India is a very important market for smartphone companies. That’s why HMD Global, the mobile vendor behind Nokia android smartphones is quickly bringing it’s latest smartphones to the Indian market. Just weeks after the global launch, the company is bringing its newest android smartphone – the Nokia 7 in India.
Nokia 7 is essentially a stripped down version of the good old Nokia 8 smartphone. So is the pricing of the mobile placed in the mid-premium segment. HMD Global has launched both memory variant of Nokia 7 in India. This includes the 4 GB RAM variant with a price tag of Rs 24,999 and the 6 GB RAM variant retailing for Rs 26,999.
The mobile will be available exclusively via Flipkart and through offline retail stores across India.
Nokia 7 Specification and Features
Nokia 7 got a premium glass build which is actually Nokia’s first smartphone boasting its 3D glass thermoforming technology. Yet, for colour choices, you get to choose from Gloss Black and Matt White. The mobile flaunts a 5.2-inch full HD IPS 1920 x 1080 display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Under the hood, the device is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor coupled with either 4GB or 6GB of RAM.
It runs on Android 7.1.1OS with no bloatware or UI skin over the top. The company guarantees regular security updates and upgrade to next Android version. For storing your media content, the mobile carries 64GB of eMMC 5.1 internal storage. You can further expand the storage up to 128GB using microSD card.
Carl ZEISS lens Camera
One of the main highlights of Nokia 7 is its camera which packs the highly acclaimed Carl ZEISS lens. On the back, the mobile sports a 16-megapixel camera featuring f/1.8 aperture, 80-degree wide angle and dual flash support. Upon the front for selfie addicts, there is a 5-megapixel camera featuring f/2.0 aperture and 84-degree wide angle.
Just like in the Nokia 8, the Nokia 7 comes with the dual vision mode. Here you can use both front and back cameras of the phone simultaneously for split-screen photos and video. Another speciality of Nokia 7 is the bundling of Nokia OZO audio technology, which allows you to record spatial 360-degree audio.
Coming to connectivity, the Nokia 7 supports 4G LTE network, which will work with every Indian telco 4G bands. You also get VoLTE support for making HD voice and video calls. Other connectivity options include 3G and 2G network, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C and NFC. For extra security, the mobile also packs a fingerprint scanner placed at the back of the device. To fuel the mobile you get a 3000mAh non-removable battery with support for 18W fast charging.