Tag Archive: Nokia


Nokia 6.1 2018 review: Delivering value in simplicity

The Nokia 6.1 is durable, fast, and receives timely updates. You can’t ask for more from a $ 269 phone.

Nokia’s comeback tale is one that’s filled with nostalgia, lofty goals, and a few missteps. The brand managed to carve out a niche for itself thanks to its focus on timely updates and no-nonsense design. Those principles worked for Nokia in the past, and are now allowing HMD to become a player to contend with in the  [Read More…]

The Nokia Steel HR smartwatch has dropped to a crazy low price of $115

Even without the coupon, it’d still be the lowest price.

Update: The 40mm Nokia no longer has an extra 30% discount, but $ 163.94 is still a good price compared to selling for $ 200 most of the time. Also, the 36mm Rose Gold version does still have the 30% coupon.

The black 40mm Nokia Steel HR Hybrid Smartwatch is currently on sale at Amazon for $ 114.77 with a 30% off on-page coupon. This is a sort  [Read More…]

The $159 Nokia 3.1 is now available for pre-order in the U.S.

The phone officially launches on July 2.

Late last month, Nokia took the wraps off of three new mid-to-low range Android phones. One of the handsets the company announced, the Nokia 3.1, is now officially up for pre-order in the United States.

The Nokia 3.1 is an Android One phone, meaning that it comes with a stock build of Android and promises for fast software updates and regular security patches. Powering the handset is the octa-core MediaTek  [Read More…]

Nokia 3.1 goes up for pre-order in the US for $159

Two weeks ago, HMD announced a trio of new smartphones, the Nokia 5.1, Nokia 3.1 and Nokia 2.1. Back then we assumed only the Nokia 2.1 will make it to the US because it was the only one with a price tag in dollars.

Alas, that isn’t the case, as the Nokia 3.1 just went up for pre-sale in the US at Amazon. The phone is available in Black, Blue and White and (although this one is listed as out  [Read More…]

Nokia 8 users get new Pro Camera mode via global update

Own a Nokia 8? Then you might want to check it for new updates. HMD recently announced it has started rolling a new update for the Nokia 8 which brings a Pro Camera mode.

The new mode will allow users to control the individual elements of the camera and thus, take better pictures.  Once the update is installed, you will be given manual control over things like focus, white balance, ISO, shutter speed and more.

Perhaps the coolest aspect of  [Read More…]

Nokia launches a trio of sub-$250 budget handsets, including the Nokia 5.1

The Nokia 5.1, 3.1, and 2.1 have all been announced and all are affordably priced below the $ 250 price point. All three offer something different, including either Android One or Android Go.

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Nokia 2.1, Nokia 3.1, and Nokia 5.1 are now official: Here’s everything you need to know

HMD Global rolls out key updates to its budget portfolio of devices.

HMD Global unveiled the 2018 refresh to the Nokia 6 earlier this year, and the company is now doing the same for the rest of its budget lineup. The Nokia 2.1, Nokia 3.1, and the Nokia 5.1 slot in at the same price points as their predecessors, offering key updates that make them competitive in the latter half of 2018.

The key change for 2018  [Read More…]

HMD Global, the company behind Nokia phones, just raised $100 million

Around 70 million Nokia handsets were sold in 2017.

Last year, a company by the name of HMD Global revived the Nokia brand and started releasing a heap of Android and feature phones under the iconic name. 2017 proved to be rather successful for HMD, and to ensure things stay that way, the company recently raised an additional $ 100 million in funding.

According to Reuters, new investors include FIH Mobile (a subsidiary of Foxconn) and DMJ  [Read More…]

In Brief: Nokia X6, HTC Exodus, and new Galaxy S9 colors

Welcome to In Brief, our periodic podcast which aims to provide you with all of the important things happening in the world of Android. In this episode, we discuss the newly announced Nokia X6, HTC’s big bet on the blockchain, and some brand new colors coming for the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus. […]

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How to install Android P Beta on the Nokia 7 Plus

With Android P, Google is expanding the beta program to non-Pixel devices.

One of the more interesting announcements to come out of Google I/O 2018 was the fact that the Android P Beta would be making its way to third-party phones. Aside from the Pixels, seven phones from the likes of Nokia, Xiaomi, and Sony are eligible to install the beta build, making it the largest expansion to the Android beta program following its inception a few  [Read More…]