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Nokia 6 (2018) may be unveiled today; here're the key features

Nokia 6 (2018) may be unveiled today; here're the key features

HMD Global has unveiled Nokia 6 (2018) in China, which is the successor to company's mid-budget Nokia 6 smartphone, launched in January 2017. We had already told you that it will be launching on 5th January in China and now we have a clear look at the device thanks to a Chinese retailer.

NOKIA fans have poured scorn on the company's latest smartphone, just hours before the handset is set to be officially launched. It will be offered in two color variants - black with orange accents, and white with red accents. There's no home button anymore to house it, hence the move.

The Nokia 6 (2018) fits a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS display bearing a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

For connectivity, the Nokia 6 2018 version smartphone gets 4G VoLTE with hybrid Dual SIM, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, FM radio, USB Type-C, and 3.5mm audio jack. Correspondingly, a 8-megapixel camera is accessible on the front with a f/2.0, 84-degree wide-point focal point.

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There's no Android 8.0 Oreo OS yet as the smartphone comes with Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box but we can expect the big update in the coming months. I will be arriving in two variants based on 32GB and 64GB inbuilt storage capacities.

The wait for the Nokia 6 (2018) is finally over. Strangely enough, HMD Global hasn't massively reduced bezels to account for the shift, sticking to the standard 16:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, Nokia is stepping up with a 2.2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 630 processor that's mated to 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM. The feature was marketed as "Bothie" feature in the Nokia 8. The 32GB Nokia 6 (2018) will cost CNY 1,499 (approximately Rs. 14,600), while the 64GB variant is seen with a price tag of CNY 1,699 (roughly Rs. 16,600). So an anniversary upgraded model is a nice gesture, but the Nokia 6 (2018) packs in competitive hardware for the asking price. But you can still expand the storage up to 128GB with the help of a microSD card.

The Nokia 6 2nd generation is fuelled by a 3000mAh battery and has support for quick charging.


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