Nokia Mobile India has just launched the Nokia X6 in India. As seen from the Hong Kong & Taiwan launch, the device is renamed as the Nokia 6.1 Plus. It features similar specifications and comes with an affordable price. The Nokia 6.1 Plus costs ₹15,999 and will be available for purchase starting 30th of August.
Software wise, the device runs on Android One platform, offering one of the purest flavors of Android. The Nokia 6.1 Plus comes with Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box. Nokia promises 2 years of updates on its Android One phones. So, expect Android Q (or even R) besides Android Pie (9.0) and regular monthly security updates.
Important Specifications of Nokia 6.1 Plus
|Display||5.8-inch Full HD+ display
PPI – 432 | Aspect ration – 19:9
Features the infamous “notch”
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 636|
|Storage and RAM||64GB of inbuilt storage, expandable to 400GB using MicroSD card
4GB LPDDR4X RAM
|Cameras||Back – 16MP + 5MP dual camera setup | HDR and EIS supported
Front – 16MP
|Security features||Fingerprint scanner|
|Connectivity||USB Type-C, 3.5mm headphone jack, GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth 5.0|
|Battery||3060mAh battery with Qualcomm Quickcharge support for faster charging|
|Colors offered||Blue, Black|
Where and how to buy
Nokia Mobile India has partnered with Flipkart for the online sale of Nokia 6.1 Plus. Apart from Flipkart, Nokia will also sell the phone through its own official web-store.
On Flipkart, the Nokia 6.1 Plus will be sold under the “flash sale” model. The flash sale will happen every Thursday at 12PM.
Flipkart flash sale dates for Nokia 6.1 Plus:
- 6th September
- 13th September
- 20th September
- 27th September
- 4th October
On Nokia store: You can already pre-order the device at Nokia’s own web-store. The deliveries will start from 31st of August.
Launch offers on Nokia 6.1 Plus
Nokia Mobile is also running a few offers on the Nokia 6.1 Plus. Here are the details of the offer:
- Extra Rs. 1800 cashback and 240 GB data on Airtel
Airtel users will get Rs. 50 cashback per month for 36 months. They will also get 20GB data per month for 12 months.
- No cost EMI is available. Buy Nokia 6.1 Plus on EMI without paying any extra amount.
- Buyback offer – Trade your old smartphone for a Nokia 6.1 Plus and get exciting value on your old phone.
Your questions answered!
Here I am answering some of the questions about the Nokia 6.1 Plus which many users are having. If there’s a question which you have in your mind then you can ask it in the comments below:
Is Nokia X6 and Nokia 6.1 Plus the same device?Yes, both names refer to the same device. The Nokia X6 is exclusively sold in China. The Nokia 6.1 Plus is its name for global markets. The only difference between the two is of Android One software which is used on Nokia 6.1 Plus and not on the Nokia X6.Nokia 6.1 Plus is made in India or imported from China?All Nokia smartphones, including the Nokia 6.1 Plus are made in India at the Foxconn facility in Tamil Nadu.Does it use dedicated MicroSD slot or a hybrid slot?Nokia 6.1 Plus uses a hybrid solution for the dual SIM and MicroSD support. This means that you can either use 2 SIM cards or 1 SIM card and MicroSD card. You cannot use 2 SIM cards and the MicroSD together.Is Dual SIM Dual VoLTE supported on the Nokia 6.1 Plus?Yes, the phone supports Dual SIM Dual VoLTE (DSDV) functionality. You can use 2 Jio SIM cards in the phone. Both will work at the same time.Is Nokia 6.1 Plus available in offline stores?Nokia 6.1 Plus is currently only available online. The offline availability is very unlikely due to the price of the device. If you are interested, then buy it online instead of waiting for an offline launch. The official reply from Nokia gave a random answer as below:
As of now it’s available online only. Stay tuned with us for the offline availability.