Nokia 6 (2018) Announced: Similar Design with Updated Hardware

HMD Global has announced its first 2018 smartphone, the Nokia 6 (2018). This phone is the sequel to the original Nokia 6, which was very popular among users. The Nokia 6 (2018) carries a refined design, new hardware and upgraded specs. In the design department, the fingerprint scanner has been moved to the back for easier access. Further, the phone carries this new accent color on each variant which enhances the visuals. Read ahead to find out more about the technical specifications, pricing and availability of the new Nokia 6 (2018).

In the original Nokia 6, the RAM was 3GB in starting variants and 4GB in some. With the Nokia 6 (2018), all variants now ship with 4GB RAM and also, a upgraded Snapdragon 630 processor compared to the previous 430 offering. This alone is a very big jump for the Nokia 6 (2018). For connectivity, the phone now ships with USB Type-C and faster charging.  Keep reading to find all technical specifications of the Nokia 6 (2018).

Nokia 6 (2018) – Technical Specifications:

Here is the complete run down of technical specifications for the Nokia 6 (2018).

Dimensions

  • 148.80 x 75.80 x 8.60 mm

Network

  • GSM / HSPA / LTE

Display

  • IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1080×1920 5.5 inch.

Processor

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 630, 2.2GHz Octa-Core

Memory

  • 32GB ROM with 4GB RAM

OS

  • Android 7.1.1 Nougat

Camera

  • Primary: 16MP,
  • Secondary: 8MP

Video

  • MPEG4, H.265(HEVC), H.264(AVC), H.263, VC-1, MP43, WMV7, WMV8, VP8, VP9

Audio

  • MP3, AAC LC/AAC+/eAAC+,AMR-NB, AMR-WB, WMA, FLAC, Vorbis, Opus

Additional features

  • Accelerometer, proximity, compass

Connectivity

  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, microUSB 2.0

Battery

  • 3,000mAh

Nokia 6 (2018) – Pricing and Availability

Keeping in line with HMD Global’s traditions, the new Nokia 6 (2018) is only being offered in China – at the time of writing – with more countries to follow quite soon. The official pricing for the Nokia 6 is CNY 1,499 (~230 USD) for the 32GB variant and CNY 1,699 (~261 USD).  For other markets, we expect the same pricing – keeping in mind forex rates and taxes.

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