At the Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona last month, HMD Global launched Nokia 7 Plus, along with a few other phones. Today, the Nokia 7 Plus went on sale in China for the first time through online retailer JD.com. The 4GB RAM + 64GB storage model is priced at 2,299 Yuan (approximately $364) while the 6GB RAM + 64GB storage model is priced at 2,499 Yuan (approximately $395).
As per the company’s claim, it managed to sell all the available units of the phone in just 5 minutes. However, we don’t know how many units were up for grabs in this first sale. Further, the company has announced that the next sale for the Nokia 7 Plus will take place on 10th March.
The Nokia 7 Plus China edition comes with a few changes compared to the global model announced at Mobile World Congress. It features a 6-inch IPS Full HD+ display with a screen resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels. The display comes with a 500-nits brightness rating and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
Under the hood, the device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor paired with 4GB/6GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage. Both models come with microSD card slot, which enables users to further expand the phone’s storage capacity up to 256GB.
Coming to the camera department, the Nokia 7 Plus packs a 12-megapixel wide-angle primary camera with 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 dual camera setup is aligned vertically and is accompanied by a dual-tone LED flash and Zeiss optics. On the front side, it features a 16-megapixel fixed focus snapper with a f/2.0 aperture, 1um pixels, and Zeiss optics.
Connectivity options on the device include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, USB Type-C (2.0). The phone runs on stock Android 8.0 Oreo operating system out-of-the-box and the company has promised that the phone will be upgraded to Android 8.1 soon. The device is fuelled by a 3,800mAh battery.