A few days back, HMD Global launched the Nokia 6 (2018), Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 8 Sirocco smartphones in India at Rs. 16,999, Rs. 25,999 and Rs. 49,999. While the Nokia 6 (2018) has gone on sale in the country from Friday, the other two Nokia smartphones will go on pre-order starting from April 20. The fresh information regarding the Nokia 6 (2018) is that the smartphone might get a high-end variant with 4GB RAM soon.
For now, Nokia 6 (2018) with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage space is available for purchase in India. Interested buyers can grab hold of this smartphone via the official Nokia Mobile Shop (online store) as well as select retail outlets across the country. In the meantime, a NokiaPowerUser report citing sources reveals that the Nokia 6 (2018) with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage space is all set to be launched soon in India for Rs. 18,999.
The report goes on stating that the Nokia 6 (2018) with higher RAM and storage space might launch in India in the next week. If that does not happen, the smartphone is expected to hit the retail shelves by the end of this month. Notably, except for the difference in the RAM and storage space, the other specifications will be similar to the 3GB RAM variant of the smartphone.
Nokia 6 (2018) with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage space is priced at Rs. 16,999. The smartphone is available in three color variants - Blue/Gold, White/Iron and Black/Copper. The smartphone bundles attractive launch offers such as Rs. 2,000 cash back from Airtel, which will take its effective price down to Rs. 14,999.
Also, there will be an extended free subscription to Airtel TV app until the end of 2018 and 25% instant discount on domestic hotel bookings on MakeMyTrip. There will be 12 months of Accidental Damage Insurance by Servify on creating a Kotak 811 savings account. There will be no cost EMI on select credit cards and Bajaj FinServ and Home Credit. ICICI Bank offers another 5% cash back until purchases made by May 31, 2018.
To recap, the new Nokia 6 (first impressions) runs Android 8.0 Oreo's Android One program without any bloatware or customizations. There is a 5.5-inch FHD IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Under its hood, the smartphone makes use of an octa-core Snapdragon 630 SoC and a 3000mAh battery. The smartphone has a 16MP rear camera with Zeiss optics, dual-tone LED flash and f/2.0 aperture. At the front, the Nokia 6 (2018) features an 8MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture. There is a microSD card supporting up to 128GB storage space.