HMD Global has announced the first Nokia Android phone but only for the Chinese market at present. More new Nokia Android phones will be available in other regions from Februaury 2017 onwards. Nokia had said on 1 December, 2016 that Nokia brand licensee HMD Global is now the new home of Nokia phones.
The phone is called Nokia 6 and the Company has said in the press release statement, “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. The device, which is designed explicitly with the needs of users in mind, combines quality and in-built durability to deliver a real-life premium smartphone experience at a price point for the highly aspirational Chinese consumer.”
The new phone is priced at 1699 CNY.
Specifications of the phone are:
|Display||5.5 inch IPS LCD screen resolution
Full HD (1920 x 1080, 16: 9)
|Processor||Qualcomm® Xeon ™ 430 eight-core processor|
|Android||Android 7.0 Android ™ Nougat|
|Camera||Primary: 16 MP – phase focusing PDAF, 1.0um sensor, f / 2 aperture, dual tone flash
Secondary: 8 MP – 1.12um sensor, f / 2 aperture, the maximum wide-angle 84˚
Data connection / sensor.
|Storage||64 GB – Expandable via micro SD card upto 128 GB|
|Battery||3000 mAh (non-removable)|
The new Nokia phone has dual amplifiers that deliver a 6dB louder sound than a regular amp and Dolby Atmos to give powerful, moving audio that will flow all around to the users.
We hope to see exciting year for Nokia and more phones to come in near future.