Nokia X7 leaked front panel confirms HMD's love for the notch

Nokia X7 leaked front panel confirms HMD's love for the notch
Nokia X5 and X6 are HMD Global's first smartphones to feature displays with notch and considering how well they've been received, it looks like the Finnish company will continue to launch this type of phones.

Even though not everyone loves the notch, HMD is happy that both Nokia X5 and X6 sold very well in China, which is why they launched them globally under different names: Nokia 5.1 Plus and Nokia 6.1 Plus.

And the nice surprises for the company's fans don't stop here. The most recent leak indicates HMD's next smartphone will feature a display similar to the one included on the Nokia 5.1 Plus. A picture that allegedly shows the front panel of the unannounced Nokia X7 has just popped up online directly from China.

Apparently, the Nokia X7 will go for the same large notch featured in the Nokia 5.1 Plus rather than the Nokia 6.1 Plus' much smaller one. Besides evidence of a notch, there's really no other information that we can squeeze from this picture, but previous rumors suggest the phone is likely to include a Snapdragon 710 processor.

Since HMD confirmed there will be no new devices introduced this year at IFA 2018, we don't expect to see the Nokia X7 until Q4 2018 or even early 2019.

source: Nokiamob

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20 Comments

1. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

More notch?

2. Elvis358

Posts: 270; Member since: Mar 25, 2018

I hope it will come at least with 6.2+ display and snapdragon 710/730!

3. DFranch

Posts: 558; Member since: Apr 20, 2012

Yeah, I want to know where the snapdragon 710 phones are. It sounds like the perfect compromise of performance to battery life.

4. drunkenjay

Posts: 1702; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

the back looks nice but the front....urgh

5. Venom

Posts: 3824; Member since: Dec 14, 2017

That notch looks hideous. Seriously did Nokia not think this through?

6. meanestgenius

Posts: 22503; Member since: May 28, 2014

That notch at least looks better than the notch on the ugliest smartphone produced in recent memory, the Pixel 3XL. The rest of the phone will look better as well. Google needs to hire HMD to design its Pixels from now on, lol.

10. aegislash

Posts: 1531; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

I completely agree. The Pixel 3 XL has the absolute most hideous notch out there. It also doesn't help that the 2 XL had so many issues on its' own. Unless Google sorts that out, people will be dealing with ugliest notch AND bugs galore.

12. meanestgenius

Posts: 22503; Member since: May 28, 2014

Exactly. This is my point entirely, but a certain someone is obviously anally wounded because it’s me that’s pointing these things out.

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