The Nokia 6.1 runs Android One and arrives within the US for $269


The Nokia 6.1 arrives within the US this weekend, after launching in China again in January. The 6.1 is an replace to final 12 months’s Nokia 6, providing small however strong enhancements in quite a few methods. Maybe most notably, this 12 months’s model runs Android One, which suggests it has inventory Android and assured updates for 2 years.

In any other case, the cellphone seems to be actually just like final 12 months’s mannequin. It nonetheless has a 5.5-inch 1080p show, and it’s nonetheless at a 16:9 side ratio, quite than adopting the bezel-free look that’s coming to an increasing number of telephones. The bezels do look like barely narrower this 12 months, although, and the fingerprint sensor has been moved to the again. The cellphone additionally jumps as much as a Snapdragon 630 processor, 4GB of RAM, and USB-C charging (as a substitute of a 430, 3GB, and Micro USB). Plus it has a headphone jack.

It’s positively extra of a mid-range cellphone this 12 months because of these bumped up specs. The draw back is, in addition they include a value bounce: it’s now going to promote for $269 as a substitute of $229. You would even get it as little as $180 final 12 months because of Amazon’s provide with lock-screen advertisements, however that isn’t obtainable anymore. So that is mainly a $90 value bounce.

The cellphone launches on Sunday and can initially be obtainable by Amazon and Finest Purchase.


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