Nokia 6 with Android Nougat Launched in China: Key Specifications and More

by January 8, 2017 1 comment
androidcentral.com

Iconic smartphone maker Nokia is back in the market. HMD Global, which secured the exclusive Nokia brand licensing rights in late 2016 announced the launch of Nokia 6 via a release on its website, well ahead of the rumored MWC debut.

The Nokia 6 runs Android 7.0 Nougat and it comes with a 5.5-inch full-HD display wrapped in 2.5D Gorilla Glass. The smartphone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 SoC with X6 LTE modem designed for excellent battery life and superior graphics performance. Under the hood is 4GB of RAM with 64GB of internal storage. The Nokia 6 is a dual-SIM smartphone that is powered by a 3000mAh non-removable battery.

The unibody Nokia 6 is built using 6000 series aluminum and its home button has an embedded fingerprint scanner. It packs a f/2.0 16-megapixel rear camera with phase detection autofocus and dual-tone flash, as well as an 8-megapixel f/2.0 front camera for selfies. The smartphone also includes Dolby Atmos tech and ‘dual amplifiers’ for louder sound.

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 said: “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.”

Nokia 6 price in India and release date

Unfortunately, for now, Nokia 6 is a China-exclusive smartphone that will only be available through JD.com at 1699 CNY (roughly Rs. 16,750).

The company has no plans to launch the Nokia 6 in other markets though it confirmed that the “Nokia 6 marks the first step for the Nokia brand into Android smartphones with more to come in H1 2017.”

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  1. Naim
    #1 Naim 17 April, 2017, 14:37

    Dear Concern,

    First of all…… Thank you so much for New Android Phone for this generation..!!!

    I have already bought Nokia 6.

    Looking very smart and good quality Sound.

    Everything I have chosen.

    But, I can not use Google play store.

    Why I can not use Google Play services?? I want to know.

    Best Regards,
    Naim Islam

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