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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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  • Earlier this week, HMD Global's much anticipated budget smartphone Nokia 2 was reported to bear a 4000mAh battery inside - the biggest amongst the Nokia branded smartphones launched so far. Now, leaked press renders of Nokia 2 have appeared, revealing a head-to-toe look of the smartphone, thanks to the popular tipster Evan Blass aka @evleaks. The renders also reveal that the Nokia 2 is going to have at least two colour variants - Black and White.Blass on Twitter shared the image renders of Nokia 2 in two colours. The Nokia 2 can be seen having navigation buttons rendered on the screen instead of physical ones, one camera each on front and rear ends, wherein the rear camera will be placed inside the familiar circular island with an LED flash. There is no fingerprint scanner on the smartphone though, cementing its status as an entry-level smartphone. A speaker grille can be seen at the right side on the back, with the Nokia branding above in the centre. The Nokia 2 appears to be ru..

    Nokia 2 Press Renders Leak, May Be Launched on October 5

    Earlier this week, HMD Global's much anticipated budget smartphone Nokia 2 was reported to bear a 4000mAh battery inside - the biggest amongst the Nokia branded smartphones launched so far. Now, leaked press renders of Nokia 2 have appeared, revealing a head-to-toe look of the smartphone, thanks to the popular tipster Evan Blass aka @evleaks. The renders also reveal that the Nokia 2 is going to have at least two colour variants - Black and White.Blass on Twitter shared the image renders of Nokia 2 in two colours. The Nokia 2 can be seen having navigation buttons rendered on the screen instead of physical ones, one camera each on front and rear ends, wherein the rear camera will be placed inside the familiar circular island with an LED flash. There is no fingerprint scanner on the smartphone though, cementing its status as an entry-level smartphone. A speaker grille can be seen at the right side on the back, with the Nokia branding above in the centre. The Nokia 2 appears to be ru..
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  • HMD Global stepped into the smartphone business with its Nokia-branded phones only this year, and it has already launched four smartphones, and, is reportedly working on two more. While we saw recent reports about the top-end Nokia 9, we now have more details on the second device - Nokia 2 - which can be expected to be a budget smartphone. The Nokia 2 is now reported to pack a huge 4000mAh battery - the largest in latest Nokia-branded smartphones launched so far - as per its purported listing on the US FCC site.The Nokia 2 was last in news when it appeared on the Geekbench benchmarking website, where many of its specifications were revealed. It first surfaced on the Internet in July this year, where it stood beside Nokia 3 in a leaked image. Now, according to a purported Nokia 2 listing on the US FCC, spotted by Roland Quandt, the Nokia 2 will bear a 4000mAh battery. By far, this is the biggest battery capacity we've seen in an HMD Global Nokia-branded smartphone. Since Nokia 2 i..

    Nokia 2 Spotted in US FCC Documents With Massive 4000mAh Battery

    HMD Global stepped into the smartphone business with its Nokia-branded phones only this year, and it has already launched four smartphones, and, is reportedly working on two more. While we saw recent reports about the top-end Nokia 9, we now have more details on the second device - Nokia 2 - which can be expected to be a budget smartphone. The Nokia 2 is now reported to pack a huge 4000mAh battery - the largest in latest Nokia-branded smartphones launched so far - as per its purported listing on the US FCC site.The Nokia 2 was last in news when it appeared on the Geekbench benchmarking website, where many of its specifications were revealed. It first surfaced on the Internet in July this year, where it stood beside Nokia 3 in a leaked image. Now, according to a purported Nokia 2 listing on the US FCC, spotted by Roland Quandt, the Nokia 2 will bear a 4000mAh battery. By far, this is the biggest battery capacity we've seen in an HMD Global Nokia-branded smartphone. Since Nokia 2 i..
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  • HMD Global's anticipated next flagship, the Nokia 9, has been in the rumour mill for quite a while. Previously, Nokia 9 had been reported to carry a dual rear camera setup with Zeiss branding, and come with Android 7.1.1 Nougat out-of-the-box. Now, the Nokia 9 has appeared on a benchmark listing website, suggesting that it may ship with Android Oreo instead.According to Geekbench listing, Nokia 9 is expected to run on Android Oreo when it gets launched. Apart from this, other specifications that have come to light via the listing bear some resemblance to what we've already heard about the device. The dual rear camera setup should have at least one (or two) shooter bearing a 12-megapixel sensor with 4K video recording capabilities, as revealed by the listing. Furthermore, it also shows a 12-megapixel front camera capable of recording 4K UHD videos. It is worth mentioning that in earlier reports, the rear camera setup was purported to have two 13-megapixel sensors with an LED ..

    Nokia 9 Appears Running Android Oreo in Geekbench Benchmark Listing

    HMD Global's anticipated next flagship, the Nokia 9, has been in the rumour mill for quite a while. Previously, Nokia 9 had been reported to carry a dual rear camera setup with Zeiss branding, and come with Android 7.1.1 Nougat out-of-the-box. Now, the Nokia 9 has appeared on a benchmark listing website, suggesting that it may ship with Android Oreo instead.According to Geekbench listing, Nokia 9 is expected to run on Android Oreo when it gets launched. Apart from this, other specifications that have come to light via the listing bear some resemblance to what we've already heard about the device. The dual rear camera setup should have at least one (or two) shooter bearing a 12-megapixel sensor with 4K video recording capabilities, as revealed by the listing. Furthermore, it also shows a 12-megapixel front camera capable of recording 4K UHD videos. It is worth mentioning that in earlier reports, the rear camera setup was purported to have two 13-megapixel sensors with an LED ..
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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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