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Nokia 6

alaTest has collected and analyzed 420 reviews of Nokia 6. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Opinions about the screen and usability are on the whole positive. The performance and price are also mentioned favorably. Many are negative about the reception, and views are divided on the portability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Nokia 6 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : GSMArena Team (gsmarena.com)

Nokia 6 review: International flavor

 

Aluminum body, 2.5D Gorilla Glass 3 front. ; 5.5" IPS LCD, 1,920x1,080px resolution, 403ppi. ; 16MP, 1.0µm pixel size, f/2.0 aperture, phase detection autofocus; dual-tone dual-LED flash; 1080p video recording. ; 8MP, 1.12µm pixel size, f/2.0 aperture,...

Smallish battery capacity ; Awkwardly placed fingerprint sensor (but that's nitpicking) ; Basic CPU for the price segment ; One would expect a USB-C port in 2017

Aug, 2017

Expert review by : Andrew Hoyle (cnet.com)

Nokia 6 review

 

Of the three phones Nokia launched earlier this year (The Nokia 3 , 5 and 6), the Nokia 6 is the star. But at only £220 (or $180 in the US, with Amazon's ads appearing on the lockscreen), it's still affordable.

The Nokia 6's slick metal jacket looks great, givin this affordable phone the lustre of a more premium handset.

The underpowered processor makes the phone sometimes frustrating to use.

The sluggish performance of the Nokia 6 is a nuisance, but its low price and good looks go a long way to make up for it.

Aug, 2017

Expert review by : Dan Seifert (theverge.com)

Nokia 6 review: budget phone, budget experience

 

Nokia is back in the US, sort of

Large display ; Metal body ; Low price

Incessant ads ; Lousy camera ; Unpolished design

The rest of us will probably want to wait for the next Nokia phone to come down the line.

Jul, 2017

Expert review by : Manuel Masiero (notebookcheck.net)

Nokia 6 Smartphone Review

 

News from Finland. With the Nokia 6, Nokia sends its current smartphone top model into the race. The 5.5-inch Android smartphone is better equipped than its entry-level colleagues, the Nokia 3 and Nokia 5, and therefore it runs in the mid-range. Our...

high-quality case ; many LTE bands ; dual-SIM slot ; Android 7.1 ; fingerprint sensor ; good 16-MP camera ; bright Full HD display ; long battery life ; low heat development

no USB Type-C connection ; USB-2.0 speed only ; display has a blue tint ; not all games run smoothly

The most expensive model of Nokia's new smartphone trio distinguishes itself from the Nokia 3 and the Nokia 5 with its larger form factor and 5.5-inch Full HD display. The working memory and internal storage also received an upgrade, being more...

Aug, 2017

Expert review by : Alex Hernandez (techaeris.com)

Nokia 6 Prime Edition review: An excellent budget friendly smartphone

 

Nokia is back and the Nokia 6 Prime Edition smartphone is most certainly an excellent low-budget smartphone for the money!

Build quality is excellent at this price point ; Nice 1920x1080 display ; Android Nougat is basically stock ; Good battery life ; Good price and value ; Decent speakers

Some laggy performance ; Screen suffers in very bright conditions ; Fingerprint sensor is sort of gimped with lock screen ads

Top notch Nokia build quality and a decent performer all the way around for the $179.99USD price tag. Lockscreen ads may bother some users but I found them easy to tune out. These ads also appear in the notification shade as well but are easy to swipe...

Aug, 2017

Expert review by : Corey G. (phonearena.com)

Nokia 6 Review

 

Retailing in the U.S. for either $180 (Amazon version with ads) or $230, the specs and the design of the 6 seem ripe with potential. Does Nokia finally have a modern division contender?

Good-looking screen, with solid color and detail reproduction ; Camera sensor pulls in good lighting in low-light and HDR ; Solid feel ; Dual speakers with Dolby sound aid video and audio experience ; App switching is snappy ; Quick and accurate...

Camera has a tendency to let in movement in regular shooting mode ; Regular shooting mode has some trouble with dynamic range, specifically bright areas ; Loading times can take a second or two in OS, borderline painful in loading games ; Fingerprint...

Aug, 2017

Expert review by (zdnet.com)

Nokia 6 first look: Latest Android software and security, sub-$200 price, excellent fit and finish

 

Microsoft purchased Nokia's devices and services unit in 2013, but there was hope we would see future Nokia devices starting in January 2016 . Thanks in part to Amazon's Prime exclusive phones program the new Nokia 6 is available today for as low as...

Expert review by : Eric M. Zeman (phonescoop.com)

Review: Nokia 6 with Amazon Prime Exclusive Ads

 

HMD Global's first significant handset is the Android-powered Nokia 6. This device straddles the border between entry-level and mid-range smartphones thanks to its refined design but outdated specs. Consumers can pick it up from Amazon for $50 under...

HMD Global designed a fine phone in the Nokia 6, but I don't think it's the best choice for U.S. consumers. Here's why.

Aug, 2017

Expert review by (androidpit.com)

Nokia 6 review: HMD Global isn't strutting its stuff yet

 

HMD Global takes the plunge. After debuting at the MWC in February, one of Nokia's three smartphone newcomers has finally arrived on the US market. For now, the Nokia 6 is the most high-end model offered by the brand, and its price, around $230, is a...

High-contrast, high-resolution display ; Solid craftsmanship ; Early software updates

Chipset too weak ; Bad multitasking ; Noticeably slow charging

The Nokia 6 is robust, looks good and is affordable. However, HMD Global makes compromises by foregoing some options and not choosing the right components, therefore it squanders its chance at the Nokia 6 becoming a recommended purchase. Lenovo’s Moto...

Expert review by : Andrew Williams (trustedreviews.com)

Nokia 6 (2018)

 

Nokia 6 review: It runs Android, has a lovely machined metal design and feels like it's been designed by people who know what they're doing.

Solid battery life ; Added fast charging ; Metal shell

Camera struggles with low and mixed lighting ; Non 18:9 screen ; Annoying buttons and finger scanner

The Nokia 6 is an Android One phone. This is Google’s project to deliver Android as its creator intended. It aims to make updates quicker, more streamlined, and the overall Android experience more consistent.

Jul, 2018

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:3000 / 3300
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)

Call Management

Call blocking:Y
Call divert:Y
Call hold:Y
Call timer:Y
Call waiting:Y
Caller ID:Y
Conference call:Y
Speakerphone:Y
Speed dialing:Y
Vibrating alert:Y

Camera

Auto focus:Y
Built-in flash:Y
Face detection:Y
Flash Type:LED
Front camera:Y
Front camera aperture number:2
Front camera resolution (numeric):8
Geotagging:Y
Maximum frame rate:30
Night mode:Y
Rear camera aperture number:2
Rear camera resolution (numeric):16
Rear camera type:Single camera
Resolution at capture speed:1920x1080@30fps
Self-timer:Y
Smile detection:Y
Video recording:Y
Video recording modes:1080p
Zoom capability:Y

Design

Brand color:Tempered Blue
Color of product:Black / Black, Copper / Blue / Copper / Copper, White / Silver
Fingerprint reader:Y
Form Factor:Bar

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display brightness:450
Display Diagonal:5.5
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
Display Type:IPS
Orientation sensor:Y
Pixel density:403
Screen shape:Curved edge screen / Flat
Second display:N
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen:Y
Touchscreen type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer:Y
Ambient light sensor:Y
Gyroscope:Y
Proximity sensor:Y

Messaging

Chat:Y
E-mail:Y
Instant messaging (IM):Y
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y
Short Message Service (SMS):Y

Multimedia

FM radio:Y
Speakers:Stereo

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y
BeiDou:Y
Electronic compass:Y
GLONASS:Y
GPS (satellite):Y
Position location:Y
Wi-Fi positioning:Y

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G bands (secondary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:GSM
3G:Y
3G bands supported:850,900,1900,2100
3G standards:WCDMA
4G:Y
4G bands supported:700,800,850,900,1800,2100,2300,2600
4G standard:LTE
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth version:4.1 / 5.0
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y
SIM card capability:Dual SIM / Single SIM
SIM card type:NanoSIM
Tethering (modem-mode):Y
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi Direct:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:Micro-USB / USB / USB Type-C
Headset included:Y
Manual:Y
Quick start guide:Y
Warranty card:Y

Performance

Flight mode:Y
Graphics adapter:Adreno 505
Microphone mute:Y
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts
Support for contact groups:Y
Themes:Wallpapers
Video call:Y

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:2.5 mm / 3.5 mm
USB connector type:Micro-USB / USB Type-C
USB port:Y
USB version:2.0

Processor

64-bit computing:Y
Processor architecture:ARM Cortex-A53
Processor cores:8
Processor family:Qualcomm Snapdragon
Processor frequency:1.4 / 2.2
Processor lithography:28
Processor model:430 / 5 Octa 5430 / 630

Software

Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:7.1.1 / 7.1.1 Nougat / O

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal RAM:3
Internal storage capacity:32 / 4
Maximum memory card size:128
RAM capacity:3 / 64
USB mass storage:Y

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

Google applications:Gmail,Google Calendar,Google Chrome / Google Drive / Google Maps,Google Play,YouTube

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.309 / 0.339
Height:5.86 / 6.06
Weight:5.96
Width:2.98
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