HMD Global confirms October 4 launch date; May debut Nokia 7.1 Plus aka X7

by Anvinraj Valiyathara 0

HMD Global is now gearing up to unveil a new smartphone in the coming month. The Finnish firm has started sending out invites for the upcoming launch event. Even though the invite does not give out any information on the upcoming Nokia phone, rumors are rife that the company may unleash the Nokia X7 smartphone.

As the invite reveals, the HMD Global will be introducing a new smartphone on Oct. 4. The launch event will begin at 5:00 PM and it will be held at Central London.

Nokia fans are eagerly waiting for the company to announce the Nokia 9 flagship phone that is speculated to arrive with penta-lens system. However, a recent report has revealed that its arrival has been delayed as the Finnish firm is reportedly planning to announce it at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2019 tech expo that will be held in February next year. Recent reports suggest that the company may unleash the Nokia X7 instead of the Nokia 9 phone.

Just as the Nokia X6 and Nokia X5 have arrived with notched display design, it is speculated that the Nokia X7 will be also coming with the same design. Yesterday, a leaked image showing the front and rear design of the phone had surfaced online.

The leaked image of the Nokia X7 shows that it is equipped with a notched screen at the front whereas the back panel is equipped with vertical dual cameras and a fingerprint scanner. The ZEISS branding can be seen between the two camera sensors. Just as the Nokia X6 and Nokia X5 were released out of China respectively as Nokia 6.1 Plus and Nokia 5.1 Plus, the upcoming Nokia X7 is very likely release outside of China as Nokia 7.1 Plus.

nokia 7.1 plus

There is no information available on the specifications of the Nokia X7. Rumors surrounding suggest that it may feature 19:9 aspect ratio display that will carry support for Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2280 pixels. The above render shows the presence of Android One logo on the lower portion of the back panel. The handset is speculated to debut as the first Snapdragon 710 smartphone from the company.

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