Its launch was teased a couple of days ago, and now the second generation of the Nokia 6 is here. The Nokia 6 (2018) model comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 compared to the Snapdragon 430 of the first Nokia 6. It also carry over some features on the Nokia 8 such as the Bothie Mode and OZO audio.
Available for purchase in China, the Nokia 6 (2018) comes with either a 4GB/32GB or 4GB/64GB setup together with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 630. Imaging is handled by a 16MP f/2.0 rear camera with PDAF, LaserAF, Dual-tone LED flash and an 8MP f/2.0 front-facing camera.
Despite some rumors of having an 18:9 display, the Nokia 6 stuck to a more traditional 5.5-inch 16:9 display with the Nokia 6 (2018) although it does have a 1920 x 1080 resolution.
Improvements such as the Nokia 8’s Bothie Mode, which allows user to use both cameras to take photos, videos, or even live stream. OZO Audio has also been thrown in to allow the Nokia 6 (2018) to have 3D capture and playback capabilities.
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 630|
|Screen||5.5-inch FullHD, 1920 x 1080, 2.5D Glass|
|OS||Android 7.1.1 (to be updated to Android 8.0 Oreo)|
|Rear Camera||16MP, f/2.0. PDAF, LaserAF, Dual-tone LED Flash|
|Front Camera||8MP, f/2.0|
|Storage||32GB/64GB, expandable via microSD slot|
|Connectivity||Dual-SIM, 3G, 4G LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS|
|Battery||3,000mAh with fast charging|
|Others||Fingerprint Scanner, Bothie Mode, OZO Audio|
The Nokia 6 (2018) is now available in China for CNY 1,499 (USD 230/PhP 12,000) for the 32GB variant while the 64GB version is retailing for CNY 1,699 (USD 245/PhP 13,000).
With most Nokia smartphones already in the local market, we have no doubt that HMD Global will be releasing the Nokia 6 (2018) in other countries soon.