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NOKIA 6 (2018) FEATURES,SPECS & PRICE IN NIGERIA

      Nokia foray into the Android market has brought lots of rave reviews with the release of several smartphones in 2017. Nokia 6 2…

Nokia foray into the Android market has brought lots of rave reviews with the release of several smartphones in 2017. Nokia 6 2018 is the second generation version of the initial version. This new version offers better specifications in terms of hardware and is literary and update on its predecessor.

DESIGN

Nokia 6 2018 comes with a 5.5inch 1080p display  LCD capacitive touchscreen  with resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels. The screen gives bright display of texts whole also giving brilliant movie and gaming experience.

The body is made completely from premium metals using the Aluminum 6000 series with chamfered edges. It posses a curved 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 3 just like it’s predecessor.  Nokia 6 2018 comes with a rear-mounted finger-print scanner unlike last year version that came with a front-mounted fingerprint scanner, there is also no physical button with the phone using on screen navigation keys.

PHONE SPEED AND PERFORMANCE

Nokia 6 2018 runs on Android Nougat which can be upgraded to the new Android Oreo. It comes with upgraded processor to last year version. It is powered by 2.2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor coupled with 4GB of RAM which should be more than enough to multitask and run multiple applications simultaneously.

The device is a good machine for game lovers as the increased ram of 4GB allows for smooth game play coupled with the powerful snapdragon 630 processors games like battlefield and need for Speed should run flawlessly. The device comes with 64GB of internal storage but there is a option of 32GB version for those that want the device for a reduced price. There is an Sd card slot which can be expandable to 128GB.

CAMERA AND CONNECTIVITY

Nokia 6 2018 comes with the same cameras as the 2017 version. It spots a 16MP primary camera with f/2.0 aperture, Phase Detection Auto focus and dual LED flash. At the front it spots an 8MP camera.

The unique feature added to Nokia 6 2018 is the Bothie feature also known as Dual Sight. This feature enables users to simultaneously use both the primary and front camera to take stills and record videos which is like a picture in a picture. Nokia 6 2018 also enables live broadcast of video to social network platforms like twitter and Facebook using the Dual Sight feature.

Nokia 6 2018 offers  more advanced connectivity options: two times higher download speed and more advanced WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity.

BATTERY

The device comes with a Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery. Nokia 6 2018 supports fast charging with 50% battery charge in 30 minutes.  The battery lasts longer and is excellent for the mid range device.

SPECIFICATION

GENERAL

  • Release date January 2018
  • Form factor Touchscreen
  • Dimensions (mm) 148.80 x 75.80 x 8.60
  • Weight (g) 172.00
  • Battery capacity (mAh) 3000
  • Removable battery No
  • Colours Black and Silver

DISPLAY

  • Screen size (inches) 5.50
  • Touchscreen Yes
  • Resolution 1080×1920 pixels

HARDWARE

  • Processor 2.2GHz octa-core
  • Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 630
  • RAM 4GB
  • Internal storage 32GB
  • Expandable storage Yes
  • Expandable storage type microSD
  • Expandable storage up to (GB) 128

CAMERA

  • Rear camera 16-megapixel
  • Rear Flash LED
  • Front camera 8-megapixel

SOFTWARE

  • Operating System Android 7.1.1

CONNECTIVITY

  • Wi-Fi Yes
  • GPS Yes
  • Bluetooth Yes, v 5.00
  • USB OTG Yes
  • Headphones 3.5mm
  • FM Yes

Number of SIMs 2

  • SIM 1
  • SIM Type Nano-SIM

GSM/CDMA GSM

  • 3G Yes
  • 4G/ LTE Yes

SIM 2

  • SIM Type Nano-SIM
  • GSM/CDMA GSM
  • 3G Yes
  • 4G/ LTE Yes

SENSORS

  • Proximity sensor Yes
  • Accelerometer Yes
  • Ambient light sensor Yes

Battery

  • Non-removable Li-Ion 3000mAh

PRICE AND AVAILABILITY

The Nokia 6 2018 is not yet available in Nigeria when available you can get it at any of the online stores.Nokia 6 2018 was announced in December 2017 and is set to be released in January 2018 . The phone is available in black and silver colour and is expected to cost around 220 euros or N85,000. It is available for pre-order in select stores nationwide.