Nokia 6.1 Plus could be coming to India, HMD Global schedules event on August 21

Nokia 6.1 Plus

Nokia is all set to unveil its first notch-tastic smartphone in India, the Nokia 6.1 Plus, originally known as Nokia X6. We learned this last month that Nokia is gearing up to release the global variant of its new X series phone, which was launched in China. The HMD Global, parent company of the Nokia smartphone brand has sent us a media invite.

This invite says, “HMD Global invites you to an exclusive gathering for the next big unveil”. The event is scheduled for August 21st, almost two weeks from today. We will be present at the event to give you live coverage of the happenings. But it is quite assuring that the big think HMD is talking about could be the next Nokia phone.

So far the Nokia 6.1 Plus has been released in Hong Kong and the next country it is heading could be India. The pricing of the phone could be very well under Rs 20,000. Just when Xiaomi released its new handset, Mi A2 under a competitive pricing of Rs 16,999. Nokia’s 6.1 Plus is likely to be priced under Rs 20,000. This means Nokia already has a strong competition in the market.

Nokia 6.1 Plus Specs

Jogging up your memory of the phone’s specifications, it comes with 5.8-inch full HD+ resolution display with 2.5D Gorilla Glass 3 and 19:9 aspect ratio. It will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC with accompany of 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. The battery capacity on the device is 3060mAh capacity.    

As far as the camera department is concerned, it comes with a dual rear camera setup. Where the primary lens will be of 16MP and secondary lens of 5MP. On the front, it packs a 16MP selfie sensor with f/2.0 aperture. Nokia will be offering a bunch of AI features like optimized colour contrast, depth of field, portrait lighting effects, HDR support, and bothie mode. Further, it will have a Face Unlock support.

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