HMD formally launched its first Nokia-branded smartphone product Nokia 6 in China and has reached an exclusive sales deal with the Chinese e-commerce website JD.com.
JD has opened a booking channel for Nokia 6 and the product will start sales on January 19, 2017.
Consumers can choose to book the Nokia 6 without any prepayment or with the prepayment of CNY66. Those who prepay CNY66 will gain a six-month VIP membership on video streaming website Iqiyi.com.
Seven hours after the pre-booking services opened, Chinese media report that there were already about 94,390 people who booked the product without prepayment and about 6,551 people booked it with a CNY66 prepayment, reaching a combined booking of over 100,000 units.
For booking without prepayment, the deadline is 9:30 am, January 19; while for booking with CNY66 prepayment, the deadline is 10 pm, January 18.