Nokia Releases Nokia 7 With A “Bothie” Camera


The  Nokia 7 joins the growing Android phone line-up that was earlier released this year – Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 6 and Nokia 8.The Nokia 7 is a midrange phone with dual cameras and the flagship  “bothie” camera software.

A bothie is a mode that lets the phone capture photos from the front and rear camera at the same time, combining them into a single image.  Trust Instagram and Snapchat junkies to love this feature.

Bothie mode

The 5.2-inch phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor, 4GB of RAM and a 3,000mAh battery. The Nokia 7 also sports  a 16MP camera at the back and  5MP camera in front for selfie queens.

The Nokia 7 was recently released in China, but worldwide availability is yet unknown. When available in Nigeria the phone should be priced around N140,000.

Just like  other recent Nokia phones, the Nokia 7 is not actually made by Nokia, but by HMD Global. Nokia used to be one of the world’s biggest mobile phone manufacturers but lost the market to iPhone and Android smartphones. In 2014, Microsoft bought Nokia’s Devices and Services division and in  2016, Finnish company , HMD Global bought a part of Microsoft’s feature phone business and has a licensing agreement that allows it to make smartphones under the Nokia brand.


Body Dimensions 141.2 x 71.45 x 7.92mm

Weight 0.147kg

IP54 certification water proof





 Micro SIM

Operating system Android OS v7.1.1 Nougat upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Display IPS LCD Capacitive touch screen 16 million colours

5.2 Inches 1920 x 1080 pixels,

multi touch up to 5 Fingers

Corning Gorilla Glass 3

Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 630, Octa core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Adreno 508 GPU
Storage/RAM 64GB Storage, 4GB RAM and Support SD Card up to 128GB
Battery Non-removable Li-ion 3000 mAh Battery Up to 368 h (3G) on Standby, Up to 72 h on Music Play and Up to 15 h (3G) on Talk Time
Colours Gloss Black, Matt White
Camera 16 MP(back); 5MP (front)
Connectivity Bluetooth v5.0, USB v2.0,USB On-The-Go Wi-Fi 802.11, Wi-Fi hotspot