Moving Forward

Nokia has joined the Android revolution with the new, Nokia 6. They will no longer be manufacturing their previous phones but rather, Nokia has licensed its brand to HMD Global. Nokia has stated that the launch was set for China to identify with consumers in different markets all across the globe. Like many androids, it is a sleek, 5.5 inch, bar style, touchscreen phone with a 1920×1080 HD screen.

Nokia 6 will contain Google’s latest operating system, Nougat. Moving from the Windows handsets, the Nokia 6 has the advantage of offering android applications rather than the limited amount of Windows applications. Nokia has decided to start the launch in China as it is found to be easier because China’s market to known to still be in the growing phase.

For now, this will be the only market offering the first android from Nokia; however, the company has stated that although this is their first step into the world of Android, we will definitely be seeing more soon. This will give Nokia an extra advantage. Nokia has conveyed their persistent focus on customer satisfaction through their new design by embracing the renowned hallmarks of quality and superior craftsmanship.

Nokia 6 Features

There are two models, the Nokia D1 and Nokia E1. As many can imagine, this 6000 series aluminum-bodied phone is loaded with features. Starting with 4 GB of RAM, the Nokia 6 has 64 GB of internal storage and supports up to 128 GB of microSD storage. It has a 3,000 mAh non-removable battery and a 16-megapixel rear facing camera with autofocus, as well as an 8-megapixel front facing camera.

The Nokia 6 runs with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor chip, made specifically for high-volume smartphones. The average clock speed for SnapDragon 430 is 1.3 GHz. The newest brand of Android phone is protected by 2.5D Gorilla Glass. The Nokia 6 has also decided to join with Dolby to use the Atmos sound processing system, providing two amplifiers for each phone. One of the more grabbing features of the Nokia 6 is the benefit of the option for dual SIM cards and the fingerprint scanner embedded in the home button, which has become a popular feature amongst smartphone users. Both SIM slots support GSM and CDMA networks and offer 3G and 4G technologies; however, 4G is not available in India. Although the Nokia 6 does not support WiFi connectivity or NFC capabilities, it does include the standard GPS and Bluetooth features.

It is estimated to be priced around 1,699 yuan ($245 or £200) and is currently only available through JD.com. In the early days of cell phone service, Nokia established itself as a powerhouse of reliable and customizable phones. Almost every person that had a cell phone from 1995 to 2000 remembers the invincible brick from Nokia.

From then on, even the most steadfast fans of Nokia began to feel a disappointment as Nokia shifted to a limited operating system and lackluster appointments. The Nokia 6 marks a decided step toward a path of success.