- Originally slated for a May launch, the Nokia 6 (2018) arrived early in the U.S.
- You can buy the phone through Amazon and Walmart, but expect retailer availability to increase.
- The Nokia 6 (2018) was announced during MWC 2018 as the successor to 2017’s Nokia 6.
Already available inChina, India andthe U.K., the Nokia 6 (2018)’s next stop is the U.S.
Announced duringMWC, HMD Global’s newest mid-range smartphone is the successor to 2017’s Nokia 6. It features a 5.5-inch 1080p display with a traditional 16:9 aspect ratio. Around back is a two-tone finish from a single block of aluminum that offers a striking look and a high level of durability.
The U.S. version is only available in black and copper, though the white/iron and blue/gold combinations could arrive at some point.
Elsewhere, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 chipset powers the Nokia 6 (2018) and allows for fast charging and 360-degree OZO Audio recording technology. The phone also runsAndroid 8.0 Oreo out of the box in international markets, though the Chinese version ran Nougat out of the box. The latter has since been updated to Oreo.
On the camera front, the Nokia 6 (2018) features a primary 16MP f/2.0 sensor with Zeiss optics around back. The selfie camera weighs in at 8MP, with both cameras supporting Nokia’s “Bothie” photo mode for dual-sight shots.
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You can pick up the Nokia 6 (2018) from Amazon for $270, while Walmart sells it for $276. The phone is not directly sold from Amazon, since third-party seller BREED has the phone in stock. The Nokia 6 (2018) still has a U.S. warranty from either retailer, so it’s a matter of whether you prefer one over the other.
Also keep in mind that the older Nokia 6 is available through Best Buy, B&H, and other spots. The Nokia 6 (2018) could eventually be sold through those retailers, though time will tell.
For now, you can buy the Nokia 6 (2018) at the links below.