360 N6 Pro with 18:9 aspect ratio display launched in China

360 Mobiles, a Chinese smartphone OME has launched a new premium mid-tier smartphone in China. The smartphone is officially called as the 360 N6 Pro and does offer impressive tech specifications for the price tag. This device does offer a whopping 84.5 percent screen to body ratio, which is exceptional for a smartphone of this price tag and gives an edge over another flagship smartphone.

The smartphone is available in 4 GB + 64 GB, 6 GB + 64 GB, and 6 + 128 GB storage and RAM models. These models retail for CNY 1299, CNY 1899, and CNY 2399 (which roughly translates for ₹12,999, ₹18,999 and ₹23,999). Considering these price tags, the 4 GB + 64 GB model has a lot of potentials and offers jam-packed specifications for the price tag. However, the only downside is the fact that, this device is made available only in China. So, the only way to get this device is to import it from third-party vendors.

In terms of design and build quality, the 360 N6 Pro is in line with the other premium smartphones, in fact, the smartphone maker has spent a lot of time in refining the overall design and build quality.The back case is made using a tempered glass with a touch of non-conductive vacuum coating  (NCVM), for a more uniform mirror finish. So, this device scores a perfect A in terms of design, considering the fact that the device merely costs 13K. The tech specifications of this model are mesmerizing and let’s look at the same.

The 360 N6 Pro features an all-new 18:9 aspect ratio display with 5.9-inch screen real estate. The display offers an FHD+ 2160x1080p resolution with 400+ pixels per inch, making it in line with the other premium smartphones. However, the brand has opted to use an IPS LCD panel, which might make this device a step back towards being a perfect smartphone. Under the hood, the smartphone is powered by Qualcomm’s 2nd most powerful Snapdragon 660 Octa-core SoC, which is based on the custom Kryo cores with up to a maximum clock speed of 2.2 GHz. This powerful processor is paired with either 4 GB or 6 GB LPDDR4x RAM with 64 GB or 128 GB onboard flash storage with a dedicated micro SD card slot (up to 128 GB).

With respect to connectivity, the smartphone offers a dual nano-SIM card slot with 4G LTE and VoLte capability. Other standard features like Dual channel WiFi, WiFi Hotspot, and Bluetooth 5.0 are also in line with the most of the premium smartphones. However, the device is missing on NFC, so, no wireless payments what so ever.

With respect to camera capability, the smartphone offers a dual rear-facing camera setup with 16 MP RGB sensor and a 2 MP depth sensing sensor. This combination helps to capture the varied depth of field to capture the DSLR like bokeh effect. For the selfie camera, the company uses an 8 MP shooter with 1080p video recording capability. The main camera does offer 4K video recording up to 30 frames per second and slow motion 1080p video recording up to 60 frames per second.

The 360 N6 Pro runs on a forked version of Android Nougat 7.0 with no clue about the Oreo update. Finally, the device packs a decent 4050 mAh Li-ion sealed battery with Qualcomm Quick charge 3.0 capability with USB OTG support. The device also continues to offer 3.5 mm headphone jack, which is not seen on the most of the smartphones.

So, what do you think about the 360 N6 Pro? Share your views in the comment box.