Tag Archive: Nokia


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…]

The Nokia 6.1 comes to the US with Android One onboard

The Nokia 6.1 has been announced and sports mid-range specs, along with Android One onboard. The handset will launch on May 6th at Best Buy and Amazon for just $ 269.

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Nokia 6.1 officially launching in the U.S., costs $269

Available Sunday, May 6 from Amazon and Best Buy.

At the very beginning of the year, HMD Global launched a successor to the Nokia 6 in the form of the Nokia 6.1. The phone has already made its way to China and India, and now it’s officially heading to the United States.

Beginning Sunday, May 6, you’ll be able to purchase the Nokia 6.1 from Amazon and Best Buy in the U.S. Pricing is set at $  [Read More…]

Nokia 7 Plus vs. Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro: A cut above

The Nokia 7 Plus costs almost twice as much as the Redmi Note 5 Pro. It’s time to find out if it’s twice as good.

The Nokia 7 Plus represents a lot of firsts for HMD Global: it is the first phone from the manufacturer to feature an 18:9 panel, the first to offer the Snapdragon 660 chipset in India, and the first mid-ranger from the manufacturer to make its way to global markets.

There’s clearly a  [Read More…]