Looks like, there will be another variant of Nokia 6 2018 – the affordable mid-range phone from HMD Global – in the Indian market. A report hints at a 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant of the phone to be announced later this month. As of now, it is only available in 3GB RAM and 32GB storage option.
The Nokia 6 2018 was unleashed in the subcontinent last week along with the Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 8 Sirocco. The former is available for sale in India while the rest will go on sale from April 30 onwards.
Nokia 6 2018 Features
The Nokia 6 2018 is the successor of Nokia 6 (2017) and comes with some subtle changes. First of all, the elegant design has been further refined. It is carved out from the same 6000 series aluminum block and has a second color accent. The fingerprint sensor is relocated on the back of the phone and the navigational buttons have shifted to on-screen.
The display is still 16:9 5.5-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080) panel, accompanied by broad bezels. The Nokia 6 2018 is powered by Snapdragon 630 processor, under the hood.
For photography, it features a 16MP ZEISS optics rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, PDAF, and f/2.0 aperture. Up front, it packs an 8MP selfie shooter with f/2.0 aperture. Nokia is also offering its ‘Bothie’ feature in this budget device.
The Nokia 6 2018 runs on stock-Android Oreo out of the box and houses a 3000mAh battery. In terms of connectivity, it includes 4G VoLTE, WiFi, Hybrid SIM Slot, Bluetooth, USB Type-C, 3.5mm audio jack, GPS, NFC.
Nokia 6 2018 Price and Availability
The Nokia 6 2018 with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage is priced at Rs. 16,999 and available for sale on Amazon.in and offline stores like Croma, Reliance, Big C, Sangeetha and Poorvika. Airtel users can also avail a Rs 2,000 effective cashback on the purchase of the phone.
If Nokia 6 2018 4GB RAM variant is launched in India, it is expected to be priced at Rs. 18,999.
Nokia 6 2018 Specifications
|Model||Nokia 6 (2018)||Nokia 6 (2017)|
|Display||5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection||5.5-inch, Full HD, IPS LCD, 2.5D curved glass display, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection|
|Processor||Snapdragon 630 processor||Snapdragon 430 processor|
|Internal Storage||32GB internal memory, expandable up to 128GB||32GB, expandable up to 256GB|
|Software||Android 8.1 Oreo||Android 7.1.1 Nougat|
|Primary Camera||16MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, PDAF, 1.0um pixel size, f/2.0 aperture||16MP rear camera, PDAF, f/2.0 aperture Dual Tone LED Flash|
|Secondary Camera||8MP front-facing camera, f/2.0 aperture, 84° wide-angle lens||8MP front-facing camera, f/2.0 aperture|
|Battery||3000mAh built-in battery with fast charging||3000mAh|
|Others||Hybrid Dual SIM, 4G LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth 5, GPS, USB Type-C, NFC, 3.5mm audio jack||Hybrid Dual SIM, 4G LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, USB OTG, NFC, 3.5mm audio jack|
|Dimensions||148.8 × 75.8 × 8.15-8.6mm; Weight: 172g||154 x 75.8 x 7.9 mm; Weight: 169 g|
|Price||Re. 16,999||Rs. 14,999|