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Grab the Nokia 5.3 and Nokia 2.3 for just $120 and $100 respectively during Black Friday sales

Black Friday season is now at full steam. While this year has been unusual in more than one way, times like these show that Holiday purchases are very much alive and well, even considering how different they have been compared to last year taking in mind the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. And if you were waiting...

Pick up a Nokia 8.3 5G for just $550 right now from Best Buy ($150 off)

Are you looking for a decent 5G smartphone that will hit it out of the park, but you don’t want to break the bank? When you add stock Android experience and guaranteed updates into the requirements, very few candidates are left. Fortunately, there is the Nokia 8.3 5G that ticks most of the boxes right...

Nokia 1.3 for $30 is a crazy deal you should check out during Black Friday sales

Smartphones are getting both — smarter and more elaborate. Look around and you will find phones with sparkly designs, multiple cameras, even multiple displays. For those who wish to spend a fortune on a new phone, the sky is the limit! But for those who just want basic calling and internet functionality, Nokia 1.3 with...

OnePlus 8T, Moto G 5G, Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro, and 12 others now support AR apps on Android

Google Play Services for AR (formerly Google ARCore) is a software service that enables applications to create augmented reality experiences on devices without any dedicated AR hardware. While the service uses a device's existing cameras and sensors for the AR experience, Google has to work with OEMs to create custom calibration profiles for each device....

Nokia 2.4 with Helio P22 launched in India for ₹10,399

In September 2020, HMD Global launched three new Nokia smartphones along with some accessories for the global market. Out of these devices, while the Nokia 8.3 had already been announced back in March, HMD Global also unveiled two new entries in its X.4 (X being a numeral here) generation, starting with the Nokia 2.4 and...

Best Android Phones under $300: Motorola, Samsung, Nokia, TCL, & more

The year 2020 has been a rough one for many working class consumers as the ongoing pandemic has wrecked havoc on many industries. For those who have seen their income take a dive, the thought of spending nearly $1,000 on a flagship phone sounds downright absurd. Fortunately, smartphone brands have grown skilled at making entry...

Nokia Streaming Box 8000 is a new Android TV set-top box available in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland

After a Nokia-branded set-top box launched in India, another streaming box bearing the Nokia name has been unveiled. This time, the streamer is coming to Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. The Nokia Streaming Box 8000 is an Android TV set-top box that features a robust remote and easy access to Google Assistant. It appears relatively similar to...

Nokia 8 V 5G UW is a powerful new Android device headed to Verizon

HMD Global has announced the Nokia 8 V 5G UW, a new upper mid-range Android smartphone that will be available on Verizon. The hardware is similar to the Nokia 8.3 5G, save for a few key differences, namely the addition of mmWave antennas for Verizon’s Ultra Wideband 5G network.Nokia 8 V 5G UW: SpecificationsSpecification Nokia 8...

HMD Global finally released kernel source code for the Nokia 4.2, Nokia 6.2, and Nokia 7.2

Power users within the Android community have a love-hate relationship with HMD Global. The company’s smartphones under the Nokia brand have been praised for shipping with Android One and for quick updates, but end users are mostly out of luck when it comes to unlocking the bootloader. To rub salt into the wound, the OEM...

The pure Android One experience sets the Nokia 5.3 apart in India’s budget smartphone market

The Nokia 5.3, one of the first smartphone announcements delayed because of COVID-19, follows in the same footsteps of other Nokia-branded devices launched after 2016. It offers a relatively pure Android software experience as a result of HMD Global's commitment to Google's Android One program. More recently, the Nokia 5.3 was launched in India, where...

Nokia 2 V Tella is an $89 budget phone for Verizon with the MediaTek Helio A22 SoC

HMD Global's Nokia smartphone lineup is pretty straightforward: the lower the model number, the lower-end the device. For example, the Nokia 1 is the lowest-end device from the company, while the Nokia 9 PureView is the company's highest-end model. But there are also secondary models that branch off from the main line, and the differences...

Nokia secures $14.1m NASA funding to roll out 4G on the Moon

Nokia is teaming up with NASA to ensure that the new wave of lunar astronauts will be able to post their experience to their Instagram account if they so desire. The Finnish telecoms company will receive $14.1m funding from the US space agency to build a 4G cellphone network on the moon. The announcement comes...