As expected, HMD Global today unveiled the global version of Nokia 6, a device announced last month as an exclusive for the Chinese market. Nokia 6 comes in an aluminum unibody, has high build quality, and represents the middle segment of HMD’s offering. Along with a standard version, HMD will sell a special edition Nokia 6 called Nokia 6 Arte Special Edition, which comes with a new colour called Arte Black (glossy Black a.k.a. Jet Black on iPhone 7). The body is made of a single aluminum 6000 block and it takes up to one day to completely finish one device.
The key specifications are:
Display: 5.5-inch Full HD (1920x1080p, 403ppi), 500 nits
Processor: Snapdragon 430 (4 x ARM A53@1.4GHz) + Adreno 505 GPU
Memory: 4GB RAM for Arte Black /3GB for standard + 64GB internal for Arte Black/32GB for standard + MicroSD
Camera: 16MP back + 8MP FFC
Sensores: Accelerometer (G-sensor), ambient light sensor, e-compass, Hall sensor, fingerprint sensor, gyroscope, proximity sensor and NFC
OS: Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Price: €229 for the standard/ €299 for the Arte Black special edition
Colours: Arte Black, Matte Black, Silver, Tempered Blue and Copper
There is always a seed of doubt that latest Nokia phones lost that characteristic and iconic design that was universal for past phones. To prove us wrong, Nokia published this video that is telling the story about designing process behind new Nokia phones. Check it out before you continue reading about Nokia 6.
About Nokia 6:
Nokia 6 is going global – combining superior craftsmanship and distinctive design with immersive audio and an impressive bright and colourful 5.5” full HD screen, the Nokia 6 delivers a truly premium smartphone experience. The unibody of the Nokia 6 is crafted from a single block of 6000 series aluminium. The smart audio amplifier with dual speakers allow consumers to experience a deeper bass and unmatched clarity, whilst Dolby Atmos® sound delivers a powerfully moving entertainment experience. Available in four colours – Matte Black, Silver, Tempered Blue and Copper – the Nokia 6 will retail at an average global retail price of €229.
About Nokia 6 Arte Black Limited Edition:
Nokia 6 Arte Black Limited Edition – celebrating the worldwide Nokia 6 portfolio is the Nokia 6 Arte Black Limited Edition. With 64GB storage and 4GB RAM, this special edition combines the best features of the Nokia 6 family in a stunning black high gloss package and will retail at an average global retail price of €299
Nokia 6 is “Designed for perfection, built to last”, at least so goes the official slogan. The 6 is made out of a Series 6000 block of aluminum, and comes together with sculpted 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass. The phone is 7.85 mm thick (8.4 with camera bump), and has a 3000mAh battery.
It comes with a 5.5″ FullHD display with 450 nits of brightness. The back camera has a 16MP sensor and PDAF (phase detection autofocus). On the front there is an 8MP front facing camera, right beside the Nokia logo.
The processor is Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 430 coupled with 3GB RAM for the standard edition or 4GB RAM for the Arte Black Limited Edition. The internal memory is 32GB for the standard, and 64GB for the Arte Black Limited edition. Other features are dual speakers, and Dolby Atmos and a fingerprint scanner, NFC etc.
The OS is Android Nougat 7.1.1. HMD promised monthly security updates and the fastest upgrades to new Android versions on the market, across the whole Nokia range.
HMD said that all devices will be available globally on day one, sometime in Q2.