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Nokia 1 Android Pie update has Android users dreaming of better days

Nokia 1 Android Pie update has Android users dreaming of better days

You may have not heard of HMD Global before but it has certainly made waves in the mobile market when it acquired Nokia’s name to continue the Finnish brand’s mobile legacy. HMD Global has also risen among the ranks by providing a pure Android experience and keeping up with its commitment to push out regular updates. The latest proof of that is the Nokia 1, its first Android Go phone that is now receiving Android 9 Pie.

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Nokia 3.1 comes to the US via special AT&T and Cricket models

Nokia 3.1 comes to the US via special AT&T and Cricket models

HMD Global has no shortage of smartphones that appeal to all ranges of the market. More than just their affordability, this new breed of Nokia phones have been popular for their clean Android experience and fast software updates. Unfortunately for those in the US, not all those phones are made available to them. But while the arrival of the Nokia 3.1 via two US carriers sounds like good news, it does come a year after the phone first came to market.

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Nokia offers Europe a 5G solution as Huawei faces uncertain future

Nokia offers Europe a 5G solution as Huawei faces uncertain future

Europe faces billions in additional cost if telecoms are banned from buying Chinese hardware, a leaked industry analysis claims. In addition to increasing costs by approximately $62 billion, the analysis allegedly states, the delay would also put Europe around 18 months behind on its 5G network plans. Nokia has challenged parts of the leaked analysis as it prepares to fill the space Huawei occupied.

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Nokia 2.2 tries to sell the idea of affordable AI for everyone

Nokia 2.2 tries to sell the idea of affordable AI for everyone

A large portion of today's mobile experience is being driven by AI and machine learning, or at least that's what manufacturers and platform-makers advertise. But while those AI-driven features do sound delectable, unless you're using a moderately powerful and moderately expensive phone, you'd be out of luck. Not quite, argues HMD Global as it launches its latest Nokia-branded phone. Because with the Nokia 2.2, it promises to deliver the latest Android and AI trends in an affordable package. That is if you keep your expectations low.

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Nokia 3 sets a record by getting Android 9 Pie

Nokia 3 sets a record by getting Android 9 Pie

Remember the Nokia 3? Don't feel bad if you don't. In the fast-paced smartphone market, a two-year-old phone is easily forgotten. Even more so a two-year-old entry-level phone like the Nokia 3. But that is exactly why HMD Global is turning Android heads with its surprising but not really unexpected announced. That budget phone from 2017 is getting Android 9 Pie and it should put other phone makers to shame.

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Why Nokia OZO audio on an OPPO phone should light your fire

Why Nokia OZO audio on an OPPO phone should light your fire

What on earth is going on with Nokia OZO Audio, and why is it important to the phone called OPPO Reno 10x Zoom Edition? Since we've been following along with both brands for approximately a decade, we're ready to explore this strange pairing with aplomb. Nokia is a brand that creates all sorts of things, now - and OPPO is one of the most interesting smartphone brands in the world.

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Nokia 4.2 to give US buyers another Android One option

Nokia 4.2 to give US buyers another Android One option

Much of the attention in smartphone news these days is unsurprisingly poured on high-end and expensive phones like the Galaxy S10, the Huawei P30, and especially the Galaxy Fold. That sadly alienates a large chunk of the market that may have no need for all those bells and whistles. Some just need a solid and reliable mobile companion that won't break their wallet. Fortunately, HMD Global is bringing the Nokia 4.2 to the US exactly for that purpose.

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Nokia X71 brings hole-punch display, 48MP camera to mid-range

Nokia X71 brings hole-punch display, 48MP camera to mid-range

2019 could well be the year we move away from the notch for good - not only are flagships like the Galaxy S10 launching with hole punch cutouts for their front-facing cameras, but now we're starting to see the concept spread to the mid-range as well. Nokia today announced its first phone with a cutout on the display, and like a lot of other mid-range devices launching at the moment, it's equipped with quite a camera.

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HMD Global clarifies privacy policy after Nokia 7 plus fiasco

HMD Global clarifies privacy policy after Nokia 7 plus fiasco

After having become the new darling of the Android community, HMD Global's pristine reputation was almost completely tarnished by what may have been just a simple error. Not everyone, however, might have been satisfied by the Nokia phone maker's brief explanation and claims of an innocent mistake. To assuage those concerns, the Finnish company has published a longer explanation of what really happened and, more importantly, why there is no reason to panic.

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Some Nokia 7 Plus phones caught sending data to Chinese server

Some Nokia 7 Plus phones caught sending data to Chinese server

Mistakes and software bugs are a normal fact of life but some can be more damning than others. At a time when phone manufacturers, especially Chinese ones, are fighting to wash their hands clean of any perception of political bias, even an allegedly innocent mistake could become a PR and legal mess. That might be the situation Finnish company HMD Global might find itself in after it has been discovered that a number of its Nokia 7 Plus phones have been sending data to a still-mysterious server located in China.

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I can’t stop taking cat photos with the Nokia 9 PureView

I can’t stop taking cat photos with the Nokia 9 PureView

If you're looking for a large number of cat photos, in excruciating detail down to individual whiskers, all taken with the Nokia 9 PureView, then you've come to the right place. HMD's reboot of the "PureView" brand was met with a mixture of hope and anxiety back at Mobile World Congress 2019 last month, fond memories of devices like the Nokia 808 PureView nudging up against concerns that the superlative photography capabilities it once referred to might be diluted today.

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Nokia 9 PureView US release gets date and pricing

Nokia 9 PureView US release gets date and pricing

The Nokia 9 PureView is headed to the US, and HMD Global is wasting no time in getting its camera-focused Android phone in users' hands. The aggressively-priced smartphone is set to go on sale from Sunday, March 3rd, earlier than we expected to to arrive.

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