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Nokia 6 with Dual Speakers, Fingerprint scanner, Android 7.1.1 Nougat, Snapdragon 430, 16 MP camera announced at MWC 2017

The Nokia 6 was among three smartphones (Nokia 3 and Nokia 5) announced by HMD Global, at MWC 2017, where a new variant of the classic Nokia 3310 was also unveiled. The Nokia 6 runs on stock clutter free Android 7.1.1 with the company promising regular updates for it.

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The Nokia 6 has a 5.5-inch IPS LCD 1080p Full HD display, with an aspect ratio of 16:9, 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass, and a brightness of 450 nits, and Sunlight readability. The device has a full metal body made of aluminium.The Nokia 6 is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor, with 3GB of RAM. There is a limited edition Arte Black Nokia 6 which has 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. The regular variants of the phone have 32GB of storage, and supports up to 128GB of expandable storage via a microSD card slot.

The Nokia 6 sports a 16 megapixel rear camera with phase detection autofocus and dual LED Flash, and an 8 megapixel front camera. The Nokia 6 has Dual speakers, and a Smart amplifier (TFA9891) with Dolby Atmos. The phone supports NFC, 4G LTE connectivity, and will be available in single SIM and Dual SIM variants, and is backed by a 3,000 mAh battery. The Nokia 6 has a fingerprint scanner housed in the home button.

Nokia 5 technical specifications:

  • Operating System: Android 7.1.1 Nougat
  • Display : 5.5-inch IPS LCD 1080p Full HD, 16:9 aspect ratio, 450 nits brightness, 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass, Polarizer
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core
  • GPU: Adreno 505
  • Storage : 32GB + upto 128GB via microSD card, 64GB for Arte Black
  • Memory: 3GB RAM/ 4GB for Arte Black 
  • Rear Camera : 16MP PDAF, 1.0um, f/2.0 aperture, dual tone LED flash
  • Front Camera:  8MP AF, 1.12um, f/2.0 aperture, FOV 84 degrees, display flash
  • Battery : 3,000 mAh
  • Size: 154 x 75.8 x 7.85 mm
  • Connectivity: Micro USB (USB 2.0), USB OTG, Wi-Fi, 4G LTE Cat. 4, 3.5 mm audio jack, NFC
  • Security: Fingerprint Scanner
  • Sensors: Accelerometer (G-sensor), ambient light sensor, e-compass, fingerprint sensor, Hall sensor, gyroscope, proximity sensor

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The Nokia 6 will be available in 5 colours: Arte Black (limited edition), Matte Black, Tempered Blue, Silver,  and Copper. The Nokia 6 has been priced at €229  (Europe), which is about Rs. 16,100 or $242.