January 8, 2017

Nokia Officially Announced Their First Android Powered Smartphone

Nokia 6 - First Android-powered phone by Nokia

We heard so many rumors regarding the revival of the great mobile brand Nokia with Android-powered smartphones last year. In the meantime, HMD Global was granted a global license in 2016 to sell Nokia phones.

Today, HMD Global has announced Nokia 6, the first Android-powered smartphone labeled Nokia on.

Nokia 6 packs a 5.5-inch 1080p, 2.5D curved glass display, powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 430 processor and runs on Android 7.0 (Nougat). It has a 16-megapixel rear camera with phase-detection auto-focus (PDAF), 1.0um sensor, dual-tone LED flash and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera.

It has dual speakers, one on the top and another on the bottom, smart dual amplifier chips (TFA9891) offering 6dB louder sound and Dolby Atmos. It also has a fingerprint sensor on the home button and aluminum alloy unibody design. It has dual SIM support as well as a Munibody design. It has dual SIM support as well as a MicroSD expansion slot so it could be a hybrid dual SIM.


Nokia 6 - First Android-powered phone by Nokia

Nokia 6 specifications

  • 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) 2.5D curved glass display with 450 nits brightness, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (4 x 1.2 GHz Cortex A53 + 4 x 1.5 GHz Cortex A53) 64-bit processor with Adreno 505 GPU (4 x 1.2 GHz Cortex A53 + 4 x 1.5 GHz Cortex A53) 64-bit processor with Adreno 505 GPU (4 x 1.2 GHz Cortex A53 + 4 x 1.5 GHz Cortex A53) 64-bit processor with Adreno 505 GPU (4 x 1.2 GHz Cortex A53 + 4 x 1.5 GHz Cortex A53) 64-bit processor with Adreno 505 GPU
  • 4GB LPDDR3 RAM, 64GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 128GB with MicroSD
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Dual SIM
  • 16MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, PDAF, 1.0um sensor, f/2.0 aperture
  • 8MP front-facing camera, 1.12um sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 84˚ wide-angle lens
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • 3.5mm audio jack, Dual speakers, Dual smart amplifiers (TFA9891), Dolby Atmos
  • Dimensions: 154 x 75.8 x 7.8 mm
  • 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, USB OTG
  • 3000mAh built-in battery

Availability and Price of Nokia 6

The Nokia 6 is priced at 1699 yuan in China, which is PKR. 25,740 approx. The price of this phone is very good comparing to its specifications. For Nokia, it was being advised to take the price as low as possible to survive the tough competition of today.

Nokia 6 will be available exclusively from JD.com in the first half of 2017 in China.
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