HMD Global has finally launched the Nokia X7 (called Nokia 7.1 Plus globally) in China. The handset comes soon after the launch of the Nokia X6 and Nokia X5, called the Nokia 6.1 Plus and Nokia 5.1 Plus globally.
Key highlights of the Nokia X7 include the 6.18-inch PureDisplay with HDR 10 support and Snapdragon 710 processor. The Nokia X7 gets a starting price tag of CNY 1,699 ( INR 18,000 approx.) for the 4GB RAM/64GB storage variant of the handset.
The Nokia X7 is offered in a choice of 4GB RAM/64GB built-in storage, 6GB RAM/64GB built-in storage and 6GB RAM/128GB built-in storage variants. For now, the device has only been launched in the Chinese market, but it’s expected to arrive in other international markets including India in the near future.
In terms of specifications, the Nokia X7 aka Nokia 7.1 Plus packs a 6.18-inch FHD+ PureDisplay with HDR 10 support. The display is claimed to offer a 18:7:9 aspect ratio and a screen to body ratio of 86.5 percent. Under the hood, it gets powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 710 processor bundled with up to 6GB of RAM and 128GB of built-in storage. The device also offers expandable storage up to 400GB via microSD card.
In the photography department, the handset comes with AI-powered 12MP+3MP dual rear cameras with Optical Image Stabilisation. The lens of the handset’s primary camera unit is powered by ZEISS optics. For selfies, the Nokia X7 packs a 20MP AI-enabled front-facing shooter.
The smartphone runs Android 8.1 Oreo with a custom skin on top in China. That said, it will run stock Android 8.1 Oreo in other parts of the globe as the handset is a part of the Android One program. Juicing up the Nokia X7 is a 3,500 mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging.