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Nokia 7 Plus Hands On


Recently, HMD Global introduced as to what they say “the flagship hero you can rely on” — the Nokia 7 Plus.

This mid-range hero didn’t try to compete with the other leading mid-range smartphones, instead, they stick to their intention of creating a solid smartphone that will give you a nice Android experience.

Display6.0-inches, Full HD+, IPS LCD display, 18:9 aspect ratio, 1080 x 2160 resolution
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 660
GPUAdreno 512
Memory4GB of RAM, 64GB internal storage (expandable up to 256GB)
Rear CameraDual: 12MP (f/1.75) + 12MP (f/2.6) gyro EIS, dual pixel phase detection autofocus, 2x optical zoom, Carl Zeiss optics, dual-LED dual-tone flash
Front Camera16MP (f/2.0) Carl Zeiss optics
ConnectivityDual Sim, LTE, WiFi 802.11ac, BT 5.0, GPA with A-GPS support
Batterynon-removable 3,800mAh Li-Ion battery
OSAndroid 8.0 (Oreo)
PricePhp 21,990


Nokia 7 plus is a well-crafted phone with a minimalist design that suits the taste of the market today. Built from series 6000 aluminum that offers strength and good corrosion resistance. Nokia’s living its major selling point, sturdy phone.

Its matte finish was achieved by 6 layers of paint making it fingerprint free and stable upon holding it, also shields the antenna lines for reception improvement.

At the back, it has a dual camera setup, fingerprint scanner and Nokia logo all highlighted with copper. The volume rocker and power button are easy to press. USB Type C at the bottom and headphone jack at the top.

Nokia 7 plus somehow resembles the Google Pixel 2 XL with thin bezels and curves. And that’s a good thing. Nokia’s releasing a trendy phone, it is nice they didn’t hop into notch train. It’s a proof that a phone can be trendy without joining the notch-craze.


The 6-inch FHD+ with 2160 x 1080 resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio, it feels nice using this phone. It’s bright and the colors are bright thanks to IPS LCD display. Overall scrolling through Nokia 7 Plus’ UI is like a smooth sail.


For the camera system, the rear camera has a dual lens, a 12MP with f/1.75 aperture and a 2x telephoto and a 12MP with f/2.6 aperture enhanced with Carl Zeiss optics.

This will be available in Black/Copper and White/Copper at a retail price of Php 21,990 and will start rolling out in the Philippines on April 27.

We’ll show you more of this “flagship for everyone” smartphone for the full review.

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