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Nokia X6 will be getting a mode to hide the notch

Nokia X6 is the first Nokia phone to sport a notch.

  • Published: June 13, 2018 2:43 PM IST
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HMD Global owned Nokia’s notch touting smartphone X6 that was launched in China a few weeks back is all set to get a new mode that will hide the notch on top. The notch on the Nokia X6 houses the front camera, earpiece and the proximity sensor. Along with a full metal and glass design, the Nokia X6 is the second smartphone from the company to feature an edge-to-edge display.

According to a leak found on the Chinese website Baidu, the X6 is all set to get a mode that will let the users use a mode that will hide the notch. The two images show how the with and without notches look. Along with this there is also the swipe to delete for SMS and UI related improvements that are coming with this update.

The update is apparently rolling out now and the notification will be popping up anytime now on the smartphones.

Nokia X6 specifications and features

The Nokia X6 flaunts a 5.8-inch Full HD+ IPS LCD display running at a resolution of 2,280×1,080pixels, and aspect ratio of 19:9. As mentioned above, the screen also comes with a display notch, and overall, you get full 18:9 screen real estate to use. At the heart of the Nokia X6 runs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 octa-core SoC paired with Adreno 509 GPU. There are two variants, one featuring 4GB RAM with 32GB storage, and other featuring 6GB RAM with 64GB storage. A microSD card slot for further enhancement is also present.

In the photography department, the smartphone comes with a dual camera setup, which includes a 16-megapixel primary sensor of aperture f/2.0, supplemented by a 5-megapixel secondary depth sensor of aperture f/2.2. Nokia has also added AI chops to the camera which helps in enhancing photo quality, and add automatic filters. The AI can also detect the scene and add sticker accordingly. Up front, is a 16-megapixel camera for selfies and video calling. The front camera also includes AI-based facial recognition technology to unlock the smartphone with your face.

To keep things ticking, the Nokia X6 is armed with a 3,060mAh battery, with Quick Charge 3.0 feature that can take the battery from empty to 50 percent in 30 minutes. In the software department, the smartphone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box.

Connectivity options include USB Type-C port, Bluetooth, GPS and Wi-Fi. A 3.5mm audio port is also present. Along with face recognition, the Nokia X6 also comes with a fingerprint sensor at the back for biometric authentication.

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  • Published Date: June 13, 2018 2:43 PM IST