Idea Cellular deploys Nokia’s cloud-native core to integrate data and services on a common platform

Nokia today announced that its cloud-native core technology is being deployed by Idea Cellular in Delhi, as part of the operator’s transformative steps toward digitalization to meet increasing data demand and mobile broadband growth. This integration will allow Idea to run both data and services on a common platform.  Continue reading “Idea Cellular deploys Nokia’s cloud-native core to integrate data and services on a common platform”

Nokia 2.1 Android Oreo (Go edition), Nokia 3.1 (3GB) and Nokia 5.1 Android One smartphones launched in India starting at Rs. 6999

HMD Global has launched Nokia 3.1, successor of last year’s Nokia 3 in India last month in 3GB RAM with 16GB storage version, now it has launched the 3GB RAM with 32GB storage version in the country and also launched the Nokia 5.1, successor of last year’s Nokia 5 and the Nokia 2.1, successor of last year’s Nokia 2. Continue reading “Nokia 2.1 Android Oreo (Go edition), Nokia 3.1 (3GB) and Nokia 5.1 Android One smartphones launched in India starting at Rs. 6999”

Nokia 7 Plus Android 9.0 Pie Beta 4 (DP5) now available, brings back gestures

HMD Global has released Android P  Developer Preview 5 (Beta 4) V3.150 for the Nokia 7 Plus smartphone few weeks after the Preview 4 was released.  The update brings back gesture support that was removed after the first beta.  Continue reading “Nokia 7 Plus Android 9.0 Pie Beta 4 (DP5) now available, brings back gestures”

HMD Global schedules an event in India on August 21, Nokia 6.1 Plus (X6) expected

HMD Global has sent out invites for the launch of a new smartphone in India on August 21st. The invite just says that it will be the company’s next big unveil, but this will likely be the  Nokia 6.1 Plus, the global version of the Nokia X6 smartphone that was introduced for the global markets last month, starting from Hong Kong.

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T-Mobile and Nokia sign $3.5 billion multi-year 5G network agreement

T-Mobile and Nokia today has announced a $3.5 billion agreement to accelerate the deployment of a nationwide 5G network. Nokia will provide T-Mobile with its complete end-to-end 5G technology, software, and services portfolio. Continue reading “T-Mobile and Nokia sign $3.5 billion multi-year 5G network agreement”

Nokia 6.1 Plus (X6) Android One smartphone global roll out begins from Hong Kong

HMD Global has announced Nokia 6.1 Plus, the global version of the Nokia X6 smartphone in Hong Kong. It has similar specifications as the X6, including a 5.8-inch FHD+ display with a notch and 19:9 aspect ratio, Snapdragon 636, Android 8.1 (Oreo),  16-megapixel rear camera with RGB sensor, 5-megapixel secondary rear camera with a monochrome sensor, AI portrait and scene recognition and a 16-megapixel front camera with AI selfies with background blur, stickers and face unlock, but this comes only in 4GB RAM with 64GB storage version.

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Nokia 6.1 Plus (X6) Android One smartphone global roll out to begin from Taiwan

HMD global introduced the Nokia X6 smartphone in China back in May, and the global version of the smartphone,  Nokia 6.1 Plus appeared in a benchmark listing earlier this week. Now the Nokia Mobile Taiwan has started teasing the launch of the long-awaited Android One smartphone with an image. This is will be the first time the smartphone will go on sale outside China.

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Nokia 3.1 Android One smartphone with 5.2-inch 18:9 display, Android Oreo launched in India for Rs. 10499

HMD Global has launched Nokia 3.1, successor of last year’s Nokia 3 in India. The Android One smartphone was introduced at an event in Russia back in May, and packs a 5.2-inch HD+ 2.5D curved glass display with 18:9 aspect  ratio, is powered by MediaTek MT6750 SoC with 2GB RAM, runs Android 8.0 (Oreo), which is upgradable to Android P in future, has a 13-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel camera on the front. Continue reading “Nokia 3.1 Android One smartphone with 5.2-inch 18:9 display, Android Oreo launched in India for Rs. 10499”

Nokia 7 Plus Android P Beta 3 (DP4) now available via OTA, here’s how to get it

HMD Global has finally released Android P  Developer Preview 4 (Beta 3) V3.110 for the Nokia 7 Plus smartphone, weeks after Google pushed the update for its Pixel devices. In addition to option to side-load the update manually, the company is also offering  OTA update, similar to Google.  Continue reading “Nokia 7 Plus Android P Beta 3 (DP4) now available via OTA, here’s how to get it”

Nokia X5 with 5.86-inch 19:9 display, dual rear cameras, Android 8.1, Dual 4G VoLTE announced

HMD Global just announced Nokia X5, the company’s latest smartphone in the ‘X series’ in China, as it had promised. It comes with a 5.86-inch HD+ 19:9 aspect ratio 2.5D curved glass display with 84% screen-to-body ratio, is powered by MediaTek Helio P60 12nm  processor with up to 6GB of RAM, runs Android 8.1 (Oreo) OS, which is upgradable to Android P. It features a 13-megapixel rear camera along with a secondary 5-megapixel camera for AI portrait shots. There is also an 8-megapixel camera on the front for AI-powered selfie portraits and beauty mode. Continue reading “Nokia X5 with 5.86-inch 19:9 display, dual rear cameras, Android 8.1, Dual 4G VoLTE announced”

HMD Global schedules an event on July 18, Nokia X5 with 5.86-inch 19:9 display, dual rear cameras expected

Update 3 – July 17: After postponing the launch event last week due to issue with the venue, HMD Global today confirmed that the launch of new ‘X series’ smartphone in China will take place tomorrow, July 18th at 2PM (11:30 AM IST). We already know the specifications and the design of the smartphone. We will know the price tomorrow. Continue reading “HMD Global schedules an event on July 18, Nokia X5 with 5.86-inch 19:9 display, dual rear cameras expected”

Nokia 6.1 Plus (X6) with Snapdragon 636, Android 8.1 surfaces in benchmarks

Nokia smartphones, and the global version of the X6 with model numbers TA-1083 and TA-1116 were certified by Bluetooth SIG  last month. Now the Nokia 6.1 Plus has surfaced on Geekbench, confirming the existence of the global version of the X6. This reveals Snapdragon 636 SoC, 4GB of RAM and Android 8.1 (Oreo). Continue reading “Nokia 6.1 Plus (X6) with Snapdragon 636, Android 8.1 surfaces in benchmarks”

Nokia and China Mobile sign 1 billion euro frame agreement for future-oriented network infrastructure

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Nokia and China Mobile today announced that they have signed a one-year frame agreement that is being valued at up to EUR 1 billion. This agreement will support the Chinese mobile operators to a future-oriented network infrastructure and provide seamless connectivity to more efficiently growing data traffic demand. Continue reading “Nokia and China Mobile sign 1 billion euro frame agreement for future-oriented network infrastructure”

Nokia 5.1 Plus / X5 could go official on July 11, Snapdragon 845 and 710-powered phones expected in Q3

Nokia TA-1109 got certified by TENAA last month, which is expected to be introduced as Nokia X5 in China and Nokia 5.1 Plus in other markets. Now a new poster of the smartphone has surfaced in China that confirms the name and design. The phone is said to be introduced on July 11th, which is next Wednesday.

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Nokia, Tencent sign agreement to accelerate 5G webscale research and applications

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At the Mobile World Congress Shanghai, Nokia and Tencent have signed an agreement to combinedly research and development to explore the potential of 5G for the provision of new applications, including those for a variety of vertical markets. Continue reading “Nokia, Tencent sign agreement to accelerate 5G webscale research and applications”