HMD Global, the new manufacturer of Nokia smartphone unveiled its latest Nokia 6 smartphone based on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system. Well, considering the XL series to be as a non android smartphone series (due to its popularity), this is the first ever smartphone based on Android OS from Nokia.
In a press release on its website, HMD announced that, “After securing the exclusive Nokia brand licensing rights in mobile phones in late 2016, HMD Global Oy (“HMD”) is proud to announce the launch of its Nokia 6 smartphone in China”. Yes, you read it correct, China. The smartphone is only made available in china for now; also the company mentioned that there are no plans about the launch of the smartphone in Global or Indian market.
As far as specifications are concerned, the Nokia 6 will feature a 5.50-inch Full HD display at 403ppi. It is built on a unibody design using 6000 series aluminium and its home button has an embedded fingerprint scanner in it. The smartphone is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor coupled with 4GB of RAM. The smartphone packs 64GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card. Talking about the optics, the Nokia 6 packs a 16MP f/2.0 aperture primary camera with phase detection auto focus and dual-tone flash on the rear and a 8-megapixel front shooter with f/2.0 aperture for selfies.
Nokia 6 runs on Android 7.0 Nougat and houses a 3000mAh non removable battery. The smartphone also includes Dolby Atmos tech and ‘dual amplifiers’ for louder sound.
Nokia 6 is a dual SIM (GSM + CDMA and GSM + CDMA) smartphone. For Connectivity, it includes GPS, Bluetooth, 3G and 4G. Sensors on the phone include, Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope.
Unfortunately, the Nokia fans in India have no choice as the smartphone is a China-exclusive. It will be available only via JD.com at a price of 1699 CNY (roughly Rs. 16,750) in “in early 2017”.
- Display- 5.50-inch Full HD display at 403ppi
- Processor- Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
- RAM & ROM- 4GB+ 64GB (expandable upto 128GB)
- Camera- 16MP rear and 8MP front
- Battery- 3000mAh