The Nokia 6 (2018) will come with the company’s dual-sight technology. In the language of the company, users will be able to enjoy Bothie, that is, they will be able to take pictures and record videos with the rear and front cameras simultaneously. Notably, the Bothie feature was earlier part of the Nokia 8 flagship Android smartphone. After this this technology came in Nokia 7. Now the company has made it a part of the midrange smartphone segment.
Now the question arises that how is the Nokia 6 (2018) different from the old Nokia 6? For the convenience of its readers, Gadgets 360 has tried to find an answer to this question. Let us tell you about the difference between Nokia 6 (2018) and Nokia 6.
The 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage variant of the old Nokia 6 was priced at 1,699 Chinese Yuan (about Rs 16,600) in China. The good thing is that even after a year, the price of 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage variants of the new Nokia 6 (2018) is the same in China. But this time the company has also launched 32 GB storage with 4 GB RAM and its price is 1,499 Chinese Yuan (about Rs 14,600). It is worth noting that in India only the Nokia 6 variant with 3 GB RAM was launched. This phone was introduced in India for Rs 14,999.
Nokia 6 (2018) vs. Nokia 6: Design and Specs
Like the old Nokia 6, the new Nokia 6 also has a 5.5-inch display. Nokia 6 (2018) has a screen with 16: 9 aspect ratio. The location of the fingerprint sensor has changed. Earlier, the home button present under the display was the only fingerprint sensor. This time it has gone under the camera on the rear. Talking about the design, the new Nokia 6 (2018) is more beautiful. And the rear panel of the phone grabs attention. The camera module and flashlight are in the shape of a capsule with a fingerprint sensor at the bottom.
This time Nokia has used on-screen navigation buttons in the phone instead of capacitive buttons. The Nokia 6 (2018) comes with a metal unibody and 6000 series aluminum has been used to make it.
Talking about dimensions, the dimensions of Nokia 6 (2018) are 148.8×75.8×8.6mm, while the dimensions of Nokia 6 are 154.00 x 75.80 x 7.85mm. In terms of weight, the Nokia 6 (2018) weighs in at 172 grams while the Nokia 6 weighs 167 grams. The company has launched the new Nokia 6 in only Black and Silver color variants, while the Nokia 6 will be available in Arte Black, Matte Black, Tempered Blue, Silver and Copper colors.
Nokia 6 (2018) vs. Nokia 6: Specifications
On paper, the Nokia 6 (2018) has almost all the same specifications as the Nokia 6 except for the processor and storage options. The Nokia 6 sports a 5.5-inch full-HD display with 2.5D Gorilla Glass. The smartphone has 4 GB RAM with Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset. Inbuilt storage is 64 GB. Also remember that the Nokia 6 launched in India offers 3 GB RAM and 32 GB storage. Nokia 6 is a dual sim phone and packs 3000 mAh battery. The unibody of the Nokia 6 is made with 6000 series aluminum. It has a 16-megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, which is equipped with phase detection auto focus and dual tone flash. For selfie lovers, an 8-megapixel sensor with F / 2.0 aperture has been given.
Nokia 6 (2018) flaunts a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS LCD display. Its resolution is 1080×1920 pixels and the aspect ratio is 16: 9. There is Corning Gorilla Glass for protection. The 2.2 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor has been used in the smartphone. The new Nokia 6 has 4 GB RAM. For storage, the option of 32 GB and 64 GB will be available. The phone’s storage can be increased up to 128 GB via microSD card. The Nokia 6 (2018) sports a 16-megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, dual LED flash and PDAF. Along with this, an 8-megapixel front camera with aperture F / 2.0 and 84 degree wide angle lens has been given for selfie and video chat. There is no change in battery capacity either. You will get 3000 mAh battery.
Nokia 6 (2018) vs. Nokia 6: Software
Nokia 6 was launched with Android 7.0 Nougat. However, HMD Global has promised Android 8.0 Oreo to all its Android smartphones. The good thing is that the company released the beta build of Android Oreo for the Nokia 6 in the last month of last year. At the same time, the new Nokia 6 (2018) runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat. At present, the company has not given any information about giving Android Oreo update.
Hopefully, based on the information given above, you will be able to know the difference between the two phones. When will the Nokia 6 (2018) launch in India? It’s not clear yet.