HMD not using flash sale model for Nokia 6, they simply can't keep up with demand


If you've been given the impression that Nokia 6 is hugely popular in China because it sells in a matter of minutes, you might have been deceived by the lack of information.

While we won't be questioning the popularity of HMD's first Nokia-branded smartphone, we can't help but wonder how many units the Finnish company sold since the phone's release in China.

HMD recently confirmed that it's not using the “flash sale” business model in China, like many native OEMs, but they simply can't keep up with demand. The Nokia 6 is exclusively available in China through major retailer JD.com, which already put the phone on sale several times.

Each time the Nokia 6 was made available for purchase, it sold out extremely fast because JD didn't have enough supply to meet the demand. The good news is HMD hopes be able to ramp up the production of the Nokia 6 since the Chinese New Year holiday is almost over.


source: NPU

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13 Comments

1. kiko007

Posts: 7500; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Good for them. Now, release that flagship you've got cooking up. I know it's there......waiting in the wings (winds?) so make it happen. Do that, and I've got my annual Android flagship for 2017!

5. Zylam

Posts: 1817; Member since: Oct 20, 2010

Hopefully the stock international release comes with stock Android.

7. juandante

Posts: 679; Member since: Apr 23, 2013

the Best of the Best is back b*tches. And it's Better than ever! Bring it on Father Nokia!

2. meanestgenius

Posts: 22212; Member since: May 28, 2014

Pretty good news. The Nokia brand still holds a lot of weight, despite what some people will undoubtedly say here. Like kiko, I'm waiting for that Nokia flagship! Bring that on and you've got my money, Nokia.

4. Zylam

Posts: 1817; Member since: Oct 20, 2010

LOL Kiko commented right above you saying how he's happy for them and wants the Nokia flagship.

6. meanestgenius

Posts: 22212; Member since: May 28, 2014

And? Your point? I literally just agreed with him, and even mentioned his name in my comment. Did you not just read that, or are you dyslexic? Serious question right there.

8. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

I can see how it could be read two different ways if you ignore punctuation.

10. meanestgenius

Posts: 22212; Member since: May 28, 2014

I can see your point, but I'm one to make sure that I read thoroughly before committing "digital pen to digital paper". I guess I shouldn't expect everyone to do the same.

12. Zylam

Posts: 1817; Member since: Oct 20, 2010

Yea I didn't read the full stop, sorry man I had just woken up. Honest mistake. You didn't have to go straight to insult, you know. There's ways of being humble. But then again, it's the phone arena comments section, humble and honest doesn't fit in here. My bad, anyway.

13. meanestgenius

Posts: 22212; Member since: May 28, 2014

Not my style to be "humble" when someone accuses me of something that I didn't do, "phone arena comments section" or not. Understand that I would not have gone "straight to insult" had you read the "full stop" to begin with and not falsely assumed that I was coming at kiko. And "honest" is what I always am, here or anywhere else, even brutally so. But if your apology is sincere, then I accept it. Mistakes happen. No worries.

11. DoggyDangerous

Posts: 1028; Member since: Aug 28, 2015

Bring the successor of lumia 1020 with sd835. I am waiting for it.

3. Rafishant

Posts: 398; Member since: Oct 13, 2015

I can't wait for 2/27

9. FlySheikh

Posts: 444; Member since: Oct 02, 2015

Bring that flagship on.

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