Nokia 6 is the first Android smartphone from the Finnish giant, launched earlier today. The first smartphone with the Nokia brand was launched by HMD Global, a company formed by former Nokia veterans. HMD is a Finnish company too. The Nokia 6 is a China-exclusive smartphone, giving us a hint of what to expect from the Nokia brand in the near future.

The Nokia 6 will have a mountain to climb. With intense competition in the budget smartphone segment, it is not going to be easy for the company to make a successful comeback. The likes of Xiaomi, Huawei, OPPO, LeEco and more already have a lot of good options across a range of segments.

Nokia 6 Pros

  • 5.5 inch full HD display
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 64 GB internal storage, microSD card support
  • 16 MP f/2.0 rear camera, Phase Detection Autofocus
  • 8 MP f/2.0 front camera, 84˚ wide-angle lens
  • Dual speakers, Dual amplifiers, Dolby Atmos

Nokia 6 Cons

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
  • 3000 mAh battery
  • China exclusive

Nokia 6 Specifications

Key SpecsNokia 6
Display5.5 inch in-cell IPS LCD
Screen ResolutionFull HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
Operating SystemAndroid 7.1 Nougat
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 430
Processor Octa-core:
8 x 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUAdreno 505
Memory3GB / 4GB
Inbuilt Storage 32GB / 64GB
Storage UpgradeYes up to 256GB with a microSD card
Primary Camera16 MP, f/2.0, Phase Detection Autofocus, dual LED flash
Secondary Camera8 MP, f/2.0, 1.12 µm pixel size
Fingerprint SensorYes
NFCYes
SIM card typeDual SIM
4G readyYes
VoLTEYes
Battery 3000 mAh
Dimensions154 x 75.8 x 8.4 mm
Weight169 grams
Price -

Nokia 6

Question: Does the Nokia 6 have dual SIM Slots?

Answer: Yes, it has dual SIM slots.

Question: Does the Nokia 6 have microSD expansion option?

Answer: Yes, the Nokia 6 comes with a microSD card slot.

Question: Does it come with a 3.5 mm headphone jack?

Answer: Yes, the device comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack.

Question: What all sensors does it have?

Answer: The Nokia 6 comes with fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, proximity sensor and a compass.

Question: What are the dimensions?

Answer: 154 x 75.8 x 7.8 mm

Question: What is the SoC used in the Nokia 6?

Answer: It comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 SoC with an octa-core processor and Adreno 505 GPU.

Question: How is the display of the Nokia 6?

Nokia 6

Answer: The Nokia 6 comes with a 5.5 inch full HD in-cess IPS LCD display. It has a pixel density of ~401 PPI.

Question: Does the Nokia 6 support Adaptive Brightness?

Answer: Yes, it supports adaptive brightness.

Question: Which OS version, OS type runs on the phone?

Answer: The device runs on Android 7.0 Nougat.

Question: Does it have physical buttons or on-screen buttons?

Answer: The device comes with capacitive buttons.

Question: Does it come with a fingerprint sensor?

Answer: Yes, it comes with a fingerprint sensor on the front, which also doubles up as the Home button.

Question: Can we Play 4K Videos on the device?

Answer: No, the device can only play videos up to full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) resolution.

Question: Is Fast Charging supported on the device?

Answer: Yes, the device supports fast charging.

Question: Does it support USB OTG?

Answer: Yes, it supports USB OTG.

Question: Is it waterproof?

Answer: No, it is not waterproof.

Question: Does it have NFC?

Answer: No, it does not have NFC.

Question: How good is the camera quality of the Nokia 6?

Answer: The phone features a 16 MP primary camera with an f/2.0 aperture, phase detection autofocus and dual LED flash. On the front, the device sports an 8 MP secondary camera with f/2.0 aperture and 84˚ wide-angle lens.

Question: Does it have Optical Image Stabilization (OIS)?

Answer: No, it does not have Optical Image Stabilization, but the rear camera comes with Phase Detection Autofocus.

Question: Is there any dedicated camera shutter button on the Nokia 6?

Answer: No, it does not have any dedicated camera shutter button.

Question: How loud is the loudspeaker?

Answer: The phone comes with dual speakers with dual smart amplifiers and Dolby Atmos for enhanced audio experience. You should theoretically have a much better audio experience.

However, we are yet to perform real world tests to determine the loudspeaker quality. We will confirm this after testing the device.

Question: Can the phone be connected to a Bluetooth headset?

Answer: Yes, it can be connected to a Bluetooth headset.

Question: Is Mobile Hotspot Internet Sharing supported?

Answer: Yes, you can create hotspot to share internet from this device.

Conclusion

The Nokia 6 is a very decent first attempt. Most of the specs of the phone are very good, save for the SoC. For the asking price, Nokia could have used a Snapdragon 625 or Snapdragon 650 chipset. That said, with a 5.5 inch full HD display, 4 GB RAM, Android 7.0 Nougat, Dual SIM, 4G VoLTE and a 16 MP rear camera, the Nokia 6 does have a good chance against phones from Xiaomi and others.

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Abhinav Singh, a software engineer who is very much interested in social engineering. He is responsible to manage all the social media profiles of Gadgets To Use. He also has a hobby of tracking new apps and gadgets and to share them with our readers as well.

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