HMD Global has unveiled the first Android powered Nokia smartphone, the Nokia 6. The company has been working on reviving the iconic Nokia brand since they acquired rights to use the brand name exclusively. Rumors going around a few months back suggested that the company is working on two smartphones. Now, true to their goal they have launched Nokia 6 for the Chinese market.
Nokia 6 sports a 5.5 inch Full HD display with a 1080 x 1920 resolution. The smartphone is equipped with a Qualacomm Snapdragon 430 SoC and a 4GB RAM and a 64 GB of internal storage. The MicoSD slot is available for expansion of internal memory. A 16 MP main camera adorns the device and an 8 MP selfie shooter is there to take amazing pictures. Along with that the smartphone will be running the Android Nougat. Nokia 6 is powered by a 3,000 mAh battery. The company claims that the the Nokia 6 can play 22 hours of continuous music, 18 hours of talk time on 3G and 32 days on stand-by.
Well the specs do sound good for the price point set for the device. Nokia 6 will be priced at $245. HMD Global has strategically chosen the Chinese market as there are a lot of growth opportunities there. There is no doubt that China is one of the biggest smartphone markets at the moment but there is a lot of competition there. Apart from international brands like Samsung and Apple and home based brands like Xiaomi and One Plus are vying for market share among consumers. HMD Global is betting on Nokia’s brand name, the device’s premium specs and economical price of make their mark. Nokia 6 will be available exclusively through JD.com and is expected to arrive in the market in a couple of weeks.