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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 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...

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: Specifications Specification 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...

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...