HMD Global the parent company of Nokia has sent out invites to media outlets based in India. The invite is for an event that will take place in Gurugram on October 31. The company is highly expected to launch the Nokia 7 smartphone at the event, which it recently launched in China. The invite states “HMD Global invites you to an exclusive gathering to unveil the next milestone for Nokia phones.”
The Nokia 7 is priced at 2,499 Yuan (Approximately Rs. 24,000) for the 4GB RAM variant and 2,699 Yuan (Approximately Rs. 2,6000) for the 6GB RAM variant. However, we will have to wait and see what pricing strategy does the company adopt in India for this smartphone. The Nokia 7 also comes with the bothie feature that was introduced with the Nokia 8 initially, it lets the users take images from both the front and the rear cameras simultaneously.
In the design department, the Nokia 7 features a 3D curved back and the frame is made out of 7000 aluminium with diamond cut edges. It is available in two colour variants - Gloss Black and Matte White. It also features a rear-facing fingerprint sensor rather than a front-facing one.
As for the specifications, the Nokia 7 features a 5.2-inch full HD display with a resolution of 1920x1080. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 chipset coupled with 4GB/6GB RAM along with 64GB of internal storage expandable via microSD card. It is running on Google's Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system and the company has guaranteed to upgrade it to Android 8.0 Oreo. All of this is backed by a 3,000mAh non-removable battery.
As for the camera, the device comes with a 16-megapixel primary camera along with LED flash and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies. The camera's come with Carl Zeiss optics and utilise OZO technology to provide 360-degree surround sound experience.