HMD postpones Android 11 upgrade for various Nokia smartphones

Finnish smartphone maker HMD has postponed the Android 11 upgrade for various Nokia smartphones. Among other things, the former top model 9 PureView is now getting the upgrade later than the manufacturer had originally planned. In addition, the Nokia 6.2 and 7.2 will receive the upgrade later than the original schedule, according to the new roadmap . The 6.2, … Read more

Renders of unannounced Nokia 7.3 appear

Renders have been put online of an unannounced Nokia smartphone. It is probably the Nokia 7.3, which is equipped with a Snapdragon 690-soc with 5g support. The manufacturer has not yet announced the device. The images appeared at OnLeaks, which is more often the first to obtain renders of smartphones that are still under the … Read more

HMD: Nokia 7.2 unlockable bootloader was wrong

Finnish smartphone maker HMD Global will release an update that will no longer make the Nokia 7.2 bootloader unlockable. The bootloader is unlockable, but according to the manufacturer this is an ‘accidental mistake’. In an upcoming update, HMD will make the option to unlock the bootloader unusable again, NokiaMob reports. The Finnish manufacturer, like Huawei, … Read more

Photo shows Nokia 7.2 with three rear cameras

An employee of the German Zeiss has posted a photo on Twitter of the back of a new, yet to be released Nokia phone. He wrote that it is the Nokia 7.2. Based on the photo, the smartphone will have three cameras on the back. Joachim Kuss has his message on Twitter already removed. In … Read more

HMD gives Nokia smartphones from 2017 years longer updates

The Finnish HMD Global is giving the Nokia 3, 5, 6 and 8 from 2017 updates for a year longer than it previously promised. From October, the updates will come every three months until October 2020. Support for the Nokia 2 from 2017 will end this fall. HMD promised two years of security updates when … Read more

HMD will store data from all Nokia smartphones on Google servers in Finland

HMD will store Nokia smartphone activation and performance data on Google Cloud servers in Finland. The manufacturer says it does this to ensure safety and to comply with the GDPR. It would also lead to faster updates. HMD starts storing the data from the Nokia 4.2, 3.2 and 2.2 on the Finnish servers. Later, data … Read more

HMD may discontinue Nokia Plus phones

HMD will reduce the number of Nokia phones with the Plus designation or even stop with that name altogether, a CEO of HMD Global said in an interview. The naming would be confusing. For example, the direct successor to Nokia 7 Plus was called Nokia 8.1 and not Nokia 7.1 and that is something that … Read more

HMD: Nokia 7 Plus phone data forwarding to China server went by accident

The transfer of data from Nokia 7 Plus phones in various European countries to a server in China happened by accident. That is what manufacturer HMD Global claims. That software should only have been on Chinese models. The error resulted in the code for Chinese models on a batch of devices for the European market, … Read more

Nokia 7 Plus sent personal data to Chinese state-owned company

The Nokia 7 Plus has forwarded private data to some of the users to Chinese state-owned company China Telecom. This has been confirmed by manufacturer HMD Global. The Finnish Data Protection Ombudsman is investigating whether HMD has violated the GDPR. Norwegian public broadcaster NRK writes that a reader observed data forwarding while monitoring network traffic … Read more

HMD releases beta version of Android 9 for Nokia 8

HMD has started to release Android 9.0 Pie for the Nokia 8. It is not yet about the final version. Previously, the Nokia 7 Plus already received the update for the latest version of the Android operating system. Juho Sarvikas, the chief product officer for Nokia phones at HMD, says on Twitter that the upgrade … Read more