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HMD Global rolls out stable Android 10 update for the Nokia 3.1 Plus

The Nokia 3.1 Plus launched in 2018 with Android Oreo as part of the Android One program. A few months later, it was updated to Android 9 Pie, and now the device is receiving Android 10. This marks the second major OS update the Nokia 3.1 Plus has received in two years. Android 10 for the...

[Update 2: New Roadmap] HMD Global reveals Android 10 update roadmap for its Nokia smartphones, teases cheap 5G phone for 2020

The latest version of Android, formerly known as Android Q, will be called Android 10 as part of Google's newest efforts to give Android a fresher look. That's it, no fluff, no dessert name---just Android 10. And while this may make sense from a business perspective, it is still not sitting well with Android enthusiasts....

HMD Global will continue to support its first-gen Nokia phones for another year

Back in February 2017, HMD Global announced the re-entry of the Nokia brand with the international launch of the Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 smartphones. This was followed up by the Nokia 8 in August 2017 and the Nokia 2 in October 2017. HMD Global executives mentioned in an interview that OEM skins...

Android 9 Pie is rolling out to the 2017 Nokia 3

With all of the talk about changes happening in Android Q, some people forget that OEMs are still working on updating their smartphones to Android Pie. A little over a year ago, HMD Global announced that all Nokia smartphones would receive this update. This was a bold move as some companies are notorious for not...

Nokia 3.1 is HMD Global’s latest smartphone to get Android Pie

It's interesting to see which companies within the smartphone industry are able to handle OTA updates better than others. It would seem logical to think that companies making billions in revenue each year would be on top, but that hasn't been the case over the last few years. Instead, it's the smaller companies that have...

HMD Global unveils the Android Pie update roadmap for Nokia smartphones

If we have to choose one thing to give credit to HMD Global for, I'd pick their commitment to software updates. They always tend to release the latest and greatest flavor of Android for their devices, especially in a timely manner. Thankfully, they use an almost vanilla version of Android, which makes it easier for...

Nokia 3 is now receiving the Android 8.1 Oreo update

After they licensed the Nokia brand for use in smartphones, HMD Global has taken the industry by storm. The main reason for their success is their large portfolio of smartphones in the low and mid-range price categories, decent hardware, excellent software support, and of course, brand recognition. The Nokia 3 is one of HMD Global's...

Nokia 3.1 Android 8.1 Oreo update begins rolling out in India

The Nokia 3.1 was announced back in May, but it took a couple of months before it launched in India. The Nokia 3.1 was originally announced with Android 8.1, but in India, it launched with Android 8.0. Thankfully, Android 8.1 is starting to roll out to the Nokia 3.1 in India. HDM Global said the device...

[Update: 5.1 in the UK] Nokia 2.1, Nokia 3.1 3GB RAM variant, and Nokia 5.1 now available in India

HMD Global officially announced the Nokia 2.1, Nokia 3.1, and the Nokia 5.1 in May. The phones are the successors to the Nokia 2, Nokia 3, and the Nokia 5 respectively. They slot in above the Nokia 1 Android Go entry-level phone and below the Nokia 6.1. The company's smartphone lineup gets a bit more...

Nokia 3.1 launched in India with 5.2″ 18:9 display and MediaTek MT6750 SoC

HMD Global launched the Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 Plus, the Nokia 6.1, and the entry-level Nokia 1 in India in April. In May, the company launched the Nokia 5.1, Nokia 3.1, and the Nokia 2.1 budget Android One phones. The Nokia 3.1 went up for purchase in the US a few weeks ago, and...

Nokia 3.1 now available in US for $159 from Best Buy & Amazon

Since acquiring the licensing rights to sell Nokia-branded smartphones we have seen HMD Global achieve great success in the market. While some OEMs opt for heavy customizations in their software, HMD Global has opted to join the Android One program for all of their devices and as such have been able to quickly roll out...

Nokia Camera with Pro Camera mode ported to Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 6, and more

Earlier this year we learned that HMD Global was bringing the well-known Nokia Pro Camera mode to the Nokia Camera application for their Zeiss optics branded Android smartphones. This was first announced for the Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 8 Sirocco and has since been released for the Nokia 7 and the Nokia 8. The company...