The Nokia 7 plus combines 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.
HMD and Google have struck a deal to make some Nokia series, including the Nokia 7 plus, Android One devices. The deal means the software experience will be stock Android 8.0 Oreo and users of the device will get faster security updates, as well as the same stock Android experience with no bloatware – just Google apps.
The Nokia 7 plus with its unique ceramic-feel coating is a beauty and a joy to touch. The device boasts of a 6-inch 18:9 Full HD+ display with a resolution of 2,160 x 1,080-pixel resolution, supporting 4G/LTE, and fast charging battery. Though the 6-inch screen makes it feel big, the grippy ceramic coating prevents it from feeling like it will slip out of the hand.
The volume rocker and power button on the right side are easy to find and press, and on the bottom is a USB Type-C charging port. Unlike the Sirocco, you also get a headphone jack at the top of the device.
The Nokia 7 plus relies on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, an octa-core processor and 4GB of RAM which would ensure the device runs smoothly for most users. Heavy users will also be able to run more applications at the same time without any problems. The Snapdragon 660 SoC runs on the Kryo 260 CPU which is clocked at 2.2 GHz and comes paired with the Adreno 512 GPU that is a step ahead of the Adreno 509 GPU. The phone also does not heat up or present any lags while playing games or doing performance intensive work.
The biggest promise HMD is making with the Nokia 7 Plus is the two-day battery life. The company was confident in its estimates and when the 3,800mAh battery was subjected to tests, it lasted 46 hours and some minutes at full charge.
There’s 64GB of internal storage available, as well as a MicroSD card slot which can accommodate up to 256GB in case you need more. This second slot is, however, a hybrid which can also be used for a second SIM card.
The camera has Zeiss optics, and it performs well. The rear dual-camera system has a 12-megapixel and a 13-megapixel lens, and they both allow for 2x optical zoom, as well as “bothies,” which is when you take a photo or video with the front and rear camera at the same time.
The front camera has 16 megapixels, giving it more resolution than either of the rear cams. In low light it is great for taking selfies than rear cameras.
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.
While it might not boast a cutting-edge chipset and it lacks the vibrant punch provided by an AMOLED screen, the Nokia 7 Plus has plenty to offer – especially when you consider it costs around half as much as a 2018 flagship device. Good battery life, pure Android and above-average optics make for a very solid middleweight contender.
Price and Availability
Depending on the store, But you can buy it at any of the online and retails stores as well. The Nokia 7 Plus costs between ₦130, 000 and ₦170,000.