Mystery variant of the Nokia 6 passes Wi-Fi certification. Possible global release?

As you probably know, HMD has recently announced the first Nokia-branded Android smartphone it's going to produce. It's named the Nokia 6 and will be launching in China today. The handset is a midranger with shiny looks and an aggressive price-tag and expectations for it to launch in Western markets aren't high.

However, not all hope is lost. Website NokiaPowerUser managed to dig up a Wi-Fi certification for what appears to be a different variant of the Nokia 6. The model that is going to launch in China is known to be TA-1000. However, now, there's a new TA-1003 variant and it's unknown why it would exist.

Of course, the mere existence of a different variant of the phone barely means that it will be hitting European and US markets. However, it may still be a possibility.

The Nokia 6 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430, paired with 4 GB of RAM. The processor is nothing to write home about, but it has a generous amount of RAM for its class of device, its 16 MP main camera and 8 MP selfie snapper sound promising, its design is pretty, and... well — it's a Nokia-branded phone! So, yes, there is some excitement surrounding this device. Whether it's justified — we'd love to find out if we ever get our hands on it.


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  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 430, Octa-core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(18h 3G talk time)

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4 Comments

1. Diego!

Posts: 874; Member since: Jun 15, 2009

mmmmm the design looks as if an iPhone and a Samgung Galaxy S had a baby. I'm really glad Nokia is back on business but altough they're going to release new cellphones with cool specs at a friendly price, they should also improve the design of their phones. When I think of Nokia I think of quality and beautiful designs. I know this is not the Nokia we used to know, but still...

2. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

They cant have babies since they're both gay.

3. Dr.SamX

Posts: 240; Member since: Jan 19, 2015

What do you mean by "improve the design"? It is a smartphone! You can't reinvent that is has a touchscreen on the front and buttons somewhere on the side. And most people like metal unibodys, so that is what it has as well. I think it is actually a good looking device! If priced right, I would be willing to give it a chance!

4. SIGPRO

Posts: 2817; Member since: Oct 03, 2012

Euhm you know that Nokia had these designs way before the iphone's existed?

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