HMD Global launched the Nokia 6 back in January, featuring a 5.5 inch full HD display and 4GB RAM. It is also one of the very few devices to launch with Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box. Today at MWC 2017, Nokia 6 was launched globally. It also comes with Google Assistant and runs on “pure” Android 7.0 Nougat. Nokia promises to deliver monthly security updates.
Nokia has plans to launch 6-7 new Android smartphones in 2017. The first smartphone in this lineup is the Nokia 6, hitting the mid-range with decent specs and price.
HMD Global has licensed the Nokia brand name for use with smartphones. It is made up of former Nokia veteran employees.
Nokia 6 Specifications
The Nokia 6 comes with a 5.5 inch full HD in-cell IPS LCD display, resulting in a pixel density of ~401 PPI. This is a pretty standard spec that we have seen from almost every other company. The display features a 2.5D curved Gorilla Glass for an improved viewing experience.
The device features an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor and Adreno 505 GPU. The phone features 4 GB RAM, which should be more than sufficient for almost every user. The internal storage is fixed at 64 GB, which can be expanded up to 128 GB using a microSD card.
Coming to the imaging, the Nokia 6 comes with a 16 MP camera on the back with an f/2.0 aperture, Phase Detection Autofocus and dual LED flash. The device also features an 8 MP front camera with an 84˚ wide angle lens and 1.12um pixel size.
Other features include a fingerprint sensor on the front, which also doubles up as the home button. The phone comes with capacitive navigation buttons. Nokia 6 also comes with dual speakers – one on the top and the other at the bottom. It features smart amplifier chips, apart from Dolby Atmos for enhanced sound.
Connectivity options on the phone include dual SIM, 4G VoLTE support, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS. The phone is powered by a 3000 mAh battery.
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Pricing And Availability
Nokia 6 has been priced at €229, or approximately Rs. 16,100. Nokia also announced a special edition of the Nokia 6. Named the Nokia 6 Art Edition, it has been priced at €299, which is approximately Rs. 21,000.
The Nokia 6 will be available in Quarter 2 this year.