Nokia X6 is official with dual cameras, 19:9 display, and notch

By | 16th May 2018

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HMD Global has launched its new flagship, the Nokia X6, in China. The device, previously seen with the name Nokia X, was unveiled in Beijing earlier today.

The smartphone is the first Nokia device to sport a controversial notch and a 19:9 display — facets that should help it achieve a decent screen-to-body ratio. It features an octa-core, Snapdragon 636 chip, up to 6 GB of RAM and up to 64 GB of internal storage space.

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On the back of the X6 you’ll find a dual-rear camera setup, housing 16MP + 5MP (monochrome) sensors with f/2.0 apertures, and a 16MP camera with f/2.0 aperture on the front. Software features include automatic AI image enhancements (like color balance adjustments and facial recognition), HDR photo mode, and the “Bothie” mode for using front and rear cameras simultaneously.

It runs on Android 8.1 Oreo and comes with a 3060mAh battery with USB Type-C connectivity. You’ll also find a fingerprint scanner on the back and a headphone jack at the top. Nokia.com

Nokia X6 price and availability

The Nokia X6 is going up for pre-order today in China in black, dark blue, and silver. It will be coming in three versions at the following prices:

  • 4GB RAM / 32GB ROM: CNY 1,299 (~$200)
  • 4GB RAM / 64GB ROM: CNY 1,499 (~$235)
  • 6GB RAM / 64GB ROM: CNY 1,699 (~$265)

The specific Nokia X6 release date isn’t yet known, nor are wider availability details. We’ve reached out to HMD Global on the matter and will update this post with a response should we receive one.

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 Nokia X6
Display5.8-inch, 19:9, FHD+ (1080 x 2280 pixels), Gorilla Glass 3
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 636 (octa-core)
GPUAdreno 509
RAM4GB/6GB
Storage32GB/64GB + microSD support
CamerasRear: 16MP + 5MP, HDR photo mode, Bothie mode, AI photo fixes
Front: 16MP
Battery3060mAh with Quick Charge 3.0 and USB Type-C
Fingerprint scannerYes
Connectivity4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, headphone port
Dimensions147.2 x 70.98 x 7.99mm
Weight151g

SoftwareAndroid 8.1 Oreo

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