The Nokia 6.1 or Nokia 6 (2018) was launched in April 2018 by HMD Global, the brand’s parent company. The device was launched globally at MWC event in February. The Nokia 6.1 belongs to Android One Programme which means users can expect guaranteed and timely OS updates.
Now, the company has cut down the price of the smartphone by Rs 1,500. The 3GB RAM variant starting at Rs 16,999 is now available for Rs 15,499. The 4GB RAM variant can be purchased for Rs 17,499 instead of Rs 18,999.
To recall the specifications, the Nokia 6.1 comes with a 5.5-inch FHD display bearing a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. It sports a metal unibody design which feels premium. There is a fingerprint scanner for security purposes. Under the hood, the device is equipped with a 2.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor. It is coupled with either 3GB or 4GB RAM depending on the user’s needs. In terms of storage, the 3GB RAM variant offers 32GB internal memory and the 4GB RAM offers 64GB memory. The storage can be expanded up to 128GB via microSD card slot. On the imaging front, the Nokia 6.1 features a 16MP rear camera accompanied by a dual tone LED flash. For selfies, there is a 8MP front snapper.
The Nokia 6.1 runs on Android 8.0 Oreo OS and since it is a part of Android One programme, the phone offers stock Android experience. The device draws its power from a 3000 mAh non-removable battery unit. It features a USB Type-C port with fast charging support. The Nokia 6.1 functions as a dual SIM smartphone and includes all the basic connectivity options like 4G LTE, 3G, 2G, WiFi, & Bluetooth.
The price cut of Nokia 6.1 comes a few days before HMD Global is expected to launch the Nokia 6.1 Plus in India. The device has been teased on Nokia Mobile India’s Twitter handle promising it to be “the most awaited phone”. The Nokia 6.1 Plus is the global name of Nokia X6 that was launched in China earlier this May.