Nokia X6 is coming to India as Nokia 6.1 Plus by end of August

nokia 6.1 plus

Nokia’s first notch display smartphone, the X6, which was originally launched as the China-specific handset will be coming to India by the end of August. HMD Global, the owner of Nokia brand will be bringing its powerful mid-ranger to compete with Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 5 Pro and Asus’s Zenfone Max Pro M1. With the tremendous response this handset has been getting worldwide, it was bound to get out of its homeland. It could be called Nokia 6.1 Plus. 

Taiwan would be the first country to receive this handset as it is scheduled for July 19 release. Later it will head to Russia as the certification for the device is done in the country. India and Malaysia are likely to see the launch of Nokia 6.1 Plus simultaneously.

Nokia 6.1 Plus: Rebranded Nokia X6  

If you haven’t been following the news, then, you must know that Nokia 6.1 Plus would be the same handset that was released as Nokia X6 in China almost two months back. It comes with a 5.8-inch 19:9 aspect ratio notch display with a resolution of 2280 x 1080. With a powerful processor, Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 in its ante, it would be one of the most powerful mid-ranger once released in India.

It could be released in two variants, 4GB of RAM and 32GB of storage, and 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. The camera department will be flaunting a dual rear setup. Where the primary sensor would be of 16MP resolution, accompanied by a 5MP secondary lens. For selfie lovers, it shall pack a 16MP resolution snapper.

Note that it will be an Android One smartphone, meaning expects latest Android OS updates on this device. It will be running on Android 8.1 Oreo UI. All this would be powered by a large 3600mAh capacity battery.

What do you guys think about Nokia 6.1 Plus pricing? Well, it should retail under 20,000 if the company wants it to perform well in the market. The aggressive pricing would be below 15,000.


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