Nokia launched a new smartphone i.e., Nokia 6 which comes with Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box. The device comes with 5.5-inch Display with 1080p resolution with 2.5D corning gorilla glass. The display stack is laminated together with a polarize layer enabling excellent sunlight readability and slim form. The build is completed with the latest generation Qualcomm Snapdragon™ 430 processor with X6 LTE modem designed for excellent battery life and superior graphics performance. The device comes with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB as its internal storage along with the latest Android version.
Nokia 6 packs a 16 MP rear camera comes with f/2.0 aperture lenses, phase detection & auto focus feature along with 8 MP front camera. It is powered by a 3000 mAh Li-Poly battery. As the device comes with Snapdragon 430 the battery performance on the device is expected to be good. The other connectivity features of the device include EDGE, GPRS, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, GPS & Micro USB Type 2.0. This device is exclusively available in China through JD.com and is been priced at 1699 CNY. With Nokia 6 the brand Nokia is taking a come back in world of smartphone industry and there are lot more devices which are expected to launch by the end of 2017.
Arto Nummela, CEO, HMD Global said: “Just a short while ago we announced the launch of HMD Global. From the outset we have stated that we intend to move with speed to establish a position as a player in the smartphone category and create products that truly meet consumer needs. The Nokia 6 is a result of listening to our consumers who desire a beautifully crafted handset with exceptional durability, entertainment and display features.
Our ambition is to deliver a premium product, which meets consumer needs at every price point, in every market. We start today, with our premium, high quality Nokia 6; built to deliver a fantastic core user experience for Chinese consumers. We look forward to unveiling further products in the first half of this year.”
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.”
Juho Sarvikas, Chief Product Officer, HMD Global said: “We have set ourselves a mission to deliver the best possible smartphone experience, with a beautiful premium design touch, to everyone, at every price point. By building on true Nokia phone hallmarks of leading design and materials, an obsessive focus on the latest technology and solving real-life issues, we believe we have a unique proposition for consumers. The Nokia 6 marks the first step on our journey, with more to come in 2017.”
Shengli Hu, President of 3C Business Unit, JD.com, said: “The Nokia 6 marks a new milestone for the iconic brand, and JD.com is proud to work with HMD on this exclusive launch in China. Our 200 million active consumers come to JD.com to shop for guaranteed high-quality products from the world’s leading brands, and we are proud to provide a trusted outlet for them to reconnect with Nokia phones.”