HMD Global Launches Nokia 6 (2018) with Rear Fingerprint Sensor
HMD Global has launched the latest mid-range smartphone Nokia 6 (2018), the successor of last year’s Nokia 6, in China. Nokia 6 (2018) has a 5.5-inch 1080p 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, runs on Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) that is upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo), is powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 Mobile platform, has a 16-megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, dual-tone LED flash, and a 8-megapixel front-facing camera.
The smartphone has Dual-Sight technology that allows users to capture simultaneous shots from both rear and front camera to create a Bothie. It has a metal unibody design with 6000 series aluminum. Nokia 6 (2018) packs a 3000mAh battery with support for fast charging technology. The fingerprint sensor in the handset has been moved to the back and gets rid of the capacitive touch buttons on the front in favor of on-screen buttons.
Nokia 6 (2018) comes in Black and Silver colors, Nokia 6 (2018) 32GB variant will be available with a price tag of CNY 1,499 (roughly Rs. 14,600), while the 64GB variant will come at CNY 1,699 (approximately Rs. 16,600). It is now available for pre-order from China’s Suning and its sale will begin from January 10th in China.
Nokia 6 (2018) Features
- 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
- 2.2 GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 630 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 508 GPU
- Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
- 4GB LPDDR4 RAM, 32GB / 64GB (eMMC 5.1) internal memory, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
- Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
- 16-megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, PDAF, 1.0um pixel size, f/2.0 aperture
- 8-megapixel front-facing camera, 1.12-pixel size, f/2.0 aperture, 84° wide-angle lens
- Fingerprint sensor
- Dimensions: 148.8 × 75.8 × 8.15-8.6mm; Weight: 172g
- 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 5, GPS, USB Type-C
- 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
- 3000mAh built-in battery with fast charging