HMD Global has finally confirmed that their latest smartphone, the Nokia X7 or 8.1 will launch in India. The company has been teasing different videos of a smartphone with a notch display which seems to be the Nokia 8.1 or Nokia X7. Just like that that the company has again teased a video on twitter with a hashtag #ExpectMore showcasing a bunch of roses, now this totally confirms that the new Nokia smartphone is coming to India as the Nokia X7 is the only smartphone with a Rose color.
The picture's about to get rosy with an epic viewing experience. Get ready to #ExpectMore pic.twitter.com/Tj5XfNuN0h
— Nokia Mobile India (@NokiamobileIN) November 23, 2018
The teaser also suggests that the smartphone will have a notch display which is another hint that it is the Nokia X7 or 8.1 as that is the only new Nokia smartphone with a notch display. All of this does suggest the launch of the device but the exact launch date of the smartphone is not confirmed, but according to some sources, the smartphone is expected to launch on November 28 in India.
Other than this, we know the device specifications as it was launched earlier in China,
The Nokia X7 or 8.1 will sport a 6.18-inch FullHD+(2340×1080 pixels) HDR enabled IPS display with an 18.7:9 aspect ratio and 2.5D curved glass.
In terms of camera, it has a 12-megapixel + 13-megapixel dual camera setup at the rear and 20MP front selfie camera on the front. All the sensors are “Zeiss” optics lenses as well.
Under the hood, the smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 chipset which is the latest chip and is coupled with either 4GB RAM and 64GB Onboard storage or 6GB RAM and 128GB Onboard storage.
It is backed up by a 3500mAh Li-ion battery with fast charging support of up to 18W via the USB Type C port. It doesn’t skip the 3.5mm headphone jack and runs on the latest Android 9.0 Pie out of the box.
Pricing and Availability
The Nokia X7 or Nokia 8.1 was launched in China for a starting price of CNY 1699( which is roughly Rs. 17,500) for the base variant. So we expect the smartphone to be priced under Rs. 20,000 in India.
The availability details are yet to be known, but once they are out we’ll be the first one to update you on the same.
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