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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.

Official LineageOS 17.1 based on Android 10 is here for the Nokia 6.1

Back in April, the LineageOS team released LineageOS 17.1 with Android 10 as the base. Since then, we’ve seen several devices receive official support from this popular custom ROM distribution, including Google's Pixel lineup. Most recently, the Redmi K20 (also known as the Xiaomi Mi 9T in some regions), Samsung Galaxy S5, and Samsung Galaxy...

Here’s when HMD Global plans to roll out the Android 11 update to Nokia phones

HMD Global has nearly finished rolling out Android 10 to its lineup of Nokia devices, but there's already a new Android update on the horizon. Google recently released Android 11 for its Pixel phones, so understandably, Nokia users are wondering when the update will arrive on their devices. For some users, an update is just...

Hands-on with Night Mode in Google Camera Go: Democratizing Low-Light Photography

If there's one area Google's Pixel smartphones remain undefeated, it is definitely in camera software. Most of the magic in the Google Camera app happens on the software side. Even though the tech giant continues to use the same 12.2MP primary camera on its smartphones since the Pixel 2, the software algorithms backing the Google...

HMD Global rolls out the Android 10 update to the Nokia 3.1 and Nokia 5.1

Amidst all of the talk about Android 11 updates, some people forget that OEMs are still working on updating their smartphones to Android 10. For example, HMD Global was expected to conclude its Android 10 rollout by Q2 2020, but they unfortunately missed the timeline. The company worked hard over the last few months clearing...

Flipkart to launch six Nokia Smart TVs with integrated Onkyo soundbar in India tomorrow

Nokia is a nostalgic brand with enough brand value that allows it to license its name to others. While HMD Global handles smartphones under the Nokia brand, Flipkart handles smart TVs in India under the Nokia Smart TV branding. Nokia made its entry into the smart TV segment in India back in December 2019, and...

You can now use augmented reality apps on the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2, Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro, ASUS ROG Phone 3, and much more

The list of devices that support Google Play Services for AR is growing. The app, formerly Google ARCore, provides the ARCore SDK for developers to build augmented reality apps on Android. Google Play Services for AR will be pushed to the below devices over the Google Play Store, and users can start downloading and/or using augmented...

HMD Global’s Nokia 7.3 leaks in high quality 3D renders

Nokia-branded smartphones, made by HMD Global, don't always offer the best value proposition, but they make for some amazing smartphones nonetheless. Earlier this week, HMD Global released the Nokia 8.3 5G, the company's first 5G smartphone which comes equipped with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G system-on-chip, a near-stock build of Android 10, a 64MP quad rear...

HMD Global launches the Nokia 8.3 5G, Nokia 3.4, Nokia 2.4, and a bunch of new accessories

HMD Global on Tuesday introduced two new affordable smartphones, including the Nokia 2.4 and the Nokia 3.4, while finally launching the Nokia 8.3 5G that was previously announced back in March. In addition, the company has announced a host of new accessories, including a pair of truly wireless earbuds called the Nokia Power EarBuds.Nokia 8.3...

Nokia 2.1 and Xiaomi Redmi 8A Dual receive Android 10 update

Android 10 has now been out for close to a year, and Android 11 is just around the corner. Since last year's Android release has been available for quite a while now, most flagship and mid-range smartphones that are eligible for an Android 10 update from their respective manufacturers have received the update. However, there...

HMD Global launches Nokia 5.3 and Nokia C3 in India

Finnish startup, HMD Global, resurrected the Nokia brand in December 2016 and since then, the company has been going strong with its extensive lineup of Android smartphones and features phones. Back in March, HMD unveiled its fourth generation of devices — categorized by the "x.3" moniker, including the Nokia 8.3, Nokia 5.3, and Nokia 1.3....

Nokia Media Streamer with 1080p streaming launched by Flipkart for ₹3,499

Android-based dedicated streaming devices are slowly gaining popularity in the Indian market. While Amazon has been dominating the segment for quite a while with its Fire TV sticks, more manufacturers are now entering the segment with their own Android-based solutions. Xiaomi launched its Android TV-powered Mi Box 4K in India earlier this year in May...

HMD Global, maker of Nokia Android smartphones, raises $230 million from Google, Qualcomm, and others

Finnish company HMD Global released its first Android smartphone in early 2017, the Nokia 6. Since then, the Nokia licensee has sold tens of millions of Android smartphones (and millions more feature phones), according to data collected by research firm Counterpoint Research. HMD Global's smartphone business has seen success largely thanks to the power of the...