New Nokia camera app reveals Telephoto, wide-angle support ahead of arrival of Nokia 9

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Nokia 5 Android 8.0 Oreo Beta update was made available two days ago, while it brings latest OS on the table, there are hidden surprising features in the updated camera app. Nokiamob in association with Suomimobiili.fi have discovered interesting “hidden” features. Continue reading “New Nokia camera app reveals Telephoto, wide-angle support ahead of arrival of Nokia 9”

Nokia 6 (2018) with new design revealed on certification site

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Rumors about HMD Global’s refreshed Nokia 6 smartphone surfaced recently. Even model number TA-1054 surfaced recently. Now the images of the smartphone has surfaced on TENAA showing a large display with minimal bezels, possibly hinting at a 18:9 ratio. Continue reading “Nokia 6 (2018) with new design revealed on certification site”

Nokia 5 Android 8.0 Oreo beta update starts rolling out, coming to Nokia 6 soon

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After Nokia 8, HMD global has started rolling out the beta update for the Nokia 5. The company’s Chief product officer; Juho Sarvikas has announced the same on Twitter. Just as it promised, HMD Global has been rolling out updates to every Nokia phone one after the other. Continue reading “Nokia 5 Android 8.0 Oreo beta update starts rolling out, coming to Nokia 6 soon”

Nokia 8 Battery Life Test – #OneChargeRating

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HMD Global launched its flagship Nokia 8 smartphone  in India last month. We already brought you the review of the phone, here we have the battery life test results of the phone. It packs a 3090mAh battery battery and supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging technology. It has a 5.3-inch Quad HD LCD display, is powered by Snapdragon 835, has 4GB of RAM, was launched on Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) and it recently got Android 8.0 (Oreo) update. Check out the test results. Continue reading “Nokia 8 Battery Life Test – #OneChargeRating”

BlackBerry loses dispute against Nokia, agrees to pay $137 million

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BlackBerry has announced that the International Chamber of Commerce’s International Court of Arbitration has ruled against the company in a contract dispute with Nokia Corporation and has agreed to pay $137 million.  Continue reading “BlackBerry loses dispute against Nokia, agrees to pay $137 million”

Nokia 8 Android 8.0 Oreo update starts rolling out

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HMD Global started rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo beta update for the  Nokia 8 smartphone last month. As promised, it has started rolling out the final Android Oreo update for the phone today. The company already promised to offer Oreo update for all its Android smartphones. Continue reading “Nokia 8 Android 8.0 Oreo update starts rolling out”

Nokia 2 with 5-inch HD display, 4100mAh battery launched in India for Rs. 6999

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HMD Global today launched Nokia 2, the company’s latest budget smartphone. It was introduced last month at an event in the country and packs a 5-inch HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection and a 4100mAh battery that promises up to 2 days of battery life on a single charge. It runs on Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) with support for Google Assistant and the company has promised Android 8.0 (Oreo) update for the phone.  Continue reading “Nokia 2 with 5-inch HD display, 4100mAh battery launched in India for Rs. 6999”

OnePlus 5T vs Nokia 8 – What’s Different

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As promised, OnePlus has launched the much expected OnePlus 5T at an event in Brooklyn, New York. This iteration comes with a major overhaul in the display department sporting a 6.01 inch 1080p 18:9 aspect ratio Optic AMOLED screen. Apart from other differences including camera, fingerprint scanner, it shares similar hardware with its predecessor OnePlus 5Continue reading “OnePlus 5T vs Nokia 8 – What’s Different”

Nokia 5 3GB RAM version launched in India for Rs. 13499

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HMD Global introduced its Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 Android smartphones in India back in June, and the Nokia 5 went on sale in the country in August, now it has launched the 3GB RAM version of the phone in India. Apart from the RAM, other specifications are similar to the original Nokia 5, including a 5.2-inch HD screen, Octa-Core Snapdragon 430 Mobile Platform, Android 7.1 (Nougat), which is upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo), 13-megapixel rear camera, 8-megapixel front camera and a 3000mAh battery. Continue reading “Nokia 5 3GB RAM version launched in India for Rs. 13499”

Nokia 2 Hands On

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It was just a few months back at MWC that Nokia announced the first few devices. The comeback comprised of phones that were decidedly mid-range and good enough to get their foot in the market. The following months have seen HMD’s strategy take more concrete form as we saw with the Nokia 8 and the Nokia 7 announcements. Entry level smartphones, however, are the bread and butter for any company planning to make money in India. And that brings us to the Nokia 2Hitting a 99 Euro price point, the Nokia 2 distills the higher end Nokia experience to a level that is palatable for first-time smartphone buyers. Is it any good though? Let’s find out.  Continue reading “Nokia 2 Hands On”

HMD Global appoints Florian Seiche as CEO

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Back in July HMD Global CEO Nummela left the company through mutual agreement between him and the HMD Global Board of Directors and  Florian Seiche was appointed as acting CEO. Today HMD global has appointed Florian Seiche as the permanent CEO of the company. He will also join HMD Global Board immediately. Continue reading “HMD Global appoints Florian Seiche as CEO”

Nokia 2 with 5-inch HD display, 4100mAh battery announced in India

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HMD Global just announced Nokia 2, the company’s latest budget smartphone at an event in India. It has a 5-inch HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection and packs a 4100mAh battery that promises up to 2 days of battery life on a single charge. It runs on Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) with support for Google Assistant and the company has promised Android 8.0 (Oreo) update for the phone.  Continue reading “Nokia 2 with 5-inch HD display, 4100mAh battery announced in India”

HMD Global launches Android 8.0 Beta testing program for Nokia 8

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HMD Global has launched the Nokia phones beta labs which will allow Nokia smartphone users to test the Android 8.0 Oreo beta before the final OTA update rolls out. The company has started the beta testing with the Nokia 8, however, the Nokia 3, 5 and 6 will follow soon.

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