Nokia 6 (2018) vs Nokia 3.1

Display

Display size

5.5 inches
5.2 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
720 x 1440 pixels

Aspect Ratio

 
18:9

Pixel density

401 ppi
310 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

74.02 %
69.55 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Peak brightness

450 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
 

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

Phase detection autofocus
Autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.0

Flash

Dual LED
LED

Software Features

Touch to focus, Face detection, Voice activation, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Burst mode, HDR, Panorama
Face detection, Touch to focus, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Video calling
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

Wide Angle
Wide Angle

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.86 x 2.98 x 0.34 inches (148.8 x 75.8 x 8.6 mm)
5.76 x 2.70 x 0.34 inches (146.25 x 68.65 x 8.7 mm)

Weight

6.07 oz (172 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
4.88 oz (138 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Plastic; Frame: Metal

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
 

Keys

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
 

Colors

Black, Blue, White
Black, Blue, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists
Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI
MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264
MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Radio

FM, RDS
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SDM630
MediaTek MT6750

Processor

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 1500 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm

GPU

Adreno 508
Mali-T860 MP2

RAM

3 GB LPDDR4
3 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
32 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
 

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
4.2

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Generic Object Exchange (GOEP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
microUSB

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG
Mass storage device, USB OTG

Charging connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
microUSB

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)
Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Other

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 28

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 40, 41
Bands 38, 40

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS

SIM type

Nano SIM
 

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
2990 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Yes
 

Talk time

16.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)
18.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)

Stand-by time

21.1 days (507 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)
30.0 days (720 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)

Music playback

119.00 hours
84.00 hours

Video playback

12.50 hours
9.40 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer
Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk
Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Charger, Charging / data cable, Quick guide, Headset, Sim door key

MSRP price

$ 269
$ 159

Availability

Officially announced

Feb 25, 2018
May 29, 2018
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