Nokia 6 is now official. It's Nokia's first android device as announced by HMD. First look specs, images, release date, features and price.

HMD Global has already made Nokia's first android phone "the Nokia 6" official. After securing the exclusive Nokia brand licensing rights in mobile phones in late 2016, HMD Global has proudly  announced the first launch of its Nokia 6 smartphone in China during a press release. Nokia was just dead for 5 years and it probably wasn't too late for there official comeback. While Nokia fans had been anticipating for the Nokia D1C it seems HMD has other plans for us. The Nokia 6 marks the first step in HMD’s ambition to set a new standard in design and material quality of a true Nokia phone experience. The device, which is designed explicitly with the needs of users in mind, combines quality and in-built durability to deliver a real-life premium smartphone experience at a price point for the highly aspirational Chinese consumer.

Well who actually saw that coming? With the arrival of Nokia 6 android phone, consumers will see superior craftsmanship and design quality in action. The Nokia 6 has been strategically built to meet up consumers needs, thus the device will be launched with premium specifications unlike the previous Nokia X smartphone which mimicked android UI. However while the Nokia D1C we had speculated earlier on might seem to be a rumor, it's completely a different news with the Nokia 6 android device since it has been officially announced. The Nokia 6 looks exactly like the upgraded variant of the Nokia D1C and this time around, it's going to be unboxed with top-notch features. Speaking of those features, let's have an in-depth look at it.

Nokia 6 Features

According to HMD Global, the Nokia 6 will deliver a top-notch quality features to the core, the Nokia 6 display has a bright hybrid in-cell 5.5 screen with full HD resolution and incredible colour reproduction wrapped in 2.5D Gorilla Glass. The display stack is laminated together with a polarizer layer enabling excellent sunlight readability and slim form. The build is completed with the latest generation Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor with X6 LTE modem designed for excellent battery life and superior graphics performance. The device will also feature a dual Sim and 3000mAh non-removable battery.

The Nokia 6 has 4GB RAM and 64GB storage with which to run the latest version of android Nougat and is packed with entertainment to bring to life the latest that android has to offer. The dual amplifiers deliver a 6dB louder sound than a regular amp, giving higher voice, deeper bass and unmatched clarity. Dolby Atmos creates powerful, moving audio that seems to flow all around users. The Nokia 6 packs a 16MP phase detection auto focus rear camera for sharp detailed pictures, and an 8MP front camera. The f/2.0 aperture lenses and exclusive camera UI with automatic scene detection make it easy to take great shots every time.

Nokia 6 Full Specifications
NetworkGSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bandsGSM : 900/1800 MHz
3G bandsHSPA+ : 850/900/1900/2100 MHz
4G bandsN/A
Supports 4G in India (band 40)No
Internet BrowsingYes, Android WebKit Browser
OS And Hardware
OSAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Processor1.2 GHz Snapdragon 430 Octa-Core Processor
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 430
GPUAdreno 306
Dimensions154.00 x 75.80 x 7.85
Screen Size5.5 inches full HD display
Resolution1080x1920 pixels
ProtectionGorilla Glass
SensorsAccelerometer, Proximity, Compass, Barometer, Ambient Light Sensor, Gyroscope, Temperature Sensor
Card slotmicroSD, up to 128 GB
Internal64 GB
Primary16 MP, LED flash
FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama
Video[email protected]
Secondary8 MP
Music playYes
RadioFM Radio
Alert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5mm jackYes
Battery and Power
Type3000mAh non removable battery
Talk timeN/A
BrandNokia 6
Release DateJanuary 2017

Nokia 6 Release Date and Price

Unfortunately for the Nokia fans, the nokia 6 android device won't be available for various countries atleast for now. According to HMD Global, the Nokia 6 will be available exclusively in China through and it's availability will probably be in early 2017, Nokia 6 android phone will be priced at 1699 CNY once it has been released. With that said already, HMD Global probably has no plan to launch the device in other mobile market for now and this will certainly be proved wrong sooner or later.

Final Words

The HDM Global are the brains behind the Nokia smartphone rebirth. Who would've expected that the first Nokia android device will debut with premium specifications at it's first launch. The company highlighted that Nokia 6 is as a result of listening to consumers who desire a beautifully crafted handset with exceptional durability, entertainment and display features. Thus they're unveiling the Nokia 6 a device built to deliver a fantastic core user experience to it's consumers.

Henry Emmanuel

Henry is an avid mobile geek who loves to keep a tab on new gadgets. When he is not fanboying over the latest games online, then you will probably find him watching the Originals and Grey's Anatomy. You can chit-chat with him on Facebook where he speaks out fire.

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