Built to last and designed to perform, the Nokia 6.1offers significant enhancements over its predecessor

The Nokia 8110 is truly an icon reloaded – simply slide to talk with the newest member of the Originals family
HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, has announced the availability of both Nokia 6.1 and Nokia 8110 at all Nokia retailers nationwide starting 6th July (Friday) 2018.

Nokia 6.1: Built to last and perform
Building on the success of its predecessor, the Nokia 6.1 packs even more powerful performance and great new features into a more compact, durable body. Powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 630 Mobile Platform, the Nokia 6.1 is over 60% faster than its award-winning predecessor. Also, now offering enhanced Dual-Sight, ZEISS optics, USB-C fast-charging, Nokia spatial audio and pure, secure and up-to-date Android Oreo™, the Nokia 6.1 has been selected by Google to join the Android One family.  

Taking the original’s precision craftsmanship to the next level the Nokia 6.1 combines a unibody, made from a solid block of 6000 series aluminium, with an 11-hour two-tone anodising and polishing process. And by uniting a sculpted 2.5D display with damage-resistant Corning® Gorilla® Glass, the Nokia 6.1’s compact and refined body is designed to stay beautiful for longer.

Built on the well-loved design of its predecessor, you can be sure that the Nokia 6.1 is durable enough to take life’s everyday knocks, all while being even more compact than the previous generation. But it’s not just about durability, the Nokia 6.1 has also got the style to match. It is finished using a unique two-tone anodising process to stand out from the crowd.

The original Nokia 6 received great feedback on its display, colours and brightness. The Nokia 6.1takes it even further by increasing the screen-to-body ratio with a sharp 5.5-inch full HD IPS laminated display, so you can enjoy a stunning immersive entertainment experience in a compact package.

Powerful real-life performance
The Nokia 6.1 delivers a fast and smooth performance alongside great day-long battery life. With its 3000mAh battery with USB type-C fast-charging, you can charge 50% of your phone’s battery in just 30 minutes.

For the moments you want to relive again and again, the 16 MP ZEISS rear camera with dual-tone flash and 8MP selfie camera will ensure you capture every detail. And because there are always two sides to every story, the Nokia 6.1 features enhanced Dual-Sight. Activating the front and back cameras at the same time, Dual-Sight lets you create your very own #Bothie and even stream it live on social media. Plus, with Nokia spatial audio, you can record high-fidelity surround sound on all your videos, giving you an immersive experience when you watch it back, you’ll feel like you were there again.For added security and ease, the Nokia 6.1 recognises you, giving you the ability to unlock your phone with your face, lightning fast.

Vijay Thangavelu, Country Manager (Malaysia and Myanmar),HMD Global, said: “The Nokia 6.1 is the embodiment of our core values – quality phones based on real-life needs. We’ve enhanced everything our fans loved about their Nokia 6 including making it more than 60% faster.”

“The original Nokia 6 was our first Android smartphone and received praise from around the world for its design, durability and performance. We’ve now improved on that award-winning formula, making it last longer and perform even better. We were the first to introduce the #Bothie, and we’re excited to bring our Dual-Sight technology to the Nokia 6.1, enabling even more fans to capture both sides of the story in a truly unique way. The Nokia 6.1 is undeniably built to last and designed to perform,” added Vijay.

The Nokia 6.1 joins the Android One family, offering a high-quality software experience designed by Google. The Nokia 6.1 will stay fresh over time with the latest Google innovations and regular security updates. Because it runs pure Android, the Nokia 6.1 comes with no unnecessary UI changes or hidden processes that would eat up your battery life or slow it down, so you can enjoy your phone for longer.As with all Nokia smartphones in the Android One programme, theNokia 6.1 will come with a limited number of pre-installed apps so that you’ll get more storage space.

By shipping with Android Oreo™ out of the box, you’ll be able to enjoy the latest features, including Picture-in-Picture for multitasking, Android Instant Apps to discover and run apps with minimal friction, 60 fantastic new emojis and battery-maximising features like limiting background app use.

Available in the unique two-toned Blue/Gold, the 4/64GB Nokia 6.1 is availableat a recommended retail price of RM1,100.

Nokia 8110: An icon reloaded
With customer anticipation finally reaching its climax, HMD Global is proudto reintroduce the Nokia 8110, representing the newest member of the Originals family. Reloading the legendary Nokia 8110, this 4G feature phone comes complete with the elegantly curved slider design. Giving you the chance to switch off, have fun and relax with the knowledge that all your smartphone essentials are there when you need them.

With a familiar and easy to use interface, the Nokia 8110 features intuitive tactile mechanics, with slide to answer and end calls, as well as an addictive helicopter-style spin on its axis. It comes with the craftsmanship you expect from a Nokia phone, delivering durability and reliability as standard.

“For Nokia fans young and old, the 8110 is an icon that brings back great memories of Nokia’s heritage. With its redesigned look and enhanced features, the 8110 is truly a 4G feature phone worthy of its place in Nokia’s line-up of Originals,” said Vijay.

The Nokia 8110 delivers crystal-clear VoLTE calling and is perfect for anyone who wants an iconic 4G feature phone or a companion phone. With access to an app store, you can now continue to enjoy favourites like Google Assistant, Google Maps, Google Search, Facebook and Twitter. Additionally, you send and receive emails or import your contacts and sync your calendar with Outlook and Gmail.

To keep it running flawlessly, the Nokia 8110 features the Qualcomm® 205 Mobile Platform. With its Wi-Fi connection you can turn your Nokia 8110 into a portable hotspot to share your internet connection with other devices, friends and family. The Nokia 8110’s portable hotspot is capable of supporting up to 10 devices/users simultaneously.

With two vibrant colours to choose from --Traditional Black and Banana Yellow -- the Nokia 8110 has everything you loved reloaded, including a revamped Snake game. Hitting local stores beginning 6 July, the Nokia 8110 is available at a recommended retail price of RM285.

About HMD Global
Headquartered in Espoo, Finland, HMD Global Oy is the home of Nokia phones. HMD designs and markets a range of smartphones and feature phones targeted at a range of consumers and price points. With a commitment to innovation and quality, HMD is the proud exclusive licensee of the Nokia brand for phones and tablets. For further information, see

Nokia is a registered trademark of Nokia Corporation. Android, Google and other marks are trademarks of Google LLC; Oreo is a trademark of Mondelez International, Inc. group. Qualcomm and Snapdragon are trademarks of Qualcomm Incorporated, registered in the United States and other countries. Qualcomm Snapdragon is a product of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries.

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