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New devices from Huawei, Sony, Motorola, Nokia, and more are now Android Enterprise Recommended

There are over 2 billion active Android devices in the world today. But, as we all know, our favorite mobile operating system is very fragmented. Especially when it comes to security. Google's been trying to fix that problem for a long time. They recently came up with the Android Enterprise Recommended program that certifies smartphones...

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...

Pro Camera mode is now available for the Nokia 8

Before Nokia dove into the Android smartphone market, the company was making devices that used Microsoft's mobile operating system. That platform has since died, but the Nokia Lumia series of smartphones still holds a strong place in a lot of people's hearts. Most Android enthusiasts had little interest in switching over to a Windows-based mobile...

All Nokia phones from HMD Global will get Android P

Hot off the heels of their announcement of the Nokia 5.1, 3.1, and 2.1, HMD Global has shared some good news regarding Android P. The company's Global Marketing Manager, Niel Broadley, confirmed that Android P will be coming to the entire Nokia portfolio. This is part of their commitment to fast and pure updates. All devices from...

Download: Nokia Camera with Lumia’s Pro Camera Mode for the Nokia 7

The Nokia brand has been doing rather well under HMD Global. Although we lament the company's failure to release kernel source code or bootloader unlock tools, we applaud HMD Global's commitment to the Android One program and timely security updates. The Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 8 Sirocco are among the latest mid-range and high-end...

Here’s a list of Android devices that support Seamless Updates

While some of our readers feel lucky to even receive updates on a consistent basis, others might dread them because of how long an update can take. On most Android smartphones and tablets, an update can take a couple of minutes of your time as the updater has to patch all of the system files...

Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 Plus, and Nokia 6 are now part of the Android Enterprise Recommended Program

Late last month, Google announced a new certification program called Android Enterprise Recommended. The list of approved devices at launch included the Pixel 2 and Pixel devices, BlackBerry KeyOne, Huawei Mate 10, LG V30, LG G6, and a few others. The Nokia 8 was on that first list and now it will be joined by...

The Nokia Lumia’s Pro Camera Mode is coming to Nokia-Branded Android devices

While Nokia Lumia Windows Phone smartphones were largely considered a flop, there was one feature that fans of the platform knew was miles ahead of the competition, and that was the camera app. It wasn't even necessarily the quality that set it apart from the competition, but rather the features provided by the camera application....

The Nokia 8 Pro Might Have Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC and “Penta-Lens” Carl Zeiss Camera

The Nokia brand under Finnish smartphone maker HMD Global has made an incredible comeback -- the company managed to outsell HTC, Sony, Google and a host of other smartphone manufacturers during Q4 2017. Building on this past year's momentum, HMD Global plans to launch a flagship device called Nokia 8 Pro, according to Nokia Power User. The Nokia...

Nokia Starts Rolling Out Android 8.1 to the Nokia 8, Includes Android February Security Patches

Nokia has been on top of things when it comes to keeping its smartphones up to date. Back in October, we learned the company would be performing beta tests for upcoming Android updates via its new Beta Labs Program, following the example set by Samsung, OnePlus, Xiaomi and other OEMs. Nokia 8 owners were the...

Android 8.1 Oreo Beta Update Now Available for the Nokia 8

When it was revealed that HMD Global would be licensing the Nokia brand for Android smartphones, it sparked some excitement within the community. The first few devices the company released were low-end or mid-range though, so many smartphone enthusiasts waited until the first high-end device would hit the market. That ended up being the Nokia...

DxOMark Reviews the Nokia 8’s Camera, Gives a Poor Overall Score of 68

DxOMark is a well-known camera review website, but its reviews of smartphone cameras have been controversial in the past. Questions have been raised about the company's credibility, and it's received criticism for scoring smartphone cameras seemingly arbitrarily in the past. Smartphone camera quality is difficult to compare quantitatively, though, and it's almost impossible to rate on a...