Nokia 7: The Best Is Back


In the field of communication nowadays the cell phones have gained such a position that it cannot be replaced easily. Due to this, the users of these phones keep on increasing. With the change of time doubtlessly these phones also have changed and presently the most effective form of the same, Smartphone, is in trend. There are lots of companies that have come up with different models. These models keep on changing when the new features by the same brand are launched. This leads the makers to have consistent research in the field that can help them to have the upper hand in the competition as far as the market share is concerned.

Among the market players, Nokia is a leading company known for its quality devices. In the days of basic phones, the company was known for its quality devices with long battery backup, and the same legacy is yet continued in the age of smartphone as well. There are different smartphones launched by this maker out of which a few had really ruled the market and beat all the competitors for some period. The company is again ready to have the old days back with its new models.

Nokia was leading the mobile phone segment a few years back. With the introduction of Android OS suddenly the tables turned and sales dropped for Nokia handsets. But not anymore, Nokia has arrived in the market with the best in class handsets now powered with Android OS. The robust build of Nokia handsets is loved by consumers. It is that one brand which consumer buys without any kind of hesitation. The new Nokia handsets are power packed in all aspects of mobile phone technology. Nokia 7 is the centre of attraction in recent days. Let’s take a look at what Nokia has to offer now.

General Information

Nokia 7 is expected to be launched in the second week of January 2018. The model doesn’t have any other reference except the name Nokia 7. This device will be functioning on Android Nougat, Android 7.1.1 to be exact. The SIM slot of this device is a hybrid one which means a consumer can either use two SIMs or can use a memory card up to 128GB capacity and a SIM card. Both the slot support GSM SIM cards only. Not only that, either slot can work on 4G network at a time. Additionally 2G and 3G networks are also supported by both the slots. Yes, it is a VoLTE enabled smartphone so a user can experience high-quality calling experience. The fingerprint sensor is also available for security purpose and is mounted on the rear side which comes as a surprise.

Design and Display

The all new Nokia 7 has dimensions 141.2 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm. The device models will be available in three colour variants namely Black, Glossy Black and Matt White. The device isn’t waterproof, but it is splash proof, and it is IP54 certified, and it is also dustproof. The device sports a 5.2 inches display and its resolution is full HD. The full HD resolution is 1080 x 1920 pixel commonly referred as 1080p. Well, this device will have a best in class resolution due to its 424 pixel per inch pixel density. The display is IPS LCD type meaning the view remains same from any angle. Regarding the display protection, it comes as a surprise that device is protected by Corning’s Gorilla Glass v3, but it is not yet confirmed. Nokia 7 supports multi-touch, and the touch is the capacitive type. Screen to body ratio is 73.77% for this device; it means the device is going to be pretty slim.

Performance and Storage

The device functions on Snapdragon 630 processor. It is an octa-core processor which functions on two octa-core chipsets. Namely, Cortex A53 octa-core clocked at 2.2GHz, and the other one being same instead clocked at 1.4GHz. The processor has a 64-bit architecture which makes it easy to handle multi-tasking and deliver efficient performance. Moreover, the graphics are handled by Adreno 508 one of the finest GPU out there which is effective to deliver lag-free gaming performance. RAM is the core component of any handset when multi-tasking is concerned; this device is backed by 6GBs of RAM hence multi-tasking isn’t going to hang the device. The internal memory of this device is 64GB but considering the OS occupying 10GB then also the user gets 54GB free memory. One can also insert a memory card to expand the storage noting the fact that memory card beyond 128GB isn’t supported.


There are two cameras installed this device one on the front side and another one on the rear side. The rear camera is a 16MP shooter. It is enabled with CMOS sensor for better image clarity; the phase detection autofocus is used to provide images with better focus. Aperture on the rear camera is f1.8, and OIS isn’t available. For shooting in the night dual LED flash is provided which can click sharp and clear pictures in the darkest hour of the night. Images are shot in 4616 x 3464 pixels, and one can manipulate exposure compensation and ISO. The video is shot in 3840 x 2160 resolution. The front camera is a 5MP shooter and aperture is f2.0.

Network and Connectivity

As mentioned earlier the device supports LTE network, and VoLTE calling is possible. The device sports Wi-Fi 802.11 a/ac/b/g/n clocked at 5GHz for wireless internet connection. There is Bluetooth v5.0 provided for wireless data transfer and headphone connections. This device is capable of navigatingthrough its GPS feature. NFC is provided for hassle-free and quick settings experience. The device can be charged, and files can be synced via USB type C connector.

The battery on this device is 3000mAh and is expected to last a day of moderate usage. The device is also provided with a 3.5mm headphone jack for better in-ear sound experience. Nokia 7 price in India, as per experts,is expected to be around 27000 INR. All in all, it is a good buy at this price range.