Nokia 6 (2018) fixes users' biggest complaints


In essence, the Nokia 6 2018 is powered by a Snapdragon 630 processor that is a gradual upgrade of the Snapdragon 625, and therefore, the new Nokia 6 has all the ingredients to better Xiaomi's dominance in the under Rs 20,000 price segment in the days to come. Let us have a look at its pricing, availability, and specifications in detail. It comes out of the box with Android 7.1.2 Nougat but the phone is expected to receive Android 8.0 Oreo pretty soon.

Nokia 6 (2018), unlike previous rumours, sticks with 16:9 aspect ratio screen.

Finally putting an end to all the speculations, HMD Global owned Nokia has just taken the wraps off the much awaited 2018 version of its Nokia 6 smartphone. Many of these devices will have until the end of the current quarter in the exhibitions of CES and MWC.

Nokia 8 (2018) doesn't feature an edge-to-edge display, which is quite common on mid-budget and flagship smartphones these days. Nokia 6 (2018) ditches the hardware capacitive button on the front and sticks with a metal unibody build. There's a circular fingerprint scanner on the back of the device. Otherwise, you're looking at black and white colour options. The smartphone was well received after its initial release in the Chinese market and managed to garner 250,000 pre-orders within the first 24 hours. Under the hood, there is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SoC with 2.2GHz Octa-core CPU and Adreno 508 GPU backed by 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM and internal storage of 32GB/64GB. That does also mean that the micro USB remains in an age of USB-C.

The Nokia 6 (2018) has a decent 3000mAh battery that should get you through the day. The smartphone supports expandable storage up to 128GB via a microSD card. The smartphone is priced at 1499 Yuan which is approximately Rs 14,655 for the 32GB internal storage variant while the 64GB internal storage variant will cost you 1699 Yuan which is approximately 16,610. For selfies and video calling, an 8-megapixel front-facing snapper will sere admirably well.

After a few leaks earlier, we now see the Nokia 6 (2018) official in China, with some upgrades to the predecessor having the same name.

In addition to 4G VoLTE, the Nokia 6 (2018) provides support for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS including standard headphone port.