Nokia 6 sold off in a minute in China

  • Nokia 6, the first proper Android phone from the satchel of Nokia is selling like hotcakes in China. This mid-range phone that the company launched on last day of CES 2017, went out of stock within a minute of its market debut. The first sale used the flash sale model.

    According to the company, Nokia 6 had received over a million registrations for the sale.

    Nokia 6 - a mid-range Android phone boasts of a sleek design, though one can’t say same about the hardware. The device boasts of a 5.5-inch screen together with Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor. It uses 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage and is packed with a 3000 mAh battery. A curved 2.5D glass layer on the screen gives it a more premium look and feel.

    The device sports a 16-megapixel primary camera and 8-megapixel front camera. Nokia's custom software, based on Android Nougat is what the phone uses. This much awaited device has been priced in China at CNY 1,699 (around Rs 17,000).

    This being the first comeback phone by Nokia, more phones are in the pipeline. Nokia is expected to launch at least three phones within this quarter, one of them most likely being an entry-level phone, sitting below the Nokia 6. 

    The other device is expected to be Nokia P1 or Nokia 8, a high-end phone with camera that will use Zeiss lens. This device is also expected to be powered by Qualcomm's latest and greatest processor Snapdragon 835.