Nokia 6 and Nokia 6 Arte Black: First look, features and specs

Posted April 18, 2017

Nokia has launched its Android based device Nokia 6 in January 2017 in through HMD Global. The company has proved its statement by pushing Android 7.1.1 Nougat update to its Nokia 6 device.

Can Nokia and BlackBerry stand on their own, or is it all hype and nostalgia?

Along with these new features and improvements is the installation of April 2017 security patch for Nokia 6, the latest security patch available from Google. Moreover, with this update, the Nokia 6 will be able to support 4G/3G dual-SIM dual-standby.

Another interesting aspect would be that it looks like the Nokia USB driver and a few preloaded apps have also been upgraded.

Nokia 6 was received well after its initial release in the Chinese market soon after it was unveiled and managed to garner 250,000 pre-orders within the first 24 hours. BTW, did we mention that Nokia 6 is now one of the very few phones to run Android 7.1.1?

We remind you that the Android 7.1 update came with a number of new features. Possibly more in the near future when Google will release another update. Interested users may go ahead and download the new update via Settings About Phone Software Update. In February, HDM Global has also announced that global roll-out of Nokia 6 along with New Nokia 3310, Nokia 5 and Nokia 3.

The size of the update is around 369MB and bears a build name "00CN_3_170".

Apart from that, the over-the-air (OTA) update also adds to Android's existing background management and power saving features.

The Nokia 6 sports a unibody design and touts a 5.5-inch FHD screen. Also, the home button and its fingerprint sensor seem to be relocated to the back beneath a dual lens dual flash camera setup.

As for the specs, The upcoming Nokia 9 is set to powered by quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, equipped with 6GB of RAM and the phone is rumored to pack 64GB of internal storage.