HMD Global launched the Nokia X6 smartphone in China, which is the company’s first Android smartphone to embrace the display Notch. Soon after the device officially went on sale, the company has now started pushing an update that brings bug fixes, performance improvements and new features in tow.
According to the update changelog, the update brings June security patch, optimizations to Wi-Fi, game screen touch experience, and system stability. Nokia has also worked towards improving the smoothness of Android 8.1. The update also adds the ability to hide the notch, which ads a black bar on both the sides. Lastly, users will also get AI portrait mode where they can swap background.
The Nokia X6 update carries build number v229D.B01 and is about 554MB in size. HMD Global hasn’t released the smartphone outside China, but a global variant was recently spotted on NCC certification site in Taiwan, hinting that the Nokia X6 may soon be announced globally.
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Nokia X6 specifications and features
The Nokia X6 is the second smartphone from HMD Global to feature an edge-to-edge display after the Nokia 7 Plus. It comes with a 5.8-inch Full HD+ IPS LCD display with a resolution of 2280×1080 pixels, and 19:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC with octa-core SoC paired with Adreno 509 GPU. The company launched two variants of the device, one with 4GB RAM and 32GB internal storage, and other with 6GB RAM and 64GB internal storage.
For shutterbugs, there is a dual camera setup with a 16-megapixel sensor with f/2.0 aperture and a 5-megapixel depth sensor with f/2.2 aperture. Up front, is a 16-megapixel camera. The device runs on a 3,060mAh battery with Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box.