The Nokia brand is finally back in the world smartphone market as today HMD Global announced the Nokia 6, its first Nokia-branded Android smartphone after it was granted exclusive global license to sell Nokia phones. The smartphone packs a 5.5-inch Full HD (1080p) 2.5D curved glass display, is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (64-bit) Octa-Core processor paired with 4GB of LPDDR3 RAM, 64GB of expandable internal storage, and it runs on Android 7.0 (Nougat).

"Nokia 6"

As for camera, the Nokia 6 offers a 16-megapixel rear camera with 1.0µm sensor, phase-detection auto-focus (PDAF), dual-tone LED flash and an 8-megapixel front camera with 1.12µm sensor, f/2.0 aperture and 84˚ wide-angle lens.

It has dual loud speakers, one on the top and other on the bottom, dual smart amplifier chips (TFA9891) offering 6dB louder sound and Dolby Atmos. It also has a 6000 series aluminum alloy unibody design with a fingerprint sensor embedded into the home button, comes with dual SIM support and packs a 3000mAh non-removable battery.

"Nokia 6"

Nokia 6 specifications:

  • 5.5-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (64-bit) SoC with Octa-Core ( 4 x 1.2GHz Cortex A53 + 4 x 1.5GHz Cortex A53) CPU
  • Adreno 505 GPU
  • 4GB LPDDR3 RAM
  • 64GB internal storage, expandable up to 128GB via microSD card
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Dual SIM (dual stand-by)
  • 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, 2G GPRS/EDGE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n (2.4GHz), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, micro USB 2.0, USB OTG
  • 3.5mm audio jack, Dual loud-speakers, Dual smart amplifiers (TFA9891), Dolby Atmos
  • 16MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, PDAF, 1.0µm sensor size, f/2.0 aperture, 1080p video recording
  • 8MP front camera with 1.12µm sensor size, f/2.0 aperture, 84˚ wide-angle lens, 1080p
  • Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, E-compass, Ambient Light sensor
  • Non-removable 3000mAh battery
  • Dimensions: 154 x 75.8 x 7.8mm
  • Color: Black
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The Nokia 6 is priced at CNY 1699 (US$ 245 / Rs. 16,750 approx) and will be available exclusively from JD.com in early 2017 in China and is also exclusive to China.

Update (11/01/2017): Today jd.com has started taking pre-orders for the sale of the smartphone on January 19th.