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Android Oreo Officially Rolling Out to the Nokia 8; Nokia 6 and Nokia 5 to Follow Next

Last month, HMD Global kicked off a beta software program for its flagship smartphone, the Nokia 8, to let users try out an early version of Android Oreo. At the time, the company promised that a stable release will be rolled out to the device before the end of this year. Sticking to its promise,...

Nokia Reintroduces Beta Labs Program for Android 8.0 Oreo Beta Testing

We have a number of smartphone OEMs these days holding their own beta program in an attempt to get the public to try out an unreleased version of Android. Samsung did this with Nougat last year and OnePlus recently pushed out their first Open Beta for the new Oreo update on the OnePlus 3 and...

XDA User 3D Prints a Case for his Nokia 8

Many people waited patiently for Nokia to release their first flagship Android smartphone (and still wait for a bootloader unlock) but right now, there don't seem to be any cases available for the Nokia 8. Thankfully though, XDA Inactive Recognized Developer HD2Owner started working on a 3D printable case for the device. After multiple iterations, they feel it is...

HMD Global CTO on Locked Bootloaders: “We will Unlock One Model at the Time, What Device would you Unlock First?”

HMD Global caused a small uproar in the enthusiast community when they first revealed that there won't be any official bootloader unlock method for the Nokia 8. This seriously affected the Nokia 8's viability as an alternative to competitors like the OnePlus 5, at least within the enthusiast community, as the lack of official support for...

HMD Global to Look into Possibility of Unlocking Nokia 8 Bootloader

Yesterday, we reported on a tweet from the Chief Product Officer at HMD Global, Juho Sarvikas, where he was talking about the bootloader unlock status of the Nokia 8. At that time the company's stance was that they wouldn't allow users to unlock the bootloader due to security reasons. However, a new tweet from the same...

HMD Global: No Official Bootloader Unlock Method for the Nokia 8

A lot of people have a soft spot for the Nokia brand due to the company's history in the cell phone market. Before smartphones were a thing, Nokia was a big player in the mobile phone business, with millions of devices sold around the world. As smartphones took over, the dominance of Nokia fell to the...

Nokia 8 with Dual-cameras and Snapdragon 835 SoC Launched in India For ₹36,999 ($566)

After a solid re-entry in the Indian smartphone market with the launch of Nokia 6, Nokia 5 and Nokia 3, HMD Global is back again with a new, more powerful Nokia smartphone. Today the company officially announced the Nokia 8, its first Android flagship smartphone, in India. The Nokia 8 was originally announced last month,...

FCC Documents Indicate the Nokia 8 with 6GB of RAM is Coming to the U.S.

HMD Global has been reviving the Nokia brand since they announced their licensing agreement and many have been patiently waiting for their flagship smartphone. The Nokia 8 was officially announced last month but there was some details left out about all the markets it would be made available in. Initial reports indicated that it wouldn't...

Nokia 8 to Cost £499 in the UK and be Shipped on the 13th of September

Many of us at XDA have been awaiting the Nokia 8 for months now, as it is the company's first Android phone running the latest Snapdragon processor, and can be considered to mark the true "return" of Nokia. The official announcement of the device showed us the specs, and now we're being shown the price...

HMD Global is Rumored to Release a “Customized” Nokia 8 in the US and China

Similar to HTC, a lot of people in the smartphone (and even cellular phones before that) have a soft spot for Nokia. They had some popular devices before smartphones came into existence and many were happy with the Lumia devices thanks to the impressive camera performance and good hardware-price ratios. So when HMD Global began...

Nokia 8 Officially Announced, Snapdragon 835, 4GB RAM & Stock Android

HMD Global has been releasing Nokia phones which run Android for a bit now. They've previously released the low-end and mid-range Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 devices, but many have been patiently waiting for a flagship smartphone from them. We first hear about the Nokia 8 back in July of this year and...

Nokia 8 Render Accidentally Leaked on Nokia’s Website, Confirms Previous Renders

All may not be well for Nokia and HMD Global today. Right alongside Arto Nummela's resignation as the CEO of HMD Global, a news which itself is very surprising, the first Nokia flagship also got leaked on Nokia's official website. Originally found by a Baidu user and shared as a screenshot, the official Nokia homepage showcased...