A new Nokia branded smartphone is announced by HMD Global which is the official brand licensee of Nokia brand. Dubbed ‘6’ or ‘Nokia 6’, the smartphone is the first from the upcoming list of devices. Nokia 6 carries some of its design DNA from the earlier Nokia phones and brings some new elements.
Important Specifications of the Nokia 6
The Nokia 6 is the first Nokia Android phone to feature Dolby ATMOS. Other than that, there is a big (quite standard)) 5.5-inch 1080p display & a Snapdragon 430 processor. Here’s a quick look at the important specifications of the Nokia 6. These will matter in making a purchase decision:
- 5.5-inch Full HD (1080p) Display
- 2.5D Gorilla Glass
- Qualcomm Snapdragon™ 430 processor
- X6 LTE modem
- 4GB RAM and 64GB Storage
- Fingerprint Scanner
- Sturdy & solid unibody design – from a block of 6000 series aluminum
- Dual amplifiers — Dolby Atmos
- 16MP Camera w/ PDAF & 8MP Front Camera
- Android Nougat
Price & Release Date of Nokia 6 Android Phone
Nokia 6 is currently a China exclusive product. It is highly unlikely that the smartphone will be sold out of China. Firstly because HMD Global is yet to make proper supply chain & service arrangements in other countries. Secondly, it is still too early to start releasing smartphones globally.
Price of Nokia 6 Smartphone
Nokia 6 will be sold online in China via JD.com. The price is set at 1699 CNY. Doing a rough conversion, the price in other countries is estimated to be:
Nokia 6 Price in India – ₹16500 INR
Nokia 6 Price in the USA – $245 USD
Nokia 6 Price in the Philippines – ₱12199 PHP
Nokia 6 Release Date
HMD Global has not announced any specific release dates for the Nokia 6 smartphone. It is expected to be available for purchase within the first half of 2016.
For global markets, new Nokia branded smartphones will be announced in the coming months. We expect new phones to be announced during MWC, 2017 as Nokia/HMD has booked 8 stands.