Nokia 6.1 Plus Teased as Flipkart-Exclusive Ahead of India Launch Tomorrow

Nokia 6.1 Plus

The Flipkart teaser hints on its partnership with HMD Global to launch the Nokia 6.1 Plus variant in India on August 21. The Nokia 6.1 Plus has so far been launched in Hong Kong when it comes to international markets, and it is priced there at HKD 2,288 (roughly Rs. 20,100). The teaser confirms that the phone will be Flipkart exclusive, and more details on pricing and timing of availability will be known tomorrow.

Nokia 6.1 Plus specifications

The Nokia 6.1 Plus is a dual-SIM smartphone that runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo). The device has a 5.80-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen (1080 pixels by 2280 pixels) display with 2.5D Gorilla Glass 3 for display protection. It is powered by an Octa-core 1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Snapdragon 636 SoC, coupled with 4/6GB RAM. The Nokia 6.1 Plus is powered by a Non-removable Li-Ion 3060 mAh battery that when coupled with an 18W charger can deliver up to 50 percent of charge in 30 minutes, thanks to Quick Charge 3.0. The fingerprint sensor is situated on the rear panel, and also supports Face unlock. It features 32/64GB of Internal storage, expandable up to 400GB via microSD card.

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The Nokia 6.1 Plus bears a dual rear camera setup with one 16 MP sensor and another 5 MP monochrome sensor, sporting a f/2.0 aperture and 1-micron pixels. On the front, it offers a 16 MP camera with the same f/2.0 aperture and 1-micron pixel sensor. AI features such as optimized color contrast, depth of field and portrait lighting effects, face recognition, and HDR support are present for improved photography. There’s also the unique Bothie feature that lets users utilize both front and rear cameras simultaneously.

Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope, and proximity sensor. Connectivity options on the Nokia 6.1 Plus include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a USB Type-C port. It measures 147.2×70.98×7.99mm (excluding the lens), going up to 8.59mm with the lens, and weighs 151 grams.

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