At the final day of the CES 2017 tech show in La Vagas, New Nokia 6 android smartphone has been officially unveiled. While many has been waiting and anticipating Nokia come back to smartphone business, as we have earlier reported, the Nokia 6 Android smartphone was manufactured by the Finish Company, HMD Global, which is the new company to make and sell branded Nokia devices.
Last year Nokia sold its substantial smartphone shares to Microsoft, the deal gave Microsoft the sole right to manufacture and sell Lumia branded smartphones. This didn’t go well with Nokia as the once upon a time mobile giant saw it revenues plummeted under the year in review, hence a re-positioning and branding is necessary for the company to stage a comeback.
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The new Nokia 6 android smartphone was however released into the China mobile market which will be marketed in partnership with the internet retail giant; JD.com
About HMD global
Headquartered in Espoo, Finland, HMD Global Oy is the new home of Nokia phones and tablets. HMD designs and markets a range of smartphones and feature phones targeted at a range of consumers and price points. With a commitment to innovation and quality, HMD is the proud exclusive licensee of the Nokia brand for mobile phones and tablets. Nokia is a registered trademark of Nokia.Qualcomm Snapdragon is a product of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
Specifications and price of Nokia 6 Android smartphone
The Nokia 6 android phone has a 5.5 inch screen with a resolution of 1080*1920 Pixel which means that the display is full HD. The display is covered by a 2.5D corny Gorilla Glass. It has a unibody design built using 6000 series aluminium and its home button has an embedded fingerprint scanner
Software and performance of Nokia 6 Android smartphone
Nokia 6 android phone runs on the latest android 7.0 operating system which is called Nougat. In terms of processing power the device is powered by a Qualcomm 430 chip, which is octa-core in nature. It has 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage with provision for extension to 128GB via MicroSD Card. The new Nokia android smartphone falls under the midrange category which should be affordable.
When it comes to network connectivity, Nokia 6 Android phone has a dual SIMs which are 4G enabled, there are Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi direct and NFC connections. The device comes with sensors like Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope. It has a 3000mAh battery which is non removable.
Camera of Nokia 6 Android smartphone
Nokia has been blazing the trail in mobile phone camera before they sank into oblivion. The Nokia 6 Android smartphone packs a 16-megapixel (f/2.0) rear camera that has phase detection, auto focus and dual-tone flash, while the front camera comes with 8-megapixel f/2.0.
Price of Nokia 6 Android smartphone
Since the Nokia 6 Android smartphone is mid-range, the price is expected to be 1,699 yuan in China, $245 in India, USA, and other countries and £200 in the United Kingdom. The new Nokia 6 android smartphone will be priced between N70000-N90000.
Full Specifications of the Nokia 6 Android smartphone
|Model Name||Nokia 6|
|Release date||January 2017|
|Dimensions (mm)||154.00 x 75.80 x 7.85|
|Pixels per inch (PPI)||403|
|Processor type||Qualcomm Snapdragon 430|
|Operating System||Android 7.0|
|Wi-Fi standards supported||NA|
|SIM TYPE||Dual SIM|
|GSM/CDMA||GSM + CDMA +LTE|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes|
|Battery type||Non removable 3000mAh|