The Finnish Company had once been the leader in mobile phone technology. It is earliest of the leaders who innovated the fundamentals on which many devices run today. The company also takes pride in holding many patents in its name ranging from the display, the radio transmission, and other basic specifications. Nokia had once experimented with the partial Android phones named Nokia X series, but they proved to be an outright debacle for the company. Later the company made some fine Lumia phones with Windows OS.
Nokia is all set to re-enter the market with Android smartphone from HMD Global. The Nokia 6 phone will not be a contender to Samsung Galaxy S8 and iPhone 8 which will make their appearance this year. As this is not going to be a high-end device.
The Nokia 6 sports 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal memory with an option to expand via a microSD card. The device flaunts a 16-megapixel primary camera and enough power backup with 3,000 mAh battery. Nokia does not seem to go for an aggressive design. The device is a unibody of Aluminum though it has got an attractive look. It sports 5.5 inch 1920×1080 HD screen.
HMD has revealed that it would run on Android Nougat. Nokia 6 was expected to be a high-end device, but on the contrary, the device will be a mid-range device with a SnapDragon 430 processor which does not conform to be an advanced component for a mobile phone nowadays. It is priced at 1699 Yuan which equals around $245. The device comes with a Dolby to explore its Atmos sound processing,
Nokia has smartly planned to target a particular largest section of users who use the middle range of devices. The high-end devices like Samsung Galaxy S8 and iPhone will grab the substantial share of the market with their iconic influence. Most of the entry level devices are brimming over. The mid-range category of phones may fail to get the admiration for technological innovations, but they are the ones able to go a long way. Nokia was known for some of its basic features phones in the earliest days of mobile phone technology, and now it will be bridging the long gap between the high end and mid range. The most unique feature of the device is it has been smartly placed between high-end and mid-range device slots. The device is promising in creating a new range of devices.
The handset will be available for sale in Q1 of 2017 in China. Though exact time of its sales is not revealed yet. HMD’s CEO Arto Nummela said,
“it is good practice to go on sale very soon after a launch.”
It is a fact that HMD missed out on CES 2017. It could bring the device into a better spotlight.
HMD Chief Executive Arto Nummela said,
“Today marks a happy and important day for HMD. Nokia has been one of the most iconic and recognizable phone brands globally for decades. The excitement of re-introducing this much-loved, well-known and trusted brand to smartphone consumers is a responsibility and an ambition that everyone at HMD shares. Driven by the extremely positive reception we have received since HMD was announced earlier this year, we are excited about building the next chapter for Nokia phones.”