Nokia 7 Plus Specs and Price

The more premium version of the Nokia 6 (2018) was released in the Mobile World Congress currently ongoing in Barcelona, Span.  Tagged the Nokia 7 Plus, the smartphone was among the iteration unveiled in the event comprising of the Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 6 (2018), Nokia 8110 4G and Nokia 1. Nokia 7 Plus is a mid-range smartphone and also got the good looks. It comes with some improved features that will be reviewed as you read on.

Nokia 7 Plus Key Specs and Features

  • 6.0-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 2160 X 1080 pixels (403 ppi)
  • Octa-core Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 with 4GB RAM
  • 64GB built in storage, up to 256GB with a memory card
  • Dual 12MP + 12MP rear camera and an 16MP front camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Fingerprint sensor (rear)
  • 3, 800mAh non removable Li-ion battery


Design and Display

Unlike it’s predecessor, the smartphone comes with a new look and adopts the 18:9 aspect ratio which is the new premium aesthetics. According to HMD Global, the back is made of aluminium and covered by a six layer ceramic coating. This does not only feel premium when held it looks the part too. You also have the fingerprint sensor placed on the rear side just below the camera where it is easily reachable.

The Nokia 7 Plus also packs quite a large display real estate and reduced bezels to accommodate it. Thanks to the aspect ratio, the display fits perfectly in your palm and is easier to navigate.  Also, it is quite colourful with images that are vibrant and sharp owing to the 2160 X 1080 pixels resolution. With the display measuring up to 6.0-inch watching movies amongst other things is more immersive.

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Battery and Camera

Inside, the Nokia 7 Plus has a decent 3, 800mAh battery supplying power to the phone. Although this not a giant battery, it is large enough for a day of fairly intensive usage. Besides, there is also Qualcomm’s quick charge technology on it to top up the power in no time.

Interestingly, the same camera featured in the high-end flagship, Nokia 8 Sirocco is what the smartphone has. This means you have the bothie feature, live bokeh mode, and the 2x optical zoom with Zeiss lens on board. There is a dual camera mounted on the back panel with two 12MP sensor. For selfies, the Nokia 7 Plus has an impressive 16MP front snapper.

Hardware and Software

A capable mid-range Qualcomm SoC is built into the Nokia 7 Plus smartphone. The Octa-core Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 clocks at 2.2GHz combined with an Adreno 512 GPU. While this not comparable to those featured in high-end flagships like Samsung Galaxy S9 or the LG V30S ThinQ smartphone, its performance is very smooth.

In addition, the smartphone will be shipping with a 4GB internal memory and a 64GB built-in storage which is the same offered by the Samsung Galaxy S9 for reference. You could also increase this to up to 256GB if you want more space. It runs on Android Go (Android 8.0 Oreo) which is a Google initiative to offer a stock Android OS that also receives security update from them.

Pricing and Availability

The Nokia 7 Plus was unveiled in the ongoing MWC 2018 and it will be available for sale in April for about £400 which is almost 178, 000 naira.

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Nokia 7 Plus Specs

Here are a few specs of the Nokia 7 Plus:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 8.0 Oreo (Android Go)
  • Processor: Octa-core 4 x 2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 (Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660)
  • GPU: Adreno 512
  • Memory: 4GB
  • Colours: Black/Copper, White/Copper
  • Dimension: 158.4 x 75.6 x 8 mm
  • Weight: –
  • SIM Type: Nano sim
  • SIM Count: Dual sim


  • Display: 6.0-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 2160 X 1080 pixels (403 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3


  • Rear Camera: Dual 12MP + 12MP camera, 2160p Video@30fps
  • Rear Camera Features: gyro EIS, dual pixel phase detection autofocus, 2x optical zoom, Carl Zeiss optics, dual-LED dual-tone flash, panorama, bokeh effect
  • Front Camera: 16MP camera (f/2.0, 1.0 µm), 1080p@30fps


  • Built-in Storage: 64GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yea, up to 256GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: –
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) – China

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes, HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps
  • CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v5.0, A2DP, LE
  • NFC: –
  • Infrared Blaster: –
  • USB Port: 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: –


  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
  • Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • Maps: Yes
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Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: –
  • SpO2: –
  • Pedometer: –
  • Heart Rate Monitor: –
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (rear)
  • Iris Scanner: –
  • Face Unlock: –
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: –
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
  • Voice Control: –

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: –
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: –
  • Water Resistant: Yes
  • Dust Resistant: Yes
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yee


  • Battery: 3, 800mAh non removable Li-ion battery
  • Talktime: –
  • Standby Time: –
  • Fast Charging: Yes

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