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HMD Global rolls out Android 12 update to the Nokia G10, G20, and Nokia 2.4

Android 12 has now been out for a while, and Android 13 is just around the corner. Most flagship and mid-range smartphones that are eligible for the Android 12 update from their respective manufacturers have received the new software. However, there are still many devices for which the update hasn’t rolled out yet, particularly some...

Nokia XR20 is the latest HMD Global phone to receive Android 12

Google released the final build of Android 12 in October of last year, and by the end of the year, many of the most popular Android smartphones were already updated. However, it's taking some manufacturers longer than others to upgrade all their phones, and HMD Global has been slow to roll out Android 12 to...

What happened to Android One?

Do you remember Android One? It's a pretty barebones Android variant that came with some smartphones, most notably pretty much all of HMD Global's Nokia-licensed portfolio. However, it's also responsible for the birth of popular devices such as the Xiaomi Mi A1 and was lauded by some thanks to its commitment to quick updates --...

HMD Global reveals three new budget Nokia phones with Android 11 Go

HMD Global has been selling Nokia-branded Android phones for years at this point, though in recent history, it has started to slip behind with software support. That isn't stopping the company from making even more phones, and now there are three more budget devices on the way: the Nokia C21 Plus, Nokia C21, and Nokia...

HMD Global launches ultra-affordable Nokia Lite Earbuds and Nokia Wired Buds in India

HMD Global today expanded its accessories lineup in India with the launch of the Nokia Lite Earbuds and Nokia Wired Buds. Both earphones promise to deliver great sound and a feature-rich experience at a bargain price. Nokia Lite Earbuds The Nokia Lite Earbuds are an affordable pair of true wireless earphones. They were originally launched in Europe...

These are the Best Nokia Phones to buy in 2022

Nokia used to be a household name back in the day when feature phones were all the rage. The brand was almost synonymous with the concept of phones, and it wasn't surprising that they dominated the mobile phone industry until the late 2000s. Then came Android, and with that, came the downfall of Nokia. This...

Nokia G50 is the latest HMD Global phone to get Android 12

The Nokia G50 is a direct successor to the Nokia G20 that launched earlier this year alongside the Nokia G10, packing the budget-oriented Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 chipset. It has a 6.82-inch LCD panel, 4GB of RAM, and launched with Android 11 in September. HMD Global promised that the phone would receive two major upgrades with three...

Nokia X10 is HMD Global’s latest smartphone to get Android 12

Earlier this year in April, HMD Global unveiled a pair of Nokia X series smartphones powered by Qualcomm’s budget 5G-enabled Snapdragon 480 SoC. The company also promised to serve three generations of Android updates for the phone duo. Among them, the Nokia X20 has already received its first major software update in the form of...

Nokia, OnePlus, OPPO, Motorola, and others will support Android 12 dynamic themes

One of the most impressive new features in Android 12 is the automatic Material You theming system, which changes the appearance of your device (specifically, the colors of certain interface elements) based on the current wallpaper. Codenamed 'Monet,' the theming system is currently exclusive to Google's own Pixel devices, but now we know at least...

[Update: Launched in India] HMD’s new Nokia XR20 boasts durable hardware and long-term software support

HMD Global today unveiled a new Android phone called the Nokia XR20. The new phone isn’t packed with the most powerful internals out there, nor does it try to win you over with a bold design. What it promises instead is longevity. The Nokia XR20 is designed to last long, and it boasts some impressive...

Nokia G300 is a new dirt-cheap 5G smartphone from HMD Global

HMD Global on Tuesday unveiled the Nokia G300, the company's most affordable 5G smartphone yet. For $199, the Nokia G300 gives you a large 6.5-inch display, Snapdragon 480 SoC, 5G support, a sizeable battery, and a near-stock Android experience. Nokia G300: Specifications Specification Nokia G300 Dimensions and Weight 9.28mm x 169.41mm 78.423mm Display 6.5-inch IPS LCD HD+ 20:9 aspect ratio SoC ...

The Nokia T20 is HMD’s first tablet with budget specs and a low price

After sharing a teaser for an upcoming tablet late last month, HMD Global has now unveiled the Nokia T20. It's the company's first Nokia-branded tablet, and it offers budget hardware at an affordable price. Read on to learn more about the new Nokia T20. Nokia T20: Specifications Specification Nokia T20 Dimensions & Weight 247.6 x 157.5 x 7.8mm 470g...