Nokia 7 Plus smartphone was launched in India last month for Rs 25,999. The dual SIM based smartphone was initially launched with 4G LTE support only on one SIM card slot. But now, HMD Global will roll out the 4G LTE support on the second SIM slot as well soon.
The 4G LTE support roll out has been confirmed by Chief Product Officer, HMD Global, Juho Sarvikas on his official twitter handle. While replying to a Twitter user, Juho Sarvikas tweeted “Thanks Sid for the awesome review and don’t worry, 2nd sim will support LTE shortly!” However, an exact time frame for the roll out has not been revealed by him.
The fact that the Nokia 7 Plus features a dual SIM slot but does not support 4G LTE in both slots did no go well with the people and have been questioning about it since its launch. The single SIM 4G LTE support comes as a surprise to many as the phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset and this chipset comes with built-in support for dual-SIM LTE functionality.
To recall the specs of Nokia 7 Plus, it features an aluminium metal unibody and it features a 6-inch full HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio and a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels. The phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset with Adreno 512 GPU. The phone is backed by a 4GB of RAM, 64GB of inbuilt storage, expandable via microSD card up to 256GB.
Nokia 7 Plus features dual rear cameras from Carl Zeiss with 12-megapixel and 13-megapixel sensors. The secondary sensor will be a telephoto lens and will offer Portrait mode as well. At the front of the phone, there is a 16-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture. The phone also comes loaded with bothie feature. The phone also features Pro camera, which allows you full control over advanced settings. The device now runs Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box as well and backed up by 3800mAh battery with fast charging. For connectivity options, it supports 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, USB Type-C (2.0), and a 3.5mm audio jack.