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Nokia 6

alaTest has collected and analyzed 76 reviews of Nokia 6. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Views about the reliability and screen are on the whole positive. The performance and size also get good feedback, but there are some less positive opinions about 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: Prasid Banerjee (digit.in)

Nokia 6 Review

 

The Nokia 6 is the phone that brought the brand back to market, but it isn't the phone you should be spending money on. It's underpowered and has a sub-par camera to boot.

Decent design ; Promises monthly updates and timely OS update

Slow performance ; Poor camera ; Average battery life

The Nokia 6 has a decent design and meets industry standards in terms of battery life, but it is slow and has a poor camera, which makes it difficult to recommend. It's not the phone you should buy.

2017-09

Expert review by: Nandagopal Rajan (indianexpress.com)

Nokia 6 review: Mid-range segment has a serious new challenger

 

Nokia 6 review: Nokia has always been known for a very European design philosophy, one that is practical, sturdy and stylish, while not tending to be outlandish. The Nokia 6 is no exception, but HMD Global has focussed on the style part too.

2017-08

Expert review by: (stuff.tv_in)

Nokia 6 review

 

New Nokia, familiar looks - but that ain't no bad thing

Decent screen size matched by picture quality ; Well-built, feels suitably premium ; Stock Android is a joy to use

Just not enough CPU oomph ; Faffy fingerprint reader ; Feels overly chunky ; Camera struggles in tricky lighting

Sluggish performance aside, the new Nokia’s mid-ranger gets a lot right

2017-08

Expert review by: (stuff.tv_in)

Nokia 6 hands-on review

 

The Nokia 6 made its debut in China last year, and now it's coming to the rest of the world. So, was it worth waiting for?

2017-02

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...

2017-08

Expert review by: John McCann (techradar.com)

Nokia 6 review

 

Premium affordability from an iconic name

Premium metal build ; Affordable price tag ; Bright, full HD display

Question mark over performance

The Nokia 6 blends premium design, solid specs and an affordable price tag into a handset which could well put the brand back on the mobile map.

2017-06

Expert review by: Max Parker (trustedreviews.com)

Nokia 6

 

Nokia 6 review: Hands-on with the flagship – yet still mid-range – from the new Nokia. It runs Android, has a lovely machined metal design and feels like it's been designed by people who know what they're doing. It runs a stock version of Android with...

Good screen ; Clean version of Android ; Decent battery life

Can get very slow ; Poor camera ; Odd design

Nokia said it worked closely with Google when making these phones, and that partnership is most obvious with the software.

2017-08

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.

2017-08

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: 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...

2017-08
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Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:3000

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
Flash type:LED
Front Camera:Y
Front camera aperture number:2
Front camera resolution (numeric):8
Front camera type:Single camera
Geotagging:Y
Rear camera aperture number:2
Rear camera resolution (numeric):16
Rear camera type:Single camera
Self-timer:Y
Video recording:Y
Zoom capability:Y

Design

Brand colour:Tempered Blue
Colour of product:Black / Blue / Copper / Silver
Fingerprint Reader:Y
Form factor:Bar

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display brightness:450
Display diagonal:14
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
Display Type:IPS
Orientation sensor:Y
Pixel density:403
Screen shape: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
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 standards:WCDMA
4G:Y
4G standard:LTE
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth version:4.1
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y
SIM card capability:Dual SIM / Single SIM
Tethering (modem-mode):Y
Wi-Fi:Y

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:USB
Headset included:Y
Quick start guide:Y

Performance

Flight mode:Y
Graphics adapter:Adreno 505
Microphone mute:Y
Personal info management (PIM):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 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
Processor lithography:28
Processor Model:430 / 5 Octa 5430

Software

Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:7.1.1 / 7.1.1 Nougat

Storage

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

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

Google applications:Google Drive

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:7.85
Height :154
Width:75.8