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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 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...

HMD Global Announces the Nokia 7 with Snapdragon 630 in China

At an event held in China, HMD Global has announced the Nokia 7 mid-range smartphone, which fits between the Nokia 6 and the Nokia 8 in terms of the price range. The Nokia 7 is the first Nokia phone to have a glass back. Previously, both the Nokia 8 and the Nokia 6 had used aluminium...

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...

Nokia 6 is Receiving Android 7.1.2 Update Along with October’s Security Patches

Continuing with its promise of delivering timely updates, HMD Global has started rolling out a new software update to the Nokia 6. Multiple users on our forums are reporting that they have received the OTA. This update bumps the software version from Android 7.1.1 to Android 7.1.2 and also brings along the latest security patches from...

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...

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...

Leaked Renders Reveal the Low-End Nokia 2 Smartphone

After being acquired by Microsoft, a lot of Nokia fans had high hopes for them to thrive within the smartphone market. Their Lumia phones are still highly regarded but with Microsoft seemingly given up these days, it left people wanting more from the legendary cellular phone maker. HMD Global stepped up and started to license...

All Nokia Android Smartphones to Receive Update to Android Oreo

Nokia, in combination with HMD Global, is looking to make their presence known to the Android consumer base. The Nokia 8 is shaping up to be a stellar phone, with some good specs for a decent price and, even better, all running stock Android. The company's phones have been receiving a security patch update monthly,...

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...

Fresh Leaks of the Upcoming Nokia 8 Point to a Snapdragon 835 in HMD Global’s First Nokia Flagship

HMD Global is looking to completely leverage the Nokia brand and all of its goodwill with an upcoming flagship launch. This flagship will reportedly put Nokia as a brand on the radar of top performing smartphones considering its generous specifications. The newest leaks coming in from Winfuture.de mention that HMD Global's flagship will be called the Nokia...