Items tagged with Nokia

As the demand for internet-connected devices and services grows, so does the need for improved broadband internet globally. Soon, the minimum speeds that the FCC lists will not cut it for the modern connected family where everyone has a phone, computer, or both at-hand. To help navigate the future needs of broadband... Read more...
The Nokia 8 V 5G UW is a relatively expensive mid-range phone from a storied brand that’s been trying to make a comeback into the US market. Essentially, it is Verizon’s mmWave 5G version of the global Nokia 8.3 5G, a Snapdragon 765G-based handset that was announced back in March but shipped in September -- by which time it had... Read more...
In the United States at least, 4G LTE connectivity is pretty much ubiquitous, and unless you live out in the sticks, you should have access to some semblance of high-speed internet on your smartphone (or even in your car these days, many of which include hotspots). In addition, 5G networks around the country are being... Read more...
Google's Android operating system is the most populous in the world, and is used by hundreds of different smartphone OEMs. That large ecosystem along with OEMs that have varying timetables, resources, and "desire" to keep smartphones updates has led to fragmentation. It's why we see new devices still be announced in... Read more...
Following an appearance at the Mobile World Congress event earlier this year, HMD Global on Wednesday launched its Nokia 4.2 smartphone, and has opened up the mid-range device to preorders. Here is the best part though—the asking price is a comparatively scant $189, making the Nokia 4.2 one of the more affordable... Read more...
HMD Global is really trying to show that it can deliver compelling smartphone designs while leveraging what’s left of the storied Nokia brand name. The latest entry into the company’s smartphone onslaught isn’t a flagship per se, but the Nokia X71 has enough eye-catching features to entice potential buyers. First... Read more...
If you’re looking for camera overload with your next smartphone, HMD Global is hoping to grab your attention with the release of the Nokia 9 PureView flagship smartphone. We talked about the phone in detail earlier this week when it was officially unveiled, but official pricing and availability is now being presented... Read more...
HMD Global, the “home” of Nokia phones, introduced a number of smartphones at the 2019 Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain. One of their most striking devices is the Nokia 9 PureView, which features a “Penta-lens” camera system with Zeiss Optics and Android 9 Pie. The Nokia 9 PureView includes seven... Read more...
One of two things need to happen before a leak or rumor graduates to 'confirmed' status—either the company behind the unreleased product has to make a formal announcement or acknowledgement, or prominent leaker Evan Blass (@evleaks on Twitter) needs to get his hands on a press render and post it for all the world to... Read more...
For a long stretch of time, we could pretty much predict what any new flagship smartphone would entail: a faster processor, better camera performance (sometimes with higher megapixel counts), and potentially more storage. Those things still mostly apply, but there's also the push to implement full front displays and... Read more...
It doesn't matter how many times we say this—and we've said it a lot—companies just don't understand there are no mulligans on the Internet. Word to the wise, if you post something online, you can't take it back. We bring this up because Nokia, for a brief blip in time, teased a new gaming phone on its Twitter account... Read more...
Things are just getting started when it comes to a broad rollout for 5G. There have been no smartphones announced with 5G capabilities -- yet -- but vendors like Qualcomm and Intel have already announced their 5G modems that will be going into future devices. But it's just not device support that is needed to bring... Read more...
Nokia is perhaps better known for their smartphones and strong telecommunications presence, but the company also has a foothold in the digital health market. The company has embraced the “connected health” wearables trend since their acquisition of French consumer electronics company Withing in April 2016... Read more...
HMD Global has officially resurrected the Nokia X-series with the introduction of the Nokia X6 at a launch event in Beijing, China. The new phone is yet another Android device to adopt a notched display similar in style to Apple's flagship iPhone X (the Essential Phone was actually the first handset to use a notch)... Read more...
An image has leaked via Chinese website Baidu that shows what is allegedly a line art image of a coming Nokia smartphone. According to the leak, this smartphone has five cameras arrayed around the back of the smartphone. We can clearly see a series of smaller circles arrayed around the circumference of a larger circle... Read more...
High-end flagship smartphones get most of the press and stoke the most geek lust for shoppers. However, there is a substantial portion of smartphone shoppers out there who only want a device that can check email, take decent pics, and hit Facebook. You don't need a high-end $1,000 iPhone X for those tasks. All you... Read more...
One of the advantages to owning a lower power smartphone is that battery life should be a high point, at least compared to a flagship handset. That is precisely the case with Nokia's new Nokia 2 handset. Why call it the Nokia 2? The number in its model name is indicative of the claimed 2-days of battery life on a... Read more...
Despite all of the hype and excitement surrounding virtual reality over the past couple of years, the market for VR has not grown at the pace Nokia had anticipated or hoped it would. As a result, the company has decided to 'optimize' its investments in VR, starting with halting development of Ozo, a 360-degree VR... Read more...
Microsoft attempted to use its purchase of Nokia's Devices and Services division to give it a first-row seat in the global smartphone market, pitting it against the likes of the Apple iPhone and smartphones running Google's Android operating system. In addition, by developing both the operating system and hardware... Read more...
T-Mobile isn't messing around, it wants to be the biggest carrier in the U.S. and it is working hard to make that a reality. The third-place wireless carrier has promised to roll out a nationwide 5G network by 2020, and positively cleaned up at the FCC 600 MHz spectrum auction held earlier this year. T-Mobile dropped... Read more...
Finnish company HMD Global is firmly entrenched in flagship smartphone territory with the release of its device: the Nokia 8. After the company acquired the rights to Nokia’s feature phone business, we’ve been waiting patiently to see what the company could do with high-end hardware. Luckily, there’s a lot to... Read more...
Here is the best look yet that we have received to date showcasing the upcoming Nokia 8 flagship Android smartphone. The smartphone, which is produced by Finnish company HMD Global, will be going head-to-head against the brightest stars in the Android smartphone market including the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the LG... Read more...
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