HMD Global has made it known that the Nokia 6 (2018) smartphone will be announced tomorrow being the 5th of January 2018. Prior to the announcement date, the Chinese phone retailer, Suning, let the cat out of the bag by leaking phone full specifications. You can easily find all the specs of the Nokia 6 (2018), including press renders and lifestyle images on the website of the online store. I decided to steal in from the leak and bring to you the full specifications and features of the Nokia 6 (2018) and also its price and availability. This is my first post in the new year, so I am wishing you a Happy New Year!
Nokia 6 (2018) Features
The Nokia 6 (2018) chipset has an octa-core CPU, with four of the cores clocked at 2.2GHz. It came with a 4GB RAM and two internal storage variants, comprising of one with a 32GB internal storage and the other, 64GB. Both internal storage versions are expandable up to 128GB via the use of a microSD card slot.
From the camera department, the Nokia 6 (2018) boasts of a 16MP rear camera with f/2.0 lens , and it also came with OZO Audio recording feature. The camera can be set at Bothie mode where you can take a picture or video with both camera at the same time. It also has a front-facing snapper, which has an 8MP sensor and f/2.0 lens.
The Nokia 6 (2018) will be powered by a 3000mAh battery, which can be charged via the microUSB port. Looking at the operating system, the Nokia phone came with a near-stock Android 7.1.1 Nougat, with a promise of the latest Android Oreo very soon. The phone has a body dimensions of 148.8 x 75.8 x 8.15mm and weigh just 172g.
Nokia 6 (2018) Specifications
|Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|Status||Coming soon. Exp. release 2018, January|
|Dimensions||148.8 x 75.8 x 8.2 mm (5.86 x 2.98 x 0.32 in)|
|Weight||172 g (6.07 oz)|
|Build||Front glass, aluminum body|
|SIM||Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||5.5 inches, 82.6 cm2 (~73.2% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~403 ppi density)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
|OS||Android 8.0 (Oreo)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 630|
|CPU||Octa-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A53|
|Card slot||microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)|
|Internal||32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM|
|Primary||16 MP (f/2.0, 1.0 µm), phase detection autofocus, dual-LED dual-tone flash|
|Features||Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR|
|Secondary||8 MP (f/2.0, 1.12 µm), autofocus, 1080p|
|Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|Loudspeaker||Yes, with stereo speakers|
|– Dolby Atmos sound enhancement
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS|
|USB||microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM|
|– Fast battery charging
– MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
|Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery|
Nokia 6 (2018) Price and Availability
The Nokia 6 (2018) will be available in two different colours; Black with orange accents and White with red accents. The 32GB version price sells at CNY1,499 in China, which is approximately $230 and €190 in the US and Europe respectively. The 64GB version price goes for CNY1,699 in China, $261 in the US and €216 in Europe.
Last year, HMD announced a global variant in February at WMC, and they may likely do the same with this edition of Nokia 6. After they do, the Nokia 6 (2018) Price in Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa, Kenya, Tanzania, India and some other African and Asian countries will be made known right on this spot.
Updated January 5th 2018
The second generation Nokia 6 is available for pre-order in Black and Silver color options for CNY1,499 ($230/£170/€190) for the 32GB version, while the 64GB one costs CNY1,699($260/£190/€215). Actual sales of the Nokia 6 (2018) starts from January 10th 2018.