HMD Global Oy is all set to expand the company's latest Android phone Nokia X6 availability from China to global markets.
Last week, the company's chief product officer Juho Sarvikas conducted a Twitter poll, asking fans whether Nokia X6 should be brought to others regions. At the end of the polling, it got an overwhelming response from fans with 92% of them requesting the company bring the phone to their respective regions.
"Thank you all! Vote is conclusive : )" Sarvikas said after the conclusion of the Twitter poll. Among the international markets, India will one of their target markets, as it is second biggest and also fastest growing market in the world.
Also, with the launch of Nokia X6, HMD Global will have a variety of phones to offer Indian consumers in different segments. Currently, Nokia 1 Android Go edition is the cheapest (Rs 5,499) to mid-range Nokia 6.1 (Rs 18,999), Nokia 7 Plus (Rs 23,999) to the costliest Nokia 8 Sirocco (Rs 49,999) in India.
Going by the spec-sheet, the Nokia X6 is most likely to be retailed below the Nokia 6 (2018).
For those unaware, Nokia X6 sports a 5.8-inch full HD+ screen with a notch on the top, which houses a 16MP front camera with facial recognition feature. On the back, it comes with metallic shell, vertically aligned dual-camera and fingerprint sensor below it.
Under-the-hood, it comes packed with Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 octa-core CPU, 4GB/6GB RAM, 32GB/64GB storage, a 3060mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, Bluetooth v5.0 and other standard connectivity features.
It also houses feature-rich Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered dual 16MP+5MP camera with dual-tone LED flash and is capable of recognizing the type of the scene. It is capable of detecting 13 different possible scenarios such as pets, flowers, human face, landscape, snowy conditions, night, food and more. For instance, if you are pointing the camera to a garden, it will intuitively know you are taking a picture of a flower and it adjusts the camera's focus and other settings to get the best possible image. Or if you are taking the photo outdoors, it will automatically set the camera mode to landscape and cover a wider area in the single frame. Even the front-camera boasts AI-selfie with background blur feature and funny stickers for face to share it on social media channels.
Key specifications of Nokia X6:
|Display||5.8-inch full HD+ (2280x1080p) screen with 19:9 aspect ratio with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection|
|OS||Android 8.1 Oreo (confirmed to get Android P later this year)|
|Processor||64-bit 14nm class 1.8GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 octa-core CPU|
|Storage||32GB/64GB + expandable up to 256GB|
|Battery||3,060mAh (3,000mAh) with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 (0% to 50% charge within 30 minutes of charging)|
|Network||4G-LTE with VoLTE (Voice-over-LTE)|
|Add-ons||Fingerprint sensor, face unlock, hybrid dual-SIM slots (nano+nano or microSD), Bluetooth v5.0, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n/ac; dual-band: 2.4GHz & 5GHz), Type C USB Port, FM radio, 3.5mm audio jack,|
|Dimensions||47.2 x 70.98 x 7.99~8.59 mm|
|Colors||Black, Blue and Silver|
|Price (in China)||