HMD Global has officially unveiled its latest mid-range smartphone dubbed as Nokia 7. The frame of the handset uses 7000 series aluminium coupled with Corning Gorilla Glass protection on the back.
In terms of specifications, the Nokia 7 comes with a 5.2-inch IPS 2.5D Full HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Under the hood, the handset gets powered by Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 630 processor clocked at 1.8GHz. The handset will be offered in a choice of 4GB and 6GB RAM options. It offers 64GB of onboard storage further expandable upto 128GB via microSD slot.
As far as camera goes, the Nokia 7 features a 16MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture and dual tone flash. For selfies, the smartphone comes with a 5MP front-facing shooter with f/2.0 aperture.
And just like the Nokia 8, the Nokia 7 also comes with a ‘bothie’ camera that allows users to capture using both front and camera lenses simultaneously. HMD Global has promised that users can go live on Facebook from within the camera app and use the “bothie” feature, also marketed as dual-sight mode.
The Nokia 7 runs stock Android 7.1.1 Nougat out-of-the-box and is expected to get upgraded to Android 8.0 Oreo. Elsewhere, the handset gets juiced by a 3000mAh non-removable battery.
The handset also comes with the Nokia’s proprietary OZO audio technology that supports 360 recording. Other features on the Nokia 7 include 4K video, USB-Type C port, as well as NFC connectivity.
In terms of pricing and availability, the latest Nokia 7 will be available in China starting Tuesday, October 24. The 4GB RAM variant of the handset will be priced at CNY 2,499 (roughly $377), while its 6GB RAM variant gets a price tag of CNY 2,699 (or approx. $407). For now, there’s no word on the handset’s availability outside of China.