The Nokia 7 is the latest mid-range smartphone from HMD Global, the company which has been enjoying a good run since marking the return of Nokia brand to smartphone business. This new phone has been launched in China and brings “Bothie” camera functionality to the mid-range segment after it made its debut with the flagship Nokia 8.
The “Bothie” feature simply allows you to use both the rear and front camera at the same time and supports capturing both photos and videos. HMD Global has also used glass on the back panel which makes it the first smartphone from the company to feature such a build type. To be specific, it is the 3D Corning Gorilla Glass and on the frames, you will find 7000 series aluminum with the diamond cut which gives a premium feel to the phone.
For other specs and features, the Nokia 7 sports a 5.2-inch Full HD IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and 2.5D curved glass. It has the octa-core 1.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor coupled with 4GB and 6GB RAM options. Both these variants offer 64GB internal storage and support microSD cards. There is a 16-megapixel camera on the back with f/1.8 aperture and dual-LED flash along with a 5-megapixel front camera with f/2.0 aperture.
The whole package is powered by a 3000mAh battery and will be shipping with Android 7.1.1 Nougat. HMD Global has assured that the Nokia 7 will be upgraded to Android 8.0 Oreo in the future. It also features a USB Type-C port and a fingerprint scanner.
The Nokia 7 has been priced at CNY 2499 (about Rs. 25,000) and CNY 2699 (about Rs. 26,500) for the 4GB and 6GB RAM model respectively. It is currently exclusive only to the Chinese market with no words on the international availability yet.