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  • Just recently, the Nokia 8 variant with 6GB RAM and 128GB inbuilt storage was spotted on the US FCC website and while we were still anticipating the handset's US launch, HMD Global has reportedly confirmed its launch for Europe. Apart from the new variant's existence, it's pricing and colour option for Germany has also been revealed.As per a report by WinFuture, the Nokia brand licensee will be launching the upcoming top-end variant of the Nokia 8 smartphone in Germany on October 20. The new variant is expected to be offered in just "Polished Blue" colour variant and be priced at EUR 669 (roughly Rs. 51,700) in the country, which is EUR 90 more than the standard Nokia 8 variant with 4GB of RAM.Apart from the new storage and memory, the rest of the specifications offered by the new variant of the Nokia 8 remain the same. This means that the handset will pack a 5.3-inch 2K LCD display with Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC.As we ..

    Nokia 8 Variant With 6GB RAM and 128GB Built-in Storage Launch Set for October 20: Report

    Just recently, the Nokia 8 variant with 6GB RAM and 128GB inbuilt storage was spotted on the US FCC website and while we were still anticipating the handset's US launch, HMD Global has reportedly confirmed its launch for Europe. Apart from the new variant's existence, it's pricing and colour option for Germany has also been revealed.As per a report by WinFuture, the Nokia brand licensee will be launching the upcoming top-end variant of the Nokia 8 smartphone in Germany on October 20. The new variant is expected to be offered in just "Polished Blue" colour variant and be priced at EUR 669 (roughly Rs. 51,700) in the country, which is EUR 90 more than the standard Nokia 8 variant with 4GB of RAM.Apart from the new storage and memory, the rest of the specifications offered by the new variant of the Nokia 8 remain the same. This means that the handset will pack a 5.3-inch 2K LCD display with Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC.As we ..
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  • HMD Global launched its Nokia 8 smartphone last month and it seems like the company is now gearing up to launch the handset in the US. HMD Global has reportedly modified the US FCC listing for the Nokia 8 models and seemingly confirmed that the handset will be launched in the US with more memory and storage than the variant launched globally.The Finnish company has made certain changes to the US FCC listings for Nokia 8 variants with model numbers, TA-1004 and TA-1012, for the US market, as pointed out in a report by Nokia Power User. With the new changes to the listings, the company has now added the Nokia 8 configuration with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of built-in storage. This effectively means that the company wants to bring an updated model of the smartphone when it brings to the US market.Apart from the updated memory and storage, the company has also added the support for ANT+ feature and WCDMA Band IV to the aforementioned listings. ANT+ support essentially allows users to view you..

    Nokia 8 Variant With 6GB RAM, 128GB Spotted on US FCC Listing

    HMD Global launched its Nokia 8 smartphone last month and it seems like the company is now gearing up to launch the handset in the US. HMD Global has reportedly modified the US FCC listing for the Nokia 8 models and seemingly confirmed that the handset will be launched in the US with more memory and storage than the variant launched globally.The Finnish company has made certain changes to the US FCC listings for Nokia 8 variants with model numbers, TA-1004 and TA-1012, for the US market, as pointed out in a report by Nokia Power User. With the new changes to the listings, the company has now added the Nokia 8 configuration with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of built-in storage. This effectively means that the company wants to bring an updated model of the smartphone when it brings to the US market.Apart from the updated memory and storage, the company has also added the support for ANT+ feature and WCDMA Band IV to the aforementioned listings. ANT+ support essentially allows users to view you..
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  • HMD Global's Nokia 8 flagship Android smartphone is all set to launch in India next week. The Nokia licensee has sent invites for the New Delhi launch event on September 26. The invite reads "There are two sides to every story. Don't miss out on yours." The tagline clearly hints at the launch of the Nokia 8, with its 'Bothies' feature that allows users to capture video and video from the front and rear cameras simultaneously.Touted as the "first true flagship Nokia," the Nokia 8 can be seen as direct competition to the likes of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and iPhone 8. The smartphone can be expected to go on sale in early October, in line with the timeline shared by an HMD Global representative at the time of the Nokia 8's launch in London last month. The Nokia 8 price was set at EUR 599 (approximately Rs. 45,000), and its price in India can be expected to be around the same.One of the biggest highlights of the Nokia 8 is its dual rear cameras. The Nokia 8 sports ..

    Nokia 8 India Launch Set for September 26, Sports Snapdragon 835 SoC

    HMD Global's Nokia 8 flagship Android smartphone is all set to launch in India next week. The Nokia licensee has sent invites for the New Delhi launch event on September 26. The invite reads "There are two sides to every story. Don't miss out on yours." The tagline clearly hints at the launch of the Nokia 8, with its 'Bothies' feature that allows users to capture video and video from the front and rear cameras simultaneously.Touted as the "first true flagship Nokia," the Nokia 8 can be seen as direct competition to the likes of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and iPhone 8. The smartphone can be expected to go on sale in early October, in line with the timeline shared by an HMD Global representative at the time of the Nokia 8's launch in London last month. The Nokia 8 price was set at EUR 599 (approximately Rs. 45,000), and its price in India can be expected to be around the same.One of the biggest highlights of the Nokia 8 is its dual rear cameras. The Nokia 8 sports ..
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  • HMD Global's flagship Nokia 9 smartphone was recently spotted on Geekbench and now the smartphone's design has been leaked in renders. In the renders, the Nokia 9 can be seen sporting glass back as well as feature near bezel-less design at the front of the display. Notably, the handset can be seen sporting dual rear cameras in the renders as well.Talking first about the front of the smartphone, the renders shared by Waqar Khan suggest that the Nokia 9 smartphone will feature a near bezel-less design at the front, which shouldn't come as a surprise as it has become an industry-wide trend this year. The upcoming smartphone can also be seen with 3D glass back design in the leaked renders.The handset has been tipped to come with dual rear cameras in vertical orientation and fingerprint sensor can be seen right below the camera module in the centre. In the leaked renders, the alleged Nokia 9 smartphone can be seen in Copper Gold colour.Moving on to the separately leaked re..

    Nokia 9 Leaked Renders Show Smartphone’s Bezel-Less Design, Nokia 2 Appears Alongside

    HMD Global's flagship Nokia 9 smartphone was recently spotted on Geekbench and now the smartphone's design has been leaked in renders. In the renders, the Nokia 9 can be seen sporting glass back as well as feature near bezel-less design at the front of the display. Notably, the handset can be seen sporting dual rear cameras in the renders as well.Talking first about the front of the smartphone, the renders shared by Waqar Khan suggest that the Nokia 9 smartphone will feature a near bezel-less design at the front, which shouldn't come as a surprise as it has become an industry-wide trend this year. The upcoming smartphone can also be seen with 3D glass back design in the leaked renders.The handset has been tipped to come with dual rear cameras in vertical orientation and fingerprint sensor can be seen right below the camera module in the centre. In the leaked renders, the alleged Nokia 9 smartphone can be seen in Copper Gold colour.Moving on to the separately leaked re..
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  • Google Tez, the company's ambitious effort to tap the country's digital payments market, will come pre-installed on smartphones by several brands. This is part of an effort by the company to expand the reach of the new Google Tez app, which uses UPI to transfer money online. Smartphones by brands such as Nokia, Micromax, Lava, Panasonic, and Xolo will come with Google Tez app preloaded, and some of these companies, Lava for example, will also roll out the app on "most of their existing Android smartphones," a Google representative told Gadgets 360.Diana Layfield, VP of Google's Next Billion programme said the company is open to conversation with more smartphone makers who would like to participate in this programme. Feature phones won't be getting Tez app as UPI doesn't work on such handsets, the executive said. However, this isn't strictly true - NPCI had unveiled USSD-based framework at the time of the BHIM launch. The said framework is a bit buggy to b..

    Google Tez to Be Preloaded on Nokia, Micromax, Lava, Panasonic, Xolo Smartphones

    Google Tez, the company's ambitious effort to tap the country's digital payments market, will come pre-installed on smartphones by several brands. This is part of an effort by the company to expand the reach of the new Google Tez app, which uses UPI to transfer money online. Smartphones by brands such as Nokia, Micromax, Lava, Panasonic, and Xolo will come with Google Tez app preloaded, and some of these companies, Lava for example, will also roll out the app on "most of their existing Android smartphones," a Google representative told Gadgets 360.Diana Layfield, VP of Google's Next Billion programme said the company is open to conversation with more smartphone makers who would like to participate in this programme. Feature phones won't be getting Tez app as UPI doesn't work on such handsets, the executive said. However, this isn't strictly true - NPCI had unveiled USSD-based framework at the time of the BHIM launch. The said framework is a bit buggy to b..
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  • Google has ambitious plans to extend the reach of Tez digital payment app it announced for the Indian market on Monday. The company said it has partnered with several phone makers to pre-install the Tez app on their smartphones.Upcoming smartphones from Nokia, Micromax, Lava, Panasonic, and Xolo will come with the Tez app preloaded. At least some of these companies, including Lava, will also roll out the app on "most of their existing Android smartphones," a Google representative told Gadgets 360.Diana Layfield, VP of Google's Next Billion programme said the company is open to conversation with more smartphone makers who would like to participate in this programme. Feature phones won't be getting Tez app as UPI doesn't work on such handsets, the executive said. However, this isn't strictly true - NPCI had unveiled USSD-based framework at the time of the BHIM launch. The said framework is a bit buggy to be sure, failing as often as working.The company's inten..

    Google Tez to Be Preloaded on Lava, Micromax, Nokia, Panasonic, and Xolo Smartphones

    Google has ambitious plans to extend the reach of Tez digital payment app it announced for the Indian market on Monday. The company said it has partnered with several phone makers to pre-install the Tez app on their smartphones.Upcoming smartphones from Nokia, Micromax, Lava, Panasonic, and Xolo will come with the Tez app preloaded. At least some of these companies, including Lava, will also roll out the app on "most of their existing Android smartphones," a Google representative told Gadgets 360.Diana Layfield, VP of Google's Next Billion programme said the company is open to conversation with more smartphone makers who would like to participate in this programme. Feature phones won't be getting Tez app as UPI doesn't work on such handsets, the executive said. However, this isn't strictly true - NPCI had unveiled USSD-based framework at the time of the BHIM launch. The said framework is a bit buggy to be sure, failing as often as working.The company's inten..
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  • Nokia said on Monday it had received a decision in patent licence arbitration with LG Electronics from the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce.The Finnish company did not disclose details of the award but said that it would book revenue, as well as a non-recurring catch-up payment, starting from the third quarter.Nokia sold its once-dominant phone business to Microsoft in 2014, leaving it focused on its telecoms network equipment business while retaining its handset patents."The use of independent arbitration to resolve differences in patent cases is a recognized best practice. We believe that this award confirms the quality of Nokia's patent portfolio," said Maria Varsellona, chief legal officer at Nokia in an emailed statement. "We continue to see potential for additional licensing opportunities in the mobile communications market and beyond."The Nokia statement added, "The companies had previously agreed that this would settle the roy..

    Nokia Gets Decision in LG Patent Arbitration

    Nokia said on Monday it had received a decision in patent licence arbitration with LG Electronics from the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce.The Finnish company did not disclose details of the award but said that it would book revenue, as well as a non-recurring catch-up payment, starting from the third quarter.Nokia sold its once-dominant phone business to Microsoft in 2014, leaving it focused on its telecoms network equipment business while retaining its handset patents."The use of independent arbitration to resolve differences in patent cases is a recognized best practice. We believe that this award confirms the quality of Nokia's patent portfolio," said Maria Varsellona, chief legal officer at Nokia in an emailed statement. "We continue to see potential for additional licensing opportunities in the mobile communications market and beyond."The Nokia statement added, "The companies had previously agreed that this would settle the roy..
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  • Nokia 6 (Review) will go on sale in India on Wednesday via Amazon India, with the flash sale beginning at 12pm IST. Launched by HMD Global back in January alongside the Nokia 3 and Nokia 5, the Nokia 6 was brought to India in June. The Nokia 6 flash sale is only for consumers who registered by Monday, September 11. Registrations are now open for the next sale on September 20. Those who registered for the previous sales will be eligible for today's sale however. This is the fourth Nokia 6 flash sale in India, and Amazon is continuing to run sale offers for the smartphone, including bundled data and Amazon Pay cashback.Nokia 6 reviewNokia 6 price in India, sale offersThe Nokia 6 price in India is Rs. 14,999. Sale offers on Amazon India include Rs. 1,000 Amazon Pay balance for Amazon Prime members, 80 percent off Kindle ebooks up to Rs. 300, as well as 45GB of free data from Vodafone across a five month period.Nokia 6 specifications, featuresThe Nokia 6 features an aluminium unibo..

    Nokia 6 to Go on Sale Today in India via Amazon

    Nokia 6 (Review) will go on sale in India on Wednesday via Amazon India, with the flash sale beginning at 12pm IST. Launched by HMD Global back in January alongside the Nokia 3 and Nokia 5, the Nokia 6 was brought to India in June. The Nokia 6 flash sale is only for consumers who registered by Monday, September 11. Registrations are now open for the next sale on September 20. Those who registered for the previous sales will be eligible for today's sale however. This is the fourth Nokia 6 flash sale in India, and Amazon is continuing to run sale offers for the smartphone, including bundled data and Amazon Pay cashback.Nokia 6 reviewNokia 6 price in India, sale offersThe Nokia 6 price in India is Rs. 14,999. Sale offers on Amazon India include Rs. 1,000 Amazon Pay balance for Amazon Prime members, 80 percent off Kindle ebooks up to Rs. 300, as well as 45GB of free data from Vodafone across a five month period.Nokia 6 specifications, featuresThe Nokia 6 features an aluminium unibo..
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  • Nokia 6 (Review), the mid-range Android smartphone launched by HMD Global, will become available to purchase on Wednesday at 12pm IST in a flash sale on Amazon India. Unfortunately, the Nokia 6 flash sale on September 6 is only meant for those who registered for it by Monday, September 4. Registrations are now open for the next sale on September 13. Those who registered for the previous sales on August 23 or August 30 sales will not need to register again for Wednesday's sale, so if you've already registered, you're good to go today. This is the third Nokia 6 flash sale in India, and the smartphone has seen much interest till date. The smartphone was globally launched in January with the Nokia 3 and Nokia 5 before being launched in India in June.Nokia 6 reviewNokia 6 price in India, sale offersThe Nokia 6 price in India is Rs. 14,999. Sale offers on Amazon India include Rs. 1,000 Amazon Pay balance for Amazon Prime members, 80 percent off Kindle ebooks up to Rs. 300, a..

    Nokia 6 to Be Available for Purchase in India Today via Amazon Flash Sale

    Nokia 6 (Review), the mid-range Android smartphone launched by HMD Global, will become available to purchase on Wednesday at 12pm IST in a flash sale on Amazon India. Unfortunately, the Nokia 6 flash sale on September 6 is only meant for those who registered for it by Monday, September 4. Registrations are now open for the next sale on September 13. Those who registered for the previous sales on August 23 or August 30 sales will not need to register again for Wednesday's sale, so if you've already registered, you're good to go today. This is the third Nokia 6 flash sale in India, and the smartphone has seen much interest till date. The smartphone was globally launched in January with the Nokia 3 and Nokia 5 before being launched in India in June.Nokia 6 reviewNokia 6 price in India, sale offersThe Nokia 6 price in India is Rs. 14,999. Sale offers on Amazon India include Rs. 1,000 Amazon Pay balance for Amazon Prime members, 80 percent off Kindle ebooks up to Rs. 300, a..
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  • This week in news, Apple's new iPhones still topped the list. You can now book an iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus, as pre-bookings have opened in India. The pre-orders are going to continue util September 29, at which point it goes on sale. The iPhone X launch will happen later, in November, but if you're not impressed by the edge-to-edge design of the X (along with the new price tag that can go beyond Rs. 1 lakh) and want a new iPhone now, then these two devices are what you're after anyway.As is to be expected, there are a number of launch offers in place that you can take advantage of if you are buying the iPhone 8 or the iPhone 8 Plus. There are discounts, buyback offers, and exchange offers, both online and offline. Online, Amazon has an exchange if up to Rs. 20,341, with an additional Rs. 10,000 for older iPhone models. Flipkart has a similar offer, with discounts up to Rs. 23,000, and an extra Rs. 3,000 for old iPhones. It's also offering 10 percent off on SBI car..

    iPhone 8 Pre-Bookings, Flipkart v Amazon v Paytm Sales, Google Tez, and More News This Week

    This week in news, Apple's new iPhones still topped the list. You can now book an iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus, as pre-bookings have opened in India. The pre-orders are going to continue util September 29, at which point it goes on sale. The iPhone X launch will happen later, in November, but if you're not impressed by the edge-to-edge design of the X (along with the new price tag that can go beyond Rs. 1 lakh) and want a new iPhone now, then these two devices are what you're after anyway.As is to be expected, there are a number of launch offers in place that you can take advantage of if you are buying the iPhone 8 or the iPhone 8 Plus. There are discounts, buyback offers, and exchange offers, both online and offline. Online, Amazon has an exchange if up to Rs. 20,341, with an additional Rs. 10,000 for older iPhone models. Flipkart has a similar offer, with discounts up to Rs. 23,000, and an extra Rs. 3,000 for old iPhones. It's also offering 10 percent off on SBI car..
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