Official: This is Nokia 7 plus
HMD Global today officially announced the Nokia 7 plus. Nokia 7 plus is HMD’s first phablet, featuring a 6-inch screen in FullHD+ resolution and 18:9 display ratio. The phone is beautifully designed in the “dual-color” fashion we first saw with the Nokia 6 2018 for China. Carved out of a single Aluminum 6000 block, the 7 plus undertakes 6 painting process to receive a solid ceramic feel on the back. The Nokia 7 plus features the Snapdragon 660 with 4GB of RAM. It comes running Android Oreo and is part of the Android One program, which means it will receive the update to Android P.
Nokia 7 plus specifications:
- Display: 6″ 18:9 IPS LCD full HD+ display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3, 1:1500 contrast ratio
- Processor: Snapdragon 660
- Memory: 4GB RAM LPDDR4, 64GB eMMC5.1 internal storage + microSD card
- Camera: 12MP (1.4µm f/1.75 2PD) +13MP (1.0µm f/2.6) with 2x optical zoom on back, 16MP front, 1.4um, ZEISS optics
- Battery: 3800mAh, USB Type C,
- Others: Nokia spatial OZO audio with 3 mics, Bluetooth 5.0
- OS: Android Oreo (P confirmed)
- Colors: Black-Copper, White-Copper
- Price: €399
Nokia 7 plus features a dual-lens back camera, with the second lens being a “telephoto” one. The front camera has a “PureView-like” technology, where it combines 4 pixels into one to create amazing selfies and bothies. Nokia 7 plus will come with Nokia Pro camera pre-installed. Pro camera is well known from Lumia devices, and has probably the most intuitive camera UI on the market. The main back camera is 12MP with 1.4µm pixels size and f/1.75 aperture. The sensor is made by Samsung, just like the telephoto camera that features a 13MP sensor, with 1.0µm pixel size and f/2.6 aperture. All of the cameras feature ZEISS optics.
HMD also promises 2 days of battery life, and 30 days of standby time according to official data sheet.
Nokia 7 plus is a part of the Android One program. Comes with Android Oreo out of the box, but will be updated to Android P, once P becomes available. Additionally, at least 2 years of updates are guaranteed for Nokia 7 plus, as well as unlimited cloud storage for photos. The phone will be available in April for a price of €399.
Official Nokia 7 data sheets also reveal it’s coming to China.
The official press release follows down below:
Nokia 7 Plus: the flagship hero for everyone
Made for creators to deliver stunning content, the Nokia 7 Plus has the screen, power, design and features to make it a true hero in our smartphone range
Barcelona, Spain, 25 February 2018 – HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today unveils the Nokia 7 Plus, a smartphone with striking design, innovative imaging capabilities and powerful performance for up to two days with one charge. With enhanced Dual-Sight, highly sensitive ZEISS optics and Pro Camera mode, the Nokia 7 Plus captures images that are true to life, no matter the lighting. Selected by Google to join the Android One family, the Nokia 7 Plus offers a pure, secure and up to date Android experience.
Flagship design and performance
The Nokia 7 Plus stands out of the crowd with its unique ceramic-feel coating achieved through a 6-layer paint system that ensures improved call quality and signal as well as better grip. It brings a great tactile feel and is comfortable to hold while elegantly hiding antenna lines. Precision machined from a single block of 6000 series aluminium, the Nokia 7 Plus comes with copper edges, contrasting with the body to add a stylish two-tone touch.
Its gently curved back and slim edges give you a big-screen experience in a comfortable, neat package. The vivid 6-inch 18:9 Full HD+ display makes the Nokia 7 Plus perfect for browsing, social media consumption, gaming and entertainment with more content in the same width as a traditional 5.5-inch display device. And with 4GB of RAM, it is fast enough to take on those of us always doing two things at once. The high-contrast polarised screen delivers an outstanding viewing experience even in the brightest of conditions, so you can enjoy your favourite content wherever you are.
To enable you to capture and enjoy more content for longer, the Nokia 7 Plus is backed by the powerful Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 660 Mobile Platform. It’s been optimised and integrated for maximum performance and battery life, even when you are broadcasting your #Bothie videos live on Facebook or YouTube. Optimised to extract every bit of juice from the already powerful 3800 mAh battery, the Nokia 7 Plus delivers an amazing 2-day battery life.
True to life imaging
Combining innovative optical hardware and imaging algorithms, the Nokia 7 Plus captures moments into photos that are true to life. Dual rear sensors with ZEISS optics combine an ultra-sensitive 12MP wide-angle primary camera for impressive performance in both low-light and extra bright conditions and a secondary 13MP sensor that delivers 2x optical zoom for the moments when you wish you were closer. The Nokia 7 Plus boasts Pro Camera mode which lets you take pictures like a pro by giving you quick and easy manual control over advanced camera settings like white balance, focus, ISO, shutter speed and exposure. You can see the impact of your adjustments in real time before you snap to achieve your perfect photo with just one take and no need for filters.
Introducing, for the first time on a Nokia smartphone, artificial intelligence led imaging features, making your already great selfies even better. And with masks you can have more fun with your camera and even add them to your #Bothies.
With its impressive 16MP front-facing camera with ZEISS optics, the Nokia 7 Plus adapts to low light conditions by increasing light sensitivity to guarantee picture-perfect selfies. Enhanced Dual-Sight harnesses the front and back cameras simultaneously to capture the ultimate #Bothie and keep it safe with unlimited photo and video uploads to Google Photos. Three microphones capture immersive 360° Nokia spatial audio to match your 4K video, helping transport your audience to the centre of the action and creating content worthy of the big screen.
Pure, secure and up-to-date reinforced with Android One commitment
The Nokia 7 Plus joins the Android One family, offering a high quality software experience designed by Google. It will stay fresh over time with the latest Google innovations and regular security updates and because it runs pure Android, the Nokia 7 Plus comes with no unnecessary UI changes or hidden processes that would eat up your battery life or slow it down so you can enjoy your new phone for longer. As with all Nokia smartphones in the Android One program, it will come with a limited number of pre-installed apps so that you’ll get more storage space.
By shipping with Android Oreo™ out of the box, you’ll be able to enjoy the latest features, including Picture-in-Picture for multitasking, Android Instant Apps to discover and run apps with minimal friction, 60 fantastic new emojis and battery-maximising features like limiting background app use.
The Nokia 7 Plus will be available in Black / Copper and White / Copper from early April and will retail for a global average retail price of €399.
 For images up to 16MP (as they are on Nokia 7 Plus)
Source: Nokia 7 plus web page