Exclusive got Chinese retailer JD.com
On the official website of company HMD Global, which owns the exclusive rights to produce mobile devices under the brand Nokia, there was a press release with the announcement of the first Andrpoid-Nokia smartphone 6. According to official information, Nokia 6 will be available “from the beginning of 2017,” but only to buyers in China, thus, will be distributed exclusively through local Internet retailer JD.com. Retail price of Nokia 6 is set at 1699 yuan (around 14700 rubles, or $ 244).
Accordingly, the characteristics of the smartphone are published exclusively on Chinese-language mirror of the Nokia, any other mirrors of the resource, including Russian and English, information about the new product yet.
the Newcomer with attractive characteristics
Judging by the announced specifications Nokia 6, any exclusive features it lacks, but due to its characteristics is a very attractive offer considering the listed price.
the Nokia 6 is made in all-metal casing and running the modern operating system Android 7.0 (Nougat). The device is equipped with a large 5.5-inch display with Full HD (1920 × 1080 pixels) IPS type, with a pixel density of 403 ppi), curved at the edges of the 2.5 D glass and scratch protection to the glass Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The display has a brightness of 450 nits.
the product is made on the basis of relatively govolo 8-core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon processor 430 on ARM Cortex A53 with a clock frequency of 1.4 GHz and a graphics accelerator Adreno 505. The smartphone is equipped with 4 GB of RAM LPDDR3 and built-in storage to 64 GB. The card slot microSD allows you to expand the memory up to 128 GB.
the smartphone has two slots for SIM-cards, wireless interfaces Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, a fingerprint scanner on the Home button, two built-in speakers and the audio on the NXP chip TFA9891 with the support of technology Dolby Atmos. There is a whole set of traditional interfaces, off, 3.5 mm audio, MicroUSB, accelerometer, electronic compass, gyroscope, light sensor and proximity sensor.
the Nokia 6 is equipped with the basic 16-megapixel digital camera with pixel size of 1 µm, phase detection autofocus, optical system aperture of f/2.0 and dual led flash. The front selfie camera has a resolution of 8 MP (pixel size of 1.12 microns) and equipped with a wide-angle (85) optics with aperture f/2.0.
Nokia 6 is equipped with a built-in battery capacity of 3000 mAh technology to support quick charge Quick Charge 3.0. Battery provides up to 18 hours of battery life smartphone in talk mode, up to 22 hours of music playback or up to 32 days in standby mode.
the dimensions of the Nokia smartphone is 154 6 x 75,8 x 7.85 mm. In retail novelty will be available in black case.
Future plans for Nokia: India, Indonesia and Russia
Despite the restriction of sales of smartphone Nokia 6 exclusively Chinese market, HMD Global already has plans for further expansion of the brand to other markets. As previously stated the head of the Global HMD Arto Nummela, the company is considering options for the recovery and expansion of relations with different mobile operators and retailers from different countries.
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the Main purpose of this strategy is to win a location the many fans of the Nokia brand on such a fast growing market like India, Indonesia and Russia.
In may 2016 HMD Global bought from Microsoft for $ 350 million part of the business for the production of phones. In November 2016, it became known that the company acquired from Microsoft the smartphone and tablet businesses. At the same HMD Global has signed an agreement with Nokia about using the brand for at least ten years.