After a long hiatus, Nokia finally signaled its return to the mobile phone world. It recently confirmed the release of the Nokia 6. This new flagship is the first Android phone of Nokia.
Finnish company HMD Global is behind the rebirth of Nokia through the release of the smartphone. This hints that there might be more Nokia branded smartphones for release in the coming years. But whether there are further releases or not, it is still good to know that Nokia is finally back.
Nokia 6 Specs
According to Pocket Lint, it takes 55 minutes to machine from a block of 6000 series aluminum and come up with the phone. It has a physical home button which also doubles as a fingerprint sensor. Beside the home buttons are capacitive back and menu buttons. Said design embraces the Nokia quality.
On its screen, it sports a 5.5-inch full HD display with a 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 SoC with X6 LTE modem, and it comes with 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM and 64GB of internal storage.
Aside from that, it has 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM and 64GB of internal storage and a microSD support for up to 128GB. Upon its release, Nokia will run on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system.
The camera comes with a 16-megapixel rear feature and 8-megapixels for the front camera. It has a phase detection autofocus (PDAF) and dual-tone flash. The smartphone also has Dual Stereo Speakers, Dual Smart Amplifiers (TFA9891) and Dolby ATMOS.
Nokia 6 Price
Although many are excited about the release, there is a catch. The Nokia Android phone is only available in China on JD.com. HMD Global confirmed that they don’t plan to launch the phone in other markets. Moreover, HMD Global said that the release is a “reflection of the desire to meet the real world needs of consumers in different markets around the world.”
But even if its first release is a China-exclusive, there is still a possibility that Nokia phones will be released to the rest of the world. The new Nokia flagship is priced at ¥1699 or $250 USD. More details about the phone will be out soon.