The smartphone could debut at CES 2018, which is just around the corner. Also, the Finnish phone maker has been planning to announce the most awaited phone Nokia 9 at a China event on January 19, 2018.
TENAA is China's telecommunications authority, similar to the FCC in the United States, and it's usually among the last stops a device has to make before it's ready to hit the market.
The Nokia 6 2018, be that as it may, should be an uncommon patch up of the first Nokia 6, which may chafe some potential purchasers, however. So an anniversary upgraded model is a nice gesture, but the Nokia 6 (2018) packs in competitive hardware for the asking price.
Pricing for the Nokia 6 (2018) is expected to start at CNY1499 ($240 USD) for the 32GB model.
Nokia 6 2018 Leaked ahead of Launch - First Look, Price, Specifications
Diving deep into the specifications, the Nokia 6 2018 version features a 5.5-inch Full-HD (1080 x 1920 pixels) IPS display, 16:9 aspect ratio with the Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on the top for protection. The second-generation Nokia 6 will also be available with a choice of 32 or 64 GB internal storage, for respectively CNY 1,499 or CNY 1,699. The memory will be expandable with a micro SD up to 128 GB. On the camera side, the device will sport a single 16 MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture and dual LED flash.
The Nokia 6 (2018) is pre-loaded with Android 7.1.1 Nougat and includes a fast charging port. As what we can see, the solid metal build remains, leaving no hope for wireless charging. However, there's a good chance that the Nokia 6 (2018) will get a wider launch later in the year. The body of Nokia 6 (2018) has a metal unibody and it is made of nearly 6000 series aluminum. It will be offered in two color variants - black with orange accents, and white with red accents.
In the photography department, the smartphone comes with a 16-megapixel rear camera of aperture f/2.0 along with OZO audio recording feature. But this device was much less powerful and it had an entry-level SoC, while the new model will sport a mid-range processor.