Category: Nokia (Android)

Nokia 1.3 – Cheap entry-level Go-phone at Argos

Announced earlier in the year, the Nokia 1.3 is now available to buy for just £79.99 from Argos. Although available in three colours (Cyan, Sand and Charcoal), Argos are only selling the Charcoal one by the looks of it. It’s obviously SIM-free, but is dual-SIM capable and will …

HMD Global rolling out Android 10 to Nokia 3.2 and Nokia 4.2

These two phones were sold with Android 9.0 on-board. However, the boys at HMD Global are doing a great job upgrading their Nokia phones to Android 10. Today they’re announcing that the Nokia 3.2 and the Nokia 4.2 will both be getting Android 10, so that brings the …

New Nokia handsets announced, including the Nokia 8.3 5G

We should be attending a number of launch events at the moment, but the world has changed quite significantly lately. Last week it was a supposed to be a big London launch for a range of new Nokia devices from HMD Global, but instead we got a web-delivered …

Nokia become the official No Time To Die partner

If I think about a Bond film, I nearly always think about Sony Ericsson or just Sony phones. The franchise has long used “product placement” but today it’s the turn of the HMD Global Nokia phones. They’ll be featured in the upcoming “No Time To Die” movie, which …

MWC 2020 – HMD Global now exits show

We’ve just updated our rolling Mobile World Congress update with yet another drop-out. This time it’s HMD Global. They’re the guys behind the current Nokia phones and they tell us that .. Our key focus has been to safeguard the health and well-being of employees and other stakeholders. …

The Nokia 800 Tough. A durable, rugged phone designed for hard work.

Every now and then it’s really quite refreshing to get a press release which isn’t about a smartphone. This one is a bit smart, granted. It has an on-board (non Android) app store and there’s WhatsApp and Facebook pre-loaded, plus there’s WiFi and 4G too. It’s a mere £109.99 on Amazon and …

Nokia 7.1 to join the Android 10 deployment

People do tend to overlook Nokia when looking for a new phone, however – it should be noted that they’re continuing to update a lot of their phones. The people behind Nokia phones – HMD Global – have announced that the Nokia 7.1 will also be joining the …

Flip off. The Nokia 2720 is back, and now with 4G!

Many moons ago we had a wide variety of phones. There was a big selection in different shapes and sizes. Now, they’re mostly all the same – a big screen and a slate design. However, lately we’re seeing folding phones and, in a way, it’s a nod the …

Nokia 2.2 arrives. A smartphone for the less techy.

We can’t find a way to buy it just yet, but the Nokia website now has the Nokia 2.2 online and is set to cost just €99. The headline features of this one are the AI helpers and the sheer fact that it’s cheap. It’s not quite as …

Nokia 1 Plus – Overview and video

A smartphone that costs just £69.99? There’s got to be some shortcomings, right? Well yes. Of course. You’re not going to get a Ferrari when you’re paying Ford Fiesta money, but the Nokia 1 Plus is a great first step for those who are just starting out in …

Nokia 1 Plus now available in the UK

A Nokia handset for less than £90? Interested? Well, today you can go and get one. It’s powered by Android 9 (Go Edition) and is a great first smartphone for those wanting to move on from the traditional feature phone. The Nokia 1 Plus (details here) has 1GB …

Nokia 2.1 now available in the UK

This weekend I was stood in a mobile phone store. It was an EE shop and, I’ll be honest, I was really surprised about how many customers were coming in with support issues. There was a lot less selling going on than I expected, so I’ve definitely got …

Announced – The Nokia 7.1

Today in London HMD have announced the latest device under the Nokia brand, this time called the 7.1. I’ve already been impressed with their recent Nokia 7 Plus during my recent review, but this updated version brings better performance, enhanced cameras and a new screen technology. It’s hoped that …

The Nokia 5.1 comes back to the UK

Four years ago I was writing about the end of Nokia and how much I remembered my trust Nokia 5.1. I always called it the 5.1, but it was also known as the Nokia 2110 and it’s something I wrote about again just a month ago. Now, for …

Nokia 7 Plus wins EISA award

Nokia are a brand that are loved all around the world, and whilst the Windows Phone era was a bit of a flop, the HMD era using Android has been much better. We just had the news through that the impressive Nokia 7 Plus has won an award …

iD Mobile 10GB SIM-only deal

This Bank Holiday there’s a couple of deals with iD Mobile. The first is on the Nokia 1 we mentioned just the other day, and you can get the phone for just £6.99 a month, with 250 minutes, unlimited text and no upfront cost. You get 500MB of …

Nokia 1 now available in the UK

OK, so how does a phone with 1GB of RAM sound? What about 8GB of on-board storage? Scary prospect? Well, wait a minute, because this new Nokia 1, which is now available in Warm Red or Dark Blue, runs the “Go Edition” of Android 8.1 Oreo, and this …

Nokia 8 Sirocco lands in the UK

OK. This isn’t a VW Scirocco. It’s a Nokia 8 Sirocco. No “C”. This is all-new and, as an extra treat, if you get one you’ll qualify for a free Google Home Mini. If you get a Nokia 6 or a Nokia 7 Plus then you get a …

Nokia 7 plus. Don’t forget, it’s on the way!

So, Dan wrote about this just a short while ago but the PR people promised me a free biscuit if I mentioned it again. The Nokia 7 plus, a smartphone which promises a two day battery life, is coming to the UK. It’s £349.99 and will be available …

Nokia 6 available to buy from tomorrow

The handset will be available exclusively from Carphone Warehouse for £229.99. This 2018 model adds fast charging and Zeiss cameras. It’s also 60% faster than its predecessor. Headline specs include a 5.5″ 1080 x 1920 pixels 16:9 screen, Android 8.0 (Oreo), a Qualcomm SDM630 Snapdragon Octa-core 2.2 GHz …