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Nokia X6 full specifications, features, price, and more

HMD Global has introduced a new Nokia X series of phones in China. The first phone under the new series is Nokia X, which also comes with an iPhone X-like notch display and a glass body design.

tech Updated: May 17, 2018 12:22 IST
Kul Bhushan
Kul Bhushan
Hindustan Times
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HMD Global on Wednesday launched new Nokia X series of Android smartphones in China. Nokia X6 is the company’s first smartphone under this series. The new Nokia smartphone also comes with an iPhone X-like notch display, also first for HMD Global. The smartphone features an edge-to-edge front with 95% of its body covered in glass.

The smartphone is currently available only in China with no word on a global launch as yet. Nokia X6 is available in three storage variants with top end variant featuring 6GB RAM and 128GB storage..

Nokia X6 specifications

Nokia X6 features a 5.8-inch full HD+ display with 19:9 aspect ratio, and a 2.5D curved glass. Under the hood of the smartphone runs Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 636 octa-core processor. For photography, Nokia X6 sports a dual-camera setup at the rear which is a combination of 16-megapixel and 5-megapixel sensors. Up front, it houses a 16-megapixel camera with f/2.0 aperture.

Connectivity options on the Nokia X6 include dual-SIM support, 4G VoLTE, USB Type-C port, and FM Radio. The smartphone is fuelled by a 3,060mAh battery along with support for fast charge. On the software front, it runs Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box. The smartphone will also be upgraded to the upcoming Android P OS.

Nokia X6 price

Nokia X6 starts at CNY 1,299 (Rs 13,800 approximately) for the base variant with 4GB RAM plus 32GB storage. The mid variant with 4GB RAM plus 64GB storage will retail at CNY 1,499 (Rs 16,000 approximately). The top model with 6GB RAM plus 64GB storage carries a price tag of CNY 1,699 (Rs 18,100 approximately).

Here are the highlights from the Nokia X6 launch event.

1:38pm: That’s all from HMD Global’s event. The company unveiled a new Nokia X series. The first phone under the new series is Nokia X6. It’s a mid-range Android smartphone with an iPhone X-like notch display on the front. Stay tuned for more updates.

1:37pm: Nokia X6 price: 4GB RAM + 32GB storage (Rs 13,800 approx.), 4GB RAM + 64GB storage (Rs 16,000 approx.), and 6GB RAM + 64GB storage (Rs 18,100 approx.)

1:33pm: Just to recap, Nokia X6 specifications:

5.8-inch full HD+ display with 19:9 aspect ratio, 2.5D curved glass. 95% covered in glass.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 octa-core processor.
Dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, FM Radio, USB Type-C port, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
4GB/6GB RAM, 32GB/64GB storage – expandable up to 256GB
Front camera – 16-megapixel with f/2.0 aperture
Rear – dual 5-megapixel and 16-megapixel cameras with live bokeh mode
3,060mAh battery

1:32pm: Nokia’s China centre will focus on 5G, smart manufacturing, and imaging.

1:30pm: The new hub in Shenzen will work closely with headquarters in Helsinki and research office in London.

1:29pm: The new mobile centre in Shenzhen will focus on research.

1:28pm: One more announcement... HMD Global has set up a global mobile centre at Shenzhen in China.

1:27pm: HMD Global says it is committed to the China market.

1:23pm: The smartphone also comes with AR-based stickers.

1:21pm: Here’s the conversion in Indian currency: 4GB RAM + 32GB storage (Rs 13,800 approx.), 4GB RAM + 32GB storage (Rs 16,000 approx.), and 6GB RAM + 64GB storage (Rs 18,100 approx.)

1:17pm: 4GB RAM + 32GB storage is priced at CNY 1,299, 4GB RAM + 32GB storage at CNY 1,499 and 6GB RAM + 64GB storage at CNY 1,699.

1:15pm: Nokia X also comes with the company’s Bothie feature that lets you shoot from rear and front camera simultaneously. READ: Liked Nokia 8’s ‘Bothie’ feature? Try these 3 free apps to mimic the experience

1:13pm: The AI integration allows Nokia X6 camera to recognise objects.

1:12pm: More on rear camera:Nokia 6 has a 16-megapixel sensor with Electronic Image Stablisation (EIS) and HDR

1:09pm: Full specifications of Nokia X

5.8-inch full HD+ display with 19:9 aspect ratio, 2.5D curved glass. 95% covered in glass.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 octa-core processor.
Dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, FM Radio, USB Type-C port, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
4GB/6GB RAM, 32GB/64GB storage – expandable up to 256GB
Front camera – 16-megapixel with f/2.0 aperture
Rear – dual 5-megapixel and 16-megapixel cameras with live bokeh mode
3,060mAh battery

1:06pm: The AI will be mostly focused on improving camera experience on Nokia X.

1:05pm: HMD Global is also joining the smartphone companies integrating Artificial Intelligence in their smartphones.

1:03pm: Here’s the first official photo of Nokia X6.

Nokia X6 officially launched (JD Mall)

1:02pm: Nokia X6 will also be available with Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor.

1:00pm: Nokia X6 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box and will support Android P. An update on the back panel design. It has a dual-camera setup on the rear.

12:58pm:Nokia X has dual-SIM connectivity and Type-C port at the bottom for fast charging.

12:57pm: Nokia X6 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor.

12:56pm: Nokia X6 back has vertical camera setup followed by a fingerprint sensor and Nokia branding.

12:54pm: Nokia X6 display: 5.8-inch full HD, 19:9 aspect ratio, 432ppi, 2.5D curved glass.

12:52pm: The front has 432ppi pixel density.

12:51pm: Nokia X6 aka Nokia X also has a notch display but with ultra slim bezels on the sides.

12:49pm: HMD Global begins the event with an overview of its Nokia portfolio which includes Android smartphones such as Nokia 6, Nokia 7 and Nokia 8 Sirocco.

12:48pm: Nokia X6 may just be called Nokia X. The event has begun.

12:45pm: According to reports, Nokia X6 will be priced around at CNY 1,799 (Rs 18,900 approximately) for the top-end variant. In India, it could be priced much lesser.

12:41pm: The event is officially scheduled to begin at 1pm IST. You can watch the live stream at China’s JD.com, and Tmall.

First Published: May 16, 2018 12:36 IST