Amazon reveals Nokia 6 India release date; pre-order service is now live

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Amazon, which is HMD Global Oy's official e-commerce partner in India, has officially revealed the availability details of the much awaited Nokia 6 Android phone in the country.
Amazon India has commenced taking pre-orders for the Nokia 6 and confirmed that the sale will go live next month on August 23.
Nokia 6 was originally launched in India along with Nokia 5 and the Nokia 3 last month on June 13 and now the top-end phone can be booked on Amazon India from today for Rs.14,999.
As part of the promotional launch campaign, Amazon is giving a special offer for Prime members. They get Rs. 1,000 back when they purchase the device using Amazon Pay balance and all Nokia 6 customers get 80 percent off on Kindle eBooks up to Rs.300.
In addition, Vodafone subscribers can avail up to additional 10GB data per month at Rs. 249 per month for 5 months on their Nokia 6. Buyers will also get Rs. 2,500 off (Rs. 1800 on hotels & Rs.700 off on domestic flights) on Makemytrip.com
Also, on the new Nokia 6, using a single sign-on to pre-installed Amazon apps and deals widget, consumers get easy access to their personalised deals, content, order history, wish list, and shipment update. Amazon Prime members will also get access tens of thousands of movies and TV shows, over 3M eBooks, free one and two-day shipping and so much more.
For those unaware, Nokia 6 flaunts 7000 series Aluminium metal body and features a 5.5-inch full HD (1920x1080p) display with 2.5D glass shield.
Under-the-hood, it comes packed with Android Nougat 7.1.1 OS, Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core CPU, 4GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, 16MP primary camera, 8MP front snapper and a 3,000mAh battery.
Nokia 6 pre-order service goes live in IndiaNokia
A notable aspect of Nokia 6 (and also Nokia 5 and 3 series) is that it supports Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based Google Assistant feature and is guaranteed to get the Android O series OS update later this year and also the Android software in 2018.
Watch this space for latest news on Nokia products. Dear readers, do you want to buy the new Nokia 6? Share your thoughts with us in the comments section below.

Key specifications of Nokia 6, Nokia 5 and Nokia 3:


ModelsNokia 6Nokia 5Nokia 3
Display5.5-inch full HD IPS LCD screen with Sculpted Corning Gorilla Glass display having sunlight readibility
  • Aspect ratio: 16:9
  • Brightness: 450 nits (laminated)
  • Pixel density: 403 ppi (pixels per inch)
5.2-inch HD (1280x720p) IPS LCD screen with 2.5D sculpted Corning Gorilla Glass display having Sunlight visibility improvement, polarizer
  • Aspect ratio: 16:9
  • Brightness: 500 nits (laminated)
5.0-inch HD (1280x720p) IPS LCD screen with 2.5D sculpted Corning Gorilla Glass display having Sunlight visibility improvement, polarizer
  • Aspect ratio: 16:9
  • Brightness: 450 nits (laminated)
OSAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat with Google AssistantAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat with Google AssistantAndroid 7.0 Nougat with Google Assistant
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core CPUQualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core CPU1.3GHz MediaTek (MTK 6737) quad-core
RAM3GB/4GB2GB2GB
Storage32GB/64GB, expandable up to 128GB16GB, expandable up to 128GB16GB, expandable up to 128GB
Camera
  • Main: 16MP camera with PDAF (Phase Detection Auto Focus), 1.0µm, f/2.0 aperture, dual tone flash
  • Front: 8MP AF (autofocus), 1.12um, f/2, 84 degrees FOV (Field Of View)
  • Main: 13MP camera with PDAF (Phase Detection Auto Focus), f/2.0 aperture, 1.12µm, dual tone flash
  • Front: 8MP camera with autofocus, 1.12µm pixel sense, f/2.0 aperture, 84-degree FOV
  • Main: 8MP camera with autofocus, 1.12µm, f/2 aperture, LED flash
  • Front: 8MP camera with autofocus, 1.12µm, f/2 aperture, 84-degree FOV, display flash
Battery3,000mAh3,000mAh2,650mAh
Network4G-LTE4G-TLE4G-LTE
Add-onsFingerprint sensor, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, NFC (Near Field Communication), microUSB v2.0, OTG support, dual speakers with Smart amplifier (TFA9891) having Dolby Atmos,Fingerprint sensor, Bluetooth v4.1, Wi-Fi, NFC, microUSB v2.0, OTG support, single speaker with Smart amplifier (TFA9891)Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, NFC, microUSB v2.0, OTG support, single speaker
Dimensions154 x 75.8 x 7.85 mm (8.4 with camera bump)149.7 x 72.5 x 8.05 mm (8.55 with camera bump)143.4 x 71.4 x 8.48 mm (8.68mm is camera bump)
ColoursArte Black (limited edition), Matte Black, Tempered Blue, Silver, CopperTempered Blue, Silver, Matte Black, CopperTempered Blue, Silver, Matte Black, Copper
PriceRs. 14,999Rs. 12,899Rs. 9,499

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