HMD Global is hosting an event in India on August 21, where it is expected to launch the Nokia 6.1 Plus. Just before the official launch, the smartphone has made it to Wi-Fi and Bluetooth certifications. As spotted by NPU, the Nokia 6.1 Plus global variants with model number TA-1116, TA-1103 and TA-1083 have appeared on both Bluetooth and Wi-Fi certifications. Also Read - Nokia 215 4G and 225 4G feature phones launched in India, price starts at Rs 2,949Also Read - Nokia 7.2 gets October 2020 security update
Last month, an alleged user guide of the Nokia 6.1 Plus was spotted on Nokia India s website along with SAR details. After that, Nokia’s parent company HMD Global has been teasing a new Nokia smartphone launch for India. The Nokia 6.1 Plus, which is the global variant of Nokia X6, was launched in China in May. The smartphone sale was extended beyond China with its launch in Hong Kong. Also Read - Nokia launches two 4G feature phones with VoLTE
The Nokia 6.1 Plus is currently available only in Hong Kong at a priced tag of HKD 2,288 (approximately Rs 20,000). We are not sure of the price for India as yet, but looking at the Hong Kong pricing it seems that Nokia might want to price it competitively here in India because of popular competitors like Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro and Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1.
Nokia 6.1 Plus Specifications and Features
The highlight of Nokia 6.1 Plus is the 5.8-inch LCD display with a notch, and resolution of 2280 1080 pixels. The notch on the Nokia 6.1 Plus is similar to most other smartphones in the market, and it hides the front camera and other sensors. The notch also results in taller 19:9 aspect ratio, which is taller than 18:9 aspect ratio found on most budget smartphone displays.
Powering the device is the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 mobile CPU with Adreno 509 GPU. The processor is the same as the one found under the hood of the Zenfone Max Pro M1 and Redmi Note 5 Pro.
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The Nokia 6.1 Plus comes standard with 4GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage, but HMD Global might offer other storage variants to better compete with its rivals. There is also dual rear camera setup comprising of a 16-megapixel f/2.0 main sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor with f/2.2 aperture. At the front, the Nokia 6.1 Plus gets a 16-megapixel selfie shooter with 1 micron pixel size and f/2.0 aperture. The smartphone is backed by a 3,060mAh battery.