HMD Global has sent out invites for an event on 31st October in India. The Invite says “HMD Global invites you to an exclusive gathering to unveil the next milestone of Nokia Phones“. So, we are expecting them to announce a new smartphone on that day. There is actually no clue on what phone they will be announcing.
We are expecting HMD to announce the Nokia 7, which was recently announced in China. Also, they may announce a budget-friendly Nokia 2, which is in the rumor mill for a couple of months at least. The Nokia 7 is a mid-range smartphone that is priced at 2,499 yuan (INR 24,520 approx.) for the 4GB RAM version and 2,699 yuan (INR 26,480 approx.) for the 6GB RAM version.Nokia’s fifth Android-powered smartphone, Nokia 7 comes with a 5.2″ Full HD 2.5D curved glass display with Gorilla Glass 3 Protection, it is powered by an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 Processor clocked at 2.2GHz, coupled with Adreno 508 GPU. It comes with either 4GB or 6GB of RAM and 64GB onboard storage and MicroSD card support up to 128GB. The device is backed by a 3000mAh battery with fast charging support via USB Type-C port.Nokia 7 features a 16MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash and Phase Detection Auto Focus, ZEISS optics, 1.12um sensor, an aperture of f/1.8. There is a 5MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture and 84-degree wide-angle lens for selfies. The device comes with a dual-sight technology, which Nokia calls as Bothie. It allows Nokia 8 to capture and do Live broadcast on Facebook and YouTube from both the front and rear camera simultaneously. The Fingerprint sensor is located at the rear of the device. It runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat and will be upgradable to Android 8.0 Oreo pretty soon. Other features include 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5, GPS, Nokia OZO Audio.
Nokia 7 Specs
- 5.2-inch 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
- Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor with Adreno 505 GPU
- 4GB/6GB RAM
- 64GB internal memory, with microSD card support up to 128GB with microSD
- 16MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, PDAF, f/2.0 aperture
- 5MP front-facing camera, f/2.0 aperture, 84-degree wide-angle lens
- Android 7.0 Nougat
- 3000mAh built-in battery, fast charging
- Rear Fingerprint sensor
- 3.5mm audio jack, Nokia OZO Audio, Dolby Atmos
- Thickness: 7.92mm
- Dual SIM, 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, USB Type-C
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