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Nokia 2 V Tella on Verizon wants you to smile about something

Nokia 2 V Tella on Verizon wants you to smile about something

HMD Global unleashed a flood of new devices and services last month but it's far from done yet. It has just launched a new phone but this time exclusive to just one carrier. The Nokia 2 V Tella is pretty much your stereotypical entry-level budget phone targeted at Verizon's customers. Despite the obvious traits of a low-level smartphone, the company claims that it will still give you something to smile about, whatever it might be.

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NASA and Nokia Team for 4G on the Moon

NASA and Nokia Team for 4G on the Moon

NASA has announced that it intends to fund a project with Nokia to build a 4G cellular communication network on the moon. NASA plans to contribute $14.1 million to the project. Nokia's share is part of $370 million in new contracts for lunar surface research missions announced on Wednesday. The bulk of the money went to contracts with United Launch Alliance and SpaceX to figure out how to make and handle rocket fuel in space.

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Nokia 3.1, 5.1 Android 10 update opens the door for Android 11 cycle

Nokia 3.1, 5.1 Android 10 update opens the door for Android 11 cycle

HMD Global has been promising timely Android updates unlike its bigger competitors and, to be fair, it has tried to do its best given the circumstances. That said, even with its adjusted Android 10 roadmap due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was still terribly late to rolling out those updates. But now that the last Nokia holdovers are finally getting their promised Android 10 updates, HMD Global might finally be able to focus on Android 11, not to mention release its already leaked roadmap.

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Nokia Android 11 update schedule shared and retracted

Nokia Android 11 update schedule shared and retracted

When HMD Global took over the reins of launching Nokia phones, it promised to stand apart from the crowd not only through its pricing but, perhaps more importantly, through its commitment to software updates. In addition to sticking to a stock Android experience, the company promised fast and timely updates as they come. That may have been more or less true for most monthly security updates but, as this now pulled rollout roadmap for Android 11, HMD might be having a bit of a problem catching up with major Android releases.

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Here’s everything Nokia announced today

Here’s everything Nokia announced today

It's a big day for the folks over at HMD Global. Not only is the company launching the Nokia 8.3 5G, but that new phone will be joined by two entry-level budget options: the Nokia 3.4 and the Nokia 2.4. On top of that, HMD Global also announced a number of new accessories for these phones, including the arrival of the Nokia Power Earbuds in the US.

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Nokia Phones promised to begin a new chapter later this month

Nokia Phones promised to begin a new chapter later this month

The Nokia brand's golden age is far behind us but HMD Global managed to at least salvage its reputation and give it a new image in this smartphone age. The company has made a lot of promises, most of them coming to fruition, and Nokia has once again earned a place in the smartphone market. Now it seems poised to start something new, though what that will be is anyone's guess. Fortunately, one only has to wait a week before HMD Global makes that grand reveal, along with a mystery special guest.

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Forthcoming smartphone powerhouses of 2020 you cannot deny

Forthcoming smartphone powerhouses of 2020 you cannot deny

Smartphones roll out like candies these days, it thus becomes difficult to keep a tab on what’s coming in the near future. When you are searching for a premium device that has superior design, peak performance, impressive camera setup, or an overall smooth experience – it’s better to be acquainted with the smartphones that can be the game-changers. If you are planning to buy a smartphone in the holiday season, you must give these upcoming phones a thought. These are all unique in their own right - some have a good mix of everything, others present pure hardware performance, and a few boast a future-forward, trend-setting design.

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iPhone 12 images say Nokia dreams could shock Android devout

iPhone 12 images say Nokia dreams could shock Android devout

Today we're taking a look at a set of renderings of the iPhone 12, the smallest version of the next iPhone. This newest version of Apple's hero phone was rendered in a number of wild, vibrant colors, not unlike the iPhone 11, or the iPhone XR, or even the iPhone 5c. Could an injection of monotone single-color brightness, the sort that's rarely appeared in Apple's design history, bring the brand into a new age of universal appeal for smartphone users?

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Best mid-range phones worth your money in 2020

Best mid-range phones worth your money in 2020

Buying a mid-range phone that hits all the right notes can be a mind-bending tasks these days, given the amount of competition in the segment. The stakes are high in this particular smartphone market that ranges anywhere between $300 - $600 depending on a device and variants, if any.

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Google, Qualcomm, and Nokia bet HMD Global makes your first 5G phone

Google, Qualcomm, and Nokia bet HMD Global makes your first 5G phone

HMD Global just closed a $230-million dollar investment round with investments from Google, Qualcomm, and Nokia. This makes a whole lot of sense as HMD Global works with Foxconn to create Nokia-branded (brand licensed) Android smartphones with Qualcomm Snapdragon processors inside. They've made some pretty decent smartphones over the past few years, and they're on the verge of becoming a premiere player in the "highly affordable smartphones with 5G connectivity" market.

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Nokia 8.3 5G release date range given for USA launch

Nokia 8.3 5G release date range given for USA launch

This week the folks at HMD Global (the home of Nokia phones) revealed the start of their plans for 5G hardware in North America. The first step on this roadmap, they said, was making the Nokia 8.3 5G available for purchase inside the United States. Part of this launch is making the claim that this device is "a global, future-proof Android smartphone that supports evolving 5G network deployments around the globe."

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Nokia 1 Android 10 update has started rolling out

Nokia 1 Android 10 update has started rolling out

The Nokia 1 isn't exactly a phone that would wow people, not unless you're impressed by how basic and affordable it is. Of course, its whole point was to deliver an Android experience that almost anyone can afford, regardless of budget constraints. Most phones on this tier often get forgotten after they land in the market. HMD Global, however, is proving it isn't like the others and is rolling out the phone's second and probably last major Android update.

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