HDM Global has finally launched the first Android-powered smartphone under the brand name NOKIA. After acquiring rights to the Nokia brand name last year, phone called Nokia6 is launched in China and is priced at CNY 1699, which is equivalent to Rs. 16,700.The company announced launch of more products under the brand name NOKIA this year.
The Nokia 6 comes with a 5.5-inch Full HD display along with 2.5D Gorilla Glass and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 SoC with 4GB of RAM. The device comes with 64GB of storage, Dolby Atmos audio and runs on latest Android Nougat. At the back of the device is a 16MP rear camera and comes with selfie camera of 8MP .
Nokia phones are famous for their build quality and HMD has done its bit to ensure that this holds true with the Nokia 6. The device comes with an aluminium build and the company says that it takes 55 minutes to machine the device from a block of aluminium. It then goes through two separate anodising processes, which take time period of about 10 hours to complete and each phone is polished at least five times.
Juho Sarvikas, who is the current Chief Product Officer of HMD Global announced “We have set ourselves a mission to deliver the best possible smartphone experience, with a beautiful premium design touch, to everyone, at every price point. By building on true Nokia phone hallmarks of leading design and materials, an obsessive focus on the latest technology and solving real-life issues, we believe we have a unique proposition for consumers. The Nokia 6 marks the first step on our journey, with more to come in 2017.”
The device will hit China market through China via JD.com in early 2017, though its launching in India is not yet confirmed.