rs 26,500). It will be available in two color variants Gloss Black and Matt White.
It will probably be available for sale in China from October 24, there is no word of the availability of phone in other countries. The smartphone is most likely to launch in the country soon.