Nokia 6: Android-powered flagship hits US from Jul for $229


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The Android-powered Nokia 6 will be accessible exclusively on Amazon in a US from Jul for $229.

The Nokia 6 will be a initial Nokia-branded smartphone sole in a US by HMD Global given a Finnish firm, that is led by former Nokia execs, acquired a tellurian permit to sell Nokia-branded smartphones.

HMD Global unveiled a Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 during Mobile World Congress in Feb and after confirmed a US recover for a second quarter. Now a association has expelled a few some-more specifics about a US launch.

The 5.5-inch, full HD arrangement Nokia 6 is for now a usually handset that will be accessible in a US. The aluminum-body handset has 3GB RAM, 32GB storage rising to a limit of 128GB around MicroSD, and runs on Qualcomm’s mid-range Snapdragon 430 chipset. It comforts a 16 megapixel categorical camera and 8 megapixel front-facing camera and has a 3000 mAh battery.

The new Nokia smartphone lineup comes with ‘pure’ Android Nougat, definition no bloatware or tradition skins. HMD Global has committed to Google’s monthly confidence updates and is planning on updating a phones to Android O after a recover after this year.

The Nokia 6 is a 4G device, however it will usually work on some US mobile networks. T-Mobile entirely supports 4G on a handset, while ATT offers prejudiced support, given a device doesn’t support a 29 and 30 bands. The device isn’t upheld during all on Sprint and Verizon.

The Nokia 6 will be accessible in matte black and china on Amazon, commencement Jul for $229. HMD Global says it will be accessible in blue and copper after this summer.

In June, HMD Global announced a Nokia 3, Nokia 5, and Nokia 6 would be sole in India from July. The incomparable Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 will be accessible exclusively on Amazon India, while a Nokia 3 is offered by retailers. The handsets are reportedly launching with “made in India” branding and HMD Global has been offered a Nokia 6 in China given January.

HMD Global and Foxconn auxiliary FIH Mobile bought Microsoft’s underline phone business final year for $350m, including some production facilities. That followed Microsoft’s preference to tighten a mobile inclination business it acquired from Nokia in 2014. At a same time, Nokia Technologies granted HMD Global a 10-year license to make Nokia-branded phones and tablets.

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