19 Nokia 7 Plus FAQs: Everything to Know

Namrata Gogoi

Planning to buy the new mid-range flagship? HMD's Nokia 7 plus sports many features and is one of the first smartphones in India to come with the Snapdragon 660 chipset. So, it's natural that there must be hundreds of questions on your mind right now. These questions can be anything from the Bluetooth version and the camera specification to the processor and the battery life.

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Look no further. We have handpicked a list of 19 frequently asked questions to help you make an informed decision.

As it’s going to be a long one, let’s jump right in.

Specifications That Matter

Spec 1Spec 2
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 660
RAM4 GB LPDDR4
Storage64 GB Internal Memory
Android VersionAndroid Oreo
Display6inch IPS LCD Full HD+
SensorsAmbient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, E-compass, Gyroscope, Fingerprint Sensor, Hall sensor
Battery3800 mAh
Charging TypeUSB Type-C
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 3
BluetoothYes, Bluetooth 5.0
NFCYes

Camera Configuration 

Spec 1Spec 2
Rear Primary Camera12MP Wide-angle Lens (1.4µm, f/1.75)
Rear SecondaryCamera13MP Telephoto Lens (1.0µm, f/2.6)
FlashYes, Dual Tone LED
Selfie Camera16MP
FlashNo

Q1. Does the Nokia 7 Plus Feature a Headphone Jack and Expandable Memory

Unlike its costlier cousin, the Nokia 9 Sirocco, the Nokia 7 plus features a headphone jack at the top.

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It also packs an internal storage of 64 GB, which can be expanded up to 256 GB via a microSD card.

Q2. How Fast Is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 Chipset?

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 is a powerful mid-range chipset and is the successor to the Snapdragon 652. One of the key areas of improvement is the camera processing and battery life. It consumes upto 50% to 75% less power.

Q3. What Are the Available Colors of the Nokia 7 Plus? 

The Nokia 7 plus will come in two colors — Black and White.

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Both the phones will have copper trimmings on the edges, fingerprint sensor, and the camera module, giving it a chic look.

Q4. Is the Display Protected?

Yes, the display of the Nokia 7 plus is protected by 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

Q5. Can the Nokia 7 Plus Record 4k Videos?  

The phone will be able to record 4K videos at 30FPS.

Q6. Is There a Dedicated Memory Card Slot in the Nokia 7 Plus?

No, the phone doesn't have a dedicated slot for the microSD card. It has a hybrid card slot where you can place either a SIM card or a microSD card.

Q7. Does the Dual Camera Setup Really Feature 2.0x Optical Zoom?

Thanks to the 13-megapixel telephoto lens, the Nokia 7 plus is capable of providing 2x optical zoom, similar to the OnePlus 5, Samsung Galaxy Note8 and the Galaxy S9.

Q8. What Are the Highlights of the Rear Camera?

The Nokia 7 plus houses a 12-megapixel wide-angle and a 13-megapixel telephoto lens on the rear. These two cameras are capable of providing DSLR-like bokeh effect (aka portrait mode) along with a 2x optical zoom.

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It's also the second phone to feature Bothie — the feature which uses the front and the back camera to capture both sides of a moment in a single frame. Apart from that, another highlight of this phone is the Pro Camera mode which has a plethora of manual settings.

On the other hand, the front packs a 16-megapixel shooter. All the three cameras feature Zeiss optics.

Q9. What is Android One? 

The Android One platform is designed for the emerging markets and was first introduced in 2014. Android One brings pure Android experience along with the promise of regular updates and more importantly, a clean interface, sans bloatware.

Q10. Which Android Version Does the Nokia 7 Plus Feature?

The Nokia 7 Plus runs on Android Oreo 8.1 and has stock UI, thanks to the Android One program.

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Android O has a handful of user-oriented features such as Autofill and PIP mode, among others.

Q11. Does Nokia 7 plus Come with EIS and OIS?

The Nokia 7 plus has EIS on the rear camera. However, it doesn't feature OIS for image stabilization.

Q12. What Is the Battery Capacity? 

The Nokia 7 Plus is powered by a 3,800mAh battery and is touted to last two days of regular use. If we talk numbers, it can deliver a talk time of upto 19 hours. The phone also comes with Fast Charging.

Q13. Which Charger Type Does It Support?

The Nokia 7 Plus comes with a USB Type-C (2.0) charging cable. However, USB-C 2.0 has a slower rate of data transfer when compared to USB-C 3.0.

Q14. What Type of Speakers Is Available on This Phone?

The Nokia 7 Plus has a single speaker with smart amplifier.

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Interestingly, the phone also comes with Nokia's OZO technology which uses three mics to capture the surrounding sound with minimal distortion.

Q15. What Are the Advantages of Bluetooth 5.0?

Bluetooth 5.0 is not only fast but also has a longer range. Plus, this new version of Bluetooth will also give you a clean, lossless audio since it's able to transmit more data.

Q16. Where Is the Fingerprint Sensor Situated?

The fingerprint sensor of the Nokia 7 plus is situated at the rear.

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As we mentioned above, this sensor is accentuated by copper trimmings along its edges.

Q17. Is the Phone Waterproof? 

No, the Nokia 7 plus is not waterproof.

Q18. What Are the Contents of the Retail Box?

Aside from the phone, the retail box of the Nokia 7 plus's retail box has the following items, 

  • A protective cover (depending on the region)
  • USB-C Charger
  • Charging cable
  • SIM Ejector tool
  • Quick guide

Q19. What Is the Price of Nokia 7 Plus in India?

The Nokia 7 plus will retail at Rs 25,999 and will be up for pre-order from April 20. The phone will be available both on Amazon and on HMD’s dedicated e-commerce store, as well as through offline stores.

Will You Buy It?

Phew, that was a long one and I am sure we have answered everything about the Nokia 7 plus. HMD launched four phones this month which includes the Nokia 8 Sirocco priced at Rs 49,999, Nokia 6 2018 (Rs 16,999), and Nokia 1 (Rs 5,499). There is a rumor that the company will also be launching the Nokia 9 this year, which will reportedly have the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 with an OLED display.

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Namrata Gogoi

An engineer turned tech writer, Namrata used to write software codes before turning to a career in tech- writing. She is passionate about travelling, food and reading about cool new stuff. Apart from that, she holds a bachelors degree in I.T and hails from Guwahati.