HMD Global, the Finnish company which owns the license to use Nokia’s brand name on phones and tablets officially launched the Nokia 6 at a launch event held in New Delhi, India on June, 13. the device 6 was highly appreciated by the FANs and saw over 1.2 million registrations on Amazon India leading up the sale. it was sold out in less than one minutes and stayed trued to it hyped as one of the most awaited smartphone of the year.
The Nokia 6 has now added one more feather in its cap and was recently awarded the winner of “Affordable smartphone of the year” at the Tech and Auto Awards 2017 hosted by News18.Com, India’s Top Breaking News Website. the Nokia 6 was selected as the winner by a Jury members as well as the audience via online voting system.
— Ajey Mehta (@mehta_ajey) November 29, 2017
Ajey Mehta, Vice President – India, HMD Global shared the news on his official twitter handled after receiving the award from Mr. Ravi Shankar Prasad, Hon. Minister of Law and Justice & Information Technology. The Mid-ranger Nokia 6, is HMD Global first smartphone after acquiring Nokia’s devices division from Microsoft. it is also the first Nokia-branded smartphone since Lumia 638 in 2014 and was first unveiled earlier this year in China and made it internationally debut at the Mobile World Congress, 2017 Barcelona.
The Nokia 6 sports a 5.5-inch Full-HD (1920 x 1080 pixel) display, sculpted Corning Gorilla Glass with wide color reproduction and a pixel density of 403 PPI and features Sunlight readability. it is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 mobile platform coupled with 3GB/4G of RAM and comes with 32GB/64GB of internal storage options and is further expandable upto 128GB via MicroSD card support. the smartphone runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat update out of the box and is backed by non-removable 3,000 mAh of battery support. the Nokia 6 Dual SIM has a hybrid card slot for either second SIM card or MicroSD card.
On the optics front, the device sports a 16-megapixel primary camera with Phase detection Auto-focus (PDAF), 1.0um pixel sensor, F/2.0 Apeture and dual tone flash. it also sports a Front-facing camera of 8-megapixel with Auto-focus, 1.12um pixel sensor, F/2.0 aerture,and 84 degrees wide-angle lens.
The device also supports audio enhancement thanks to the Dual speakers, Smart amplifier (TFA9891) with Dolby Atmos and 3.5 mm headphone jack. on the connectivity front, the options include 4G LTE (150Mbps DL/50Mbps UL), Micro USB (USB 2.0), USB OTG, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1 and NFC. it also on-boards sensors including Accelerometer (G-sensor), ambient light sensor, e-compass, Hall sensor, fingerprint sensor, gyroscope, proximity sensor.
The device comes in Matte Black, Tempered Blue, Silver, Copper and Arte Black (limited edition) colour options which is the only variant packed with 64 GB of internal storage and 4 GB of RAM. the smartphone measure at 154 x 75.8 x 7.85 mm and 8.4 with camera bump.