Nokia X6 (2018) Specs, Features, Release Date and Price (Updated)
Latest: A Hong Kong website, Mobile Magazine HK told that Nokia X6 will be launched as Nokia 6.1 Plus in Hong Kong on July 19. Moreover, it will carry the same moniker (Nokia 6.1 Plus) for the rest of the world.
Update: The SGGP, a Vietnamese website, recently reported that the Nokia X6 (2018) has been hit the shelves at offline stores in Vietnam. It means Nokia has silently started launching their new Nokia X6 outside of the China. It also indicates an imminent global launch for the other markets.
Original Story: HMD Global is launching mobile phones with old Nokia devices name after the success of Nokia 3310 (2017). Before the official launch of Nokia X6 (2018), the brand teased a smartphone showing ‘X’ on its display. So, several analysts suggested that Nokia might launch another Nokia X series. But, nobody knew that the teaser was indicating Nokia X6 which had been launched in 2009. Now, the Company launched the upgraded version of Nokia X6, which brings many new improvements as compared to the old Nokia x6. The 2018 version carries mid-range features for a cheap price.
Nokia X6 (2018) is the first Nokia smartphone to feature a notched display. It comes with Android 8.1 (Oreo), 5.8-inch FHD+ Display, 19:9 aspect ratio, 16-MP Selfie Camera, Face Unlock, Dual 16MP + 5MP Rear Camera setup, Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 chipset, 4GB RAM, 32GB Storage, Fingerprint Sensor, and a Li-Ion 3060mAh Battery with Fast Charging Support. It is an excellent device for such a low price ($200).
Nokia X6 (2018) has launched on May 16 in the China. But, a global launch is still mysterious.
At the moment of announcement, HMD Global stated that the Nokia X6 is only exclusive for the China. But, later, the CPO of Nokia, Juho Sarvikas, asked a poll on twitter to either they bring Nokia X6 to other markets or not. The final result showed that the 92% people answered ‘Yes’. Now, the Company is planning to launch the Nokia X6 (2018) outside of the China.
According to GSM Arena, a bluetooth certification report indicates an unlocked model of X6 for a global launch. Another report from the same resource claims that the Nokia X6 will be launched soon in India. There is no word on exact release date.
It is expected that Nokia X6 (2018) will be launched in the rest countries of the world till the September.
Nokia X6 (2018) was priced at ¥1299 which translates to $195. So, it is anticipated that the price of X6 2018 will be about $200.
Below, we’ve briefly mentioned Nokia X6 (2018) specs and features.
Design, Display and OS
The Handset comes with an elegant design of 2.5D Arc. It is fabricated with 6000-series aluminium, measures 147.2 x 71 x 8 mm dimensions, and has 153 grams weight. It sports 5.8-inch screen having a top-notch featured with front camera lens and ear-piece. There is 19:9 aspect ratio and a trivial bezel at the bottom. Most of front is occupied by the touchscreen. Corning Gorilla Glass3 is present on the top of both, front and back panel. The back side is identical to the Nokia 6. There are dual camera lenses (vertically-mounted), a LED flash and a Fingerprint Scanner for a rapid fast unlock.
Nokia X6 (2018) houses 5.8-inches Full View IPS Display, 1080 x 2280 pixels resolution, and 435 ppi density. It has enough brightness to offer you apparent views under the direct daylight.
Android is a famous platform among a lot of consumers. And, the Smartphone is powered by the latest Android OS, v8.0 (Oreo). So, you can get new updates easily. Also, you can hide the top-notch, run Smart Screen, Dual VoLTE HD calls, Optimize Power-Saving Management, and support Dual Open Application, One-Click Shutdown/Restart and One-Click Photo Editing.
AI Camera Technology, Bothie and Face Unlock
The Budget friendly device offers admirable camera features. It comes with 16MP (f/2.0) + 5MP (f/2.2) Dual Rear Cameras, powered by some nifty AI tricks to improve your photography experience. The first one is wide lens while the second lens is monochrome sensor. It supports gyro-EIS, PDAF, dual-tone LED flash, 1080@30fps video recording, HDR and panorama.
Talking about Selfie Camera, there is a 16MP (f/2.0) front facing lens to capture your precious moments. It is aided by some software techniques to add perfect beauty effects. It supports background blur, dynamic expressions and some other features which can boost your selfie experience. It enables ‘Bothie’, which lets you shoot, split and merge those of pictures captured by the front and rear camera.
It has more accurate facial recognition system to offer you secure and fast Face Unlock.
CPU and Memory
Nokia X6 (2018) comes with a mid-range Qualcomm chipset, The Snapdragon 636. It is enough powerful to deliver you smooth performance. There is Adreno 506 GPU and an Octa-core processor which ticks at 1.8GHz clock rate.
AnTuTu Benchmark gives 109000 scores to the Nokia X6 which shows it is 88% better than other ordinary smartphones in the market, thanks to SD636.
The device is aided by a 4GB RAM coupled with a 32GB Storage. and other two variants are also available with 4GB and 6GB RAM paired with 64GB Storage.
Nokia X6 comes with Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano) slots. The first one for cellular connectivity while the second slot you can be used to run MicroSD card, up to 256GB.
Battery and Other Specs
The gadget is backed by a Li-Ion 3060mAh Non-removable Battery which can last you through your day with the help of power saving mode. It can be recharged 0% to 50% in 30 minutes, thanks to Fast Charging Support.
Nokia X6 (2018) arrives in Black, Blue and White color. It has Rear Fingerprint Sensor, and runs 3G and 4G VoLTE networks, and supports dual-band WIFI, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, A-GPS, v2.0 USB On-The-Go and USB Type C reversible connector.