Nokia X6 launch today, teaser highlights iPhone X display style

Ruben Fields
May 16, 2018

Aside from the notched 5.8-inch full HD+ 19:9 display which HMD Global has confirmed before, we also now know that the Nokia X6 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 636. The company had earlier shared teasers of the upcoming smartphone, which comes in 4GB and 6GB RAM variants, though there are three RAM/storage combinations. Just hours after the launch, rumors about the next Nokia-branded X-series devices have started surfacing on the internet. The Nokia X6 also supports HDR mode, filters and the ability to directly broadcast on microblogging sites via the camera. Nokia X6 launches on the same day as the OnePlus 6, though the phone is limited to China for now.

HMD Global, the company that now holds the right to manufacture and sell Nokia phones, had scheduled a launch event in China last month on April 27th. There is expected to be 32GB/ 64GB onboard storage, expandable up to 128GB (via microSD). It includes WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac for connectivity, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/AGPS+GLONASS+Beidou as well for connectivity.

Nokia X6 launch today, teaser highlights iPhone X display style

Powering the device is a 3060 mAh battery which charges via a USB C port. There's no mention of fast-charging on the phone.

The Nokia X6 comes with a dual camera setup on the back which uses a 16 MP RGB primary sensor with F/2.0 aperture and 1.0um pixel size. The front houses as a 16MP camera with an f/2.0 aperture. Sensors on board the Nokia X6 are: Ambient Light, Proximity, Acceleration, Fingerprint Identification, Electronic Compass and Gyro. One with 4GB RAM/32GB storage is priced at CNY 1,299 (Rs 13,800 approx.), second with 4GB RAM/64GB storage at CNY 1,499 (Rs 16,000 approx.) and the most premium model with 6GB RAM/64GB storage will retail for CNY 1,699 (Rs 18,100 approx.). The 6GB RAM and 64GB storage version will cost Yuan 1699 which is almost Rs 18,100. Users can purchase it from third-party retailers namely JD.com, Tmall and Suining.com.

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