Nokia is making waves once more in the Android territory with a collection of new phones. The announcements were made at MWC 2018 in Barcelona, just like so many other smartphone introductions. HDM Global, Nokia’s parent company from Norway, has let people wonder about a handful of new Nokia phones including a very peculiar candidate in their 2018 lineup. Here’s everything to know.
Nokia is out to conquer Android fans in all regions of the world. The company launched several models during 2017 ranging from low-end to high-end, and its first upper mid-range Android smartphone for 2018 just arrived.
Owners of the budget-friendly Nokia 2 should rejoice, because the handset will be receiving Android Oreo soon. To be accurate, it will be updated straight to Android 8.1, making it the very first to take this jump. The reason is because the update incorporates better memory-management kind of like what we see with Android Go for handsets that have minimal RAM.
Nokia is expected to come out with its Nokia 9 smartphone in early 2018. Rumors and leaks have begun to stir up, and the latest to surface is a leaked render.
HDM Global’s Nokia brand is in control of smartphones. The company has introduced a few Android-powered devices including one model for everyone. They are, the Nokia 6, Nokia 8, Nokia 9, Nokia 5, Nokia 6, and Nokia 3. However, a new model is joining this lineup, which didn’t exist before last year, and it’s the Nokia 2. The name itself suggests the phone’s target market, which will be the low-end, super affordable segment.
A mere two weeks ago, Google announced Android 8.0 Oreo and released the software publicly following its annual statue unveiling at Google Headquarters. The search giant is applying some extra force, this year, to have key Android OEMs update their devices in hope to reduce the platform’s fragmentation. Early betas had been made available as well with the same goal in mind. Companies such as Sony have already confirmed which of their Android devices will be updated to Google’s latest [Read More]
At the beginning of this year, Nokia announced three new low-end Android-powered devices. Since then the company has been linked with building a flagship-grade device and with using ZEISS optics, which has now been announced: the Nokia 8.
HMD Global, the company behind Nokia smartphones and tablets, has announced an exclusive deal with ZEISS that will see Nokia using ZEISS technology to “set new imaging standards.”