HMD Global has officially launched the first Nokia Android smartphone Nokia 6 in China. It acquired rights to release smartphones under Nokia branding last year and since after many speculations and leaks, the first Android smartphone from Nokia has finally been made official.
The Nokia 6 is basically a mid-ranger and features an aluminum unibody design. It sports a 5.5-inch Full HD display with 2.5D Gorilla Glass. Under the hood, it has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor coupled with 4GB RAM. It offers 64GB of internal storage which can be expanded further up to 128GB via microSD card.
On the back, it has a 16MP shooter with f/2.0 aperture, phase detection autofocus, and dual-LED flash. As for clicking selfies, there is an 8MP shooter with 84-degree wide-angle lens and f/2.0 aperture. The whole package is powered by a 3000mAh battery and will be shipping out Android Nougat 7.0 out of the box.
Other Nokia 6 features include a fingerprint scanner and support for Dolby Atmos sound with dual speakers and dual amplifiers. HMD Global has priced the Nokia 6 at 1699 Yuan (Rs. 16,740/$245) and is a China exclusive via JD.com. It will go on sale in the first half of 2017.
HMD Global’s CEO Arto Nummela said,
“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.”