2018 is Nokia’s biggest year yet with devices that’s designed to cater each market segment. One of the highly anticipated handset that Nokia announced to date is the latest Nokia 7 Plus and Filipino fans of the Nokia brand are so delighted to know that the handset that gained a lot of love and admiration from fans all over the world is finally here on our shores.
The Nokia 7 Plus is HMD Global’s first smartphone to embrace the booming trend of full screen display sporting an 18:9 aspect ratio and feature thin sides bezels. On top and bottom, you’d still get the seemingly oversized bezels but there are narrower as well compared to previous Nokia devices. It too featured a well-rounded corners on a full-HD+ screen which is a nice touch by the way.
The handset is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset, though this doesn’t really sport the AI architecture from most recent SoC’s but the Nokia 7 Plus can still and fairly do almost the same tricks as those supposedly AI powered chipset through software manipulations. It comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of on-board storage with microSD card support up to 256GB.
Imaging tricks are the Plus on the new Nokia 7 Plus besides the radical display and are equipped with three camera sensors with two of which are on the back. The rear dual camera setup comprises of a 12 Megapixel primary sensor and a 13 Megapixel telephoto lens. On the front is a 16 Megapixel front-facing shooter that’s best for Selfies. These three cameras are all equipped with Zeiss optics for the best photos from a smartphone. Last but not the least, the Nokia 7 Plus is one of the first Nokia devices that shipped with Nokia Camera Pro mode out of the box, an experience that users will definitely love when taking photos through the its Zeiss lenses.
The new Nokia 7 Plus runs on pure Android experience through Android 8.0 Oreo on Android One program with a promised 2 year system update cycles and monthly security patch support. It houses a 3800 mAh embedded battery that promises 2 days of battery life under normal usage.
And finally, the Nokia 7 Plus is built on a 6000 grade aluminum with 6 layers of ceramic feel paint for a premium and ultimate quality of craftsmanship and the sides which is anodized twice to accentuate the design.
The Nokia 7 Plus will be available in the Philippines starting on April 27 with pre-order starting today through abenson.com, Argomall, Lazada, and MemoXpress. It will also be available through Home Credit at 0% interest for a 9 month plan with color options available: Black/Copper and White/Copper.
As for the price, the Nokia 7 Plus has an SRP of 21,990, a bit cheaper compared to what was announced at MWC event earlier, something that we’ve anticipated to be that case and we’re gland that it is as expected.