Tuesday, 28 February 2017

Nokia 6 | Yes, you read it right | Nokia is ready to hit back

Hello Friends - Let me introduce you to the Nokia, yes Nokia 6. Once, the King of cellular market, lost its empire is hitting the more competitive, advanced market again with series of phones. I will focus on Nokia 6 - 'United we have more fun'.

Why blog on Nokia 6 smartphone?
This is the respect, though the phone is still 3-4 months away before it rolls out for public. It is the respect for Nokia which makes me write on it before any other manufacturer any further. We all must have had enjoyed Nokia experience few years back. Its time to welcome the King. Lets start with whats special in it or the USP for Nokia with Nokia 6 in particular.

USP for the phone:
  • Latest Android version (Android Nougat)
  • Immersive Entertainment package - Dual speakers with Dolby Atmos Sound, Dedicated amplifier. 
It shall also embrace below features:
http://www.nokia.com/en_in/phones/nokia-6
Nokia 6 (Source: Nokia.com/phones)

Detailed Specs:

  • Performance:
    • Android 7.1.1 Nougat
    • Ram - 4 GB (in Black), 3 GB (in all other colors)
    • CPU - Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 mobile platform
  • Display:
    • 5.5" IPS LCD
    • Resolution: Full HD (1920 * 1080)
    • Material: Sculpted Corning Gorilla glass display
    • Pixel density: 403 ppi
    • Size: 154 * 75.8 * 7.85mm
  • Storage
    • Internal Memory: Arte Black 64 GB, All others 32 GB
    • Micro SD up to 128 GB support
  • Camera:
    • Primary camera: 16MP PDAF, 1.0um, f/2, dual tone flash
    • Front-facing camera: 8MP AF, 1.12um, f/2, FOV 84 degrees
  • Battery: 3000 mAh integerated
  • Network & Connectivity:
    • Network speed: LTE Cat. 4, 150Mbps DL/50Mbps 
    • Networks 
      • GSM: 850/900/1800/1900
      • WCDMA: Band 1, 2, 5, 8
      • LTE: Band 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40
  • Audio:
    • 3.5 mm Headphone jack
    • Dual Speakers
    • Smart Amplifier with Dolby Atmos
  • Connectivity & Sensors:
    • Micro USB (2.0), USB OTG, Wi-Fi
    • Sensors: Accelerometer (G-sensor), ambient light sensor, e-compass, Hall sensor, fingerprint sensor, gyroscope, proximity sensor, NFC (sharing)
  • Colors: Arte Black, Matte Black, Tempered Blue, Silver, Copper

  • Price: Last but not the least, expected to be priced about Rs. 19,999/- for 64 GB variant.

TG's Verdict:

  • Pros:
    • Nokia Brand
    • Immersive sound experience
    • Latest Android experience
    • Combination of two besties - Nokia & Android
  • Cons:
    • Price - Other options available from Xiaomi, Motorola in little cheaper price range.