Articles about HMD Global

Nokia 2720 Flip Phone Has Made Its Way Onto Verizon
These days, feature phones are no longer as popular as they once were, but it doesn’t mean that they no longer have a use. For those who are looking for a secondary phone and want something cheap and simple, feature phones can come in handy, especially since a lot of them boast quite long battery life.

HMD Global Announces The Nokia 7.2, Nokia 6.2
While flagship phones pack a ton of amazing and bleeding edge features, they also come with ridiculous price tags attached to them. Given how far we’ve advanced, mid-ranged phones these days actually do a pretty good job for what they are, and if you are after such a device, HMD Global might have something for you.

HMD Global Extends Support For Its First-Gen Nokia Smartphones
One of the problems with Android handsets is that because they are made by a variety of manufacturers, things like how long phones are supported for and update schedules are entirely up to the manufacturers to decide, and not Google. The good news is that if you’re the owner of a first-gen Nokia smartphone made by HMD Global, it seems that the company has decided to extend support for those […]

Nokia Phone Leaks With 48 Megapixel Camera Onboard
HMD Global, the company that makes Nokia-branded smartphones now, could soon be unveiling a new device. An unannounced Nokia device has been leaked on Weibo. The leaked images show that this smartphone has a waterdrop-style notch on the display in addition to a 48 megapixel camera on the back. There’s some speculation that it could be launched as the Nokia 5.2.


Nokia Phones Could Get Their Own Night Mode
A few smartphone manufacturers have started building dedicated “Night Modes” into their camera software. This involves using a bit of software trickery to improve imaging performance in low light conditions. Google has done this to great effect with its Pixel devices and Samsung has recently tried to replicate it as well. A new report suggests that HMD Global might be close to rolling out a dedicated Night Mode for Nokia […]

Nokia 4.2 Arrives In The U.S. For $189
If you’re looking to purchase a new mid-range smartphone, perhaps one of Nokia’s current offerings will be to your liking. At least that’s what the company would be hoping. HMD Global, the company making Nokia-branded smartphones, unveiled the Nokia 4.2 back in February. The handset is now set to arrive in the United States for $189.

HMD Investigating Nokia 9 Fingerprint Sensor Issues
Some Nokia 9 owners have reported a serious security flaw with the in-display fingerprint sensor on their units. Many users had initially complained about the sensor’s accuracy when the device came out. HMD Global did send out a software update last week which was supposed to improve the accuracy. However, a security flaw has been detected in several units whereby even unregistered fingerprints have been able to generate a positive […]

Nokia X71 Launched With 48 Megapixel Camera
HMD Global, the home of Nokia-branded smartphones, has launched a new smartphone today. It jumps on the 2019 trend of hole punch displays and also brings a camera that will jump off the page in marketing materials. The Nokia X71 features a 48 megapixel camera but is an otherwise mid-range device.

Nokia Phones Being Investigated For Sending Data To China
HMD, the Finnish company making Nokia-branded devices, is now being investigated by the country’s data protection watchdog amid reports that some of its phones sent data to servers in China. The investigation comes after NRK, a Norwegian public broadcaster, claimed having proof which showed that Nokia phones were sending sensitive data to China based on a tip from a device owner.

Nokia 9 PureView Renders Leave Little To The Imagination
We have been hearing rumors and reports about the Nokia 9 PureView since late last year. The company was originally expected to release this device in 2018 but is believed to have delayed the launch to MWC 2019. Nokia’s MWC 2019 teaser essentially confirmed that this handset will be unveiled in Barcelona. Now, official press renders of the Nokia 9 PureView have been leaked online.

Nokia 9 PureView Benchmarks Shows How It’s Behind The Competition
The Nokia 9 PureView s a highly-anticipated handset, namely because of its penta-lens array on the back where it will be interesting to see how the company approaches it. However if there is one area we can’t really get on board with is the use of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset.

Nokia 2 V Arrives On Verizon For $70
HMD Global confirmed a few days back that it’s going to be selling its devices through carriers in the United States as well. It has inked an agreement with Verizon for this purpose and the first device has quietly gone on sale now. The Nokia 2 V is not one of HMD’s more powerful devices, but it’s certainly a start.

HMD’s MWC 2019 Teaser Confirms The Nokia 9 PureView
HMD Global has recently confirmed that they will be at MWC 2019 where presumably new phones will be announced, like the Nokia 1 Plus whose specs were recently leaked, and also the highly-anticipated Nokia 9 PureView. It seems that the latter has been more or less confirmed, thanks to teaser images shared by the company.

Nokia 1 Plus Specs Appear Online Ahead Of Launch
HMD Global has seen considerable success with its Nokia smartphones. The company has sold some 70 million units in a couple of years and offers a variety of products to suit every price range, starting with affordable models priced at around $100 to flagship models that cost north of $700. The Nokia 1 was on the lower end of the spectrum when it arrived last year and it’s successor is […]

Nokia Phones Now Available Through U.S. Carriers
HMD Global has done a good job of reviving the iconic Nokia brand for smartphones. It has been able to achieve this by putting out well-made devices with reasonable specs and affordable price tags. The company is now getting serious about selling its wares in the United States. For that reason, it has inked agreements with carriers in the country to sell devices through them.

HMD Global Confirms Nokia’s Presence At MWC 2019
The state of the Nokia 9 PureView’s launch has been back and forth. It was initially suggested that the phone might be announced towards the end of January, but later there were claims that it could be unveiled at MWC 2019 instead. The latter report is gaining a bit of credibility as HMD Global’s Juho Sarvikas has confirmed the company’s presence at MWC 2019.

HMD Global Shares Roadmap For Android Pie Update For Its Nokia Phones
The problem with Android updates is that unless you own a Pixel handset, if and when the latest Android update is released for your device is really anyone’s guess. Some manufacturers are faster than others, but once again it isn’t exactly predictable. However HMD Global wants to take out some of the guesswork involved.

Nokia 9 PureView Launch May Have Been Moved Back To MWC 2019
HMD Global hasn’t said anything about when we can expect its next flagship to arrive. However, there have been more than a few leaks about the Nokia 9 PureView. A promotional video for the handset popped online just a couple of weeks ago. While it was expected that HMD would unveil this device in January 2019, it seems that the launch has again been rolled back to MWC 2019.

Nokia 6.2 May Launch This Month With Camera Hole Display
It seems that the Nokia 8.1 Plus may not be the only device from HMD Global to adopt the camera hole display. A new leak suggests that the same display technology may also be used for the Nokia 6.1’s successor which may be called the Nokia 6.2. It’s believed that this smartphone is going to be launched later in February.

Nokia 8.1 Plus May Adopt A Camera Hole Display As Well
If 2018 was defined by the notch then it appears that 2019 will be defined by the camera hole. Display manufacturers have come up with another way of maximizing the screen real estate. It involves putting the camera in a cutout inside the display thus removing the notch and freeing up more space. HMD Global might be adopting this for an upcoming Nokia device.