Nokia 6.1 Plus

RS.15,999
9

Total

9.0/10

Pros

  • Amazing Display
  • Supports 5Ghz WiFi
  • USB Type C Port
  • Supports Native FM Radio
  • Quick Charging 3.0 Support

Cons

  • Back is a Bit Slippery

Are you looking for a Budget Phone that has a Robust Build , Amazing Cameras and Great Internals , Here we have with us the Nokia 6.1 Plus.

If you are interested in Purchasing the same , Request you to use the Buy now button on the top of the article ! This Amazing Smartphone is Flipkart Exclusive .

This Review is Based on Thorough usage of the Nokia 6.1 Plus as My Daily Driver for more than a Week .


Specifications of Nokia 6.1 Plus

  • – 5.84-inch, 19:9, FHD+ 1080×2280 Display with Gorilla Glass 3
  • – Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 Processor
  • – 4GB RAM
  • – 64GB On-Board Storage
  • – Rear : 16MP (RGB) PDAF Sensor With EIS + 5MP (Monochrome) – (Depth) Camera
  • – 16MP Front Facing Camera
  • – USB Type-C
  • – 3060 MAh Battery

Whats Inside the Box

  • Nokia 6.1 Plus
  • Charging adapter – 5V – 2A (10W Charger)
  • USB Type-C charging cable
  • SIM ejection tool
  • Instruction guides
  • Earphones

Unboxing & Hand On Video

Ps : We didnt have the Earphones in our Unit , So have not showed it in the Video – , But You will get it in your Retail Box !


Design

The design of the Nokia 6.1 Plus Looks Super Premium , it has a sleek design , the phone weight is well distributed all over the place and feel light in holding , The back is Made up of Glass which is Super Reflective and also Attracts Fingerprints .

But Overall the Design is pleasing to eyes , The Volume Rockers and Power Buttons are Tactile and give good feedback . The Phone has Rounded Edges which makes it easy to grip , But Sometimes the Phone feels Slippery due to its Smooth Glass Back .


Display

Nokia 6.1 Plus has a 5.84 inch, 19:9 , FHD+ 2280×1080 IPD LCD Display Protected with Gorilla Glass 3 protection , It Also comes with With 98 % Colour Gamut . As Any Nokia phone it also has deep blacks and colors pop Out to be very well , Sunlight visiblity is Great .

Brightness is Fair enough & the there are minimal bezels and oh yeah there is a Notch ! Which can be Disabled from Display Settings if you Dont want it . I am Highly Impressed with the Display on the Nokia 6.1 Plus .

Glance Feature

When the Phone Screen is off , a part of the Screen shows a Glance of Important information like Missed Calls , Text Messages , Emails , Alarm info , etc . This feature is quite useful for me as i can see my Useful information on the screen without unlocking it Cool Right ! .

You can Even Customize the time the Information is on Screen , By default the time is set to 1 Min , After That the screen will be Off and wont Show info Until and Unless there is movement of phone in Hand !

Note : Glance feature is now in all Nokia Android Smartphones


Performance

The Nokia 6.1 Plus comes with a Snapdragon 636 Chipset , which performs Good in day to day tasks as it comes with Pure Stock Android its Super Smooth , it is Coupled with 4GB Ram 64 GB Storage +128 GB of external storage .

This Phone has a Hybrid Sim Slot , General apps like Instagram , Facebook , Whatsapp and emails open quickly , Multitasking on this phone is also quite good , many of the apps are retained in the Memory , In my testing Period i never faced any lags in the UI .

The fingerprint sensor on the rear is very fast, and gives a Good haptic feedback , which will give you the sense of unlocking the Phone .


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Software

 

So this phone runs on Stock Android Oreo with Latest July 2018 Security Patch with Android P expected Soon –Which means this Phone will get around two years of Software Update Support

This phone ships with Android 8.1.0 Oreo out of the box . There is rarely any lag , The Phone also Supports Face Unlock which is Mostly Accurate .

The UI is very Fluid thanks to Pure Stock android on this device . The Battery Optimization is also good enough . During Standby ( When Phone is Idle ) – The Battery Drain is minimal. Even during Travelling the Battery drain is Very Less .


New Update – August 2018 Security Patch 

Android 9.0 Pie Update Overview Video


Battery Life

The Battery On this Smartphone is a 3060 Mah , which will last you for for Full day with Normal – Heavy usage Patterns , with WiFi , 4G Turned on , with Some Casual Gaming and Video Streaming.

We got almost 5-6 hours of Screen On Time with Medium Screen Brightness with almost 25 percent battery left at the end of Day . To My surprise the Nokia 6.1 Plus Also Supports Quick Charge 3.0 . You can get your Phone Fully Charged up in almost 90 Mins.


Connectivity

The Nokia 6.1 Plus Comes with a Dual Sim Support , it has Hybrid Slot for two sims one sim + Micro SD, It also supports Dual 4G Standby , and also have VoLTE Support , ( Jio and Airtel VoLTE Works Great ) without any Call Drops or Speed Issues ) , WiFi Reception is Great , It supports 2.4GHz & 5GHZ Wireless Bands)


Audio & Telephony

The Call Quality via the Call Speaker is loud and clear and the main Speaker is on the bottom adjacent right to USB Type C Port , which makes it ideal spot for Speaker Placement , Generally while Playing Games or Seeing Video we tend to Cover the Phone Speaker and due to that we get muffled Sound .

But I am very happy to say This is not the Case with Nokia 6.1 Plus , the Speaker placement is Perfect and you get Crisp & Clear Sound .


Gaming

I tired playing Asphalt 9 , Tekken , Shadow Fight , etc on this mobile and most games played Pretty Smoothly without any lags . We Played the games on High Graphics Mostly .


Gaming & Benchmark Video

Heating

There was Rarely any Heat , But at after few minutes of intensive tasks the phone heats up a bit but it also cools down super quickly


Camera

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My Experience

It packs a 16MP Primary Sensor + 5MP Depth Sensor – Which is Capable of taking some Good Pictures , The photos comes out to be quite natural , and are not over processed .

The Photos Taken in Low light too are Good Enough with Minimal Grains and Photos in Good lighting Conditions are Amazing with Perfect Edge Detection which gives perfect depth of field ( Bookeh Effect ) – Blurred Baground .

Same goes with the front Camera it packs a 16MP Front Selfie Camera which takes Good Selfies and also it has Some AI based Features , Which uses your Facial Data to make Cool Emojis .


Verdict

Overall the phone performs exceptionally well , If you are a person who wants a Budget Range phone with Amazing build quality & Great Software Experience – This is for you !

If you are interested in Purchasing the same , Request you to use the Buy now button on the top of the article ! TIA



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