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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.

Nokia drives Oppo and OnePlus out of the German smartphone market

The Munich 1 Regional Court has ruled in favor of Nokia in its patent lawsuit against Oppo and OnePlus, implementing a nationwide sales ban on smartphones from the Chinese OEMs in Germany. The sales ban comes just weeks after the Mannheim district court ruled in favor of the Finnish networking giant, ordering the two parties...

Android 13 Developer Preview builds are now available for these non-Google 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...

HMD Global releases Nokia handsets aimed at those yearning to revisit the past

Although Nokia is now just a footnote in mobile phone history, it dominated the market at its peak, with nearly 50 percent market share. Despite the brand dying long ago, the name remains, with HMD Global picking up the mantle and producing Android smartphones and feature phones. The company doesn't typically deliver anything earth-shattering these...

[Update: Nokia] Android 13 DP2 builds are now available for Oppo, OnePlus, Realme, and Vivo

New builds of Android 13 have started hitting numerous devices since Google I/O 2022. So it comes as no surprise a new set of smartphones that will be updated to the latest Developer Preview, particularly as we inch closer to Android 13's official release. The Oppo Find X5 Pro, Realme GT2 Pro, Vivo X80, Vivo X80...

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...

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...