Finally, it’s here! The day we were waiting for since past couple of years. Nokia is finally back into the smartphone business. Back in 2016, Nokia partnered with HMD Global to sell and advertise all the Nokia products that coming in 2017. Today, the first Nokia smartphone has been launched, named as the Nokia 6. As for now, the phone has been launched exclusively in China, but surely it will make its way to the other markets. Nokia 6’s design is something that makes it more impressive. The company has said that the phone has been made by a solid block of 6000 series Aluminium. What it features and can it compete with companies like Xiaomi, LeEco, etc.? Well, let’s have a look at the specifications.
NOKIA 6 SPECIFICATIONS: THE FIRST NOKIA SMARTPHONE OF 2017
The phone features an In-Cell 5.5-inch 1080p Screen over which there is Gorilla Glass three protection. Talking about the pixel density, it is 403ppi. Under the hood, Nokia 6 is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 430 processor along with 4GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage. Also, in case you think 64GB isn’t enough for all your data, you also get external SD card slot through which the storage can be expanded up to 128GB. Talking about the cameras, on the rear, we have a 16MP camera with PDAF, 1.0-micrometer sensor, and f/2.0 aperture. Also, there is a dual-tone LED flash on the back. Coming to the front, there is an 8MP camera with a 1.12-micrometer sensor and the same f/2.0 aperture. The front camera features an 84-degree wide angle lens. The phone runs on Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box with a 3,000 mAh battery.
HERE’S WHAT CEO OF 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
Finally, talking about the pricing, the Nokia 6 has been launched in China with a price tag of 1699 Yuan, which is approximate $245. It is neither an excellent pricing nor a bad pricing. As the CEO of HMD Global said, this is the first device and more are coming in first half of 2017. It seems like 2017 is going to be a great year What do you think about the new Nokia 6? Do let us know via the comments section below. 🙂