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Nokia 6.1 (2018) 16:9 screen ratio & 4GB RAM – Launched in China

    Finally, Nokia officially made the Nokia 6 (2018) official by launching it in China. We all can recall that Nokia launched the original Nokia 6 in 2017 precisely in January and that was their first take into Android Market and it was a BOMB! It is also known as Nokia 6.1 (2018)!

    This is the Nokia 6.1 Android Smartphone, it is a taste arousing device with impressive specifications and features. The HMD Global is definitely making a serious huge change in the Nokia company.

    The first Nokia 6 Sold Out in a Blink of eye approximately 60secs in China Store! This was a clear instinct that Nokia comeback was life threatening business for Apple and Samsung alongside with many others.

    Well, the Nokia 6 2018 isn’t the only phone we are looking at in 2018, in relations to other Nokia phones, we might be having the Nokia 9 and Nokia E71 (2018) in an early launch!

    nokia 6 2018

    So Nokia are back with a newer version of the phone. The phone was spotted on Chinese certification authority TENAA’s online database on December 12, with an ultra-tall, (near) bezel-less QHD display (16:9) and a Snapdragon 630 processor.

    Based on a similar aluminum unibody design, the most obvious changes on this second-gen Nokia 6 are the added colors on the chamfer, with the black version featuring copper highlights and the white version with rose gold.

    The Nokia 6 (2018) is powered by Android 8.0 Oreo and also arrive with a with 4GB of RAM as standard (up from 3GB on the Nokia 6), 32GB of expandable internal storage and a dedicated dual-SIM slot.

    Nokia 6.1 (2018) – Key Specs

    *. 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 850 MHz, 1900 MHz, 800 MHz, 2 GHz, Band 38, Band 39, Band 40, Band 41 (2500-2690 MHZ), Band 1, *. Band 3, 1.9 GHz, I, II / V / VIII
    *. Colors: White, Black, Blue
    *. 148.8 × 75.8 × 8.15 (mm)
    *. 172 (g)
    *. 32GB/64GB
    *. 4GB RAM
    *. SD Card support up to 128GB
    *. 5.5 (inches), 1080p LCD display
    *. 3000mAH Battery, Quick-Charge 4.0
    *. Octa-Core Snapdragon 630 Processor (4 * 2.2Ghz + 4 * 1.9GHz)
    *. Android 7.1.1
    *. 16MP rear camera, CMOS sensor
    *. 8MP FFC
    *. Headphone jack available
    *. On-screen touch navigation buttons
    *. Fingerprint sensor on the back
    *. Dual-Sight aka Bothie feature
    *. OZO Audio

    There are options for 32GB or 64GB of storage, which is expandable via microSD up to 128GB. Nokia says the USB-C charger also delivers up to 50 percent power in 30 minutes.

    nokia 6 2018

    And for the front home button, so sorry, that button on the Nokia 6 has been shifted around to the back of the device, now a common move for phones expanding into the bezel-less and edge-to-edge market.

    The fingerprint scanner has been moved from beneath the front screen to the back of the phone. And yes, the Dual-Sight mode aka “bothie” mode introduced by the Nokia 8 is also supported here.

    For now, the 2018 Nokia 6 is only launching in China. Preorders are live now, and the device ships January 10. The new Nokia 6 is currently available for preorder for ¥1,499 in China (about $230) for the 32GB model.

    In Nigeria, you can get it within the price range of N85k – N90k. It is available in authorized offline and online stores.