Nokia is officially back to the smartphone market with the Nokia 6 Android smartphone

Nokia's long awaited return to the smartphone market is now officially with the android powered Nokia 6 smartphone. After months of benchmark leaks and a few delays (The new Nokias were supposed to be launched in the 4th quarter of 2016), Nokia and HMD Global have finally brought a device to the market albeit only in China for now. 

The Nokia 6 is a midrange device with a 5.5inch 1080p diplay and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Octa-core processor. The Nokia 6 packs dual speaker setup with smart dual amplifier chips (TFA9891),  in addition to a 16MP/8MP camera combo with phase detection autofocus and dual tone LED flash, fingerprint sensor embedded in the home button, a hybrid dual SIM slot and a microSD slot all packed in an aluminium unibody.

The midrange Nokia 6 Android smartphone is a product of Nokia's partnership with HMD Global and is priced at 1699 yuan (US$ 245). Presently the Nokia 6 seems to be available in only black. 

While it's great to have Nokia back it's  doubtful that the Nokia 6 would be the device that would put Nokia back on the map considering  that it is seems a bit overpriced for Chinese market (there are a myriad of better speced devices from the likes of Xiaomi and Meizu available at half the price. You can check out the rest of the specifications of the Nokia 6 below.

  • DIMENSIONS: 154 x 75.8 x 7.8 mm
  • DISPLAY: 5.5 inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, 450 nits brightness
  • PROCESSOR: Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
    (4 x 1.2 GHz Cortex A53 + 4 x 1.5 GHz Cortex A53) 64-bit processor
    Adreno 505 GPU
  • MEMORY: 4GB LPDDR3 RAM, 64GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • SOFTWARE:Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • CAMERA:16MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, PDAF, 1.0um sensor, f/2.0 aperture
    8MP front-facing camera, 1.12um sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 84˚ wide-angle lens
  • CONNECTIVITY: 3.5mm audio jack, Dual speakers, Dual smart amplifiers (TFA9891), Dolby Atmos 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, USB OTG, Dual SIM
  • OTHERS: Fingerprint sensor
  • BATTERY: 3000mAh built-in battery


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