HMD Global has launched the first Nokia branded smartphone running Android which the Nokia 6 in China. HMD global has acquired Nokia from Microsoft earlier and this their first smartphone which is said to come with an impressive build out of a solid block of 6000 series aluminum keeping up the name of Nokia earlier known for their superior build quality.
The Nokia 6 comes with a hybrid in-cell 5.5-inch Full HD Display with 2.5D curved glass display having 450 nits brightness and Corning Gorilla Glass protection. The smartphone is powered by an Octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor with Adreno 505 GPU. The phone sports a Home button at the bottom of the display which has the Fingerprint sensor as well with two capacitive buttons on either side.
Specifications of Nokia 6:
- Display: 5.5-inch Full HD display with 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution, 2.5D curved glass display with 450 nits brightness, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
- Processor: Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 64-bit processor with Adreno 505 GPU
- RAM and Storage: 4GB LPDDR3 RAM, 64GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
- Camera: 16MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, PDAF, 1.0um sensor, f/2.0 aperture and an 8MP front-facing camera, 1.12um sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 84˚ wide-angle lens
- OS: Android 7.0 (Nougat)
- Connectivity: 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, USB OTG
- Battery: 3000mAh non-removable
Nokia 6 comes wtih 4GB LPDDR3 RAM, 64GB internal memory expandable up to 128GB with microSD. The device runs on Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box. It comes with 16MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, PDAF, 1.0um sensor, f/2.0 aperture and an 8MP front-facing camera, 1.12um sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 84˚ wide-angle lens.
The Nokia 6 has 4G LTE with VoLTE support, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS connectivity features along with USB OTG support. It is powered by a 3000mAh battery which is non-removable. The device comes with a 3.5mm audio jack and has dual speakers with Dual smart amplifiers supporting Dolby Atmos.
Nokia 6 is available in Black color only and is priced at 1699 yuan which is $245 or Rs. 16,750 and will be available exclusively in China from the first half on Jd.com. There is no information about the availability of the device in India or any other countries but we can expect other devices from Nokia targetted at other countries in the coming months.