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Nokia 7 Plus (2018)

Android OS v8.0 (Oreo)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8976 Plus
Adreno 512
4 GB / 64 GB
6 inch (1080 x 2160 px)
12 + 13 MP, 4000 x 3000 px, autofocus

This phone boasts a 6 inch IPS display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8976 Plus chipset, and 4 GB of RAM.

Explore its upsides and downsides!

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This article shares our personal experiences and thoughts about using the Nokia 7 Plus smartphone. We hope to offer helpful insights to others interested in this device.

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Nokia 7 Plus specifications

BrandNokia
Name7 Plus
Model7PLUS
Release date2018

Weight, dimensions, colors

Colorsblack, white
SIM typeNano SIM

Smartphones use a Nano SIM as a subscriber identity module (SIM), which is a chip card.

System, chipset, performance

OS versionAndroid OS v8.0 (Oreo)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8976 Plus
CPUQuad-core, Dual-core 2.2 GHz Kryo, Dual-core 1.84 GHz Kryo
GPUAdreno 512

The Nokia 7 Plus comes with Android OS v8.0 (Oreo) out of the box. Android is an open-source operating system. This means users and developers have more control over the software. The quad-core mobile CPU can provide fast and efficient performance for mobile games. Smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices use Adreno GPUs.

Display type, size, resolution

Display typeIPS
Screen size6 inch
Resolution1080 x 2160 px
Multitouch supportyes

People know IPS for its wide viewing angles. It also has accurate color reproduction. The 6 inch display should be big enough for our needs. It will make viewing comfortable. This is true whether we're reading, browsing, or watching. The display size is the diagonal distance from one corner of the screen to the opposite corner.

Memory, storage

RAM4 GB
Internal storage64 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

The Nokia 7 Plus comes with 4 GB of RAM, which is considered to be sufficient for most users' needs. More RAM lets us keep more apps and processes open in the background. This keeps the device from slowing down. 64 GB of storage is usually seen as good for a smartphone. It should be enough for most users. We can expand the internal storage of the 7 Plus (64 GB) by using a compatible microSD card.

Cameras, flash

Main camera12 + 13 MP, 4000 x 3000 px, autofocus
FlashDual LED
Selfie camera14 MP

Using multiple cameras has advantages. They provide more versatility and creative possibilities. They let us capture a wider range of subjects. The main camera of 7 Plus smartphone does not have OIS. The optical image stabilization (OIS) is an important feature in smartphones.

Connectivity, network, wireless

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv5.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCyes
FM radiono
USBUSB Type-C
Headphone3.5 mm jack

The 4G provides faster data transfer speeds compared to previous generations. This Nokia phone can connect to Wi-Fi networks at home, at work, or in public places. We can use Bluetooth to connect our 7 Plus smartphone to many Bluetooth devices. This phone has a built-in GPS receiver. The 7 Plus comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. The 3.5 mm headphone jack allows us to connect wired headphones or earphones to the device.

Battery type, capacity, charger

TypeLi-Po non-removable

The Li-Po non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a light-weight, rechargeable battery. The 7 Plus does not have a removable battery, it integrates the battery into the phone's design.

Features, sensors, specials

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, hall, light, proximity
SpecialsCorning Gorilla Glass 3, Dual SIM, Fast charging

Today, smartphones come with many sensors. They help make the user experience better. The accelerometer is a sensor. It measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The fingerprint reader is a biometric security feature found in 7 Plus smartphones. The light sensor is a type of sensor in a smartphone. It lets the phone measure light intensity around the device. Dual SIM is great for businesses. They want to give staff a device with separate numbers and bills for personal and business use.

With fast charging, we can get a significant amount of battery life in a few minutes of charging. Corning Gorilla Glass is tougher. It resists scratches, impacts, and drops.

Verdict, pros and cons

Every phone has its strengths and weaknesses, and this Nokia phone is no exception. As with any device, there are aspects that shine and others that fall short. By examining both sides, we can paint a complete picture of what this phone has to offer. Let's explore its standout features and areas for improvement. Remember, this is just my opinion, and yours might be different.

Pros

  • appropriate screen size
  • adequate memory
  • microSD slot
  • multicamera setup
  • Dual SIM support
  • Corning Gorilla Glass shield

Cons

  • no OIS function
  • no 5G support
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Lucas Bradley I'm Lucas Bradley, the founder of the Phone42.com site. I love technology, especially smartphones, and I've been working with tech stuff for more than 20 years. This means I've seen a lot of changes and have learned a bunch about what makes a good phone. On Phone42.com, I look at all kinds of phones. They can be from big, well-known companies or new ones trying to make their mark. I want to help people understand what's new and cool in the world of smartphones, in a way that's easy to get.
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