HMD Global, the new home of Nokia Smartphone has today finally brought their latest offering The Nokia 6 (2018) aka Nokia 6.1 with 4GB RAM and 64GB on-board storage for purchase in India on May, 2018. the device is an upgraded version of the Nokia 6 (2018) which was originally launched with 3GB of RAM and 32GB on-board storage and goes on sale via Amazon India. the Nokia 6 (2018) or Nokia 6.1 is priced at Rs. 18,999 and will compete with the likes of Redmi Note 5 Pro, Huawei P20 Lite, and Moto X4.
The company has bundled the device with some interesting launch offers which includes Rs. 2,000 cashback from Airtel, Free subscription to the Airtel TV app till December 31, 2018, 25% instant discount on domestic hotels at MakeMyTrip, Complimentary 12-month Accidental Damage Insurance by Servify on opening the Kotak 811 savings account and activating it and No cost EMI.
The Nokia 6 (2018) aka Nokia 6.1 sports a metal unibody design crafted with 6000 series aluminium frame using two-color anodization process and diamond cutting technology. it bears a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS Display with an 16:9 aspect ratio, 2.5D curved glass display with 450 nits brightness and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. the device is powered by an 2.2 GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 Mobile Platform paired with 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM and Adreno 508 GPU.
The device is power-housed by a 3,000 mAh battery with Fast charging support and can charge the device up-to 50% in just 30 minutes. it runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat out-of-the box and is already in the pipeline to receive Android 8.0 Oreo update. the device is packed with 64GB on-board storage and supports storage expansion up-to 128GB via MicroSD card support.
On the optics front, the Nokia 6 (2018) aka Nokia 6.1 sports an 16-megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, dual-tone LED flash, Phase detection AutoFocus (PDAF) and a 1.0um sensor. on the front, there’s an 8-megapixel selfie shooter with f/2.0 aperture, 84-degree wide-angle lens and 1.12um sensor. the device also brings Dual-Sight technology which was originally launched with the Nokia 8 that uses both rear and front cameras simultaneously to capture pictures and video in a (Bothie) split screen mode.
The Nokia 6 (2018) aka Nokia 6.1 ditched the capacitive touch buttons which was available in the previous edition in favour of the on-screen navigation buttons and is also packed with fingerprint sensor on the rear unlike its older sibling.
On the connectivity front, the option includes Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD), 4G VoLTE,WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC, and USB Type-C. the device measures at 148.8 × 75.8 × 8.6 mm and weights at 172 grams.