Facial unlock is an authentication that's here to stay for now, at least in 2018. Nokia is trying to adopt it for four of its current phones.
The Nokia 6.1, also known as the second-gen Nokia 6 or simply as the new Nokia 6, is available from B&H Photo Video in black/copper and white/iron at $269, including a "basic" photo/video kit for smartphones.
Unofficially up for grabs in the US for a few weeks now, the new Nokia 6, aka Nokia 6.1, aka 6.1 (2018), is rapidly and officially expanding to Amazon, Best Buy and B&H Photo Video.
HMD Global's high-end Nokia 8 Sirocco and upper mid-range Nokia 7 Plus are up for pre-order in India, with regional deliveries underway in ten days.
It's not very expensive, it's pretty good-looking and it has some decent specs and features, but the new Nokia 6 doesn't seem to be officially up for grabs stateside yet.
Commercially released in India already, and expected out stateside... sooner or later, the "new" Nokia 6 is going on sale in Great Britain tomorrow, April 11, exclusively at Carphone Warehouse.
The high-end Nokia 8 Sirocco, upper mid-range 7 Plus, budget-friendly new Nokia 6, and entry-level Nokia 1 are all coming to India in the next few weeks.
There are now no less than four Nokia smartphones part of Google's Android Enterprise Recommended project, including the 8 Sirocco, 7 Plus and "new" Nokia 6.
The "new" Nokia 6 may well be HMD's least exciting phone showcased at MWC 2018, but it's also the only one confirmed to launch in the US in the near future.