Summary: Nokia X6 finally debuted in India as the Nokia 6.1 Plus. Notably, It was first launched in Hong Kong last month. It features a 5.8-inch Full-HD+ 19:9 display with a notch on top. Both front and back are protected by Gorilla Glass 3. Nokia 6.1 Plus comes with Snapdragon 636 SoC paired with 4GB RAM and 64GB of Internal Storage. It boots Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box and will get the Android 9 pie update very soon.
Main Article: HMD Global finally launched Nokia 6.1 Plus in India at an event in New Delhi. If the Nokia 6.1 Plus doesn’t ring a bell for you, here is the cue. HMD Global debuted Nokia 6.1 Plus in India as the global version of the Nokia X6 which was announced last month. Notably, the Nokia X6 first launched in China back in the May 2018. The Nokia X6 became an instant hit among the Nokia fans and that’s when HMD Global decided to launch it globally.
Nokia 6.1 Plus
The Nokia 6.1 Plus comes with a 5.8-inch Full-HD+ (1080×2280 pixels) 19:9 display with a notch on top. This also sports a glass back and both sides of this device are protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Underneath it runs Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC along with Adreno 509 GPU. We are pretty familiar with the performance ability of this SoC as it’s the third smartphone in India featuring SD 636.
In the camera department, it sports a dual camera setup on the back and a single camera on the front. 16MP RGB sensor with f/2.0 aperture, 1.0um pixel size and a 5MP monochrome sensor with 1.2um pixel size and f/2.2 aperture on the back. 16MP camera with 1.0um pixel size and f/2.0 aperture on the front. There are features like AI portrait and scene recognition, AI selfies with background blur, stickers and face unlock.
Furthermore, it comes with 4GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 64 GB of internal storage. Nokia 6.1 Plus runs stock Android 8.1 Oreo. Hence, it will also get the Android Pie update as a part of Android One Programme. It is also backed by a 3060mAh which also supports Quick Charge 3.0. In terms of connectivity, it will include 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 5.0, 3.5mm audio jack, GPS and a USB Type-C port.
Nokia 6.1 Plus Specifications
|Dimensions||147.2 x 70.98 x 8.59 mm(5.80 x 2.80 x 0.31 in)|
|Weight||151 g (5.33 oz)|
|Display||IPS LCD 5.8-inch (2280 × 1080 pixels) (432 ppi density)19:9 2.5D curved glass display with 96% NTSC Color Gamut, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection|
|SoC||Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 14nm (Octa-core 1.8 GHz Kryo-260) Coupled with Adreno 509 GPU|
|RAM and Storage||4GB LPPDDR4x RAM, 64GB (eMMC 5.1) internal storage|
|Expandable Storage||Expandable memory up to 400GB with microSD|
|OS||Android 8.1 (Oreo) Upgradable to Android 9 Pie|
|Rear Camera||Dual: 16 MP, f/2.0, 1.0µm, PDAF + |
5 MP, f/2.4, 1.12µm, depth sensor with dual-tone LED flash
|Front Camera||16 MP, f/2.0, 1.0µm|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Connectivity||Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, USB 2.0 Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|
|Battery||Non-removable Li-Ion 3060 mAh battery with Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0)|
Nokia 6.1 Plus Price and Availability
The Nokia 6.1 Plus will be available in Gloss Midnight Blue, Gloss White, and Gloss Black colors. HMD Global priced it at Rs. 15,999 and it will be available exclusively from Flipkart as well as Nokia.com/phones. Pre-orders will start from today and it will go on sale from August 30. Notably, the pre-orders will end on August 30 and shipping will begin August 31.
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