Nokia 7 Plus FAQ

Nokia 7 Plus FAQ: Gorilla Glass, Dual SIM, VoLTE, Quick Charge, Performance, Face Unlock

At MWC this year, Nokia unveiled a bunch of phones but its the premium mid-range Nokia 7 Plus that seems to have gotten the most consumers interested.

With a price tag of 399 Euros ($US 350) and Rs 26,000 in India, the Nokia 7 Plus firmly sits in the premium mid-range category — right between premium flagships and budget mid-range devices. If you are interested in the Nokia 7 Plus, check out our FAQ below to know more about the handset.

Q) What are the full specifications of the Nokia 7 Plus?

A) The full specs of the handset are as follows:

  • Dimensions: 158.38 x 75.64 x 7.99/9.55 mm
  • Weight: 169g
  • Display: 6-inch 1080p+ IPS LCD, Gorilla Glass 3
  • Chipset: Octa-core Snapdragon 660
  • GPU: Adreno 512
  • RAM: 4GB RAM
  • Storage: 64GB, Hybrid microSD card slot
  • Rear camera: 12MP, f/1.75 aperture, 1.4um, dual-tone dual-LED flash, 4K video recording, ZEISS optics
    Secondary: 13MP, f/2.6 aperture, 1.0um pixel, ZEISS optics
  • Front camera: 16MP, f/2.0
  • Sensors: Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Proximity, Ambient light sensor, eCompass, Fingerprint, Hall sensor
  • Connectivity: LTE, Dual-SIM, GPS, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, USB-C, 3.5mm jack
  • Battery: 3800mAh non-removable
  • Software: Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Others: Android One, Monthly security updates, Nokia OZO

Q) Is the battery of the handset removable?

A) No. The unibody design of the Nokia 7 Plus means its back cover and battery are not replaceable.

Q) What kind of SIM card slot does the phone have? Can I use two SIM cards and a microSD card at the same time?

A) The Nokia 7 Plus features a hybrid SIM card slot. This means that you can use either 1 SIM card and microSD card or 2 SIM cards at any given time. Both SIM card slots accept nanoSIM cards.

Q) Is the display on the Nokia 7 Plus protected by Gorilla Glass?

A) The 6-inch FHD+ display on the Nokia 7 Plus is protected by Corning’s Gorilla Glass 3.

Q) Can one take portrait photos on the handset?

A) Yes, the camera app contains a Bokeh mode that lets one take portrait photos using the dual-camera setup at the rear. The front 16MP selfie shooter can also take portrait photos using AI.

Q) Where is the fingerprint scanner located on the handset?

A) Its located at the back.

Q) Are there any gestures on the Nokia 7 Plus?

A) Yes, like on other Android phones, you can swipe down on the fingerprint scanner to expand the notification shade. You can also turn over the phone to mute an incoming call.

Q) What does the Android One branding on the Nokia 7 Plus mean?

A) The branding means that the handset runs on a near-stock build of Android 8.1 Oreo, with no bloatware. Nokia also promises monthly security updates and speedy Android OS updates for the 7 Plus. So, if you love the stock Android experience and want quick and speedy updates, the Nokia 7 Plus is for you.

Q) What’s so special about Nokia OZO Audio?

A) Nokia OZO audio allows the handset to record high-quality audio while recording video or when using the recorder app.

Q) Can you record slow-motion videos on the Nokia 7 Plus?

A) No. But the phone is capable of recording videos in 4K resolution. It does lack EIS so videos will be very jerky in nature.

Q) Which version of Android does the handset run on?

A) Android 8.1 Oreo, with the April security patch.

Q) Does the Nokia 7 feature an LED notification light?

A) No, a notification LED is missing from the handset.

Q) Does the Nokia 7 support LTE and VoLTe networks? Will a Reliance Jio SIM work on the phone?

A) Yes, it does support LTE and VoLTE out of the box. Unlike many other phones, the handset will also work with a Reliance Jio SIM out of the box.

Q) Does the Nokia 7 support fast charging?

A) Yes, there’s support for Quick Charge 3.0 but a compatible charger is not bundled with the device.

Q) How much free storage space does the Nokia 7 have out of the box?

A) Almost 54GB out of the box.

Q) What colors are the Nokia 7 Plus going to be available in?

A) The handset is available in Black and White colors.

Q) What contents do you get inside the retail box of the Nokia 7 Plus?

A) You get the phone, a 2A charger, a USB cable, SIM ejector tool, earphones, and some regulatory papers. No screen guard is bundled with the phone.

Q) Does the handset support USB OTG?

A) Yes, the Nokia 7 Plus supports USB OTG.

Q) Where can I buy the Nokia 7 Plus from? What is its price?

A) The Nokia 7 Plus can be purchased through Amazon India for Rs 25,999. Click here to buy the phone.

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