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Nokia 6.1 Mobile Phone Review

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Nokia 6.1 Mobile Phone Review

The Nokia 6.1 is a decent performance phone by Nokia. It is affordable at the price range under 15,000, and has a better performance than the Nokia 6. It is overall worth buying, but does not offer something better than its competitors.

In this Nokia 6.1 review, let us explore all the Nokia 6.1 specifications and Nokia 6.1 features in detail:

  1. Overview

Nokia 6.1 makes for a good performance phone, and certainly an upgrade to its predecessor, the Nokia 6. It has a decent camera with some interesting features, a good display and the phone is overall good-looking.

  1. Design

The Nokia 6.1 has a well-built metallic design. It is comfortable to hold in one hand, and is shorter in size than its predecessor, Nokia 6. Above the display, there is a earpiece along with the front camera and Nokia logo; on the top is also the 3.5mm earphone jack. On the back is a rear-mounted Fingerprint Sensor, and on the left there is the hybrid SIM slot. The volume and power buttons are placed on the right side, and the Type-C USB port, speakers and microphone lies at the bottom.

  1. Display

This phone comes with a bright IPS LCD display of 5.5 inches with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels and a 403 PPI pixel density. The colours and saturation is satisfactory for a phone in this price range.

  1. Camera

This phone packs cool camera features such as bothie, manual mode, HDR, 4K video recording, and bokeh effect from the front camera. The camera setup is 16 MP primary camera with Zeiss optics, dual-LED dual-tone flash, panorama, and HDR, and an 8MP front camera. Nokia 6.1 has a smooth camera UI, with a good shutter speed.

  1. Performance

Nokia has rectified the performance of its predecessor in the Nokia 6.1. It has an Octa-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A53 Qualcomm SDM630 Snapdragon 630 processor, which is more powerful than the one in the original Nokia 6. It is also supported by a 4GB RAM in its 64GB variant, which makes the phone good at multitasking and an overall good performer.

  1. Operating System

The Nokia 6.1 operates on the Android 8.1 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie); and is also available in the Android One version. This is good considering the affordable price range.

  1. Storage

Nokia 6.1 is available in the 32GB and 64GB variants, at INR 9,990 and 13,999 respectively. Moreover, it comes with a micro SD slot that is expandable up to 256GB. The internal storage could be better, as there are alternatives such as Samsung Galaxy M20 available in lower price.

  1. Battery

It has a 3000 mAh battery with a moderately decent battery life. It is good for average usage. The plus point is the fast charging feature that enables you to fully charge your phone in 90 minutes.

  1. Connectivity

In connectivity features, it has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC, Radio and USB.

  1. Sensors & Features

It has a rear-mounted Fingerprint sensor, an accelerometer, gyro sensor, proximity sensor, and compass.

  1. Nokia 6.1 Price

Nokia 6.1 Pros and Cons

  • Pros

Compact and light, stock android, audio jack and USB Type-C port.

  • Cons

Stutters with high-end games, low light camera performance

Nokia 6.1 Specs and Features

Here we have listed down for you all the important Nokia 6.1 features and specifications in a table. Take a good look at all the Nokia 6.1 specifications & features from the Nokia 6.1 mobile review:

Nokia 6.1
Date April, 2018
Price Rs. 13,999
Display 5.5”
Operating System Android v8.1 Oreo upgradable to Android v9.0 Pie; Android One
Processor Octa-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A53 Qualcomm SDM630 Snapdragon 630
Storage 64 GB (256 GB expandable)
Camera 16 MP rear | 8 MP front
Battery 3000 mAh

Verdict: Nokia 6.1 mobile phone Review

Nokia 6.1 proves to be an improvement to the original Nokia 6. Overall it has better features and performance, and a better Snapdragon processor. There is also the fast charging feature which is a significant add-on, and the Android One update provides useful software updates. This phone is a good choice as a decent performance smartphone for the price range of INR 13,990 (for the 64GB variant). However, there are a few things that this phone lacks; the camera features could have been better, as well as the display quality. Although the phone is overall good, it does not offer something extra.

Other alternatives to this phone such as Samsung Galaxy M20 offer better display and internal storage in a lesser price. The Redmi Note 5 Pro also offers better features in the same price.

Now that you have read the Honor 6.1 smartphone review, you can go ahead and make your decision about the smartphone purchase!

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