The Nokia 6.1 Plus smartphone was scheduled to go on sale in India yesterday at 12 pm local time via Flipkart and Nokia online store. Indeed, the new Nokia 6.1 Plus went on its first sale and it was a hot one. The device was sold out in less than 3 minutes on Flipkart as the phone was out of stock by 12.03pm.
The exact number of unit sold wasn’t disclosed by Flipkart but the online retailer revealed that it sold 15 units of the phones each second while the sale lasted. That indicates that roughly 27,000 units of the 6.1 Plus were sold on Flipkart alone. There is no data concerning the units sold on Nokia’s website.
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The Nokia 6.1 Plus will go on sale again on September 6 at 12 noon local time and we expect the sales to be another hot one. The Nokia 6.1 Plus has enjoyed huge patronage in markets it has been released. That is as a result of its impressive hardware and design coupled with an affordable price tag of Rs 15,999 ($226). The device features a 5.8-inch Full HD+ display with a 19:9 aspect ratio and 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It is fuelled by a Snapdragon 636 processor which is paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage which can be expanded by an SD card up to 400GB. In the photography department, the smartphone sports a dual 16-megapixel camera with f/2.0 aperture and a 5-megapixel camera with f/2.4 aperture on the rear and 16-megapixel camera with f/2.0 aperture on the front for selfies. Under the hood is a 3,060mAh battery which supports fast charging. The device comes in Blue and White colors.