Nokia X6 8GB

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Code RM-551 
Announced 2010-06-14 
User guide Download 



  • Dimensions: 111 x 51 x 13.8 mm
  • Weight (with battery): 122 g
  • Additional size and shape information:
  • Classic with touch screen

Display and user interface

  • Size: 3.2"
  • Capacitive touch screen
  • Resolution: 640 x 360 pixels (nHD)
  • Up to 16.7 million colours
  • Automatic orientation sensor (accelerometer) for display rotation
  • 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio

Keys and input methods

  • Touch screen for text input and user interface control (alphanumeric keypad and on-screen QWERTY that are automatically changed with display rotation, full screen handwriting for Chinese language)
  • Dedicated Media Bar touch key for access to music, gallery, share online, Video Centre and web browser
  • Voice commands
  • Physical keys for application launch (menu key), send and end, power, camera, lock, volume up and down
  • Dedicated personal Contacts Bar touch key for direct access to contacts, feeds and status updates


  • Available colours:
    • Azure
    • Black
    • Amethyst


  • Customisable home screen:
    • widgets
    • themes
    • icons
    • shortcuts
    • menu
  • Customisable profiles
  • Ringtones: 3D stereo ring tones, 64-tone polyphonic, mp3 and video ringtones (3 videos and 9 mp3 songs built-in)
  • Video ringtones
  • Themes
    • wallpapers
    • screensavers
    • ringtones
    • pre-installed themes
    • changeable colour themes


Power Management

  • BL-5J 1320 mAh Li-Ion battery
  • Talk time
    • GSM up to 11 hours 30 mins
    • WCDMA up to 6 hours
  • Standby time
    • GSM up to 420 hours
    • WCDMA up to 450 hours
  • Video playback time (maximum): up to 4 hours 30 mins in H51nHD format at 25 fps
  • Video recording time: up to 3 hours 30 mins
  • Video call time: up to 2 hours 40 mins
  • Music playback time: up to 35 hours
Operation times may vary depending on radio access technology used, operator network configuration and usage.


  • Internal memory: 8 GB

Operating frequency

  • Quad band WCDMA 900/1900/2100, EGSM 850/900/1800/1900
  • WCDMA 900/1900/2100, GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900, 2G QB (China variant)
  • Automatic switching between GSM bands

Data network

  • CSD
  • GPRS/EDGE class A, multislot class 11, with similtaneous voice and packet data mode support
  • GPRS/EDGE class B, multislot class 32
  • WCDMA 2100/1900 with similtaneous voice and packet data mode support
  • HSDPA category 6, maximum speed 3.6 Mbps (downlink)
  • WLAN IEEE 802.11 b/g
Requires data service. Data services may not be available in all networks. Data transmission speeds may be as high as 3.6 Mbps, but may vary based upon network capabilities and other conditions. The establishment and continuation of a data connection depends on network availability, provider support and signal strength.


  • 2 mm charger connector
  • Stereo Bluetooth version 2.1 with Enhanced Data Rate
  • High-Speed USB 2.0 (micro USB connector)
  • 3.5 mm AV connector for audio and TV-out
  • Support for PC synchronisation with Nokia Ovi Suite
  • MTP (mobile transfer protocol) support

Software & Applications

Software platform & user interface

  • S60 5th Edition
  • Symbian OS version 9.4
  • Java™ MIDP 2.0
  • Flash Lite 3.1
  • Active standby
  • Media Bar
  • Contacts Bar


  • Open-source software (OSS) web browser
  • Switch
  • Playlist DJ
  • Nokia Music Store
  • Ovi Maps 3.0
  • Map loader
  • Nokia Ovi Suite
  • Settings Wizard
  • Image editor
  • Video editor
  • Nokia Video Centre
  • Share on Ovi
  • Adding more applications:
    • Over-the-air (OTA) downloads from Ovi Store

Personal Information Management (PIM)

  • Support for assigning images to contacts
  • Support for contact groups
  • Clock: analog, digital, world clock
  • Alarm clock
  • Reminders
  • Calculator
  • Calendar with week and month view
  • Converter
  • Notes
  • To-do list
  • Ovi Contacts


Email and messaging

  • Supported email protocols: IMAP, POP, SMTP
  • Support for email attachments
  • OMA email notification support
  • Nokia Email with HTML support
  • Mail for Exchange*
  • SMS with support for concatenated SMS for long messages
  • Multiple SMS deletion
  • MMS version 13, message size up to 600 kb
  • Automatic resizing of images for MMS
  • Nokia Xpress audio messaging
  • Common inbox for SMS and MMS messages
  • Number screening for messaging
  • Distribution lists for messaging
  • Cell broadcast

Call management

  • Integrated handsfree speakerphone
  • Number screening for messaging and calls
  • Automatic answer with headset or car kit
  • Any key answer
  • Call waiting, call hold, call divert
  • Call timer
  • Logging of dialled, received and missed calls
  • Automatic redial
  • Speed dialling
  • Speaker-independent name dialling (SIND)
  • Fixed dialling number support
  • Vibrating alert (internal)
  • Side volume keys
  • Mute/unmute
  • Contacts Bar for 20 contacts with images and communication history (SMS, calls, email and web feeds)
  • Talking ringtones
  • Conference calling with up to six participants
  • Video calling: up to 176 x 144 pixels, low up to 5 fps, normal up to 10 fps, smooth up to 15 fps

Sharing & Internet

  • Full web browsing of real web pages
  • Supported mark-up languages: HTML, XHTML, WML
  • Supported protocols: HTTP, WAP, JavaScript
  • TCP/IP support
  • OSS web browser
  • Nokia Mobile Search
  • Access to Facebook, MySpace, YouTube and other online social networks


  • Integrated A-GPS receiver
  • Ovi Maps 3.0 pre-installed
  • Ovi Maps Loader application via PC
  • Free lifetime navigation included*



  • 5 megapixel camera (2592 x 1944 pixels)
  • Carl Zeiss optics
  • 4x digital zoom
  • Autofocus
  • Dual LED flash
  • Dedicated camera key
  • Landscape (horizontal) orientation

Image capture

  • Image formats: JPEG/EXIF
  • Capture modes: still, sequence, self-timer, video
  • Centre weighted auto exposure; exposure compensation: +2 ~ -2EV at 0.5 step
  • Scene modes: automatic, manual, portrait, landscape, night, night portrait
  • Colour tone modes: normal, sepia, black & white, vivid, negative
  • Flash modes: on, off, automatic, red-eye reduction
  • White balance modes: automatic, sunny, cloudy, incandescent, fluorescent


  • 8 GB internal memory
  • High-Speed USB 2.0 connectivity
  • Bluetooth 2.1 EDR wireless connectivity
  • Image editor on device
  • Direct printing to compatible picture printers
  • TV out (PAL) for easy photo viewing


Video camera

  • Main camera
    • Video recording at up to 640 x 480 pixels and up to 30 fps (TV quality), up to 640 x 352 pixels and up to 30 fps (widescreen quality), up to 320 x 240 pixels and up to 30 fps/15 fps (email high/normal quality), up to 176 x 144 and up to 15 fps (sharing quality)
    • Up to 4x digital video zoom
  • Front camera
    • Video recording at up to 176 x 144 pixels, low up to 5 fps, normal up to 10 fps, smooth up to 15 fps
  • Clip length (maximum): 1 hour 30 min (high or normal quality), depending on available memory
  • Video white balance modes: automatic, sunny, cloudy, incandescent, fluorescent
  • Scene modes: automatic, night
  • Colour tone modes: normal, sepia, black & white, vivid, negative
  • Video editor on device
  • Video calling: up to 176 x 144 pixels, low up to 5 fps, normal up to 10 fps, smooth up to 15 fps

Video codecs & formats

  • Video recording file formats: MP4, 3GP
  • Audio recording formats: WAV (normal), AMR (MMS), AAC/MP4 (high quality)

Video sharing and playback

  • RealPlayer
  • Video playback file formats: MPEG4-SP playback 30 fps VGA, MPEG4-AVC playback 30 fps QVGA, WMV9 playback 30 fps QVGA, MPEG4-SP playback 30 fps nHD
  • Video streaming: 3GP, CIF
  • Landscape mode video playback
  • TV out (PAL) for easy video viewing
  • Nokia Video Centre service supported: download and stream video content, WMV support, video feeds

Music & audio

Music features

  • Nokia Nseries digital music player
    • Playlists
    • 8-band graphical equaliser
    • Selection by artist, composers, album and genre
    • Album graphics display
    • Bass booster, stereo widening, loudness
  • Music playback file formats: mp3, SPMidi, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA
  • Dedicated volume keys and immediate access to the Music Player from the Media Bar
  • 3.5 mm Nokia AV connector
  • Nokia Ovi Player for PC
  • Nokia Music Store support
  • Nokia Podcasting support
  • Integrated 3D sound effect stereo speakers (dedicated audio chip for crystal clear hi-fi sound quality)


  • Stereo FM radio


  • Included games
    • Spore
    • DJ Mix Tour
    • Asphalt4
  • Over-the-air (OTA) game downloads from Ovi Store
*Preloaded games may vary by sales region.

Environmental features

Energy efficiency

  • Unplug charger reminder

Eco content and services

  • Eco zone available at Ovi Store


  • Free of PVC, free of nickel on the product surface, free of brominated and chlorinated compounds, and free of antimony trioxide as defined in the Nokia Substance List


  • Device is up to 80% recyclable.


  • Made of renewable, up to 60 % recycled material. 100% recyclable

User manual

  • Black and white printing, eco tips on Green Page

Package contents

Standard Sales Package

  • Nokia X6-00 8GB
  • Nokia Battery BL-5J
  • Nokia High Efficiency Charger AC-8
  • Nokia Connectivity Cable CA-101D
  • Nokia Stereo Headset WH-205
  • User Guide
  • Mini DVD