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”

Nokia and Xiaomi sign multi year patent agreement and cross licensing deal

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Nokia and Chinese handset maker Xiaomi Technology have signed a multi-year patent licensing agreement. Xiaomi also acquired patent assets from Nokia as part of the transaction. The deal also includes a cross license to each company’s cellular standard essential patents.

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Nokia 3 and Nokia 3310 Giveaway Winner Announcement

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Hello readers! We started our Nokia 3 and Nokia 3310 giveaway last week to giveaway the latest Nokia 3 smartphone and the refreshed Nokia 3310 feature phone. The giveaway ended a few days back, and as promised, today we reveal the lucky winners. Before that, we would like to thank all the participants who took their time to participate in this giveaway, the response has been amazing. Are you the lucky winner of Nokia 3 / Nokia 3310 phone? Find out below. Continue reading “Nokia 3 and Nokia 3310 Giveaway Winner Announcement”

Nokia 6 launching in the U.S. early July on Amazon for $229

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HMD Global introduced the Nokia 6 earlier this year and the phone started rolling out globally from Q2 and was launched in India recently. Now the smartphone is all set to launch in the U.S. next month. It has a lot of LTE bands but it has partial support for LTE on AT&T since it lacks Bands 29 and 30 and doesn’t support CDMA carriers like Sprint and Verizon. Continue reading “Nokia 6 launching in the U.S. early July on Amazon for $229”

Nokia 3 and Nokia 3310 Giveaway

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Hello readers! Thanks for your amazing response for all our giveaways. We are back with another giveaway just for you. Nokia launched its Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 Android smartphones in India last week. The Nokia 3 went on sale in the country a few days back, and the new Nokia 3310  was launched last month. We even unboxed the phone recently. Yes, we are givingaway both these phones just for you guys. Continue reading “Nokia 3 and Nokia 3310 Giveaway”

Nokia officially re-brands Withings with launch of new digital health products

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Nokia has finally completed re-branding of Withings, the health tech company it acquired last year. The company had announced in February that it will relaunch all the connected health devices under its own brand later this year. Post re-branding, Nokia trackers, scales, vital health devices and home products will now be available in-store and online through top retailers. Continue reading “Nokia officially re-brands Withings with launch of new digital health products”