HMD Global has launched the Nokia 6.1 Plus in India at an event held in New Delhi today. The latest offering from the company comes with a completely new design philosophy along with an iPhone X-like display notch. Notably, the Nokia 6.1 Plus was first launched in Hong Kong lst month and is actually the global variant of the Nokia X6 launched in China back in May. The device is an Android One smartphone which means it is scheduled to receive regular updates from Google over the next three years.
Alongside the Nokia 6.1 Plus, the company has launched the Nokia 5.1 Plus which is the global variant of the Nokia X5 launched in China earlier.
Coming to the pricing details, the Nokia 6.1 Plus carries a price tag of Rs 15,999 and it will be available via Flipkart and the Nokia online store from August 30. However, preorders of the device will begin from today itself.
Talking about the specifications, the Nokia 6.1 Plus features a 5.8-inch full HD+ display with a resolution of 1080 X 2280 pixels and is protected on the top by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The smartphone is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636SoC coupled with 4GB of RAM.
On the optics front, the device sports a dual rear camera setup with a 16-megapixel primary sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary monochrome sensor. The camera module is supported by a dual tone LED flash. On the front, the device features a 16-megapixel sensor for taking selfies and video calling.
The Nokia 6.1 Plus comes with 64GB of inbuilt storage space which is further expandable to a maximum of 400GB via a micro-SD card. Connectivity options in the smartphone include 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS, USB Type-C port and 3.5mm headphone jack. Sensors onboard the device include an accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, digital compass and an ambient light sensor. It is fuelled by a 3060mAh battery under the hood and runs on Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box.