Along side, Nokia 6 (2018), HMD Global has also outed Nokia 7 Plus smartphone in India. It is launched at a special event held at New Delhi. Apart from above said phones, Nokia 8 Sirocco also made its way to the country after initial announcement at Mobile World Congress 2018 held at Barcelona in February. The announced phone adjust itself in the range of upper mid-rangers in the country and likely to compete with the likes of Honor 8 Pro and Motorola Moto X4 6GB variant.
The Nokia 7 Plus is an Android One Phone that means it runs Android 8.1 Oreo without any custimizations. Being an Android One device, it is assured to receive Android P update after final release of operating system. It sports a 6-inch FHD+ IPS LCD display with trendy 18:9 aspect ratio, 500 nits brightness and 2160 x 1080 pixels screen resolution. To protect against damages, display features Gorilla Glass protection.
Nokia 7 Plus features a dual rear camera setup packing two sensors of 12 megapixel (f/1.75 aperture, 1.4 µm pixel size lens) and 12 mega-pixel (f/2.6 aperture, 1.0 µm size lens). The dual camera comes with supported features like gyro EIS, dual pixel phase detection autofocus, 2x optical zoom, Carl Zeiss optics and dual-LED dual-tone flash. The smartphone also packs a 16 mega-pixel selfie shooter with f/2.0 aperture, 1.0 µm size lens and Zeiss optics.
The handset is powered with Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 octa-core CPU where four performance cores are clocked at 2.2GHz speed and other four efficiency cores at 1.8GHz speed. The Nokia 7 Plus features 4GB RAM paired with 64GB onboard storage, which is further expandable up to 256GB using hybrid slot. As normal, fingerprint sensor is placed below the vertical dual rear camera setup. It is charged up with 3800mAh capacity battery which is claimed to provide 723 hours of standby time in a single charge.
The connectivity features on Nokia 7 Plus includes 4G VoLTE support, Bluetooth v5.0, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, dual band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 3.5mm audio jack with Nokia OZO audio (comes with 3 mics).
The Nokia 7 Plus Price in India is Rs.25,999 only. The pre-booking for smartphone will begin from April 20, 2018 while first sale is slated to happen on 30th April. It will be available through Amazon India, Croma, Reliance Digital store, Nokia Mobile shop in Black/Copper and White/Copper shades. It will face heavy competition from newly launched Vivo V9 and Oppo F7 in the country.