Nokia X7 To Soon Launch In India
It has been two years since Nokia started manufacturing smartphones with the Android OS. Nokia ships their smartphones with Android One, which allows the company to rapidly push out latest updates. A good build, competitive pricing, and fast updates have allowed Nokia to slowly gain traction in the smartphone market. The company launched their Nokia X7 aka Nokia 8.1 in China last month and now a twitter post suggests the former will soon launch in India as well.
Design & Features
— Nokia Mobile India (@NokiamobileIN) November 23, 2018
The Nokia X7 measures 154.8 x 75.76 x 7.97 mm and weighs in at 178 grams. The smartphone has a Full HD 6.18-inch LCD display with a notch up top which house the speakerphone and front-facing camera. The display has a resolution of 2280 x 1080 px and a pixel density of 408 ppi. Under the hood, the smartphone features the Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC. The Snapdragon 710 SoC comprises of an Octa-Core CPU and an Adreno 616 GPU. Out of the eight cores, the two Kryo 360 Gold’s are clocked at 2.2 GHz while the six Kryo 360 Silver’s are clocked at 1.7 GHz.
For photography, the Nokia X7 aka Nokia 8.1 gets dual 12 MP + 13 MP sensors which can also capture 2160p 4K videos at 30 fps. The front camera has a 20 MP sensor which can also capture 1080p videos at 30 fps. The smartphone is powered by a 3,500 mAh battery which supports fast charging and runs on Android 8.1 Oreo. For secure and quick biometric verification, it also has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.
Talking about the sensors, the Nokia 8.1 gets an electronic compass, accelerometer, gyroscope, ambient light sensor, and a proximity sensor.
Price & Colors
The Nokia 8.1 is available in 4 different colors which are Night Black, Night Red, Magic Night Silver, and Dark Blue. The Indian pricing of the smartphone will only be revealed after its launch but is expected to similarly priced as its Chinese variant. It is available in storage variants for which the price is as follows:
- Nokia X7 4 GB RAM / 64 GB ROM price- CNY 1,699 (around Rs. 18,000)
- Nokia X7 6 GB RAM / 64 GB ROM price- CNY 1,999 (around Rs. 21,200)
- Nokia X7 6 GB RAM / 128 GB ROM price- CNY 2,499 (around Rs. 26,500)