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.


Ubergizmo’s Best of MWC 2019 Editor's Pick

With 5G and foldable phones entering the market in 2019, this year’s Mobile World Congress was full of excitement, but not all products are created equal, and some are more eye-catchy than others. Here’s what we think is worthy of your attention, in no particular order.


Nokia 9 PureView Goes Official With Five Rear Cameras

We have been hearing rumors about this device since last year and HMD Global has finally revealed it at its press event ahead of MWC 2019 tomorrow in Barcelona. The Nokia 9 PureView is official and it does indeed feature five cameras at the back. The company has attached the PureView branding to this device which is an homage to the Nokia devices of days gone by.


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.


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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 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 Details The Process Of An Android Update

Due to the fact that many manufacturers release Android updates at different times, it can leave a feeling of uncertainty amongst users, where some might be wondering where the heck is their update, and whether or not they will get an update. Now in a post on HMD’s website, they detail what goes on behind the process of an update.


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.


Goldman Sachs Thinks Apple Could Be The Next Nokia

Recently Apple’s CEO Tim Cook went on record where he admitted that the company was seeing a weak demand for its iPhones, particularly in China. This also resulted in Apple slashing their financial estimates, which unfortunately also resulted in the share prices of Apple falling, causing the company to lose a fair chunk of its market value.


Nokia 9 PureView Will Feature An In-Display Fingerprint Sensor

In-display fingerprint sensors were launched in early 2018 when Vivo was one of the first smartphone companies to adopt it. It has since seen further adoption by other companies like Huawei and OnePlus, and it looks like Nokia is expected to use the feature as well in its upcoming Nokia 9 PureView.


Nokia 9 PureView Could Be Announced End Of January

Recently we have been hearing rumors about the Nokia 9 PureView, which for those unfamiliar is an Android smartphone that will be packing a penta-lens camera design. Based on the leaks we’ve been seeing so far, it seems like the phone is ripe for an official announcement, which now we are hearing could set for an end January 2019 announcement.