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Android phones under the Nokia brand are manufactured by HMD Global, a Finnish mobile phone company. The company began releasing Nokia-branded Android devices in 2017. Visit the Nokia forums.

Android 12 and 12L Custom ROM List: Unofficially update your Android smartphone!

Ever since Google announced the arrival of Android 12's stable release and dropped the source code to AOSP, the tinkering party is underway here at XDA. But unless you own a current-generation Google Pixel device, there’s a very good chance that you will have to wait for a few months to have your OEM send...

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...

Android 13 Developer Preview builds are now available for these devices

It’s raining Android 13 Beta builds! Now that the keynote event of Google I/O 2022 is over, we are all very excited about the launch of the second beta for Android 13. As usual, Google’s Pixel line of smartphones will be the first to gain access to the new beta software. However, other OEMs have...

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...

TWRP arrives on OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro, Nokia 2.2, and other devices

TeamWin Recovery Project, or TWRP for short, is by far the most popular custom recovery for Android devices. It can help you do everything from performing full-device backups to flashing custom ROMs, and thanks to the wide-reaching TWRP community, more devices are added to the official lineup all the time. The last time we checked...

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 X20 receives stable Android 12 update in some regions

Nokia was among the first few Android OEMs to announce an Android 12 developer preview program for the Nokia X20. It released the first Android 12 developer preview build to the device in September this year, giving users a chance to experience the software ahead of the stable rollout. In case you didn't participate in...

TWRP 3.6.0 released with support for devices that launched with Android 11

Team Win Recovery Project, or TWRP for short, has been around for several years now and it has grown to become the go-to option for the Android community to replace the stock recovery on their devices with a more advanced and feature-rich substitute. For most users, installing any kind of aftermarket software modification, whether it...