Nokia brand is making a comeback. After falling under Microsoft’s leadership, HMD Global got the exclusive right to use Nokia branding on smartphones and tablets till 2026. The Nokia 6 is the first phone it rolled out. This phone is a mid-range device that aims to compete against Motorola’s Moto G family. However, Nokia has lost quite a bit of ground to its rivals. Does the Nokia 6 has what it takes to invoke more than just nostalgia in prospective buyers’ minds? Let’s find out by looking at Nokia 6 price in India, launch date, specifications, and features.
Nokia 6 Price in India
|Price (expected)||Rs 16,000|
Before you start thinking about Nokia 6’s price, let us clarify one thing. There is a more premium phone coming from HMD Global with Nokia branding. So, if you are looking for that, don’t buy this phone.
Nokia 6 India Launch Date
|Launch Date (expected)||Early/Mid June 2017|
Now, HMD Global has announced that it will bring the Nokia-branded phones to India in June this year. While no specific launch date has been given yet, the smartphone may come to India in early part of the month. Why? Doing the deed any later may backfire on Nokia as by then more on the new iPhone and flagships will come out. Buyers will still be waiting but they will also have the option of going for OnePlus 3T, which may get a price cut after OnePlus 5‘s launch.
Nokia 6 Specifications
|Processor||1.4GHz octa-core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 430|
|Internal Storage||32GB/64GB (expandable up to 128GB)|
|Display||5.5-inch Full HD (1920x1080p) resolution, LCD, 16:9 aspect ratio|
|OS||Android 7.1.1 Nougat|
|Primary (rear) Camera||16-megapixel with flash|
As a mid-range smartphone, the Nokia 6 is a well-packaged phone. But do you know its greatest party trick? It comes with stock Android 7.1.1 Nougat. The only phone that can match it in this category is the Moto G5 Plus. We will be comparing the two phones soon, so watch out for that too.
Nokia 6 Features
- All metal construction
- Big Screen
- Stock Android OS
- Two variants
- Fingerprint scanner on front panel
- Dual speakers with Dolby Atmos
- Five colour options
- Single SIM/Dual SIM variants
HMD Global has ensured the Nokia 6 can compete in the mid-range smartphone segment. The phone is chock full of features and hence, defies its pricing. Yes, the processor is not as great as the Snapdragon 625. However, with stock Android OS onboard, the phone should be plenty fast. Now, let’s wait for June when it will launch in India.