HMD made some software and hardware changes to the international version of Nokia 6

Although HMD promised to release all its Nokia-branded smartphones globally by the end of June, it looks like many markets won’t be getting two out of the three Nokia handsets until July.

The Nokia 6 is the first Android smartphone launched by HMD, but the device was a China exclusive for many months. The international variant is supposed to hit European markets very soon, while customers in the United States will get the Nokia 6 in early July.

However, there are differences between the Chinese and global variants of the Nokia 6, and one of them is the amount of RAM. While the Nokia 6 launch in China includes 4GB RAM, HMD announced in May that the global model would pack just 3GB RAM.

Well, it looks like the Finnish company made some software and hardware changes to the international version of Nokia 6 before release, and one of these changes concerns the amount of memory.

HMD made some software and hardware changes to the international version of Nokia 6HMD sent a letter to FCC (Federal Communications Commission), which lists all the changes it made to the Nokia 6 after the phone has been approved.

On the software side, HMD confirmed it has fixed the RF Card configuration error and addressed a problem with the FP driver which would not load when the device enters power off charging.

When it comes to hardware, the list of changes is much bigger, but the most important seems to be the addition of 4GB RAM and 64GB internal memory.

  • Add 2nd source battery, HE335
  • Add 4GB RAM / 64G ROM
  • Change L6219 & R6210 to NC to improve WiFi mask performance
  • Change L6220 to NC
  • Change R711, R707, R2207 to Murata Bead board to optimize camera de-sense
  • Change FPM to low voltage, add one diode + Low voltage FW to reduce FPM noise
  • Speaker Box SUS material change from 304 to 430 to resolve static magnetic issue. Change coil material from FH5 to FH7 to improve coil heat resistant.

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