HMD Global is likely to launch the Nokia 6 (2018) in China this week on January 5. Now ahead of launch, the Nokia 6 (2018) has been spotted on a GeekBench benchmarking website, via Slashleaks. The listing has confirmed some of the specifications which were leaked earlier.
In the GeekBench listing, the Nokia 6 (2018) got 863 points in single-core test and in multi-core test it received 4163 points. As per the listing on Geekbench, the Nokia 6 (2018) has 4GB RAM and Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 2.21 GHz octa-core processor. The handset is based on the Android 8.0.0 Oreo operating system.
Just yesterday, a China-based retailer named Suning has leaked a teaser image of the Nokia 6 (2018) on Chinese microblogging website, Weibo.
Since the Nokia 6 was announced in China in January and thereafter went on sale a few days later, so the successor might also debut this month and the device might go on sale from January 19 which was earlier rumoured to be the launch date.
The Nokia 6 (2018) was yesterday found listed on Chinese regulatory site, TENAA, revealing some key specifications. The device will sport a 5.5-inch Full HD display with a screen resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The listing further reveals that Nokia 6 (2018) will be powered by a 2.2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor along with Adreno 508 GPU. The phone will be backed by a 4GB of RAM and 32GB/64GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 128GB via micro SD card.
The Nokia 6 (2018) will be juiced up by a 3000mAh battery and on the connectivity front, it will support 4G VoLTE, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, USB Type-C and dual-SIM support. The device measures 148.8 × 75.8 × 8.15mm and weighs 172 grams.
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On the camera front, Nokia 6 (2018) will feature a 16-megapixel rear camera with dual LED flash, while for the front, it will come loaded with an 8-megapixel sensor for selfies and video calling. The phone will run on Android 7.1.1 Nougat, which is a letdown as most the most smartphones are now coming with the latest Android 8.0 Oreo.