From the last few months, we have been hearing a lot of rumors about the upcoming Nokia smartphones. While no new devices are announced after launching the Nokia 2 in global markets, HMD Global has launched two new smartphones exclusively in China. The Nokia 7 and Nokia 6 (2018) are currently limited to the Chinese market. However, the company is expected to launch the new Nokia 6 (2018) along with a bunch of other devices for the global markets at the upcoming MWC 2018.

Now, a new device Nokia 7 Plus is spotted on the benchmarking website GeekBench. It could be the upgraded variant of the China-exclusive Nokia 7 launched back in October 2017. According to the listing, the Nokia 7 Plus comes powered by the 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 Mobile Platform. As of now, the Snapdragon 660 is only limited to the Chinese market. At the MWC 2018, we might finally see the Snapdragon 660 powered smartphones coming to the other markets.

The Nokia 7 Plus also packs 4GB of RAM and runs on the latest Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box. It has scored 1636 on the single-core test and 5902 on the multi-core test. talking about the already launched Nokia 7, it sports a 5.2-inch Full HD IPS display with the standard 16:9 aspect ratio. We expect the upcoming Nokia 7 Plus to use the 18:9 display technology. Under the hood, the Nokia 7 packs Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 Mobile Platform along with Adreno 508 GPU and 4GB of RAM.

It comes with a 7000-series Aluminum frame with a 3D curved glass back body. The Nokia 7 is also IP54 certified making it at least splashproof. In China, the Nokia 7 was launched with the Android 7.1.1 Nougat on-board with a customized UI laid on top. Stay tuned on PhoneRadar for more details about the upcoming Nokia smartphones.


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