Nokia 6 2018 Review: Why You Should Buy It

nokia 6 2018 review

In this article you are going to read the complete Nokia 6 2018 review. Let’s start: One time Nokia, considered the King of the mobile world, lost its luster. Then, it was made alive by a small Finland firm HMD Global in the beginning of 2017. This time the Nokia brand chose the world of Android smartphones. The first handset was Nokia 6. It was also praised for its build quality and design, but the weak processor and average camera also disappointed many.


Now after one year, the new Nokia 6 2018 has come up, which is a way to upgrade the past year. But this time the company has tried to overcome the old deficiencies. Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor, camera with Zice Optics and Replacement Design, Nokia 6 2018 now will challenge the smartphone like Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro and Moto G5S Plus. At first glance, we were impressed by this handset. Now we have come up with a detailed 2018 Nokia 6 review.

Nokia 6 2018 Price in India

nokia 6 2018 price

The best price of Nokia 6 (2018) is Rs. 16,999. You can buy Nokia 6 (2018) on OnlyMobiles and also look through other stores. All mobile prices are in INR & generally valid with EMI & COD in all cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Chennai & Pune. Kindly report any errors in specs of Nokia 6 (2018).

Nokia 6 2018 Design

nokia 6 2018

Last year’s Nokia 6 body was felicitously praised. In such a scenario, HMD Global has decided to remain on the old strategy. This time also there has not been an agreement with build quality. The Nokia 6 2018 series is made from a block of 6000 aluminum and it feels very strong in the hands.


During the review, this phone dropped many times with our hands. But there was no harm to it. We also tested Nokia’s firmness claims. Tried to turn on the smartphone for this. And we failed every time. Like the old variant, Nokia 6 (2018) is also ahead of the year’s strongest smartphone race.

nokia 6 2018 design

Due to strong body structure, many things must be compromised. The smartphone, with a 8.5 mm thickness, is not the slowest choice. At the same time, wide border above and above the display also gives the phone a look. For a long time using a hand phone was not a vantage. Because the phone is a bit wide.


Nokia 6 2018 comes with three different to-tone finishes. The rear camera and the edge of the frame work to improve the accent design.


Access to Power and Volume buttons is easy. They got a place on the right edge. The hybrid dual sim slot is placed on the left edge. Regrettably, the user has to select one of the other SIM cards and MicroSD card.


Rear cameras and dual LED flash are present in one line in the middle of the phone. Here’s the branding of Zeiss. The fingerprint sensor has got place in the bottom of the camera setup. It is a bit slow and does not give response sometimes. Accessing it is not easy either. During the review, we were touching the LED flash several times instead of fingerprint sensor.

Nokia 6 2018 specification

Nokia 6 2018

Last year, Nokia 6 had suffered a lot from some weak snapdragon 430 processors. This time HMD Global has decided to give more Powerful Snapdragon 630 processors, with the highest clock speeds of 2.2 GHz.


There are many more upgrades in the hardware. The USB Type-C port has replaced the Micro-USB port. Nokia has endorsed Android One. This means, guaranteed of regular software updates. Last year’s flagship smartphone made Bothi Mode of Nokia 8 and Ozo Audio as part of this Midregation Handset.


Where, Xiaomi provides several variants of its smartphones. This time Nokia has not used much. Only a variant of Nokia 6 (2018) has been introduced. It is equipped with 3 GB RAM and 32 GB of storage. It will be possible to use the MicroSD card if you also need it. By the way, the new variant of this phone will also come in the coming time.


This time the company has decided to give Zeiss optics to midrange smartphone. Speaking of camera setup, Nokia 6 (2018) has a 16 megapixel rear camera with Zeiss Optics, which comes with dual-tone LED flash and F / 2.0 aperture. At the same, there is a fixed focus of 8 megapixel sensors on the front panel. It is equipped with F / 2.0 aperture.


The connectivity features include 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 AC, FM radio, GPS / A-GPS, USB Type-C and 3.5mm headphone jack.

Nokia 6 2018 Performance

nokia 6 2018 performance

Nokia 6 is a sleek and handsome looking smartphone, but its power did not go with the look. But after the Snapdragon 630 processor came, the talk of Nokia 6 2018 has become something else. During the review, we found that the phone has done very easy to perform every task.


Nokia 6 (2018) did not have much difficulty while playing Powerful Games. Powerful games like Asphalt 8 also run on the phone without any problems. The good thing is that Nokia 6 2018 does not get too hot when playing Powerful games or recording full-HD video we have done the benchmark testing of Nokia 6 2018 and got respectable scores.


Colors look like a 5.5 inch LCD screen and brightness is even more. However, viewing angles could have been better.


Call quality was also good in our experience. 4G connectivity was also strong in areas with weak network. We were disappointed by seeing only one speaker in the lower part. Stereo speakers were given last year’s Nokia 6. The quality of sound is average and at many times in the landscape mode, the speakers come under the palms when using the phone. The earphones provided together are of very high quality.


Last year, HMD Global tried to give stock Android to smartphones to differentiate their phones. Now the company has taken things to the next level by embracing Google’s Android One program. For this reason, there is no spam app in Nokia 6 2018 . You will find a feature called Glance Screen which shows missed calls, alarms, and mail or message notifications in the lock screen. HMD Global has promised that Nokia 6 will get an update on Android P this year and the next year’s Android Q


Nokia 6 2018 comes with Built in Face Recognition. Face unlock works fine enough in light. But it is a problem in light and sunlight.

Nokia 6 (2018) Camera

Nokia 6 2018 camera

The Nokia 6 (2018) camera performance is like ‘Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham’. Performance has not improved in low light even after being Zeiss optics. The photos taken from the 16-megapixel rear camera in low light are knees and the lack of detail is also noticeable. is. Autofocus also weakens in contrast lightning conditions.


The camera gives performance with enough power in the light. On most occasions, it is able to get the right exposure and capture pictures with details. While there was enough light in Indoor, the photos came with Crisp and Details. Dual-LED flash helps capture photos. Color reproduction is not the strongest aspect of this phone.

The good thing is that there is a powerful professional mode in it. With this help you will be able to control exposure, ISO, shutter speed, white balance and autofocus. We were able to get accurate colors by changing the settings. We hope Nokia will improve auto mode via software updates.


The 8-megapixel front camera gives a strong performance if there is enough light. It is much better than last year’s selfie sensor of Nokia 6. The quality of the pictures also decreases when light is diminished. And there is no front flash in it too.


In Nokia 6 (2018) you will be able to capture photos or videos together with a rear and front camera. Both mode is a work feature. Regrettably, the quality of the pictures taken with the front and rear camera in this mode is weak.

Nokia 6 2018 Battery

nokia 6 2018 battery

There is no change in battery capacity. However, the 3000 mAh battery now supports fast charging. Nokia 6 (2018) battery lasted 11 hours and 45 minutes in our HD Video Loop Test. It should be complimented. Battery used to last longer than one day in daily use. In our test, Nokia 6 (2018) phone battery gets 40 percent charge in 30 minutes.

Our Decision


The build quality of Nokia 6 (2018) is fantastic. Performance is breathtaking and battery life is good. At the same time, the Android One OS software comes with a guarantee of updates. The Nokia brand is always known for making strong phones. Nokia 6 (2018) is also no exception. Even though this is not the most beautiful phone to look at, but it is very capable.


This does not mean that everything is good in Nokia 6 (2018). You will not get a 18: 9 display, which is in circulation these days. The rear camera performance in low light is not very good and color reproduction in auto mode is also not accurate. The biggest challenge to this phone is the Redmi Note 5 Pro, which starts at Rs 14,999. It is equipped with 18: 9 display and better hardware. Right now, there is no stock Android in the Redmi Note 5 Pro and it is not as strong as the Nokia 6 (2018).

So, this is the complete Nokia 6 (2018) review. Thanking you for reading full review. Please tell us, how you did like. Please share it and comment your experience in comment box and keep stay here to get more reviews. 

Being an engineer in Information Technology, Krishna, is a word that is inspired by the Lord Shri Krishna, believes in the inspection of the latest technology in the real world. Krishna Shekhawat has done his engineering from LIET, Alwar. He started his career with SAGInfotech Pvt Ltd ( Jaipur). He is an enthusiastic about the bikes and cars that are roaming around him. Krishna likes to write reviews about all things. His mostly time spend in gaining the knowledge about new things. He wants to demonstrate his powerful word’s empire in front of the world. Apart from this, he is a simple person and has a helping nature.

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