BEIJING — HMD Global, has launched Nokia 7, the mid-range smartphone in China, the first Android device from the brand which promises flagship-like features at almost half the price of the Nokia 8.
The Nokia 7 comes with 7000 series aluminium build and sports Corning Gorilla Glass at the back. The company says that the handset’s back uses 3D glass thermoforming technology for casting, and comes with rounded corners.
The all-new Nokia 7 has been launched first in China and will be going on sale starting Tuesday but there’s no word on the availability of the Nokia 7 outside China as of now.
The Nokia 7 comes in two variants: 4GB RAM priced at CNY 2,499 and 6GB RAM at CNY 2,699. Both the variants have 4K video with Nokia OZO audio technology that supports 360-degree recording. There’s 64GB storage and comes with expandable storage up to 128GB (via microSD card).
The Nokia 7 features 5.2-inch IPS 2.5D display with screen resolution of 1080×1920 pixels and also comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on top.
The smartphone features the new octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 clocked at 1.8GHz and packs 3000mAh non-removable battery.
It runs on stock Android 7.1.1 Nougat and comes with timely software update promise from the company. HMD Global has also confirmed that the Nokia 7 is Android Oreo-ready.
The Nokia 7 sports a 16-megapixel rear camera with f/1.8 aperture lens and dual tone flash. At the front, there’s 5-megapixel camera with f/2.0 aperture.
The phone comes with USB Type-C port and also supports NFC connectivity options. At the back, the handset sports fingerprint scanner.Follow @gorkhapost
Govt forms panel to look into vegetable syndicate
KATHMANDU — The government has formed a committee to look into the issues of the Kalimati Fruits and Vegetables Market and come up with a viable solution after receiving several complaints from customers regarding the price of vegetables skyrocketing due to the prevalence of syndicate.
Minister of Industry, Commerce and Supplies Matrika Prasad Yadav formed a seven-member committee on Tusday. Nabaraj Dhakal, the joint secretary and also spokesperson at Ministry for Industry, Commerce and Supplies (MoICS), has been appointed as the chair of the committee.
Other members of the committee are joint secretaries of the Ministry of Agricultural and Livestock Development and Ministry of Home Affairs, Executive Director of Kalimati Fruits and Vegetable Market Development Committee Tejendra Prasad Poudel, a deputy inspector general of Nepal Police and two officer-level staff of MoICS.
Earlier, vegetable traders had halted trade at the Market demanding immediate release of Bharat Khatiwada and Ujwal Dhungana, who had been arrested on Monday for creating disturbance and obstructing the vegetable market monitoring.Follow @gorkhapost