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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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SlashGear’s Best of MWC 2019!

SlashGear’s Best of MWC 2019!

It's been an unexpectedly packed Mobile World Congress 2019, and this year's big show in Barcelona, Spain hasn't been short on news. Foldable phones, striking notebooks, glossy augmented reality, and great lashings of 5G have all been key themes this year, suggesting there'll be plenty of spending opportunities if you're in the market for an upgrade this year.

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Nokia 4.2, Nokia 3.2, Nokia 1 Plus bring Android One, Android Go for all

Nokia 4.2, Nokia 3.2, Nokia 1 Plus bring Android One, Android Go for all

The Nokia 9 PureView is undoubtedly one of the non-folding highlights of MWC 2019 but that is far from HMD Global's only bet this year. For those who prefer an affordable pure Android experience, there are three new Nokia smartphones to choose from. The Nokia 4.2 and Nokia 3.2 join the growing number of smartphones with dedicated Google Assistant buttons while the Nokia 1 Plus is HMD's latest entry into the Android Go army.

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Nokia 9 PureView promises next-gen photos from 5 cameras

Nokia 9 PureView promises next-gen photos from 5 cameras

The Nokia 9 PureView is official, and HMD Global's decision to resurrect the beloved PureView photography brand brings with it a full five cameras on the back. Rather than sheer megapixels like the original PureView cameras were known for, this new Android smartphone takes a different approach. In fact, HMD partnered with Light to deliver the goods.

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Nokia 9 PureView specs leaked and confirmed by Google itself

Nokia 9 PureView specs leaked and confirmed by Google itself

In less than two weeks, one of this year's most interesting phones will finally make its debut. Actually, it's a long-overdue debut. HMD Global has long been rumored to be working on a smartphone with five lenses but, after missing last year's window, it's only now that it will finally go live. Much of the Nokia 9 PureView has already been leaked but few have been confirmed by an authoritative source. And what better source is there than Google itself, which has spilled some, but not all, of the beans for just a short while.

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Nokia 9 PureView press render leak confirms the insanity

Nokia 9 PureView press render leak confirms the insanity

Some may consider last year's MWC to have been bordering on boring but this year promises to be anything but. Of course, there's the promise of foldable phones and at least two button-less, seamless phones. But going beyond those, there are also the likes of the Nokia 9 PureView to make heads turn. Teased by HMD Global itself and now confirmed by an "official" press render, the penta-lens smartphone demonstrates how things can turn when you pull out all the camera stops.

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Nokia 2 V is a $70 Verizon Android Oreo Go phone

Nokia 2 V is a $70 Verizon Android Oreo Go phone

HMD promised a new range of affordable Nokia Android phones for US buyers, and now they're delivering on that promise with the first Verizon smartphone. The Nokia 2 V may not cast too great a shadow on the Samsung Galaxy S10 this year, but at a fraction of the price of most flagship phones that may not matter.

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