Nokia Finally Released An Android Smartphone, But We Can't Buy It Yet

Attention, the Finnish smartphone brand is back.

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Finnish smartphone brand Nokia has unveiled its highly anticipated new Android smartphone - the Nokia 6

In December, Nokia announced that it will be returning to the smartphone market at some point in 2017 with a new Android handset.

The tech company has lived up to its promises by releasing the Nokia 6.

The smartphone is made out of aluminium and features a sturdy Gorilla Glass screen. Underneath the hood, it's equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor.

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The phone also comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage and runs an Android Nougat operating system. The phone will also feature a 16MP rear camera and an 8MP front-facing camera.

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"The Nokia 6 is a result of listening to our consumers who desire a beautifully crafted handset with exceptional durability, entertainment and display features," HMD Global CEO, Arto Nummela said.

Pricing wise, it's relatively reasonable! The phone will retail for 1699 Chinese yuan (around RM1100)

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However, the phone is only available in China for now

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HMD Global, a Finnish company that was founded to develop phones under the Nokia brand name, noted in a press release that the phone will only be available in China through retailer JD.Com β€œin early 2017".

The company also noted that releasing in China first was a strategic move, considering the nation has over 552 million smartphone users last year.

Take a look at the smartphone's first promo video, so sleek!

Fingers crossed that it will be releasing in Malaysia soon!

Speaking of which, Nokia is also bringing back the classic 'Snake' game! Prepare for an ultimate throwback:

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