Nokia X6 officially unveiled - Snapdragon 636, dual rear cameras, 3.5mm jack

Nokia has today launched its first "X series" smartphone dubbed as Nokia X6 in China. The most highlighted feature of the phone is its iPhone X-style notch on the display. If the Nokia X6 comes out of China, we expect it to be launched as Android One device.

Depending on the selected model, buyers can visit the online stores of JD.com, Tmall or Suning to purchase the Nokia X6. The front display is covered by 95% glass which is secured by a metal side frame.

Elsewhere, the mid-range X6 handset has a Snapdragon 636 SoC, combined with up to 6GB of RAM and up to 64GB storage (plus microSD support).

The dual camera setup of the Nokia X6 includes an f/2.0 aperture 16-megapixel primary RGB sensor that is coupled with an f/2.2 aperture 5-megapixel secondary monochrome sensor.

The smartphone comes equipped with a 16MP rear camera with autofocus, f/2.0 aperture and a dual-tone LED flash.

Nokia X6 officially unveiled - Snapdragon 636, dual rear cameras, 3.5mm jack

The Nokia X6 is powered by a 3,060mAh battery and comes with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 support.

The Nokia X6 runs Android 8.1 and is powered by a 3060mAh. The first variant is comprised of 4GB of RAM with 32GB of internal storage. The 4GB RAM, 64GB storage variant is priced at Rs 18,999 and will be available via Amazon India. The device also has a hybrid slot for expandable memory. The 16MP sensor has f2 aperture and 1.0um pixels, while the 5MP lens has f/2.2 aperture, 1.2um pixel size. There is also a "Bothie" feature that lets you shoot from both the front and back camera at the same time. Along with the camera module, the back also houses a fingerprint scanner.

If you do live in China, however, the 32GB/4GB RAM model starts at CNY 1,299 (around $203 USD) while the 64GB/6GB RAM option costs CNY 1,699 (around $266 USD). For connectivity, it comes with 4G VoLTE, 802.11ac dual band Wi-Fi, GPS, GLONASS, Bluetooth 5 and a headphone jack.

For the camera, the Finnish company is touting the presence of artificial intelligence (AI) features for improved photography, such as optimized color, field and portrait lighting effects, as well as face recognition.

Vanessa Coleman

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