New Nokia 106 affordable phone with long battery life announced

HMD Global has introduced new Nokia 106 feature phone as the successor of the old Nokia 106 that was introduced back in 2013. It has the same 1.8-inch (160 x 128 pixels) TFT display with 4-way Navi Key and the same 800mAh battery, but this promises 15.7 hours talk time.

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Nokia 6.1 Plus Android 9.0 (Pie) stable update starts rolling out

Nokia 6.1 Plus

After rolling out Android Pie beta update for the Nokia 6.1 Plus smartphone earlier this month, HMD Global today started rolling out stable Android 9.0 (Pie) update for the smartphone, as it had promised. It rolled out Android Pie update for the Nokia 6.1 yesterday. The company already announced that Android Pie update will be coming to Nokia 8 and Nokia 8 Sirocco in November.

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Nokia 6.1 Android 9.0 (Pie) stable update starts rolling out

After the Nokia 7 Plus Stable Pie update last month and beta update earlier this month for the Nokia 6.1 Plus, HMD Global today started rolling out stable Android 9.0 (Pie) update for the Nokia 6.1 users, as it had promised. The company already promised Android Pie update will be coming to Nokia 6.1 and Nokia in October, Nokia 8 and Nokia 8 Sirocco in November. Continue reading “Nokia 6.1 Android 9.0 (Pie) stable update starts rolling out”

Nokia’s Chennai factory to start manufacturing first 5G radio equipment in India

Nokia 5G

Nokia has announced that its manufacturing unit in Chennai in South India has started manufacturing 5G New Radio (NR) based on the 3GPP 5G New Radio Release 15 standard. The Chennai plant is one of the largest telecom equipment manufacturing plant in the country. It has recently reached 4 million unit annual production milestone of 2G, 3G and 4G units. Continue reading “Nokia’s Chennai factory to start manufacturing first 5G radio equipment in India”

Nokia 8110 4G VoLTE phone with 2.4-inch Curved display launched in India for Rs. 5999 [Update: Now available]

Update – October 24: Nokia 8110 4G is now available for purchase in India across top mobile retailers and on Nokia website at Rs. 5,999.

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Nokia X7 with 6.18-inch FHD+ 18.7:9 display, Snapdragon 710, 6GB RAM, Dual rear cameras with ZEISS optics announced

HMD Global just announced the Nokia X7, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone in the ‘X series’ in China. It has a 6.18-inch Full HD+ 18.7:9 aspect ratio Puredisplay, DCI-P3 wide color gamut and HDR video playback, 86.5% screen to body ratio, is powered by Snapdragon 710 10nm Mobile Platform with up to 6GB of RAM, runs Android 8.1 (Oreo), which is upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie). It has a 12-megapixel rear camera rear camera with ZEISS optics, Sony IMX363 sensor, f/1.8 aperture, OIS along with a 13-megapixel secondary camera for portrait shots and zoom. The camera has AI scene detection to  automatically detect 18 scenes. Continue reading “Nokia X7 with 6.18-inch FHD+ 18.7:9 display, Snapdragon 710, 6GB RAM, Dual rear cameras with ZEISS optics announced”

Nokia X7 (7.1 Plus) with 6.18-inch FHD+ 19:9 display, 6GB RAM, dual rear cameras with ZEISS optics to be announced on October 16 [Update: New teaser]

Update – October 15, 2018: The  company has posted a new teaser image that shows a notch display, similar to what we had seen on TENAA recently.

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Nokia 3.1 Plus Android One smartphone with 6-inch 18:9 display, dual rear cameras launched in India for Rs. 11499

HMD Global today launched Nokia 3.1 Plus, the company’s latest Android One smartphone at an event in Delhi. It has a 6-inch HD+ display, is powered by an Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P22 SoC, runs Android 8.1 (Oreo), has a  13-megapixel rear camera along with a 5-megapixel secondary camera for portrait shots. It also has an 8-megapixel front camera. Continue reading “Nokia 3.1 Plus Android One smartphone with 6-inch 18:9 display, dual rear cameras launched in India for Rs. 11499”

Nokia 6.1 Plus gets Android 9.0 (Pie) beta update

Nokia 6.1 Plus

After Nokia 7 Plus Stable Pie update, HMD Global is now letting Nokia 6.1 Plus users test the Android 9.0 Pie beta before stable roll out. The company already announced that Android Pie update coming to Nokia 6.1 and 6.1 Plus in October, Nokia 8 and Nokia 8 Sirocco in November. Continue reading “Nokia 6.1 Plus gets Android 9.0 (Pie) beta update”

HMD Global schedules an event in India on October 11 [Update: New teaser]

Update – October 9, 2018: Nokia Mobile has shared a new teaser for the smartphone that is going to launch on Thursday, along with #MegaLife and #GoBigGetBetter. This shows the back of the phone, which is similar to the Nokia 7.1 which was introduced last week.

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Nokia True Wireless Earbuds and Pro Wireless Earphones announced

HMD Global, along with the Nokia 7.1 also introduced the Nokia True Wireless Earbuds and the Nokia Pro Wireless Earphones. The True Wireless Earbuds weighs just 5 grams per earbud and promises 3.5 hours play time, and the charging case can hold three charges giving a total of up to 16 hours of talk time. Continue reading “Nokia True Wireless Earbuds and Pro Wireless Earphones announced”

Nokia 7.1 Hands on Impressions: Premium Mid-range Never Felt so Good

Slotting in between the Nokia 7 Plus and the 6 series, the all new Nokia 7.1 is an interesting device that is bringing the best of  Nokia’s design chops to the mid range segment. A device that is predominantly designed to make inroads in the European markets, it plays it safe but makes the right additions to make it all the more appealing. We spent a bit of time checking out the phone and came out quite liking what the company has done here. Follow along for our quick impressions.  Continue reading “Nokia 7.1 Hands on Impressions: Premium Mid-range Never Felt so Good”

Android Pie update coming to Nokia 6.1 and 6.1 Plus in October, Nokia 8 and Nokia 8 Sirocco in November

HMD Global rolled out Android 9.0 (Pie) update for the Nokia 7 Plus last week. Today the company at its Nokia 7.1 launch event in London announced when the Pie update will arrive for its older phones.

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Nokia 7.1 with 5.84-inch FHD+ 19:9 HDR PureDisplay, Snapdragon 636, Dual rear cameras with ZEISS optics announced

HMD Global just announced the Nokia 7.1, the company’s latest mid-range Android One smartphone, after it surfaced recently. The main highlight of the phone is its 5.84-inch Full HD+  19:9 screen with a notch, 80% screen-to-body ratio, has support for HDR and also supports SD to HDR real-time conversion. With HDR10 support; 1 million: 1 dynamic contrast ratio; 500-million pixels processed per second providing smooth and accurate HDR video.The display also adapts to indoor and bright outdoor sunlight. The company calls it PureDisplay. It runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo) but the company has promised Android 9.0 (Pie) update . Continue reading “Nokia 7.1 with 5.84-inch FHD+ 19:9 HDR PureDisplay, Snapdragon 636, Dual rear cameras with ZEISS optics announced”