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New Nokia 6 FAQ, pros, cons, user queries and answers

HMD Global released the New Nokia 6 (2018) variant yesterday in India with other smartphones including the Nokia 8 Sirocco. The New Nokia 6 (2018) smartphone comes with a 5.5 inches IPS LCD display which comes with FHD resolution. The smartphone runs on a Snapdragon 630 SoC and 3GB RAM.

The Nokia 6 (2018) was first unveiled at MWC 2018 and it comes with a similar design as the earlier version. However, HMD Global has opted for on-screen navigation buttons and the bezels also look bit smaller, but it still comes with the older 16:9 display. The Nokia 6 (2018) has been launched as the New Nokia 6 in India and has been priced at Rs. 16,999.

New Nokia 6 Pros

  • Better processor and RAM
  • Android 8.0 Oreo with Android One

New Nokia 6 Cons

  • It lacks 18:9 aspect ratio

New Nokia 6 Full Specifications

Key Specifications New Nokia 6
Display 5.5-inch IPS LCD
Screen Resolution FHD, 1080 x 1920 pixels
Operating System Android 8.0 Oreo
Processor Octa-core 2.2 GHz
Chipset Snapdragon 630
GPU Adreno 508
Internal Storage 32GB
Expandable Storage Yes, up to 256GB
Primary Camera Dual: 16 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED flash
Secondary Camera 8 MP, f/2.0, 1080p
Video Recording [email protected]
Battery 3,000mAh
4G VoLTE Yes
Sim Card Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Dimensions 148.8 x 75.8 x 8.2 mm
Weight 172 g
Price Rs. 16,999

Question: How is the display of the New Nokia 6 (2018)?

Answer: The New Nokia 6 (2018) comes with a 5.5 inch IPS LCD display which comes with  FHD resolution and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.

Question: Does the New Nokia 6 (2018) support dual SIM cards?

Answer: Yes, it supports hybrid dual SIM card slot which uses two SIM card or one SIM and one microSD card.

Question: Does the New Nokia 6 (2018) support 4G VoLTE?

Answer: Yes, the New Nokia 6 (2018) supports 4G VoLTE.

Question: How much RAM and internal storage comes with the New Nokia 6 (2018)?

Answer: The smartphone comes with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage.

Question: Can the internal storage in the New Nokia 6 (2018) be expanded?

Answer: Yes, the internal storage is expandable up to 256GB using a microSD card.

Question: Which Android version runs on the New Nokia 6 (2018)?

Answer: The device runs on Android 8.0 Oreo and the company has promised regular updates for the device.

Question: What are the camera features of the New Nokia 6 (2018)?

New Nokia 6

Answer: The New Nokia 6 (2018) comes with a 16MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, Carl Zeiss optics, and dual-LED dual-tone flash. The camera is capable of shooting 1080p videos at 30 frames per second. The smartphone comes with an 8MP front-facing camera which captures 1080p videos at 30 frames per second.

Question: What is the battery size on the New Nokia 6 (2018)?

Answer: The device comes with a 3,000mAh battery.

Question: Which mobile processor is used in the New Nokia 6 (2018)?

Answer: The New Nokia 6 (2018) comes in India with an octa-core Snapdragon 630 processor with Adreno 508 GPU.

Question: Does the New Nokia 6 (2018) features a fingerprint sensor?

Answer: Yes, the phone comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor which has a perfect reach for one hand usage.

Question: Is the device water resistant?

Answer: No, the device is not certified for water resistance.

Question: Does the device support NFC connectivity?

Answer: Yes, it supports NFC connectivity.

Question: Does the New Nokia 6 (2018) support USB OTG?

Answer: Yes, the smartphone offers USB Type-C  OTG functionality.

Question: Does the New Nokia 6 (2018) support HDR mode?

Answer: No, the phone does not support HDR mode.

Question: Can 4K videos be played on the device?

Answer: No, you can not play or record 4K videos on the device.

Question: Does the New Nokia 6 (2018) sport a 3.5mm headphone jack?

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

Question: Can the device be connected to a Bluetooth Headset?

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

Question: Is mobile internet sharing via hotspot is supported?

Answer: Yes, you can create a mobile hotspot to share internet.

Question: What sensors are there in the device?

Answer: The device comes with a Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, and compass sensors.

Question: What is the price of the device in India?

Answer: The device has been priced at Rs. 16,999 in India for the base model.


Abhishek Bhatnagar

Abhishek Bhatnagar, a known technology blogger & YouTuber from India. A Software Engineer by qualification, now he works as the editor-In-Chief, Webmaster, & Managing Director at Gadgets To Use. He runs a number of other technology websites as well.