Nokia 6.1 Plus global rollout include Taiwan, Hong Kong, Russia, India and Malaysia as first markets

by Anvinraj Valiyathara 0

HMD Global has just introduced the Nokia X5 smartphone in China. The handset is expected to hit the global markets in the near future. However, its global release is likely to happen after the global rollout of Nokia X6. It is speculated that the Nokia X6 will be arriving in international markets as Nokia 6.1 Plus. A report that had surfaced two weeks ago had claimed that Hong Kong could be the first market to receive Nokia 6.1 Plus. However, as of this writing, there is no update on its arrival on Nokia’s social media channels for Hong Kong. Now the official Taiwanese Facebook channel of Nokia Mobile has started teasing the launch of Nokia 6.1 Plus, it seems that Taiwan could be the first market to receive it.

Nokia 6.1 Plus Taiwan Facebook

In the above screenshot, an image of the notched display totting Nokia X6 can be seen on the left. In the comments section on the right, people are referring to this device as Nokia 6.1 Plus. The post says that it will be an Android One phone, but there is no information on its launch date for Taiwan.

The Nokia 6.1 Plus is expected to be packed with same specs as its Chinese version. Recently, a smartphone labelled as Nokia 6.1 Plus had also appeared on Geekbench. The same moniker has been also spotted on Google ARCore website.

Another report says that Russia could be one of the first markets to receive Nokia 6.1 Plus. Also, India is speculated to get it in August or September. The Malaysian market is also tipped to receive the smartphone in the next month.

Nokia X6

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The Nokia X6 has 5.8-inch IPS LCD display that supports FHD+ resolution and 19:9 aspect ratio. It is fueled by Snapdragon 636 and 3,060mAh battery. Other features include 16-megapixel + 5-megapixel dual camera, 16-megapixel front camera and Android 8.1 Oreo. The 32 GB storage + 4 GB RAM, 64 GB storage + 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage + 6 GB RAM are respectively priced at 1,299 Yuan (~$192), 1,499 Yuan (~$222) and 1,699 Yuan (~$251).

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