Folks, meet the Nokia 6 (2018), also known as Nokia 6.1. This device is an upper-mid-range smartphone running the Android OS. It serves as a successor to the earlier released Nokia 6. On February 25, it launched officially at the MWC, along with 4 other models.
The Nokia 6 (2018) boasts of a Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 chipset. Also with 3 GB of LPDDR4 RAM, an upgrade from the Snapdragon 430 present in its Nokia 6.
This post reviews this awesome device.
Design and Display
The Nokia 6 (2018) has its body covered with 75% vacuum moulded Gorilla Glass v3 material and also has an aluminium frame at its core. When you hold it, it feels like a proper smartphone.
The Nokia 6 (2018) has dimensions of 148.8 x 75.8 x 8.2 mm (5.86 x 2.98 x 0.32 in). With a weight of 172g.
This device also has a 5.5-inch IPS Capacitive Touch-screen, with 16M colours. With a resolution of of1080 x 1920 pixels, it has a 16:9 aspect ratio (~403 ppi density).
This Smartphone has Multitouch features. With its screen protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass v3 material.
There’s a Fingerprint Scanner located at the rear of the phone, and it comes in three colour variants: Black/Copper, White/Iron, and Blue/Gold.
Hardware and Software
The Nokia 6 (2018) comes with Android 8.1 (oreo) operating system.
The Nokia 6 (2018) is powered by a Qualcomm SDM630 Snapdragon 630 chipset with a 64-bit processor. It also comes with an Octa-core processor configured at Octa-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A53.
Furthermore, it uses an Adreno 508 GPU for graphics handling.
This device offers 3/4Gb of RAM and 64/32Gb of inbuilt memory. Which can be expanded using a microSD card.
Other sensors on this device are Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass sensors.
Camera and Battery
The Nokia 6 (2018) features a 16 MP (f/2.0, 27mm, 1.0µm) camera. With phase detection autofocus, Zeiss optics, dual-LED dual-tone flash.
Upfront, there’s a 8 MP (f/2.0, 1.12µm), 1080p camera. This camera takes crisp selfies that will wow your imagination.
As for the battery life, there’s a Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery. Also, a Fast charge feature accompany’s this Smartphone.
The Nokia 6 (2018) Android smartphone sells for about 280 EUR. Which is equivalent to N118,384.
Here are the full specifications of the Nokia 6 (2018).
|NETWORK||Technology||GSM / HSPA / EVDO / LTE|
|Status||Available. Released 2018, April|
|BODY||Dimensions||148.8 x 75.8 x 8.2 mm (5.86 x 2.98 x 0.32 in)|
|Weight||172 g (6.07 oz)|
|Build||Front glass, aluminum body (6000 series)|
|SIM||Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|DISPLAY||Type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||5.5 inches, 82.6 cm2 (~73.2% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~403 ppi density)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
|PLATFORM||OS||Android 8.1 (Oreo)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SDM630 Snapdragon 630|
|CPU||Octa-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A53|
|MEMORY||Card slot||microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)|
|Internal||32/64 GB, 3/4 GB RAM|
|CAMERA||Primary||16 MP (f/2.0, 27mm, 1.0µm), phase detection autofocus, Zeiss optics, dual-LED dual-tone flash|
|Features||Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR|
|Video||[email protected], [email protected]|
|Secondary||8 MP (f/2.0, 1.12µm), 1080p|
|SOUND||Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic|
|COMMS||WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS|
|Radio||FM radio with RDS|
|USB||2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|
|FEATURES||Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM|
|– Fast battery charging 18W: 50% in 30 min
– MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
|BATTERY||Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery|
|Stand-by||Up to 507 h (3G)|
|Talk time||Up to 16 h (3G)|
|Music play||Up to 119 h|
|MISC||Colors||Black/Copper, White/Iron, Blue/Gold|