Specs summary

Screen
5.5"

The Nokia 6's screen is 5.5 inches with 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution.

Processor
1.4GHz

There is a Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430 Octa core 1.4 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 7.0 Nougat operating system (OS).

Camera
16+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 16+ megapixel camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 8+ megapixels resolution.

Storage
64 GB

Internal memory is 64 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
3000mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 3000 mAh battery. Nokia's performance ratings are 32 days standby time, 1080 minutes (3G), 573 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.



This device straddles the border between entry-level and mid-range smartphones thanks to its refined design but outdated specs.

- Eric M. Zeman , Phone Scoop 

Reviews (6.9/10 Avg. rating)


Phone Scoop

Phone is pricey considering the experience it delivers

from Phone Scoop
The handset is attractive, well-made, and confidence-inspiring. I really like the metal chassis and other elements of the build. It's a fine voice phone, battery life is good, and the display is decent, too. The Android operating system is easy to use. The limited LTE support for U.S. networks left me surfing 3G most of the time I tested the phone. This simply doesn't make for a good experience, and data-intensive apps suffered as a result. The so-so camera left me wanting much more, and the sometimes sluggish performance of the phone was frustrating... Full review
Talk Android

The brand is back, but this phone is full of compromises

from Talk Android

First and foremost, this is a budget-friendly phone. It’s better than a cheap $50 Tracfone and will certainly give you a better experience (and will probably work for most than 6 months) but it’s still a little underwhelming, even at its lower price point. For $230 it’s really hard to recommend against some other very decently priced phones, but for $180 that decision is much tougher. You’re getting a lot of bang for your buck there, but you have to live with tons of Amazon ads in your face, all the time. That’s not my cup of tea, but if you’re on a... Full review

Pocket-lint

Affordable Android with strength in design

from Pocket-lint
The Nokia 6 is a slightly confusing device. The quality of the design and build would perhaps suit a phone with more ambitious hardware inside. Ultimately the experience is dictated by that entry-level hardware and this is very much par for the course when it comes to affordable phone performance... Full review
All About Symbian

An unremarkable smartphone

from All About Symbian
Almost every component is a downgrade from the Lumia 950, for example, it performs and is in the same realm as the Lumia 650, though I have to give props to Nokia/HMD for the terrifically solid construction and design. It's a phone I kept picking up, it feels like a serious tool, and it's a damn good start to the reinvention of the Nokia brand... Full review
GSMArena

International flavor

from GSMArena
The China-specific Nokia 6 was our first encounter with HMD's revived Nokia and it left us with mixed feelings. There was enough to like about the 6: the superb build quality and the all-round great display, but then the camera was beyond meh, and the chipset felt a little underpowered... Full review
TechRadar

Premium affordability from an iconic name

from TechRadar
The Nokia 6 is comfortably the most accomplished of the launch trio of new Nokia phones. If you can stretch to the quite reasonable price tag it’s the Nokia phone we’d recommend you go for thanks to its Full HD display, tidy performance and solid camera... Full review
Cnet

Beauty on a budget

from Cnet
The sluggish performance of the Nokia 6 is a nuisance, but its low price and good looks go a long way to make up for it... Full review
PhoneArena

Well equipped

from PhoneArena
Nokia’s highest end Android phone this far is a solid phone, but we shan’t forget it’s still a mid-range offering. Its premium feel, up-to-the-task screen, and capable 16-megapixel camera make it easy to forget that. But we never lose sight of this is in regard to its processing power; in more intensive usage scenarios, this will be most evident... Full review
The Verge

Budget phone, budget experience

from The Verge
If you were hoping for the Nokia 6 to be the second coming of Nokia in the US, you’ll be disappointed. You might also have been expecting a bit too much. A roughly $200 phone is never going to be anything more than a budget model for casual consumers... Full review
GSMArena

Back in black

from GSMArena
Nokia is back, and if you were thinking that HMD Global would just go ahead and exploit the brand nostalgia, while shipping a dud of a phone, think again. It's a superbly built handset that is a camera and a chipset away from true greatness. How about that Nokia 8, then?.. Full review

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Full Specs

Overview
Release date January 8, 2017
Regions available United Kingdom, India
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
CDMA:
800 MHz
UMTS:
850/900/1900/2100 MHz
LTE:
1900/2100/850/1800 /2600/2300/2500 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, EV-DO Rev. A, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
SIM Card Nano-SIM
Dual SIM Yes
Operating System Android 7.0 Nougat

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Processor Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430 Octa core 1.4 GHz
Internal Flash Memory
64 GB
RAM 4 GB
ROM No
GPS A-GPS
Digital compass Yes
FlightMode Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Unknown
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual
Power & Battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 3000 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time 598 minutes
Wi-Fi Surfing Time 573 minutes
3G Surfing Time Unknown
4G Surfing Time Unknown
Talk Time Up to:
1080 minutes (3G)
Standby Time Up to: 32 days
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Aluminium
Colors Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 15.4 x 7.6 x 0.8 cm
(6.1 x 3 x 0.3 in)
Weight 169 grams
(6 ounces)
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged Design No
IP Rating No
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel Density 403 pixels
Size 5.5 inches
3D No
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Graphics Yes
Themes No
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, 2.5D curved glass
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key Yes
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical Keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad / Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browsing Type HTML, HTML 5
Browser Google Android
Javascript Yes
Flash No
Email Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features Gmail
Messaging Services SMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HFP, HSP
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
WiFi Encryption No
Mobile Hotspot Yes
WiMAX No
Expansion Slots Yes
Expansion Slots Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV-out No
DLNA Support No
NFC No
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
PictBridge No
Camera
Main Camera  
Aperture ƒ/2
Resolution 16+ megapixels
Dual Lens No
Zoom Yes
Flash Yes (Dual LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info Auto focus, Face detection, Geotagging, ISO, Multi-shot, Panorama, Self-timer, White balance, Phase detection, Exposure, HDR
Video Recording Formats MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera  
Resolution 8+ megapixels
Zoom Yes
Additional Front Camera Info No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MIDI, MP3, MP4, eAAC+, AAC+, AAC, WMA, WAV, M4A
Radio Yes (FM)
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV, FLV
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Stereo
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stopwatch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer No
Weather Yes
Stocks No
Maps Yes
Notepad No
Voice Memos / Recorder No
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps No
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