Nokia’s first smartphone come back to the Samsung dominated market is christened the Nokia 6. After unsuccessful runs into the smartphone industry, it appears that HMD Global, Finland-based owner of Nokia has relaunched Nokia 6 in China.
At at an event in Espoo, Finland 8th January 2017 HMD Global said “After securing the exclusive Nokia brand licensing rights in mobile phones in late 2016, HMD Global Oy (“HMD”) is proud to announce the launch of its Nokia 6 smartphone in China. The Nokia 6 marks the first step in HMD’s ambition to set a new standard in design, material quality and manufacturing innovation across every tier of its products by building on the hallmarks of a true Nokia phone experience.”
First Look at the Nokia 6 Smartphone
Nokia 6 Features and Specifications
- Display :
- IPS LCD captive touchscreen, 16M colors
- 5.5″ Hybrid in cell HD screen with Gorilla Glass 3
- 1080 x 1920 pixels (~403 ppi pixel density)
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 CDMA 800 / 1900 3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 CDMA2000 1xEV-DO & TD-SCDMA 4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon™ 430 processor with X6 LTE modem designed for excellent battery life and superior graphics performance.
- CPU : Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
- GPU : Adreno 505
The Nokia 6 has being launched in China, the largest smartphone market in the World currently.
Nestor Xu, Vice President Greater China, HMD Global said:
“China is the largest and most competitive smartphone market in the world. It is no coincidence that we have chosen to bring our first Android device to China with a long-term partner. JD.com is known for its upwardly mobile customer base and it has for many years believed in the Nokia brand and sold millions of our products to Chinese customers. Launching our first smartphone device, in such a strategically important market, with JD.com a trusted online retailer marks a signal of intent.”
Nokia 6 will be very huge when it spread across other markets owing to the fact that Nokia as a brand has built its credibility of simplicity and high quality which is known by their customer the world over.