Nokia 6.1 Plus Launched: Specifications and Price

nokia 6.1 plus

HMD Global has launched the Nokia 6.1 Plus with Android One software in India.

The Android One program is quite popular in other countries including India, recently, Xiaomi has launched the Mi A2 which also run on Android One program with few Xiaomi apps. Now Nokia has launched its new Nokia 6.1 Plus with Android One and the device priced at Rs 15,999.

Box Contents:

In this box you get the Nokia 6.1 Plus, Fast charger which is Quick charge 3.0, USB Type-C cable, 3.5mm earphone and a Sim ejector pin.

Nokia 6.1 Plus Design and display:

Like many other smart phones which was launched in 2018, the Nokia 6.1 Plus also comes with a glass back finish with unibody design and with the Notch display with the aspect ratio of 19:9. It has IPS LCD 5.8 inches Full HD+ display with pixel density of 432.

The phone’s screen looks bright in Sunlight. The viewing angles are also good so that the users can get a better view when watching videos or playing games.

The fingerprint sensor is placed at the rear side of the phone. It looks like a premium phone as Nokia never compromises on the built quality. It also offers almost a bezel-less display with a small chin at the bottom.

The Notch houses the front camera, Ambient light sensor, proximity sensor and the earpiece. The Power and volume buttons are placed at the right side of the device. It also comes with headphone jack on the top.

Hardware and Software:

Nokia 6.1 Plus comes with Android One software where the users feel the stock Android operating system which is similar to Google Pixel’s software.

We have seen that Nokia gives Android security patches updates and new Android version updates from time to time.  From this we also expect that the device can soon get Android Pie 9.0.

The phone currently runs on Android Oreo 8.1 operating system. The device has 4GB RAM and 64GB of storage with Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor which is clocked at 1.8GHz with Adreno 509 GPU.

Also Read: OnePlus 6T : Everything you need to know

Camera:

The Phone is equipped with Dual rear camera setup and a single selfie camera. The rear camera comes with 16MP (f/2.0, 1.0µm, PDAF) + 5MP (f/2.4, 1.12µm) where the 16MP sensor is the primary sensor and 5MP is the depth sensor which is used for bokeh Mode or Portrait mode.

The selfie camera comes with a 16MP (f/2.0, 1.0µm). The front camera also comes with Portrait mode. There is no dedicated camera for Portrait mode but it uses AI for that.

Like the other Nokia phones, this phone also comes with bothie mode which is used to capture with both the front and rear cameras simultaneously.

Battery:

Nokia 6.1 Plus comes with 3060 mah battery and comes with a USB Type C port. The company claims that the phone lasts for one day. But for average users the battery will last for one day and for heavy users who plays games the phone’s battery can last till evening.

Our decision:

Nokia 6.1 Plus is the Android One device in the budget range. The highlights of this phone are its notch display, build quality, dual rear cameras, regular software updates and 3.5mm jack.

Here is the full Specifications:

Nokia 6.1 Plus Specification

 

Launch

Announced August 2018
Availability From  August 2018

Box Contents

Handset
Charger
USB cable
User manual
SIM Ejector tool

Body

 

Dimensions Height 147.2 mm
Width 71 mm
Thickness 8 mm
Build Front Glass
Rear Glass
Sides Aluminum frame
Weight 151 grams
SIM Hybrid Dual SIM

Display

Size 5.8-inch with 19:9 aspect ratio
Type IPS LCD
Resolution Full HD+ (2280 × 1080 pixels) 432 PPI density
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection

Operating System

Android Version 8.1 Oreo

Processor

Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 ( 14nm)
CPU Octa-core 1.8 GHz Kryo 260
GPU Adreno 509

Memory

RAM/ Internal 4GB/64GB
Micro SD Card YES, Upto 400GB

Camera

 

Rear Camera Primary Sensor 16 MP, f/2.0, 1.0µm, PDAF
Secondary Sensor 5 MP, f/2.4, 1.12µm, depth sensor
Video 1080p – 30fps -EIS
Features Dual-tone flash, Panorama, HDR, Bothie

 

Front Camera 16 MP, f/2.0, 1.0µm
Video 1080p – 30fps
Features Bothie

Connectivity Options

VoLTE Supported
GPS Yes
FM Radio Yes
Bluetooth 5.0
USB Type Type C port
Wi-Fi 2.4GHz / 5GHz 802.11 b/g/n
OTG Supported
NFC No
3.5 mm Jack Yes

Features

Fingerprint Sensor   Yes
Proximity Sensor Yes
Ambient light Sensor Yes
Accelerometer Sensor Yes
Gyroscope Sensor Yes
Compass Sensor Yes
Water Resistant No

Battery

Capacity 3060mAh
Fast Charging 18W
Colors White, Blue, Black
Price ₹ 15,999

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