After series of leaks that have placed phone lovers at the edge of their seats, HMD Global recently announced the Nokia X6 to end that suspense. The phone is actually the first member of the reborn X-series in China. Just as expected, the Nokia X6 has a mid-range hardware wrapped in a premium body. Let me show you its full specifications, as well as price and availability.
Nokia X6 Features
The Nokia X6 came with a 5.9 inch Full HD+ (1080 x 2280 pixel resolution) with 19:9 aspect ratio. The display is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 layer on top. The X6 is actually the first Nokia phone to feature a notch at the top of its screen. It has a front-facing camera of 16MP with f/2.0 aperture and face unlock capabilities. At the back, you will find a standard fingerprint sensor.
The back panel of the Nokia X6 also houses a dual-camera setup which comprises of a standard 16MP unit with f/2.0 aperture and a 5MP monochrome sensor with f/2.2 lens. Both the front and back cameras are aided by some nifty tricks, which includes background blur, dynamic expressions, face recognition and filters.
The Nokia X6 is powered by a Snapdragon 636 SoC coupled with 4GB of RAM and 32GB/64GB internal storage or 6GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage. The downside of the Nokia X6 is that it came with a hybrid SIM, which means you actually have to give up the second SIM if you want to expand the storage via a microSD.
The battery of the Nokia X6 has a 3060mAh capacity, and it is charged over a USB-C connector having a Quick Charge 3.0 speeds. This means that you will actually charge your phone up to 50% in just 30 minutes. The Operating system behind the Nokia X6 is Android 8.1 Oreo, and it is promised to received an update to Android P.
Nokia X6 Price Specifications
|Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|2G bands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2|
|3G bands||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps|
|Status||Coming soon. Exp. release 2018, May|
|Dimensions||147.2 x 71 x 8.6 mm (5.80 x 2.80 x 0.34 in)|
|SIM||Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||5.8 inches, 84.0 cm2 (~80.3% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2280 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~435 ppi density)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
|OS||Android 8.1 (Oreo)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636|
|CPU||Octa-core 1.8 GHz Kryo 260|
|Card slot||microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)|
|Internal||64 GB, 4/6 GB RAM or 32 GB, 4 GB RAM|
|Primary||Dual: 16 MP (f/2.0, 1.0µm, giro-EIS) + 5 MP (f/2.2, 1.2µm), phase detection autofocus, dual-LED dual-tone flash|
|Features||Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR|
|Secondary||16 MP (f/2.0, 1.0µm)|
|Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS|
|USB||2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM|
|– Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0)
– MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
|Non-removable Li-Ion 3060 mAh battery|
|Colors||Black, Blue, White|
|Price||About 250 EUR|
Nokia X6 Release Date
The Nokia X6 release date is set for May 21st 2018 in China. Which means that the phone will be made available for purchase as from that set date. The colour variants are Black, Blue and Silver. its global availability is yet to be confirmed at the moment.
Nokia X6 Price
The Nokia X6 price in China starts at CNY1,299 (approximately $204 in the US) for the 4GB/32GB variant. The 4GB/64GB variant has a price tag CNY1,449 ($236 in the US), while the 6GB/64GB version cost just CNY1,699 ($266).
The Nokia X6 can be bought on May 21 in China starting at CNY1,299 ($204) for the most modest 4GB/32GB variant. The 4GB/64GB version is CNY1,449 ($236), while 6GB/64GB will set you back CNY1,699 ($266). The colors variants are blue, black and silver. Availability outside of China is yet to be confirmed.