05 February 2018
The Nokia 7, which is currently available in China only, is now receiving a new software update with a bunch of improvements along with the latest Android security patch. The software package weighs 172MB and is currently being rolled out gradually over the air.
The first update for the device brings optimizations for the camera with improved low-light photography and enhanced facial recognition feature. The screen’s color balance has now been improved alongside the system stability, power saving mode, and the network performance. Overall, the software update seems nice for the device. It is still however based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat and the date for Oreo update is yet to be heard of. Also, since the device is still limited to China, it might be updated with the new software package before its release in other markets.
As for the Nokia 7 itself, the device sports a 5.2-inch full HD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080p. It is powered by a Snapdragon 630 chipset and 4GB of RAM. The device has 64GB of built-in storage that can be further expanded via microSD card. In the camera department, the device has a 16-megapixel f/1.8 primary camera with dual LED flash accompanied by a 5-megapixel front-facing snapper. The device was released in China for a base price of 2,499 Yuan ($375).