HMD Global has announced its first Nokia Android phone today named Nokia 6, after the company was given exclusive license to sell and manufacture Nokia phones. Lets take a look at its features and specifications below.
Nokia 6 Specifications
The Nokia 6 features a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD 2.5D curved glass display, that has a pixel density of 401 PPI, 450 nits of brightness and is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (Quad 1.2GHz Cortex A53 + Quad 1.5GHz Cortex A53) 64-bit processor along with Adreno 505 GPU. It comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, which can be expanded further up to 128GB by adding a microSD card. The phablet runs on Android 7.0 Nougat OS out of the box.
The Nokia 6 rocks a 16 megapixel rear primary camera with dual-tone LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF), 1.0µm sensor. On the front, it has a 8 megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture, 1.12µm sensor and 84-degree wide-angle lens, that can click great selfies in low light conditions and make video calls. It supports Hybrid Dual SIM, comes with a 3.5mm audio jack, Dual speakers (top and bottom), Dual smart amplifiers (TFA9891) and Dolby Atmos for an awesome audio experience. It has a fingerprint sensor embedded into its home button, that can unlock the phone in just 0.1 seconds. It has an aluminium alloy unibody design that is 7.8mm thick.
The Nokia 6 includes 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 LE, GPS and USB OTG as connectivity options. The phablet packs in a 3000mAh battery (non-removable) under the hood with fast charging support.
The Nokia 6 is available in Black color and it has been priced at CNY 1699 (US $246 / INR Rs. 16,739 approximately). It is a China exclusive phone and will be available exclusively via JD.com in the first half of 2017.
On this occasion, Arto Nummela, CEO, HMD Global, said:
“Just a short while ago we announced the launch of HMD Global. From the outset we have stated that we intend to move with speed to establish a position as a player in the smartphone category and create products that truly meet consumer needs. The Nokia 6 is a result of listening to our consumers who desire a beautifully crafted handset with exceptional durability, entertainment and display features.
Our ambition is to deliver a premium product, which meets consumer needs at every price point, in every market. We start today, with our premium, high quality Nokia 6; built to deliver a fantastic core user experience for Chinese consumers. We look forward to unveiling further products in the first half of this year.”
Nestor Xu, Vice President Greater China, HMD Global, added:
“China is the largest and most competitive smartphone market in the world. It is no coincidence that we have chosen to bring our first Android device to China with a long-term partner. JD.com is known for its upwardly mobile customer base and it has for many years believed in the Nokia brand and sold millions of our products to Chinese customers. Launching our first smartphone device, in such a strategically important market, with JD.com a trusted online retailer marks a signal of intent.”