Nokia 6, the mid-range smartphone from HMD Global, has received a price cut of Rs 1,500 on Amazon India. The smartphone is now available at Rs 13,499 as opposed to its initial launch price of Rs 14,999.
With the new pricing, HMD Global, the licensee of Nokia-brand, will be competing with Xiaomi Mi A1 based on Android One and the recently launched Redmi Note 5 Pro. In terms of specifications, the Nokia 6 features a 5.5-inch Full HD display and is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 430 chipset. The smartphone comes with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage along with support for expandable storage via SD card slot.
The Nokia 6 sports a 16-megapixel primary camera with phase detection autofocus, f/2.0 aperture and dual-LED flash. It also features an 8-megapixel selfie shooter with f/2.0 aperture and support for 1080p video recording. The smartphone features a front-mounted fingerprint sensor and run Android 8.0 Oreo with promised upgrade to Android P when it gets announced later this year.
In terms of connectivity, Nokia 6 supports WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC, 4G with VoLTE. The smartphone includes a non-removable 3,000mAh battery and comes in Matte Black and Silver color.
HMD Global recently added Nokia 6 variant with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage and it is expected to introduce the 2018 variant with more powerful Snapdragon 630 chipset next month. At Rs 13,499, Nokia 6 seems to be an expensive proposition considering the Redmi Note 5 Pro and Mi A1 offer better value for money. Nokia 6 offers a great software experience and the smartphone should only be purchased by those looking for Nokia-branded smartphone with Android and nothing else.