2 Days Ahead of January 19 Flash Sale, Nokia 6 Registrations Cross 1 Million

2 Days Ahead of January 19 Flash Sale, Nokia 6 Registrations Cross 1 Million
Highlights
  • Nokia 6 managed to rake in 250,000 registrations on first day
  • It has now crossed one million registrations
  • Nokia 6's first flash sale is on January 19

The nostalgia factor for the Nokia brand name seems to be working in favour of HMD Global as its new Nokia 6 smartphone has amassed over 1 million registrations for its first flash sale. The first Nokia 6 flash sale will be held on January 19 on JD.com; the smartphone will be available only in China. The smartphone had 250,000 registrations within 24 hours on the Chinese e-commerce website.

As anticipated, the smartphone has received plenty of interest in China ahead of its January 19 flash sale. The device managed to garner in the first 24 hours on JD.com, and now over 1 million people have registered to buy it - as seen on the retailer's website. This milestone is huge for and HMD Global as well, as it testifies the number of loyalists that still exist for the venerable brand.

The first smartphone with Nokia branding in 3 years, Nokia 6 is a mid-range smartphone priced at CNY 1,699 (roughly Rs. 17,000), rather high considering the specifications. Just three days ago, Nokia 6 had managed to rake in 500,000 registrations, and has crossed the one million registration milestone in record time.

Nokia 6 Launch: HMD Global Phones Need More Than Just Good Design and Nokia Logo

Nokia 6 sports a 5.5-inch full-HD display with a 2.5D Gorilla Glass on top. It is powered by a Snapdragon 430 SoC coupled with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. The dual-SIM Nokia 6 smartphone comes with a 3000mAh non-removable battery with fast-charging support.

On the camera front, Nokia 6 comes with a 16-megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, phase detection autofocus, and dual-tone flash, as well as an 8-megapixel front camera with f/2.0 aperture. The Android 7.0 Nougat smartphone has USB 2.0 port for connectivity, fingerprint sensor in the front, stereo speakers and Dolby Atmos audio enhancement.

HMD Global is looking to launch a slew of Nokia-branded Android smartphones this year, and some of them will be unveiled on February 26 itself - ahead of MWC 2017.

  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Good build quality
  • Stock Android
  • Great speakers
  • Bad
  • Heats up with heavy use
  • Sub-par camera performance
  • Slow charging
  • No notification LED
  • Slightly overpriced
Display 5.50-inch
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
Front Camera 8-megapixel
Rear Camera 16-megapixel
RAM 3GB
Storage 32GB
Battery Capacity 3000mAh
OS Android 7.1.1
Resolution 1080x1920 pixels
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Tasneem Akolawala is a Senior Reporter for Gadgets 360. Her reporting expertise encompasses smartphones, wearables, apps, social media, and the overall tech industry. She reports out of Mumbai, and also writes about the ups and downs in the Indian telecom sector. Tasneem can be reached on Twitter at @MuteRiot, and leads, tips, and releases can be sent to tasneema@ndtv.com. More
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