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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.

HMD Global is struggling to update Nokia phones to Android 11

HMD Global released the first batch of Nokia-branded Android phones as affordable devices with frequent and fast Android OS updates. The company delivered on that promise for a few years, but as its product lineup has ballooned in size (there are already seven phones for 2021), HMD has struggled to maintain a speedy update cycle....

Android 11 Custom ROM List – Unofficially Update Your Android Phone!

As you may be well aware by now, the stable version of Android 11 has now been released to the masses. Google's Pixel series of phones and a handful of Xiaomi devices have joined the update train so far, while official beta builds are available for the OnePlus 8 lineup, the Samsung Galaxy S20 series,...

Android 11 arrives on more phones from Samsung and Nokia

Google released Android 11 almost eight months ago, but the update is still trickling down to some phones — especially budget models. Thankfully, Android 11 has started to arrive on four more popular devices over the past few days: the Samsung Galaxy A41, Galaxy Tab A7, Galaxy M01, and Nokia 2.4. The Nokia 2.4 was released...

Get the 64GB Nokia 3.4 for just $130 ($50 off)

The Nokia 3.4 was announced last year as a lower-end device with a large screen and an affordable price. It originally cost $179 in the United States, which was a bit much given its hardware, but it's now available for just $129.99 from B&H Photo & Video. At that price, the Nokia 3.4 is an...

HMD Global’s new Nokia X20 doesn’t come with a charger in the box

HMD Global recently announced a handful of new budget smartphones, including the Nokia X Series. As we’re learning more about the new devices, it’s come to our attention that the Nokia X20 will ditch the charger in the box when it becomes available. On the product page for the Nokia X20 (via TechDroider), there’s a sustainability...

You can now emulate the Nokia N-Gage (and Symbian) on Android

The Symbian mobile operating system played a vital role in the rise of PDAs (and later smartphones) in the late 1990s and early 2000s, especially outside North America. The platform had an extensive library of applications and games, and now you can try some of them on your Android phone or tablet. EKA2L1 is a cross-platform...

Motorola Razr 5G and Nokia 2.2 receive stable Android 11 update

The stable release of Android 12 isn’t too far away, but device makers are continuing to roll out Android 11 updates to their smartphones. Motorola, for example, has been doing an appreciable job of sticking to its Android 11 update plan so far and has released the update for several of its devices. However, since...

HMD Global’s Nokia 2.2 can now be bootloader unlocked

Back in 2019, HMD Global's efforts at producing a budget-friendly smartphone yielded the Nokia 2.2. Despite the company's substantial efforts at marketing the device with its "Android One" goodness, enthusiasts weren’t impressed. The first thing that made XDA users hesitate with the purchase more than anything was HMD Global's weird stance towards bootloader unlocking. Yes,...

Forums are now open for Legion Phone Duel 2, Nokia X20 / X10, Nokia G20 / G10, Realme C25, C21, C20 and more

Thursday was chockful of new smartphone announcements — a total of 10 phones launched within a 24-hour window! We witnessed the madness of Lenovo’s crazy gaming phone, Realme's new entry-level lineup, and some interesting mix of new Nokia-branded hardware from HMD Global. To give users a dedicated space to connect with fellow device owners, potentially...

Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S5e and HMD Global’s Nokia 4.2 are receiving their Android 11 updates

Android 11 has been here a while now, and while some device makers got an update out the door straight away, others have taken their time to roll out the stable build. Nonetheless, Android 11 rollouts are now in full swing for non-flagship devices of OEMs, and the update love is spreading to more and...

HMD Global will deliver 3 years of OS updates to its new Nokia X phones

HMD Global has just announced a whole lot of new budget Nokia smartphones running on Android 11. The new Nokia X series, G series, and C series mark HMD's departure from the numeric naming and return to alphanumeric names, just like in the late 2000s and early 2010s. Among these smartphones, the Nokia X10 and...

HMD Global’s new Nokia phones offer Android 11 on a budget

Nokia made a comeback to the smartphone market four years ago. The brand inarguably lags far behind its former legacy as the world's biggest phone brand, but its commitment to a bloat-free user experience has helped it maintain a distinct identity, especially in the entry-level and budget segments of the smartphone market. HMD Global, the...