Nokia launched its 6.1 Plus Android One smartphone in August 2018. The offering came with a notch, dual rear cameras, Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 octa-core processor and 4GB of RAM. Now, HMD Global has announced the arrival of a new variant with 6GB RAM.
The Nokia 6.1 Plus features a 5.8-inch LCD display with a resolution of 2,280 x 1,080 pixels. The aspect ratio of the display is 19:9 and the screen to body ratio is 80 percent, thanks to the notch on top. The phone has a glass and metal body with volume and power buttons on the right side of the frame. It is kitted with the respectable Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 octa-core processor, clocked at 1.8GHz. The processor was earlier assisted by a 4GB of RAM and now, a new variant will enhance the performance with 6GB of RAM. The internal storage is 64GB and can be expanded by up to 400GB via a microSD card.
Camera-wise, the Nokia 6.1 Plus comes with a dual rear setup with 16MP + 5MP sensors and a Dual LED Flash. It has features like Artificial Intelligence, Continuous Shooting, Exposure compensation, Face detection, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), ISO control, Self-timer and Bokeh Mode. The selfie snapper is a 16MP sensor with an LED Flash for video calling and supports Bokeh Mode as well. The phone can record 4K videos and comes with EIS capability as well. A fingerprint sensor is placed on the back panel, just below the vertical camera setup.
It is an Android One offering which means that it gets all the Google security and software updates at the earliest. The Nokia 6.1 Plus runs Android 9 Pie, has two nano SIM ports, hybrid slot, a 3.5mm headphone jack and a USB Type-C port. The battery capacity of the phone is 3,060mAh with support for Fast Charging. The device is available in three colours – Gloss Midnight Blue, Gloss White, Gloss Black.
Nokia 6.1 Plus with 6GB RAM: price and availability
The new variant of the phone will be available from February 22nd on Nokia’s website. The 6GB RAM variant is priced at Rs 18,999 against the current 13,999 price tag of the 4GB RAM variant. Special offers on the new version include Rs 2,000 instant cashback and 240GB data over 12 months Rs 199, Rs 249 and Rs 448 plans for Airtel consumers.