"We sold more than 70 million Nokia phones a year ago (globally) and it is a great sign that in addition to curiosity, there is also actual demand for the Nokia phones", Pekka Rantala, Executive Vice-President & Chief Marketing Officer - HMD Global, told BusinessLine.
In the hardware department the Nokia 6 comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 mobile platform. It is coupled with 3GB and 4GB of RAM and 32GB and 64GB of storage respectively. The rear of the device also hosts a fingerprint sensor for added security. It is powered by a 3000 mAh battery and has miscellaneous features like Bluetooth 5.0, Type-C USB, 3.5 mm headphone jack, etc.
The smartphone has a 6-inch LCD display with an 18:9 aspect ratio which makes it a bit tall but feels 5.5-inch on the hand. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC with an octa-core CPU and Adreno 512 GPU.
Nokia has brought fast charging and face unlock features to its new range.
Nokia 6 On the imaging front, the Nokia 6 features a 16MP rear camera with Carl ZEISS optics and dual-tone flash. On the front, it features a 5-megapixel camera for selfies. All of this is backed by 3000mAh battery with fast charging support that promises to deliver up to 16 hours of talk time and up to 507 hours of standby time. It has a dual-tone flash enabled 16-megapixel ZEISS lens with f/2.0 aperture at the rear and it houses a selfie camera of f/2.0 aperture 8-megapixel. On the front, it sports a 5MP camera with 1.4um pixel size.
Network choices on Nokia 9 incorporate Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/air conditioning, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/A-GPS, Glonass, USB Type-C, and NFC.
This phone has curved glass finish and comes in precision-crafted stainless-steel frame. The smaller bezels and moulded body curves create an ultra-compact profile. The smartphone will be running a stock version of Google's Android mobile Operation System (OS), which will get regular updates. You can check out our first impression videos of the Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 6 (2018). The Nokia 6 goes on sale in India starting April 6 on Flipkart as well as official Nokia store.
Nokia 8 Sirocco will be available in Black color variant for the price of 49,999 INR. The phone will be available staring April 20, 2018.
The Nokia 7 Plus pre-bookings will begin in India from April 20 and its sales will start from April 30. Nokia 8 Sirocco will be available at zero cost EMI on credit cards and through Bajaj FinServ and Home Credit. The Nokia 9 was previously anticipated to be launched by HMD Global unveiled at the MWC 2018 in Barcelona, but HMD Global launched the Nokia 8 Sirocco instead. Delivery of this phone will begin from 30th April.
The smartphone is very similar to the Nokia 8 except the screen in 2.5D instead a 3D.
Airtel is offering a cashback offer of Rs. 2000 along with a subscription to Airtel TV app until the 31st December 2018. All new Nokia 6 consumers will also be eligible for a complimentary 12-month Accidental Damage Insurance by Servify on opening the Kotak 811 savings account and activating it.