Nokia 8 Hands On Impressions

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When HMD Global resurrected Nokia’s smartphones, a flagship was what everyone had in mind but instead we got the 3,5 and 6. Good devices to be sure but not quite trailblazers. There’s no doubt about the fact that enthusiasts and loyalists have been waiting for a new top end device from Nokia. With the launch of the 8, the company is aiming to deliver just that. So without further ado, here’s a closer look at the all new Nokia 8. Continue reading “Nokia 8 Hands On Impressions”

Nokia 8 with 5.3-inch Quad HD display, Snapdragon 835, 13MP dual rear cameras announced

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HMD Global just announced the flagship Nokia 8 smartphone at an event in London, as it had promised. It packs a 5.3-inch Quad HD display with  sculpted Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection, is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform and runs on Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) with promised monthly Android security update and will also get the Android O update. Continue reading “Nokia 8 with 5.3-inch Quad HD display, Snapdragon 835, 13MP dual rear cameras announced”

Nokia 5 with 5.2-inch display, Android 7.1 will go on sale in India from August 15 for Rs. 12499

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HMD Global introduced its Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 Android smartphones in India back in June. The Nokia 3 was the first phone in the series to go on sale in the country in June for Rs. 9499. At the launch the company said that other phones will be available in July, but later it confirmed that they will be available only in mid-August. Continue reading “Nokia 5 with 5.2-inch display, Android 7.1 will go on sale in India from August 15 for Rs. 12499”

Nokia 6 gets over 1 million registrations on Amazon India ahead of sale on August 23

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Nokia 6 was announced in India back in June for Rs. 14,999 and the registrations for the phone started exclusively on Amazon.in on July 14th, as the company had promised. Today Amazon India has announced that the phone has over 1 million or 10 lakh registrations ahead of the first sale on August 23rd. Continue reading “Nokia 6 gets over 1 million registrations on Amazon India ahead of sale on August 23”

Nokia 8 with 5.3-inch Quad HD display, Snapdragon 835 surfaces in benchmarks

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HMD global is all set to introduce its flagship Nokia 8 smartphone on August 16. The phone had already surfaced in Geekbench listing confirmed some of the specifications Today Nokia 9 with model numbers TA-1004, TA-1012, TA-1052 has surfaced on GFXBench listing, but the phone will likely be called the Nokia 8.
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Nokia received $2 billion up-front cash payment from Apple as part of patent settlement

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This week Nokia reported net sales of €5.6 billion in Q2 2017.  Even though it was flat year-on-year, Nokia Technologies’ sales were up 90% versus the same period last year, which was largely driven by its recently-announced agreement with Apple. Continue reading “Nokia received $2 billion up-front cash payment from Apple as part of patent settlement”

HMD Global schedules an event in London on August 16, Nokia 8 with dual rear cameras expected

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HMD Global has sent out invites for the launch of its new smartphone on August 16th. The invite says that press are invited to an “exclusive gathering” to check out “the next milestone for Nokia phones.” The company did not say it will unveil the Nokia 8 at the event, but will likely be the Nokia 8 that was rumored to be announced next week. Continue reading “HMD Global schedules an event in London on August 16, Nokia 8 with dual rear cameras expected”

HMD Global CEO Arto Nummela leaves the company

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Before the re-launch of Nokia, HMD Global last year appointed Arto Nummela, who previously held senior positions at Nokia as the CEO of the company. He launched the new Nokia Android smartphones and the new 3310 at the MWC 2017. Today HMD Global announced that Arto Nummela will leave HMD with immediate effect, through mutual agreement between him and the HMD Global Board of Directors.
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Nokia 8 with dual rear camera ZEISS optics, Android 7.1.1 expected to be announced on July 31

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[Update] – Evan Blass has shared another render of Nokia 8. This is a silver/gray variant.

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First render of the upcoming smartphone by HMD Global – Nokia 8, has been shared by Venturebeat. The render offers a clear look at the design of the phone from front and back.
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New Nokia 105 and Nokia 130 feature phones announced starting at Rs. 999

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HMD Global just introduced new Nokia 105 and Nokia 130 feature phones. This is third time the Nokia 105 is getting refreshed, after 2013 and 2015 editions. The new Nokia 130 is the updated version of the Nokia 130 that was introduced back in 2014. Both the phones have a refreshed, ergonomic contoured designs, feature 1.8-inch QQVGA colour screens, LED torch lights, inbuilt FM Radio and charges using a standard Micro USB cable (USB 2.0). The new Nokia 130 also comes with a built-in rear camera and a microSD expansion slot. Continue reading “New Nokia 105 and Nokia 130 feature phones announced starting at Rs. 999”

Nokia 6 registration begins exclusively on Amazon India

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HMD global launched the Nokia 6 Android smartphone in India last month for Rs. 14,999. As promised, it has started registrations for the smartphone exclusively on Amazon.in. It has announced that only registered customers are eligible for sale and said that the phone will go on sale on August 23rd.

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Nokia 5, Nokia 6 to go on sale in India by mid August, says HMD Global

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Nokia forayed in India last month with the launch of Nokia 3. HMD Global had announced that Nokia 5 would go on pre-booking from July 7 while the Nokia 6 would be available for pre-order from July 14.
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Putin-Trump special edition Nokia 3310 phone announced for $2,471

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The classic Nokia 3310 managed to grab eyeballs after it made a comeback earlier this year. Now, a Russia based company Caviar has given the humble Nokia 3310 a luxurious makeover. The company has introduced a Putin-Trump edition of the Nokia 3310, to mark the historic meeting of Trump and Putin at the recent G20 summit.

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Nokia 3 Battery Life Test

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Nokia 3 went on sale in India last month for Rs. 9499. We recently brought you the review of the smartphone, here we have the battery life test results of the phone. It packs a 2650mAh built-in battery, has a 5-inch HD 2.5D sculpted Corning Gorilla Glass display, is powered by a Quad-core MediaTek MT6737 processor, has 2GB of RAM and runs on Android 7.0 (Nougat). Check out the test results below.

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ZEISS optics coming back to Nokia smartphones

We really miss Carl ZEISS optics in the latest Nokia smartphones that were introduced this year. Several Nokia flagships including the Nokia 808  PureView and Nokia Lumia 1020 with 41MP sensor came with Carl Zeiss optics and set a benchmark in the smartphone industry. Today HMD Global and ZEISS jointly announced that they have signed an agreement to use ZEISS optics in Nokia smartphones. Continue reading “ZEISS optics coming back to Nokia smartphones”