The Nokia 6 (2018) will come with the company’s Dual-Sight technology. In the company’s language, users will be able to enjoy Bothi, that is, they will be able to take pictures and record videos with the rear and front cameras simultaneously. Notably, the Bothie feature was previously a part of the Nokia 8 flagship Android smartphone. After this, this technology came in Nokia 7. Now the company has made it a part of the midrange smartphone segment.
Now the question arises that how is the Nokia 6 (2018) different from the older Nokia 6? For the convenience of our readers, Gadgets 360 has tried to find the answer to this very question. Let us tell you about the difference between Nokia 6 (2018) and Nokia 6.
The old Nokia 6’s 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant was priced at CNY 1,699 (roughly Rs. 16,600) in China. The good thing is that even after a year, the price of the new Nokia 6 (2018) with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage variants is the same in China. But this time the company has also launched 32 GB storage with 4 GB RAM and its price is 1,499 Chinese Yuan (about Rs 14, 600). It is worth noting that only the Nokia 6 variant with 3 GB RAM was launched by the company in India. This phone was introduced in India for Rs 14,999.
Nokia 6 (2018) vs Nokia 6: Design and build
Like the old Nokia 6, the new Nokia 6 also has a 5.5-inch display. Nokia 6 (2018) has a screen with 16: 9 aspect ratio. The location of the fingerprint sensor has changed. Earlier, the home button below the display was the only fingerprint sensor. This time it has gone under the camera on the rear side. Talking about the design, the new Nokia 6 (2018) is more beautiful. And the rear panel of the phone draws attention. The camera module and flashlight are in a capsule shape with the fingerprint sensor below it.
This time Nokia has used on-screen navigation buttons in the phone instead of capacitive buttons. Nokia 6 (2018) comes with a metal unibody and 6000 series aluminum has been used to make it.
In terms of dimensions, the Nokia 6 (2018) measures 148.8×75.8×8.6mm, while the Nokia 6 measures 154.00×75.80×7.85mm. In terms of weight, the Nokia 6 (2018) weighs 172 grams while the Nokia 6 weighs 167 grams. The company has launched the new Nokia 6 only in Black and Silver color variants, while the Nokia 6 will be available in Arte Black, Matte Black, Tempered Blue, Silver and Copper colours.
Nokia 6 (2018) vs Nokia 6: Specifications
On paper, the Nokia 6 (2018) has almost all the same specifications as the Nokia 6, except for the processor and storage options. The Nokia 6 sports a 5.5-inch full-HD display with 2.5D Gorilla Glass. The smartphone has been given 4 GB RAM with Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset. Inbuilt storage is 64 GB. Also remember that the Nokia 6 launched in India has 3 GB RAM and 32 GB storage. The Nokia 6 is a dual sim phone and has a 3000 mAh battery. The unibody of the Nokia 6 is built with 6000 series aluminum. It sports a 16MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, phase detection auto focus and dual tone flash. For selfie lovers, an 8-megapixel sensor with F/2.0 aperture has been given.
Nokia 6 (2018) features a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS LCD display. Its resolution is 1080×1920 pixels and aspect ratio is 16:9. Corning Gorilla Glass is present for protection. The 2.2 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor has been used in the smartphone. The new Nokia 6 has 4GB of RAM. There will be an option of 32 GB and 64 GB for storage. The storage of the phone can be increased through microSD card up to 128 GB. Nokia 6 (2018) sports a 16-megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, dual-LED flash, and PDAF. Along with this, an 8-megapixel front camera with aperture F / 2.0 and 84 degree wide angle lens has been given for selfie and video chat. There is no change in the battery capacity either. You will get 3000 mAh battery.
Nokia 6 (2018) vs Nokia 6: Software
Nokia 6 was launched with Android 7.0 Nougat. However, HMD Global has promised to bring Android 8.0 Oreo to all its Android smartphones. The good thing is that the company released the beta build of Android Oreo for the Nokia 6 in the last month of last year. Whereas, the new Nokia 6 (2018) runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat. At present, the company has not given any information about giving Android Oreo update.
Hopefully, on the basis of the information given above, you will be able to know the difference between the two phones. When will Nokia 6 (2018) launch in India? It’s not clear yet.
Nokia 6 (2018) Vs nokia 6
Nokia 6 (2018)
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|Screen Size (inch)||5.50||5.50|
|resolution||1080×1920 pixels||1080×1920 pixels|
|pixels per inch (ppi)||,||403|
|processor||2.2 GHz Octa-Core||1.4GHz octa-core|
|processor model||Qualcomm Snapdragon 630||Qualcomm Snapdragon 430|
|RAM||3 GB||3 GB|
|internal storage||32 GB||32 GB|
|expandable storage type||microSD||microSD|
|Expandable Storage Capacity (GB)||128||128|
|rear flash||dual led||dual led|
|Wi-Fi Standard Support||802.11 a/b/g/n||802.11 a/b/g/n|
|Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)||,||No|
|sim type||nano sim||nano sim|
|sim type||nano sim||nano sim|
|ambient light sensor||Yes||Yes|