Chinese retailer Suning.com officially announced, before HMD, the new Nokia 6 2018. Nokia 6 2nd generation is the newest addition to the Nokia Android smartphone family. Announced in China, it will also go on sale first in China. The 6 2nd generation comes with an improved design and upgraded specifications. Details follow down below.
Dimensions: 148.8 × 75.8 × 8.15 (mm) (8.6mm camera bump)
Connectivity: USB Type C, Bluetooth 5.0, 3.5mm headphone jack
OS: Android 7.1.1 (will update to Android 8.0.0)
Price: €191 for 32GB, €216 for 64GB
The second generation of Nokia 6 comes in an Aluminum 6000 unibody housing, in 2 color tones. The 6 (2018) features a 5.5-inch fullHD display, but compared to the 1st generation, the navigation buttons are now on-screen, while the fingerprint sensor was moved to the back.
The back camera is 16MP with a f/2.0 aperture, phase-detection autofocus and dual LED flash. The front camera is 8MP with the same aperture. Nokia 6 2nd generation supports Bothie and dual vision video recording. Nokia’s OZO sound recording technology is also present there, which is a huge step for a midrange device.
Inside, Nokia 6 2nd generation is powered by Snapdragon 630 in combination with 4GB LPRDDR4 RAM. We also have a 3000mAh battery inside, that can be fast charged over the USB type C port. The built in memory is 32GB or 64GB. It also has a headphone jack. Compared to Nokia 6 1st generation, unfortunately, Nokia 6 2nd generation drops the stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos for a single speaker, and without any mention of Dolby Atmos on the official website.
The phone runs Android 7.1.1 out of the box, but will receive the Android Oreo update. The price in China for the 32GB variant is 191 euro, while the 64GB variant will cost 216 euros. The sales start on 10th January, for the white and black color version, via JD.com (64GB) and Suning.com (32GB and 64GB).
We will update the article with more details once they arrive.