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Nokia 6 (2017) vs Nokia 6 (2018) Specs Comparison


Today, the Finnish firm has finally launched the most-awaited return of the Nokia 6 smartphone with improved specs and design. HMD also launched the second generation of the Nokia 6, around the same last year in China. We just couldn’t help but compare them.


The Nokia 6 features a 5.5 inch IPS LCD Full HD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and a pixel density of 403 ppi. With curved 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on the front just like the new Nokia 6.

Nokia 6
Nokia 6

The fingerprint scanner on the first generation Nokia 6 is embedded to the home button, while the fingerprint scanner on the Nokia 6 released this year is now at the back portion of the phone.


The first generation Nokia 6 was powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. It is also expandable up tp 128GB via microSD. On the other hand, the new Nokia 6 sport a Snapdragon 630 with 2.2GHz octa-core CPU and 4GB of RAM and 32/64 internal storage.


In the camera department, it has the same camera sensors found on the predecessor smartphone. A dual-LED enabled 16-megapixel camera and an 8-megapixel 84-degree wide-angle selfie camera. Also, the Bothie mode that can be found on the Nokia 7 and Nokia 8 is also available.

Nokia 6 (2017) vs Nokia 6 (2018) Full specs comparison

SPECSNokia 6 (2017)Nokia 6 (2018)
Display5.5 inches, IPS LCD, 403ppi5.5 inches, IPS LCD, 403ppi
154 x 75.8 x 7.9 mm, 169g weight
148.8 x 75.8 x 8.2 mm, 172 g weight
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Arte Black, Matte Black, Tempered Blue, Silver, Copper
Black, Silver
Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
Qualcomm Snapdragon 630
Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
Octa-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A53
Adreno 505
Adreno 508
Memory32 GB, 3 GB RAM – Matte Black, Tempered Blue, Silver, Copper
64 GB, 4 GB RAM – Arte Black
32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM, microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Main Camera16 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash16 MP (f/2.0, 1.0 µm), phase detection autofocus, dual-LED dual-tone flash
Front camera
8 MP, f/2.0, 1080p
8 MP, f/2.0, 1080p
Connectivity4G LTE (Cat. 6), WiFi ac, Bt 4.0, GPSGPS, GLONASS4G LTE (Cat. 6), WiFi ac, Bt 5.0, GPSGPS, GLONASS
Fingerprint scanner on home button
Fingerprint sensor at the back
Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), planned upgrade to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
3000 mAh battery, Fast Charging
Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

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