HMD Global is hosting an event in India on October 31, where it is widely expected to introduce the Nokia 7. The smartphone was launched in the international market earlier this month. Also Read - Nokia Clarity, Comfort, Micro, Go Earbuds Series with ANC launched: Price, featuresAlso Read - Nokia C30 budget phone launched with price under Rs 10,000: Check specs, price
HMD Global will be live broadcasting the launch event, which will kick starts at 12:00PM. You can log in to Facebook and follow this link to catch the live unveiling. HMD Global sent out the invitations, revealing nothing except the date to ‘unveil the next milestone for Nokia phones’. However, as it precedes the Nokia 7 global launch, it is most likely to be about the same product. Also Read - Nokia XR20 rugged 5G phone launched: Check specs, price, India launch details
Nokia 7 specifications, features
Nokia 7 is said to be the company’s first smartphone to boast a glass body design. It also carry forwards the ‘Bothie’ feature from Nokia 8, which allows you to capture images and record videos from both the rear and front cameras simultaneously. ALSO READ: Nokia 2 benchmarking leak reveals key specifications, to be HMD Global s entry-level smartphone
In terms of specifications, the Nokia 7 packs a 5.2-inch full HD IPS display with Corning s Gorilla Glass 3 protection on top. It is equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SoC, and paired with 4GB/6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage.
For optics, there s a 16-megapixel rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, and a dual-tone LED flash. Up front, there is a 5-megapixel camera with f/2.0 aperture with 84-degree field-of-view for selfies and video calling. ALSO READ: Nokia 8: Here s how the bothie dual-camera setup works
Nokia 7 is fueled by a 3,000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, USB Type-C port, and NFC. HMD Global promised at the global launch that the Nokia 7 will be upgradable to the Android 8.0 Oreo. It is expected to run on Android 7.1.1 Nougat out-of-the-box when it launches in India tomorrow.
Nokia 7 expected price
Internationally, the Nokia 7 is priced at RMB 2,499 (approximately Rs 24,600) for the base variant, and RMB 2,699 (approximately Rs 26,500) for the higher variant. At the given pricing, Nokia 7 could compete against Honor 8 Pro, Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017), and the Moto Z2 Play in the sub-Rs 30,000 segment.