Nokia 6, the premium mid-range Android smartphone from HMD Global, will go on its first sale on August 23. The registration for the sale exclusively on Amazon India closes today and HMD Global has confirmed receiving over 1 million registrations.
Amazon India had started registration for Nokia 6 on July 14 and the handset will only be available to those registering for the sale. As part of the sale, Amazon's Prime subscribers get Rs 1,000 cash back if they purchase the device with their Amazon Pay balance. All Nokia 6 customers will also get 80 percent off on purchase of Kindle eBooks up to Rs 300. Other offers include Rs 2,500 off from MakeMyTrip and 45GB additional data for five months from Vodafone.
The Nokia 6 is the first smartphone from HMD Global, the Finnish startup with the license to sell Nokia-branded mobile devices for next 10 years. The company announced the Nokia 6, alongside the Nokia 5 and the Nokia 3 at MWC in February. The handset was formally announced for the Indian market in June and got delayed until mid-August due to high demand for the company's low-end Nokia 3 smartphone.
The Nokia 6 sports a premium design and is built using a single piece of Aluminium. The handset features a 5.5-inch full HD display protected by Corning's Gorilla Glass and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset. The smartphone comes with 3GB RAM, 32GB storage and support for expandable storage up to 128GB via microSD card slot.
On the camera front, the Nokia 6 offers a 16MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, phase detection autofocus, and dual-tone flash. There is an 8MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture and 84-degree wide field of view. The handset features a front mounted fingerprint sensor and is backed by a 3000mAh battery. Nokia 6 also includes dual speakers with Dolby Atmos support and offers 3.5mm audio jack. The smartphone runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat with latest security patch and is expected to get Android O update as well. The smartphone priced at Rs 14,999 will be available in matte black, tempered blue and silver colour variants.