With the latest Developer Preview, the phone will get gesture controls that were announced with Android 9.0 Pie. This means developers who own a Nokia 7 Plus will be able to use gesture controls like swiping up from pill-shaped icon to open recent apps, long press to active Google Assistant and more.
HMD Global has started rolling out the latest Developer Preview 4, which is based on Android Pie, for its latest Nokia 7 Plus smartphone. To recall, the developer preview builds for the phone was launched in May this year.
With the latest Developer Preview, the phone will get gesture controls that were announced with Android 9.0 Pie. This means developers who own a Nokia 7 Plus will be able to use gesture controls like swiping up from pill-shaped icon to open recent apps; swipe left or right to toggle between different recent apps; long-press to activate Google Assistant; swipe up from the icon and continue to swipe to open app drawer; and lastly, tap on the pill-shaped button to go to Home.
In order to get the Android P Beta developer preview on your Nokia 7 Plus, you have to register your device at Nokia Developer page by entering basic details like credentials, IMEI number and location. After that, the phone will be registered to the list of devices that will get the DP updates. HMD Global has rolled the first Developer Preview on May 08, 2018, DP2 on June 21 and DP3 on July 17.
|Nokia 7 Plus|
|Display||6.0-inch Full HD+|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC|
|Camera||12MP+13MP rear, 16MP Front|
|Memory||4GB + 64GB|
|Operating System||Android 8.1 Oreo|
To recall, HMD Global introduced Nokia 7 Plus along with Nokia 6.1 and Nokia 8 Sirocco in April this year in the country. The smartphone comes with a price tag of Rs Rs 25,999 and it is available for purchase from Amazon, offline channel and Nokia Mobile Shop. The phone comes with an aluminium body and it comes loaded with a 6.0-inch Full HD+ display (2160 x 1080 pixels resolution).
The device gets its power from Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset, which is also present in Xiaomi Mi A2 that was launched yesterday and comes under Android One programme. The phone is backed by a 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 256GB via micro SD card slot.
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