HMD Global has finally declared that the Nokia 6 (2018) is its first smartphone of the year 2018. The new Nokia mobile will succeed last year’s Nokia 6. It is launching in China. It is expected that the mobile will soon be available for sale in India too.
Pre-orders for Nokia 6 (2018) have started in China. The sale will begin from January 10. The 32GB Nokia 6 (2018) is priced at CNY 1,499 (approximately 14,600 INR). The 64GB model will cost the buyers CNY 1,699 (roughly 16,600 INR). The color options available for the both the models are: Black and Silver.
Unlike the Nokia 6, which was unveiled in January 2017 with a front-facing fingerprint scanner, the Nokia 6 (2018) has a fingerprint scanner on the rear panel. Nokia 6 (2018) has eliminated the capacitive keys alongside the frontal fingerprint scanner. HMD has seemingly opted for an on-screen navigation for making the interface of the new Nokia 6 closer to stock Android UI. The new device has a 16:9 display aspect ratio. Also, the Nokia 6 (2018) features a metal unibody build made of 6000 series aluminium.
Nokia 6 (2018) operates on Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box. The handset offers dual-SIM (Nano). The Nokia 6 (2018) sports a 5.5-inch IPS display. And it has a full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) resolution and a 16:9 aspect ratio. The handset is fueled by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SoC. It is clocked at 2.2GHz, and it comes paired with 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM. You can expand the internal storage of Nokia 6 using microSD card slot (up to 128GB). It has a hybrid dual-SIM configuration.
The device sports a 16-megapixel rear camera sensor, along with a dual-tone LED flash. Its PDAF lens has sm f/2.0 aperture. The device boasts an 8-megapixel camera in the front with an f/2.0, plus 84-degree wide-angle lens. The smartphone offers the Dual-Sight technology. This technology will let you capture simultaneous shots from the rear and front camera sensors, resulting in a Bothie. The connectivity options are 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v5, FM radio, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C, and 3.5mm audio jack.
The Nokia 6 (2018) is powered by a 3000mAh battery, which presents a fast charging technology. The smartphone measures 148.8×75.8×8.6mm and weighs 172 grams.