HMD Global recently launched the Nokia 6 (2018) in India alongside Nokia 7 Plus and the Nokia 8 Sirocco. For the Nokia 6 (2018), the company brought the 32GB storage/3GB RAM variant in India, making the Indian fans wait a little longer for the beefed-up 4GB RAM/64GB storage variant. To recall, HMD Global unveiled the Nokia 6 (2018) at MWC 2018 in Barcelona.
According to the latest report from Nokia Power User (NPU), the company seems to be bringing out the 64GB storage version to India as early as the coming week.
Nokia 6 (2018): Price in India
The Nokia 6 2018’s 3GB RAM/32GB storage variant is priced at Rs 16,999 in India. The phone can be purchased via a slew of offline stores such as Big C, Croma, Poorvika Mobiles, Reliance Digital, and Sangeetha Mobiles. As for the upcoming 4GB RAM/64GB variant, it is expected to be priced at Rs. 18,999. The existing variant of the Nokia 6 (2018) in India is available in Black + Copper, White + Iron, and Blue + Gold colour variants.
Nokia 6 (2018): Specifications, Features
The Nokia 6 (2018) features a 5.5-inch full-HD IPS LCD screen with 1080×1920 pixels resolution including Gorilla Glass protection and 16:9 aspect ratio. It comes powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SoC powers the Nokia 6 (2018) with 3GB of RAM/4GB RAM, and 32GB/64GB storage, based on the variant. The phone runs Android 8.0 Oreo out-of-the-box and is a part of Google’s Android One program, which assures faster upgrades and stock Android experience. The onboard storage on the phone can be further expanded up to 128GB via microSD card slot.
For connectivity, the Nokia 6 (2018) supports Dual-SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, USB Type-C (v2.0), Bluetooth v5.0, 3.5mm headphone jack, FM radio, and GPS/ A-GPS. While on the imaging front, the phone sports 16MP camera at the rear geared with dual-tone LED flash, 1-micron pixels, ZEISS optics, and a f/2.0 aperture. It settles for an 8MP fixed focus camera on the front with 1.12-micron pixels and a f/2.0 aperture.
Moreover, the phone also includes enhanced audio support with Nokia’s in-house audio technology that includes two microphones and a single speaker. This combination works for getting out flawless audio output. To keep the phone running, there is a 3000mAh battery, which is touted by the company to deliver up to 16 hours of talk time and 507 hours of standby. It measures 148.8×75.8×8.6mm and weighs 172 grams.
Along with the launch of Nokia 6 (2018) in India, HMD Global has brought down the pricing of its predecessor, the Nokia 6 (2017). The launch price of the 3GB RAM variant of the device was Rs. 14,999, but it is now retailing at Rs. 12,999 on Amazon in Silver and Matte Black colour options. Besides, Amazon is also offering exchange discount on the phone, which can further drop the pricing up to Rs. 9,915. Only the 3GB RAM/32GB variant has received the price cut and not the 64GB storage version. Let’s take a look at its specs and features.
Nokia 6: Specifications, Features
The Nokia 6 features a 5.5-inch full-HD display with 1080×1920 pixels resolution, 2.5D curved, and Gorilla Glass protection. An octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset with 3GB RAM and 32GB/64GB storage powers the device. It sports a 16MP rear camera clubbed with an 8MP selfie camera on the front, both with f/2.0 aperture, respectively.
The onboard storage on the Nokia 6 can be further expanded up to 128GB via microSD card. On the connectivity front, the phone supports Dual-SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, 3.5mm audio jack, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, and Micro-USB. There is a fingerprint sensor on the device, which is embedded into the Home button on the front panel. It is backed by a 3000mAh battery and on the audio front it packs in stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos audio. The phone was launched with Android 7.1 Nougat, but it recently started receiving Android 8.1 Oreo OTA update.