Nokia X7 review, features and price in India

Nokia X7 is here powered by the newest Symbian Anna operating system. Nokia X7 brings high definition experience right on to its 4 inch touch screen. The X7 design is unique with stainless steel finish; the body has got those curve edges which are intentionally made for a better grip.

The Nokia X7 is powerful and just to give you an idea you can play HD games like Assassin’s Creed, Need for Speed shift and many more that can be downloaded from the Nokia Ovi Store. This nokia smartphone will keep you connected with your social friends 24/7 and you can keep track of your emails no matter where you are.

Nokia X7 features

In brief the Nokia X7 is all about the 4 inch AMOLED touch screen with HD support and full web browsing with flash supported. The main highlight however is the 8 megapixel camera with dual LED flash, all this at an affordable cost. The X7 weighs 146 grams with battery and is of dimension 119.7 x 62.8 x 11.9 mm.

Nokia X7 dimension

Nokia X7 dimension

This Nokia handset houses physical keys such as the menu / home keys, dedicated volume and camera keys and lock / power key.

Nokia X7 Display

As already mentioned the screen size is 4 inches AMOLED capacitive touch screen that brings out the brightest of colours. The supported resolution is 640 x 360 pixels with 16.7 million colours. Apart from this there is an orientation sensor, ambient light detectors and proximity sensors which is usually found in most high end phones.

The touch function is pretty smooth and when entering data the alphanumeric keypad or full on screen keyboard pops up. In case you wish to use a stylus you can use a capacitive stylus.

Memory and Storage

The Nokia X7 houses an internal memory of 256 MB RAM and 1 GB ROM. The Nokia X7 also comes with 8 GB of microSD card and the card slot is hot swappable which means you can change the card without having to switch off the phone. MicroSD card up to 32 GB is supported.

side view Nokia X7 smartphone

side view Nokia X7 smartphone

Nokia X7 data and connectivity

Nokia X7 supports 3G, EDGE and GPRS it also comes with Wi-Fi built in. This handset can serve as a data modem when connected with the PC. Bluetooth 3.0 is supported with A2DP. There is a 3.5 mm audio connector to connect external headsets / headphones and with the built in FM radio (with recording) you will always be entertained.  The micro USB connecter can be used for charging as well as using the storage space as a flash drive.

The Nokia X7 also comes with built in GPS with A-GPS receivers. Ovi Maps navigation system comes pre-installed which now supports the Wi-Fi network position. You can access the Nokia Ovi Suite to download the latest maps of your country for free.

Photography on the Nokia X7

Nokia X7 has all that is required for good photography. It houses an 8 megapixel camera with Dual LED flash (3rd generation) and 16:9 full screen viewfinder. The camera comes with many features such as face recognition, full auto focus, 2x digital zoom etc.  HD Video can be recorded in 720p resolution (16:9). Codecs supported are H.264 and MPEG-4.

8MP camera on the Nokia X7

8MP camera on the Nokia X7

There is no secondary camera so video calls is not possible which is a disappointment especially if you really want the video calling feature.

Nokia X7 processor and operating system

The Nokia X7 is powered by the Broadcom BCM2727 GPU which makes HD gaming possible and the CPU is 680 MHz ARM 11 Processor though less powerful but you hardly notice the difference. Symbian Anna is the operating system used which is the latest and has undergone a lot of changes.

Other features

This handset comes with Flash Lite 4.0, software updates that can happen over the air or over the internet, full browser with flash support and social networking ready.

Battery

The Nokia X7 comes with the 1200 mAh Li-ion battery (BL-5K). As per Nokia’s estimate the battery can last in standby mode for up to 450 hours in 3G mode and 450 hours in 2G mode. As far as the talktime is concerned you can expect that to be around 6 hours in 2G mode and 4 hours in 3G mode.

You can play continuous music for up to 5 hours and if you like watching videos; the playback time (continuously) is around 6 hours.

Nokia X7 price in India

MRP Rs. 22,829 | Current Price: Rs. 20,750 | Bargain price: Rs. 20,000
Box pack contains: Nokia X7 handset, 8 GB memory card, battery and charger, one stereo headset, connectivity cable and warranty / user manual.
Available in dark steel and silver steel colours.

Nokia X7 price in India

Nokia X7 price in India

Nokia X7 review

Buy Nokia X7 if you love gaming, watching movies and love listing to music. The phone has good features but then it is still relies on the Symbian OS. With Android, Windows mobile and Apple OS around there will be very few takers for the Nokia brand. Another disappointment is that the Nokia X7 does not support video calling.

As for me I would still prefer an android based handset, you can get a good one at the same price as the Nokia X7.

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