The smartphone also supports Quick Charge support, which is usually not seen at this price segment
HMD Global launched the Nokia X6 in China at an event in Beijing. The smartphone is the first one from the company to follow the trend of having a top notch. The smartphone sports a 95% glass body with sleek bezels and is supposed to compete with the likes of mid-rangers like Honor 7X, Xiaomi Redmi 5 Pro, and the Xiaomi Mi A2. It measures 147.2 x 70.98 x 7.99 and weighs 151 grams.
As for the specs, the Nokia X6 features a 5.8-inch 2.5D display with a resolution of FHD+ (1080 x 2280 pixels) and 19:9 aspect ratio with Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Under the hood, it is powered by an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 chipset and is available in three configurations: 4GB of RAM + 32 GB internal storage, 4GB of RAM + 64GB internal storage and 6GB of RAM + 64GB internal storage. All variants have expandable memory options up to 256GB with a microSD card.
In the optics department, the smartphone sports a dual camera setup at the rear of a 16MP primary sensor and a 5MP secondary sensor of f/2.0 aperture and 1-micron pixel sensor. The front offers a 16MP camera with f/2.0 aperture for selfies. The cameras come with AI features like optimized color contrast, depth of field and portrait lightning effects, HDR and face recognition. The Nokia exclusive Bothie mode is also there along with Face Unlocking and a Do not disturb mode for gaming,
The smartphone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo and is backed by a 3060 mAh battery with Quick Charge support. It comes bundled with an 18W charger which the company claims charges up to 50% in half an hour. Connectivity features includes 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, a USB Type-C port and a 3.5 mm headphone jack. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, compass, gyroscope and a circular fingerprint sensor at the rear.
The Nokia X6 is currently priced at CNY 1,299 (Rs 14,000 approx) and CNY 1,499 (Rs 16,000 approx) for the 4GB/32GB and 4GB/64GB variant while the top 6GB variant comes with a price tag of CNY 1,699 (Rs 18,000 approx). The company is yet to announced the availability outside the Chinese markets.