Nokia 7 Plus is Now Official. And I’m Here For It!
HMD Global has launched Nokia 7 Plus in the Philippines. The Nokia 7 Plus ships with Android 8.0 and will launch as part of the Google’s Android One Program. The phone is also poised to line with premium but affordable flagships like the OnePlus 5T.
The phone features a 6-inch IPS display with 18:9 ratio, which makes it the first smartphone from the company to sport the now popular, immersive display size. Mounted on the back are its two rear cameras, which comprise of a 12-megapixel wide-angle primary camera with an f/1.75 aperture, as well as a 13-megapixel camera with an f/2.6 aperture, coupled with a dual-tone LED flash. The front camera features a 16-megapixel fixed focus with an f/2.0 aperture. The company is also touting the use of Zeiss optics on the camera setup, as well as its capabilities in the realm of low-light photography.
The Nokia 7 Plus is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC complete with 4GB of RAM, 64GB of inbuilt storage which is expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB). The phone is beefed with a hefty 3800mAh battery with fast charging support. It is also rated to deliver a talk time up 19 hours and a standby time of 723 hours.
Nokia 7 Plus Philippines: Full List of Specs
- 6-inch 18:9 1080 x 2160 px IPS LCD
- Corning Gorilla Glass 3
- Android 8.0 (Oreo)
- Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660
- Adreno 512
- microSD, up to 256GB
- 64GB ROM
- 4GB RAM
- Rear camera: 12 MP (f/1.75, 1.4 µm)+ 13 MP (f/2.6, 1.0 µm), dual pixel phase detection autofocus, 2x optical zoom, Carl Zeiss optics, dual-LED dual-tone flash
- Front camera: 16 MP (f/2.0, 1.0 µm), Carl Zeiss optics, 1080p
- Bluetooth 5.0
- USB Type-C
- 3,800 mAh battery
- Black/Copper and White/Copper color variants
Nokia 7 Plus Philippines: Pricing, Release Date, and Where to Buy
The Nokia 7 Plus will retail at 399 € (approx. Php25K) and will be available from early April. No word as yet regarding local availability and release date, but we’ll update you.