MANILA, PHILIPPINES – HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, announces that the Nokia 7 Plus has been named the Consumer Smartphone of the Year by the Expert Imaging and Sound Association (EISA). The EISA Awards are judged by the world’s largest independent panel comprising more than 55 of the most-respected specialist magazines and websites. They collectively praised the Nokia 7 Plus for its striking design, powerful performance and impressive imaging capabilities after testing it against stiff competition in one of the most sought-after categories at the awards.
“The Nokia 7 Plus was designed to deliver everything we stand for as a company so we are thrilled to see that it resonates with industry experts, said Juho Sarvikas, chief product officer, HMD Global. “We strive to create smartphones with the perfect blend of power, photography features and stylish design across all price points. The Nokia 7 Plus is the embodiment of our mission to deliver devices that are as beautiful as they are powerful, all at an extraordinary price point. With the Nokia 7 Plus now recognized by such an esteemed association as EISA, we are proving that it is possible to deliver world-class style and substance in one powerful device.”
“In the Philippines, the Nokia 7 Plus has also received good reviews from the local media and other tech experts in the industry,” said Shannon Mead, HMD Global Philippines country manager. “This award attests to our commitment to deliver premium mobile experience that is accessible to Filipinos, making sure they experience innovation and technology with a purpose.
We hope to continue bringing premium and accessible technology to every market, making the world even more connected and united, one reliable Nokia phone at a time.”
Nokia 7 Plus: the flagship hero for everyone
Made for creators to deliver stunning content, the Nokia 7 Plus is a true hero in the Nokia smartphone range. Combining innovative optical hardware and imaging algorithms, the Nokia 7 Plus captures moments into photos that are true to life. Dual rear sensors with ZEISS optics combine an ultra-sensitive 12MP wide-angle primary camera for impressive performance in both low-light and extra-bright conditions and a secondary 13MP sensor that delivers 2x optical zoom for the moments when you wish you were closer. The Nokia 7 Plus boasts Pro Camera mode, which lets you take pictures like a pro by giving you quick and easy manual control over advanced camera settings such as white balance, focus, ISO, shutter speed and exposure.
With its impressive 16MP front-facing camera with ZEISS optics, the Nokia 7 Plus adapts to low-light conditions by increasing light sensitivity to guarantee picture-perfect selfies. Enhanced Dual-Sight harnesses the front and back cameras simultaneously to capture the ultimate #Bothie and keep it safe with unlimited photo and video uploads to Google Photos. Three microphones capture immersive 360° Nokia spatial audio to match your 4K video, helping transport your audience to the center of the action and creating content worthy of the big screen.
Optimized for maximum performance at all times, the Nokia 7 Plus delivers an amazing extended battery life. With its gently curved back and slim edges, the Nokia 7 Plus gives you a big-screen experience in a comfortable, stylish package while the vivid 6-inch 18:9 Full HD+ display makes the Nokia 7 Plus perfect for browsing, social media consumption, gaming and entertainment.
Design, innovation and technology
The EISA Awards see experts from across the globe voting in categories including Photography, Hi-fi Home Theater and Mobile devices. All products nominated for an EISA Award undergo a comprehensive multi-step judging process, including intensive tests to rate their technology, design and innovation. Products that pass these rigorous tests are shortlisted in their respective categories, which is proof of their world-class credentials. Having excelled across the board, the Nokia 7 Plus was voted as the leading consumer smartphone in the Mobile Device category and will receive the EISA Award for 2018-19.
A list of all award winners is available on the EISA website, and more info on the winning entry for the Nokia 7 Plus can be found here. The winning products will be presented during IFA, the world’s largest consumer electronics fair, held in Berlin from 31 August to 5 September.