Following several leaks and rumors, HMD Global, which stands as the official licensee for Nokia phones, has officially announced the 4G versions of the Nokia 6300 and Nokia 8000 feature phones.
The 4G version of the Nokia 6300 is heavily inspired by the standard model. It is built out of plastic and features a classic candy bar design. At the front, it gets a 2.4-inch QVGA display along with a standard numeric keypad. The feature phone comes powered by a Snapdragon 210 SoC paired with 512MB of RAM and 4GB of expandable in-built storage.
The phone runs on KaiOS with support for popular multimedia applications like WhatsApp, Facebook, YouTube, Google Maps, and Google Assistant. Moreover, it packs a VGA camera at the rear along with an LED flash. The phone comes equipped with a 1,500mAh battery and gets a proprietary 3.5mm audio jack.
The Nokia 6300 4G is available in three shades, namely cyan green, light charcoal, and powder white, and is priced at €49 (~ ₹4,300) in certain international markets.
The Nokia 8000 4G, on the other hand, comes across as a relatively premium feature phone, as it is built around a chrome midframe finish featuring premium ‘glass-like’ texture. It packs a 2.8-inch display at the front, and a 2MP camera at the back along with an LED flash. It also gets a 3D curved keypad upfront.
The rest of the specifications of the Nokia 8000 4G are virtually identical to the Nokia 6300 4G. This means it, too, features the Snapdragon 210 SoC512MB of RAM, 4GB of expandable storage, and a 1500mAh battery. It also runs on KaiOS with support for the abovementioned applications.
The Nokia 8000 4G is priced at €79 (~Rs. 6,900) in certain international markets and is available in four colours – opal white, onyx black, topaz blue, and citrine gold. There isn't any official confirmation as to when either of these smartphones will be available in the Indian market.