HMD Global launched Nokia X6 (Nokia 6.1 Plus for the global market) in Hong Kong after the launch of Nokia X6 in China in 2018. This was HMD Global’s way of telling the world that they are keeping up with smartphone trends.
Nokia X6 was HMD Global first smartphone with the trending iPhone X-like notch which was a norm in 2018. Nokia X6 (Nokia 6.1 Plus) combines glass and aluminum in a smartphone that is incredibly lightweight, stylish and can easily be handled and operated with one hand.
The back of the Nokia smartphone was lifted right out of the Nokia 7 Plus design notes. The phone has Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on the back with an aluminum frame which makes the phone very durable. Nokia X6 comes in three colour variants, which are Black, White and Blue.
Nokia X6 Features
Nokia X6 has a top notched screen as regards to mid-range smartphones and with slight bezels hugging the screen. The notch was made very tiny as much as possible by HMD Global, since it contains the selfie camera, speaker grille and sensor. At the bottom bezel, we can see another Nokia logo as well.
Nokia X6 comes with a 5.8-inch display size. It uses the FHD+IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen technology. The Nokia smartphone comes with a screen resolution of 1080×2280 pixels, 80.62% screen to body ratio, 19:9 aspect ratio and 432 pixels per inch density that is reinforce with a 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
Although the display has a notch by default, it can be change to a standard view from the display settings. The display has quite a good quality compared with smartphones within the same price range. Nokia X6 provides an excellent visual and browsing experience.
There are three versions of Nokia X6 when it has to do with RAM capacity and in-built internal memory space. One of the versions comes with 6GB RAM capacity and 64GB in-built internal memory. The other version comes with 4GB RAM capacity and 64GB in-built internal memory and the last version comes with 4GB RAM capacity and 32GB in-built internal memory
The three versions uses double-channel LPDDR4X RAM, eMMC 5.1 internal memory and clock a memory speed of 1.3GHz. Nokia X6 internal memory space can be expanded up to 256GB with a dedicated microSD card slot.
Nokia X6 is armed with two main (rear) cameras. The primary camera is 16MP (Samsung S5K3P9SX ISOCELL Bright image sensor) and also uses an aperture of f/2.0 and phase detection AF. This sensor was brand new at the time Nokia X6 was launched. It uses Samsung’s Tetra cell technology, which was created to improve light sensitivity in low-light conditions by making four pixels to work as one big pixel. The Smart WDR (Wide Dynamic Range) feature allows multiple exposures in a single shot. As a result, there is greater detail for both bright and dark environments. The Nokia X6 primary camera snaps photos with a resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels and shoots 4K videos at 30 fps.
The secondary rear camera comes with a 5MP Samsung S5K5E9 sensor that has an aperture of f/2.2. It shoots in black and white. The rear cameras support EIS video stabilization, dual-LED flash and HDR. They are AI-enabled. With artificial intelligence, the cameras can realize background blur. They can also do automatic adjustment of colour contrast, intelligent facial recognition and deep image learning.
The front (Selfie) camera is equipped with a 16MP f/2.0 aperture that comes with AI selfies, background blur, stickers and face unlock. This is due to the AI facial recognition feature, based on the TEE mobile security solution. The front camera uses the same sensor as the primary camera (Samsung S5K3P9SX ISOCELL bright image sensor). It shoots 1080p videos at 30 fps.
Nokia X6 is fueled by a 3060mAh battery capacity. It uses Li-Polymer battery that’s not removable. It supports Qualcomm Quick Charge technology v3.0 which enables the Nokia smartphone to charge at a lightening rate from 0 to 50% in 30 minutes.
Nokia X6 runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo) operating system offering top exciting features such as optimized performance, easy customization, security, less battery consumption and multi window screen mode that enables you do more on the screen.
The Android 8.1 (Oreo) based Nokia X6 is armed with a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor. It replaces the Snapdragon 630 and according to Qualcomm, the processor offers an improvement in performance by 40%. The CPU of the SD636 consists of eight Kryo 260 cores (four semi-custom Cortex-A73 performance cores) which clocks 1.8GHz and four Cortex-A53 efficiency cores clocking 1.6GHz.
The graphics processing unit is handled by Qualcomm Adreno 509. The Hexagon 680 (Digital Signal Processor) DSP on board is coupled with Qualcomm’s All-Ways Aware technology to support deeply embedded processing needs of the mobile platform for both multimedia and modem applications.
Nokia X6 comes with a dual hybrid SIM tray placed on the left frame of the smartphone. It has VoLTE support that allow the phone user to use VoLTE on both SIMs to do VoLTE HD calls. The wireless connectivity options of Nokia X6 include Bluetooth v5.0, dual-band Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, and Wi-Fi Hotspot.
The Smartphone is equipped with a USB port Type-C v2.0, OTG support and a 3.5 mm audio jack. It also works with GPS and GLONASS. In Nigeria, the Nokia X6 support 4G communication on all major networks such as MTN, Globacom, 9mobile, Airtel, NTel and Smile.
There are quite a number of sensors in Nokia X6. Only the absent of the pressure sensor keeps it away from the usual set of sensors seen on flagship devices. The sensors in Nokia X6 include fingerprint, magnetic field, orientation, gyroscope, light, accelerometer, proximity, gravity, linear acceleration, rotation vector, significant motion, step detector and step counter.
Nokia X6 (6.1 Plus) Specification
- Dimensions: 147.2 * 71 * 8 mm
- Weight: – 151 g
- Software/OS: Android 8.1, Oreo with Android One
- SIM Option: Micro/ Nano Single / Dual (SIM standby)
- 2G Mobile Bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
- 3G Mobile Bands: WCDMA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
- 4G Mobile Bands: LTE Band 1/ 3/ 5/ 7/ 8/ 20/ 28/
- WIFI: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi 6.1spot, Wi-Fi Direct
- Processor Name: Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
- Processor Type: 1.8 GHz Octa core Kryo 260
- Graphic Processor: Qualcomm Adreno 509
- Screen Display: 5.8 Inches
- Type: FHD+ IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen
- Resolution: 2280 x 1080 pixels
- Pixel Density: 432 ppi
- Colour: 16 Million
- Multi-touch: Yes
- Protection: Yes, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
- RAM Capacity: 4 GB / 6 GB
- Internal Memory: 32 GB / 64GB
- External Memory: Yes, micro SD, Expandable up to 256GB (Uses SIM 2 Slot)
- Rear Camera: 16 MP + 5 MP with Flash Support
- Front Camera: 16 MP
- Battery Capacity: 3060 mAh Li-po
- Type: Non Removable
- Fast / Quick Charging: Yes
- Standby Time: N/a
- Talk time: N/a
- Music Playback: N/a
- Bluetooth: Yes, v5.0, A2DP, LE
- GPS: A-GPS, GLONASS
- NFC: Yes
- USB: 2.0, Type C
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Rear)
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Gyroscope: Ye
- Iris Scanner: Yes
- Face Unlock: Yes
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: –
- Motion Sensing: –
- Voice Control: –
- Barometer: No
- SpO2: No
- Pedometer: No
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Radio: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: No
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Video Format: MP4 and MPEG4 Player
- Music Format: MP3, eAAC+, AC3, FLAC Player
- Document Viewer
- Image Viewer / editor
- Predictive Text Input
Nokia X6 Price in Nigeria
Nokia X6 Price in Nigeria – In Jumia (Nigeria), the 6GB 64GB version is sold between N61,880 to N62,880 while the 4GB 64GB version sells between N54,999 to N61,699. The 4GB 32GB version is also available, it is sold between N42,890 to N45,800