A Wayback when Nokia venture with Microsoft to move in new Os platform ‘windows’ seems like it will be a new innovation in the technology. But the later company was not able to create a niche in the market. The company image and brand was sinking.
But all thanks to new management venture with ‘Taiwanese manufacturing giant Foxconn’ in 2017, which made the resurrected Nokia to the new iconic brand.
Nokia’s growth is still slow due to new steady start and currently having a small portfolio of new Android smartphones which includes affordable Nokia 1 to premium Nokia 8 Sirocco.
After seeing the success of current handset, the company has planned to expand its portfolio by launching its new budget smartphone- Nokia 7 Plus.
To implement that vision, the company has created new price bracket for its competitor but in the current scenario, it can’t be that much saturated. Later for the future, it can open new windows.
Nokia 7 Plus launched at the price of Rs. 25,999 in India. For Some customers, the price can seem higher but the features and design that this smartphone carries can be worth.
So here’s the review-in detailed that you can explore down.
Nokia 7 Plus- Design & Display
In today’s time, the design of smartphone is considered the important factor, to get successful. In earlier days Nokia is also known for good built quality and hence, all thanks to Nokia that they worked well in this department.
The Design of the Nokia 7 Plus feels simple and premium-if you are handling this device. Not that too much chunky and flashy sought off. It is a beautiful piece of brick in this price segment.
On Front, It has 6’inch full HD+18:9 ratios (1080×2160 pixels) IPS LCD bezel-less display with the curved edges on both the ends-top and bottom. Which gives decent saturated colors in the bright and dim light. it has the Corning Gorilla Glass 3 which is not the latest but does a decent job of preventing the screen from getting minor scratches in everyday use.
If we talk about the back of the phone coated with 6000 series aluminum-ceramic-coating which feels like plastic but it is not and gives you matte finish look.
So, not to worry about the fingerprints and smudges on the back.
The sides of the phones including the entire frame built on the copper accent- with copper colored. Along you will also find the copper color ring placed around the fingerprint sensor and dual camera at the back. Moreover Embroidered Nokia logo in Copper color at back.
What more it has- placed Nokia and Android one logo at the bottom of the back. Power and volume buttons are on the right and the left side is where the hybrid dual-SIM slot rests. Top and bottom have the 3.5mm headphone jack and a USB Type-C charging port next to the mono speaker.
The Nokia 7 plus is available in two color variants- White/Copper and Black/Copper.
Nokia 7 Plus- Performance & Specification
Although seen last year Nokia launched their new range smartphone but was not got too much popular due to the usage of outdated specs or Soc on their smartphones.
But it seems this year Nokia has understood the market completely and worked on it.
Nokia 7 Plus, powered by the all-new Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC and is the first smartphone launched officially in India to have the chipset, which is comparatively powerful enough to run graphics-heavy apps that too in a split screen mode.
The Snapdragon is an upgrade version of existing processor 636(which seen in Redmi Note 5 pro).
Along with supportive of 4GB LPDDR4 RAM and 64 GB of internal memory-sufficient to install or load your desired apps.
As the battery concerned it fueled by 3,800 mAh, which last up to 12 hours- seems quite decent to carry out for the entire day. Nokia 7 Even Nokia is claiming battery is enough to keep users engaged up to two days. Despite the fact, it will depend on the usage of the users.
For every handset, its Os is it’s USP- in which Nokia has played quite safer by loading it with Stock Android One OS(based on Android Oreo 8.0)
Android One way back last year launched to keep phone light and easy with minimum modification. The OS which relies on Google’s stock set of apps, including Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Photos and Android Messages, among others.
While the phone launched with Android 8.0, now an update to Android P 9.0 beta has rolled out for the Nokia 7 Plus at Google i/o 2018. All handset will start getting the update after signing in at android.com/beta.
It is easy to use, light and performance-centric as you’d expect.
Nokia 7 Plus- Camera
In those prior days, when Nokia was the leader of the market- it was quite famous for its good camera specs which powered by Zeiss. Consequently, Nokia has kept that pattern and made the camera as the solid purpose of the Nokia 7 Plus.
Nokia 7 Plus has a two rear camera with a 12-megapixel and 13-megapixel sensors powered by Zeiss optics. Along with the f/1.7 aperture (12MP sensor) and f/2.6 aperture (13MP sensor), dual tone flash and 2X zoom which is good enough for capturing fast images.
Pictures shooted with the Nokia 7 plus is great in decent light, but sometimes in low light can make you suffer.
If we talk about the front camera, loaded with the 16-megapixel for perfect selfie. It doesn’t click the real image but enhances it a bit to make it suitable for social media sharing. But you do get all the basic set of features such as Timer, HDR Auto, Flash, and Bokeh.
Moreover, the iconic specs of the camera in Nokia 7 plus is you can make use of both the front and rear cameras on a single screen, shooting both sides of the handset at once.
See More- Nokia 7 Plus Full Detailed Specification
Verdict for Nokia 7 Plus
With unique and distinctive features under the price tag for Rs. 25,999 can rely on if you are looking for ideal everyday usage. You get the admirable 6’inch display with Full HD+, quick fingerprint sensor, dual-camera setup, and the great performance from processor where else the battery for the Nokia 7 Plus is plus point.
Somehow, the price tag is not that much problem but if the smartphone was priced a bit less then it would’ve torn up the market.
The Nokia 7 Plus is definitely worth considering if you’re shopping for a new smartphone between Rs 20,000 and Rs 30,000 because you won’t get a better performing phone than the Nokia 7 Plus.