Nokia 6 (2018) goes official: Specs, price, release date and more

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HMD Global, the Finnish company that sells Nokia-branded smartphones, is set to formally unveil the second-generation Nokia 6 smartphone later today. It will boast a 3,000 mAh battery to keep things up and running. But this device was much less powerful and it had an entry-level SoC, while the new model will sport a mid-range processor.

Update: Multiple sources claim the Nokia 6 (2018) will feature a regular MicroUSB port instead of a Type-C one as previously thought.

The fingerprint scanner in Nokia 6 is embedded into the home button on the front. The new handset features a better processor, marginally redesigned aluminum body and most notably, the fingerprint sensor has been repositioned to the rear.

The original Nokia 6 has a premium design for the money, and it looks like the newly announced Nokia 6 (2018) will retain that, while upgrading the specs. It will be offered in two storage variants - 32GB and 64GB. Coming to the display of the phone it has 5.5-inch IPS display, 1080×1920 pixels resolution and 16:9 aspect ratio.

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Unfortunately, the Nokia 6 runs on Android Nougat out-of-the-box, although the company has mentioned it is upgradable.

TENAA has already revealed the main specs of the Nokia 6 (2018). If you'd prefer the more capacious 64GB version, it'll cost you CNY1699 ($261 USD). The device was leaked just 24 hours prior to its official announcement, giving us a detailed look at its specifications and images. The handset has an 8-megapixel rear camera sensor with an LED flash and a 5-megapixel front camera sensor and packs a 4100mAh battery.

The sad part is the Nokia 6 (2018) is a tad thicker than the original Nokia 6 at 8.6mm, and it's slightly on the heavier side as well at 172grams. The device is available for pre-order in China and the sale is expected to start from January 10. The base 4 GB RAM and 32 GB storage configuration goes for 1,499 RMB, roughly $230, while 64 GB storage nets your 1,699 RMB, around $260. Additionally, the smartphone is said to borrow the Nokia 8's "Bothie" feature which simultaneously shoot photos from the front and rear cameras. Connectivity options include Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, 4G LTE with VoLTE support and dual-SIM card slots.

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