In early 2017 Nokia was the main newsmaker. In January 2017, it released its first Android smartphone in the company’s history called Nokia 6. In just the first week the smartphone was pre-ordered by more than one million people. And this is not just the sentimentality of the fans of the formerly powerful Nokia. It is reall high quality smartphone, which attracted the attention of millions. After Nokia 6, the manufacturer has released a number of smartphones, but only Nokia 6 was the most interesting device.
The next year we are waiting for Nokia 6 2018. We already received first photos and specifications of new smartphone. We cannot ignore new information and prepared for you the first review Nokia 6 2018.
By the way, there is not much time left before official release of smartphone. The release date Nokia 6 2018 is January-February 2018 at MWC 2018.
Compare Specifications Nokia 6 (2017) and Nokia 6 2018:
|Nokia 6 (2017)||Nokia 6 2018|
If you look at specifications of both smartphones, then you will find a pleasant fact: Nokia 6 2018 will become a very interesting update. Let’s take a look at main changes.
Nokia 6 2018: Design
Let’s start with design. Nokia 6 2018 will change dramatically. This will happen due to the fact that Nokia 6, most likely, will have full screen design and 18:9 screen. Where does this information come from? From the Chinese agency TENAA, which shares information about new smartphone.
On the picture below we can see Nokia 6 2018 in full screen design. The fingerprint reader moved to the back panel of the device, and the back cover looks similar to Nokia 5 (2017). An interesting solution, do you agree? If we compare the design of Nokia 6 of the first generation and the second generation, then the new phone definitely looks more modern and nice. There’s nothing to say.
Nokia 6 2018: Display
Also, new smartphone will have new display. It will be IPS LCD-matrix, 5.7 inches, resolution 2160×1080, 409 ppi, Gorilla Glass 5. The display size will be increased, and resolution also will be higher.
Nokia 6 2018: Performance
If the rumors are confirmed, the new smartphone from Nokia will receive a powerful processor from Snapdragon. In 2017 Nokia 6 was quite expensive, but it comes with budget chipset Snapdragon 430. So, many people refused to buy the smartphone. In 2018 the situation may change dramatically as a second generation of Nokia 6 can get Snapdragon 660. The processor is built on eight cores Kryo the CPU 260, which are divided into two blocks. The overclocked unit operates at a clock frequency of 2.2 GHz; it is designed to solve complex computing tasks. Also there are four cores with frequency of 1.8 GHz. As the graphics core is used Adreno 512. The chipset is built on 14-nm process technology. The processor supports fast charging technology Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0, Bluetooth 5.0 and Wi-Fi 5 GHz. In synthetic test AnTuTu, Nokia 6 2018 will have about 85000 points. This is a significant breakthrough in comparison with 40000 points from Nokia 6 (2017).
Nokia 6 2018: Memory
As for RAM and built-in memory, the picture is as follows:
- Nokia 6 – 3/32 GB
- Nokia 6 – 4/64 GB
- Nokia 6 – 6/128 GB
If the latest version is questionable, but the first two modifications of Nokia 6 2018 we will definitely see.
Nokia 6 2018: Camera
Little is known about the cameras of upcoming smartphone. There is information that Nokia 6 2018 will receive the main 19MP camera sensor from Samsung. The front camera will take pictures using 13MP sensor. If this is true, then the smartphone can be really good smartphone for taking photos.
The situation is standard on connectors and interfaces: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, USB Type-C, 3.5 mm for headset, GPS (A-GPS), GLONASS, GSM / EDGE, UMTS / HSDPA, LTE, NFC support. The battery of new smartphone will allow it to work from one full charge for one day. You should not count on more. It is expected that Nokia 6 2018 will run on Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box.
Nokia 6 2018: Price
It is difficult to write first review about Nokia 6 2018, because we do not know full specifications list of the smartphone. Based on information that we have, we are really waiting for an interesting and decent smartphone. It has every chance to follow the success of Nokia 6 (2017). Of course, everything will depend on the price. We are sure that Nokia 6 2018 will cost more than model from 2017. But we don’t know how much. If the price Nokia 6 2018 will be higher than $400, it could be bad for the sales.