HMD Global-controlled Nokia officially launched the Nokia 7 Plus alongside a couple of other models on February 25. The Nokia 7 Plus, perhaps commanded the most attention alongside the Nokia 8 Sirocco edition. No word was given on the global rollout but it seems Nokia plans to release the models simultaneously in various regions. For China, Nokia unveiled the China version through its WeChat page and also revealed that the device will go on sale on March 7 with its price starting at 2,299 Yuan (~$364).
Basically, the specification of the Nokia 7 Plus China edition is the same as the one announced in Barcelona, Spain except for some few differences. The device features a 6-inch IPS Full HD+ display with a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels. The display comes with a 500-nits brightness rating and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The device also comes with a 6000 series aluminium unibody and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor paired with 4GB of RAM and there is 64GB of internal storage. China also gets a 6GB RAM + 64GB version and both storages are expandable up to 256GB. The device also runs stock Android 8.0 Oreo which Nokia says will be upgraded to Android 8.1 soon.
One the camera aspect, the Nokia 7 Plus packs a 12-megapixel wide-angle primary camera with a f/1.75 aperture and 1.4-micron pixels, as well as a 13-megapixel camera with a f/2.6 aperture, 1um pixels, and 2x optical zoom. The duo is stacked in a vertical direction and is accompanied by a dual-tone LED flash and Zeiss optics. As for the front camera, the Nokia 7 Plus features a 16-megapixel fixed focus offering with a f/2.0 aperture, 1um pixels, and Zeiss optics. Other features include a 3800mAh battery, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, USB Type-C (2.0).
As for the price, the Nokia 7 Plus 4GB + 64GB version is priced at 2,299 Yuan (~$364), while the 6GB + 64GB version is priced at 2,499 Yuan (~$396). Presale commences on February 26, that is today, while the device will go on sale on March 7 via Jingdong, Tmall and Suning. The Nokia 7 Plus will also be available offline in more than 100 cities nationwide.