Nokia 6 vs Nokia 6 2018: The key differences

Nokia 6

HMD-backed Nokia has unveiled Nokia 6(2018) alongside with Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 1 and Nokia 8110 4G at MWC 2018.

The first version of Nokia 6 was launched last year. The company has made few notable changes in the new Nokia 6 compared to last year’s model.

In terms of design, both devices have same display size, aluminum unibody, and 3000 mAh battery capacity. The new model is a bit thicker and features a rear fingerprint sensor.

Here are three major key differences


The new model runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 paired with 3GB/4GB RAM options, whereas 2017 version is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 coupled with 3GB RAM.

Connectivity and camera

The Nokia 6 2018 has got Bluetooth upgrade with Yes v5.0 compared to its predecessor’s Yes v4.1. In terms of camera, both devices have almost same camera specs and features, but the new model comes with Zeiss optics.


Both the smartphones run on the Android Oreo. However, the newly launched device sports Android One branding. Notably, Nokia 6 2017 was launched with Nougat but later got an update to Oreo.

The company has priced the Nokia 6 (2018) at €279 excluding taxes and subsidies.

Shailesh Sharma

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