Nokia is a well-known brand which has ruled the cell phone segment for many years. The Nokia phones were the first ones to bring in the smartest and coolest of handsets in the market. The brand has the credit of breaking the monotony of big handsets and introducing small handsets. In fact, some of the stylish phones were introduced by Nokia. It won’t be an exaggeration to say that Nokia enjoyed a monopoly in the phone market for the longest time.
However, after the Android-based smartphones came into the picture, Nokia somewhere lost its foothold in the market. Samsung Galaxy phones completely took over the market and perhaps the only smartphone by Nokia, the Nokia Lumia lost to the competition. Also, Nokia Lumia was a windows phone which was not appreciated by few people due to the complex operating system. Hence against the Android in the competition of smartphone, it could not do well in the past. But as per the universal rule of only change is constant, Nokia has also set itself to rock the market with its new device and carry the competition to a new level.
After a couple of years, Nokia is all set to launch its competitive smartphone in the mid-range. Nokia is geared to launch its brand-new handset, Nokia 6 by April 2017. Since this is sort of comeback by Nokia; the Nokia 6 has become one of the most awaited smartphones of 2017. This device has made the experts think about the smartphone market once again and made the rivals to draw some new strategies.
Let us have a look at features, specifications, and price of the phone:
Display and Screen
Nokia is an outstanding metal unibody phone which comes with a 5.5. inch(70.7% screen to body ratio) bright screen with full HD display. This device has an IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 16 M colours. The device has a screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 with 430 PPI pixel density which offers great clarity. Hence those who love to have better vision with pictures and video, this device will be a right option.
The Nokia 6 has multi-touch sensors along with a corning gorilla glass 3 which offers optimum screen protection. This is a different feature which is missing in many mid-range phones, and hence people have to spend a lot on screen repair as they are prone to get damaged easily. The device is available in exciting 5 colours of silver, copper, Arte black, tempered blue and matte black. Hence, those who love to have some colourful device can surely opt for one of these models.
A good camera is one of the major essentials of a smartphone in present times. With social media trend and people’s fascination for clicking every moment, a phone with the excellent camera comes handy. In fact, a decent camera eliminates the need of a Digital camera. Nokia does not fail to amaze us on these grounds as well.
The mid-range smartphone is equipped with a 16 MP f/ 2.0 primary camera which is a commendable feature for a phone at a medium price. It is enabled with autofocus, and dual tone LED flash. Other features of the camera consist of 1.0 um pixel size along with geo-tagging, face detection, touch focus, HDR and panorama. The device offers an 8 MP f/ 2.0, 1.12 um pixel size, 1080 p front camera. It offers video recording in 1080p at 30 fps which lets you record HD videos.
The Android system is one of the major features of a smartphone as its efficiency, apps and updates depend on the same. Nokia 6 works on the latest Android version 7.1.1 Nougat.
The device is enabled with the chipset of Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430 along with Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex- A53 processor and Adreno 505 GPU.
Storage and Battery
The storage capacity and battery efficiency play a pivotal role in buying a smartphone. With all the fancy apps that we use in our day-to-day life, the phone needs huge Also for all day use we need long battery sustainability.
The Nokia 6 offers 32 GB of internal memory with 3 GB RAM in 4 variants which are Silver, Matte black, copper, and tempered blue while in Arte black device, the internal memory offered is much more with 64 GB and 4 GB RAM which enhances its efficiency. The phone memory can be expanded up to 256 GB with a micro SD card.
The device comes with non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery which offers up to 768 hours of working on standby (3G) and up to 18 hours of talk time (3G).
The device offers connectivity options such as Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, WLAN, GPS, NFC, USB, and FM. The sensors on the phone include fingerprint (front-mounted), gyro, compass, accelerometer and proximity sensors. The phone comes with stereo speakers which offer great music experience.
With the phone priced at 16990, Nokia is offering an excellent phone at affordable rates. The camera, clarity, storage and overall experience are packed at an affordable price which gives hope that the phone will become popular soon.
Nokia is all to enter the market with Nokia 6 after a gap of few years. Hence the expectations from the phone have increased. With smart looks, excellent features and amazing camera, the phone definitely looks promising. However, it would be too early to say anything about the performance of the phone as we will have to wait till the time it gets launched.
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