HMD Global’s newest smartphone Nokia 7 went on sale today in China, and within minutes, it was out of stock. However, we couldn’t get information regarding the number of units that were up for sale.
The smartphone had received over 150,000 registrations for the sale that took place on local e-commerce sites JD.com and Suning. Retailer JD says that the shipments for the smartphone will begin from October 31.
The Nokia 7 is a mid-range smartphone that sits somewhere between the Nokia 6 and the flagship Nokia 8. It is available in two variants — 4GB RAM and 6GB RAM. While the 4GB RAM model comes at CNY 2,499, the 6GB RAM model is priced at CNY 2,699.
It features a 5.2-inch Full HD IPS display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels and 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection on top. Under the hood, it is powered by Qualcomm‘s Snapdragon 630 processor clocked at around 1.8GHz.
As of storage, it comes with 64GB onboard storage and also has a microSD card slot that allows expanding storage up to 128GB. The device packs a 16-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera.
The phone has a Dual-Sight mode that simultaneously captures images from the front and rear camera sensors. It is fuelled by a 3000mAh battery and runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system.
As per the company, the Nokia 7’s glass back cover has a 3D curve and has been moulded into the aluminium 7000 frame using vacuum moulded process.
Currently, Nokia 7 is only available in China. There is no information from the company regarding its availability in other regions.
However, HMG Global has sent out press invites for an event on October 31 in India where the company is expected to launch either Nokia 7 or Nokia 2. The invite reads that that company will unveil the next milestone for Nokia phones.