Nokia 6 one step closer to U.S. launch after receiving its FCC certification

Nokia 6 one step closer to U.S. launch after receiving its FCC certification
Following in the footsteps of the Nokia 3 and Nokia 5, the Nokia 6 has taken a giant step toward its expected stateside launch by receiving its FCC certification. Because the phone has already been released overseas, we don't have to guess at the specs. The handset features a Gorilla Glass 3 protected 5.5-inch LCD display with a 1080 x 1920 FHD resolution. Under the hood is the Snapdragon 430 chipset with an octa-core 1.4GHz CPU and the Adreno 505 GPU. 3GB of RAM is inside along with 32GB of expandable storage.

The 16MP rear camera comes with an f/2.0 aperture, PDAF and Laser auto focus. A front-facing 8MP camera is available for users to snap selfies and handle video chats. A fingerprint scanner is on board, and keeping the lights on is a 3000mAh battery. The handset was updated to Android 7.1.1 prior to its global launch, which could take place next month.

The handset's U.K. pricing is equivalent to $297 USD. This conversion doesn't always work out perfectly, but it does give us a ball park figure of what to expect when the Nokia 6 is finally made available in the U.S.

If you live in the U.S. and have been dreaming about owning this phone, keep checking in for the latest information. on the Nokia 6.


source: FCC via NokiaMob.net

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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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15 Comments

1. Doakie

Posts: 2478; Member since: May 06, 2009

Why 430? Should have at least been 625...

4. nokia12

Posts: 610; Member since: Nov 19, 2013

Nokia phones are not about specs.. if you want that get Moto G5 plus Nokia is more about overall experience... It is built like a Tank + Pure android + Fast updates + good enough in other departments https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nYasmMSY3wAhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_5aXkW0EFRI Camera could have been better though..

5. renan_batista2

Posts: 21; Member since: May 11, 2013

This is definitly the phone that i´d buy to my mom as a gift or to my dad. Specially because its for costumers that are not worried about high specs but they still want to have the best experience on their phones. So it fits right to elder people that are Ok with those specs. For me i would only purchase in the next generation when they will launch a flagship.

8. Dr.Phil

Posts: 2361; Member since: Feb 14, 2011

I don't think there will be a huge performance difference between the 625 and 430 considering both are octa-core A53 chipsets. There is a difference in their clock speed (1.4 vs 2.0) and the process they're built on (28 vs 14 nm), but considering Nokia is using stock Android for their software it should mean that you won't need a lot of CPU power in order to operate the device smoothly.

2. meanestgenius

Posts: 22043; Member since: May 28, 2014

Definitely going to pick up a Nokia 6 once it's available stateside. Looking forward to rocking out with Nokia handsets again.

3. antmiu2

Posts: 550; Member since: Jun 19, 2011

so this is a budget phone? hopefully its $199.99 unlocked.

6. eman99

Posts: 410; Member since: Aug 03, 2010

Probably just another GSM only phone

14. Bernoulli

Posts: 4360; Member since: Sep 01, 2012

Right?! Don't you love that freedom?

7. Acdc1a

Posts: 473; Member since: Jan 21, 2016

Yes, bring it!

13. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

"The handset was updated to Android 7.1.1" Nice!! A great stock phone. They are like rare gems nowaday.

9. Valdomero

Posts: 677; Member since: Nov 13, 2012

I will wait for the Nokia 9 thank you, the Nokia 6 might've been an option if it would've a 625 processor, still a good phone.

10. omnitech

Posts: 1131; Member since: Sep 28, 2016

Why would anyone buy this? Even HTC and Sony devices are better.

12. BuffaloSouce unregistered

Because the UI sucks on both Sony and HTC phones. People have serious issues if they buy phones just on looks

11. fyah_king unregistered

$150 should be the price.

15. Valdomero

Posts: 677; Member since: Nov 13, 2012

I think the Nokia 6 might be $300-$350 after taxes. still a good price, if it only had the 625 I might consider buying it...

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