It seems that Nokia is all set to launch the 2018 variant of the Nokia 6 called Nokia 6 (2018) that will have a different design from the original Nokia 6 that was launched globally in February at the MWC 2017 event. The new Nokia 6 2018 has just received the TENAA approval in China revealing the alleged images of the new phone before its launch. The Nokia 6 was having a fingerprint scanner on the front panel as we already know, but according to the TENAA listing, the new Nokia 6 2018 will have a fingerprint scanner on the rear side instead of the front. The device is listed with the model number TA-1054 at TENAA and has a different design on the back panel as well.
The TENAA listing reveals that the new Nokia device has a rear camera with an LED flash on the rear side followed by the fingerprint scanner below the led flash. it has a bigger display with minimal bezels and a possible 18:9 aspect ratio. There are no capacitive touch buttons available below the display on front as the fingerprint scanner is moved to the rear side. The TENAA listing, however, doesn’t have any specifications of the device listed that might be out soon. According to the rumors, the new Nokia 6 2018 will carry a 5.5-inch Full-HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio and will be powered by the Snapdragon 630 processor. It is expected to have 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage capacity. More details will be available with its full TENAA listing.
The Nokia 6 was announced with a 5.5-inch 2.5D curved glass display with 450 nits brightness, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection and 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution. Its powered by a octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 ( 4 x 1.2 GHz Cortex A53 + 4 x 1.5 GHz Cortex A53) 64-bit processor with Adreno 505 GPU and comes with 3GB / 4GB of LPDDR3 RAM with 32GB / 64GB internal storage capacity and MicroSD card expandable storage up to 128GB. It runs on Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) OS out of the box and supports Dual SIM.
It features a 16-megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, PDAF, 1.0um sensor, f/2.0 aperture and an 8-megapixel camera is available on front with 1.12um sensor, f/2.0 aperture and a 84˚ wide-angle lens. A 3000mAh built-in battery comes with 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, USB OTG connectivity options and additional features includes 3.5mm audio jack, Dual speakers, Dual smart amplifiers (TFA9891) and Dolby Atmos. A fingerprint sensor is available on the physical home button on front. It measures 154 x 75.8 x 7.8 mm.