Nokia to take wraps off its X6 smartphone today

Nokia X6 with iPhone X-like notch, dual cameras, glass design set to launch today

HMD Global led Nokia has officially announced the company's latest mi-range device in its new Nokia X series, dubbed as the Nokia X6. X-series is supposed to be better than the normal, mainstream device lineup and similar to that the X6 packs a better processor, improved design and dual camera setup on the back when compared to the regular Nokia 6 lineup. The display is covered by a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass 3 which protects from minor scratches. The phone is priced at CNY 1299 (USD 204/ INR 13,830) for the 4 GB RAM/ 32 GB storage variant, the 4 GB RAM/ 64 GB storage variant is priced at CNY 1499 (USD 236/ INR 15,980), while the 6 GB RAM and 64 GB storage variant would cost you CNY 1699 (USD 266/ INR 18,090). The 3GB RAM, 32GB storage variant has been available for a while now and is priced at Rs 16,999.

The smartphone also has 3.5mm headphone jack slot, and comes with a single microphone. There is expected to be 32GB/ 64GB onboard storage, expandable up to 128GB. It looks like the device will have a 16-megapixel camera on the front for selfies. Connectivity options on the device include 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, and USB Type-C. The secondary unit uses a Monochrome 5 MP camera with an F/2.2 aperture and 1.2um pixel size. It comes with a 3060 mAH battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support underneath, which can be charged from 0 - 50 % in just 30 mins.

The 19:9 FHD+ panel also has a large enough chin to house a Nokia logo, with a second brand inscription on the back, below dual 16 + 5MP shooters and a fingerprint sensor. There's no mention of fast-charging on the phone. The 6GB RAM and 64GB storage version will cost Yuan 1699 which is almost Rs 18,100.

There were numerous rumors and leaks for Nokia X and Nokia X6 in the past, with the aforementioned alleged TENAA listing and Geekbench listing, but some of the more credible ones.



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