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November Security update is now live for Nokia 3

November Security update is now live for Nokia 3
The  Nokia 3 just got a new software update with latest Android security patch, bug fixes, and improvements.

If you own a Nokia 3 you should have received the over-the-air update notification for November 1 Android security update. While this update would have been more exciting if it had brought Nougat 7.1.2, which is already available for Nokia 5, Nokia 6, and Nokia 8.


Nokia's instructions explain that for a successful installation, the battery in your phone should be at least 50% charged and your device should be connected to a Wi-Fi network or LTE.

If you haven't got the notification of this new software update yet, Just go to Settings - About Phone - Software updates, and It will automatically start downloading the latest update. The update will take around 10-15 minutes to get Installed on your device.

Via: NPU

Android Oreo Beta coming soon to Nokia 3, 5, 6, and 7

Android Oreo Beta coming soon to Nokia 3, 5, 6, and 7
Now that Google has released the next version of Android, Android 8.0 Oreo, the wait for the devices to get the update has already started.

Nokia today announced that the company will provide Android Beta preview before the final update. Additionally, Android Oreo beta for the Nokia 8 is already live, so users could test Android Oreo before Public roll-out.


But, what about the Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 6, and Nokia 7? Well, HMD's Chief Product Office on his twitter handle announced that the Nokia 3 , Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 will be soon getting Android Oreo Beta. The recently announced Nokia 7 will be added to the list pretty soon.

Once you migrate to the Beta path, you will continue to receive Open Beta OTAs. You will NO LONGER receive the regular Official Stable OTAs.

HMD confirms Android P update for all Nokia smartphones

HMD confirms Android P update for all Nokia smartphones
Now that Google has released the next version of Android, Android 8.0 Oreo, the wait for the devices to get the update first has already started. Recently Nokia confirmed that they will be updating all the Nokia Android Smartphones to Android 8.0 Oreo (Including Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 6, and Nokia 8).

Nokia has already started testing the Android 8.0 Oreo Beta update on the Nokia 8 and is expected to roll it out for all the Nokia 8 users by the end of October. The company plans to update all the Nokia Android Smartphones to Android Oreo by the end of 2017.


While the new Android update is on its way, HMD Global has now announced that the current batch Nokia smartphones will also be upgraded to Android P. The announcement came at a launch event in the Philippines, and it's interesting to see HMD promising an update for an unannounced Android version.

Also Read: Nokia 8 to get Android Oreo Soon, Beta Test Is Ongoing

That said, Android P still seems a long way off and don't get your hopes high as HMD can change its decision. However, Android 8.0 Oreo update is on its way and might be released soon for Nokia 8, Nokia 6, Nokia 5, and Nokia 3.

Problems Plague Nokia 3 after Android 7.1.1 Nougat update

The Android 7.1.1 Nougat update is still slowly rolling out to Nokia 3 but should you really update right now?

With the various exciting new features in Nokia 3's newest OS update, 7.1.1 Nougat, are various problems and bugs, as well. Many customers are reporting that most of the Applications are crashing after they installed the new update.


Few of the Nokia 3 users who updated to 7.1.1 Nougat are experiencing problem related to freezing or hanging of System Applications. Some couldn’t set the brightness level, some facing automatic mobile data off.

Another issue faced by a number of Nokia 3 users who are already on the new OS is the abnormal heating and battery drain.

Let’s hope Nokia will have a fix to this issue soon.

Android 7.1.1 Nougat update hits Nokia 3

Android 7.1.1 Nougat update hits Nokia 3
As promised, HMD is now rolling out Android 7.1.1 Nougat with the latest monthly Android security patch Software update to the low end Nokia 3.

The latest update weighs in at around 748.3 MB and features the latest August 5, 2017 security patch, App Shortcuts, GIF(s) support, and new Emojis, and other Android 7.1.1 Nougat Goodies.
Android 7.1.1 Nougat update hits Nokia 3
Recently HMD promised that the Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 8 and Nokia 6 will be getting software updates for till next 2 years. That means, the Nokia 5 and other three devices will be getting Android Oreo for sure.

Nokia’s instructions explain that for a successful installation, the battery in your phone should be at least 50% charged and your device should be connected to a Wi-Fi network or LTE.

If you haven't got the notification of this new software update yet, Just go to Settings - About Phone - Software updates, and It will automatically start downloading the latest update. The update will take around 10-15 minutes to get Installed on your device.

Screenshot: Ashish Narshana

[Update] Nokia 3 Confirmed to get Android 7.1.1 Nougat

Nokia 3 Confirmed to get Android 7.1.1 Nougat by the end of August
[Article: 30/07/2017] Nokia 3, the finnish company's low-end Android Smartphone is confirmed to get Android 7.1.1 Nougat update by the end of August. The confirmation came from the Chief Product Officer of HMD Global, Juho Sarvikas.

It's really exciting to see that Nokia is actually taking initiatives to update their low-end Smartphone to the latest Android OS. 


A month back, HMD Global CEO Arto Nummela said "What we are now committing (to) is that whenever a consumer buys a device, two years from that we will do the updates" and that's something really great!

That said, Nokia will be pushing the Android 7.1.1 Nougat globally for the Nokia 3. We will notify you once the update is out!

Update 1: Android 7.1.1 Nougat update for Nokia 3 got approved and will start rolling out in a few days. -  Chief Product Officer of HMD Global, Juho Sarvikas.

Nokia 3 Confirmed to get Android O

Nokia 3, the finnish company's low-end Android Smartphone is confirmed to get Android 8.0 O Software Update. The confirmation came from the Chief Product Officer of HMD Global, Juho Sarvikas.



It's really exciting to see that Nokia is actually taking initiatives to update their low-end Smartphone to the latest Android OS.

A month back, HMD Global CEO Arto Nummela said "What we are now committing (to) is that whenever a consumer buys a device, two years from that we will do the updates" and that's something really great!

That said, Google is due to announce the final version of the Android O and then only we will get to know when Nokia will be announcing the latest Android version for its Smartphones.





HMD brings Nokia Camera app to Google Play

HMD brings Nokia Camera app to Google Play
Many manufacturers have already uploaded their system apps to the Play Store, as it helps them to send out updates without the need for a system update.

HMD has now published the Camera application which comes pre-loaded with the Nokia Android Smartphones to the Play Store. This means, Nokia users would get direct update for the Camera app from the Play store.


Current version of the Nokia Camera application is v6.0080.07. Of course, this application is only compatible with Nokia Android Smartphones including the Nokia 3, Nokia 5, and Nokia 6.

If you haven't updated your Nokia phone Camera app, you can update it from the below Play Store link.

Play Store: Nokia Camera

Moto E4 Plus vs Nokia 3: Specs Comparison

Moto E4 Plus vs Nokia 3
OS And Hardware
OSAndroid 7.1.1 NougatAndroid 7.0 Nougat
ProcessorQuad-core 1.3 GHzQuad-core 1.3 GHz
ChipsetMT6737MT6737
GPUMali T720Mali T720
Display
TypeIPS LCDIPS LCD
Screen Size5.5 inches5.0 inches
Memory
Internal32 GB16 GB
RAM3 GB2 GB
Camera
Primary13 MP AF, f/2.0 LED flash8MP AF, f/2, LED flash
Secondary5 MP8 MP
Battery and Power
Type5000 mAh | 10W rapid charger2630 mAh
Price
Indian Rs.Rs. 9,999Rs. 9,500
Which one would you choose? Leave your Comment below!

Nokia 3 to Go on Sale in the UK on July 12, Nokia 5 on July 19

Nokia 3 to Go on Sale in the UK on July 12, Nokia 5 on July 19
The Nokia-branded Android Smartphones will be available in the UK starting 2nd Week of July. The smartphones are likely to be Nokia 3 and Nokia 5, while the Nokia 6 will join them later.


Nokia 3 and Nokia 5 will be sold on Amazon and Clove, the Nokia 3 will be up for sale starting July 12 at £129.99. Nokia 5, on the other hand, will be available from July 19 at £179.99. There's no information regarding the availability of the Nokia 6.


With Nokia 5, you get 5.2" HD display, Seamless aluminium unibody, Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB storage with Support for up to 128 GB, Stock Android 7.0 Nougat. It comes with a 3000 mAh battery.

Camera wise, the Nokia 5 features 13MP rear camera with PDAF, 1.12um, f/2, dual tone flash, to the front there's a 8MP with AF, 1.12um, f/2, FOV 84 degrees. It comes in Tempered Blue, Silver, Matte Black and Copper color options.

The Nokia 3 is the somewhat same phone as the Nokia 5 in terms of design, Specs wise, the Nokia 3 features a 5" HD display, 8MP rear and front camera, 2650mAh battery, MTK 6737 quad-core processor, 2 RAM, 16GB internal storage with SD support.


The Nokia 6 features a 5.5" 1080p screen with Gorilla Glass, classic Nokia design and an impressive audio quality. The phone comes with an aluminum unibody and runs on a Snapdragon 430 SoC paired with 4GB of RAM. Its camera should follow the Nokia trend and impress everyone. It's 16MP with an 8MP front shooter.

You can pre-order the Smartphones from Amazon: Nokia 3 | Nokia 5, Clove: Nokia 3 | Nokia 5 

Start saving your money! Let us know in the below comment section, which Nokia Android phone will you be buying? 


You can now pre-order the Nokia 3, 5, 6, and 3310 (2017) in the UK

You can now pre-order the Nokia 3, 5, 6, and 3310 (2017) in the UK
The wait is over! You can now pre-order the most anticipated HMD's Nokia-branded phones in the UK. All three Android smartphones, Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 can now be pre-ordered at Clove. 

You can pre-order the Nokia 3 and Nokia 5 in the UK for £149.99 and £189.99, the devices are expected to hit the shelves on June 30. The Nokia 6 costs £229.99 and has no exact release date. Along with these three Android Smartphones, the Nokia 3310 is up for grabs for £49.99 and might hit the shelves next month.

With Nokia 5, you get 5.2" HD display, Seamless aluminium unibody, Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB storage with Support for up to 128 GB, Stock Android 7.0 Nougat. It comes with a 3000 mAh battery.


Camera wise, the Nokia 5 features 13MP rear camera with PDAF, 1.12um, f/2, dual tone flash, to the front there's a 8MP with AF, 1.12um, f/2, FOV 84 degrees. It comes in Tempered Blue, Silver, Matte Black and Copper color options.

The Nokia 3 is the somewhat same phone as the Nokia 5 in terms of design, Specs wise, the Nokia 3 features a 5" HD display, 8MP rear and front camera, 2650mAh battery, MTK 6737 quad-core processor, 2 RAM, 16GB internal storage with SD support.
The Nokia 6 features a 5.5" 1080p screen with Gorilla Glass, classic Nokia design and an impressive audio quality. The phone comes with an aluminum unibody and runs on a Snapdragon 430 SoC paired with 4GB of RAM. Its camera should follow the Nokia trend and impress everyone. It's 16MP with an 8MP front shooter.


Pre-order now from Clove UK | Via: NPU

New Nokia Android phones will be Manufactured in India, launch set for June, here's the Estimate price

Launched a couple of days ago at MWC, the New Nokia Android Smartphones are all set to hit the Global markets, including India in Q2, 2017.

Also Read: Nokia 3 and Nokia 5 are now Official, here's what you need to know!

According to a report from fonearena, we now have some information regarding HMD's India plans. The Nokia Android phones will be Manufactured in India through Foxconn, and is expected to hit the Indian markets by June, 2017.


New Nokia Android phones will be Manufactured in India, launch set for June, here's Estimate price


These upcoming Nokia Phones will be sold both Online via e-commerce websites and in Offline stores through a network of distribution partners. HMD also plans to bring a network of service centers across India for a greater after sales services.



The entry-level Nokia 3 will be priced at 139 euros which is ₹9800 approximately, Nokia 5 at 189 euros or 13300 approximately, and the Nokia 6 at 229 euros which is 16000 approximately. The price can be even lower than what we estimated, as the company aims to manufacture the devices locally.

Would you buy Nokia Android phones? Which one? Comment below your thoughts

HMD to launch Nokia 3 and 5 Android Smartphones at MWC

After a huge success of the Nokia 6 in China, HMD Global will be announcing next Android-Powered Nokia branded Smartphones namely the Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 this year at on February 26 at MWC in Barcelona.



HMD aims to bring the lower-priced Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 at emerging markets, both of the upcoming devices will carry decent specs and prices. 




The Nokia 5 will feature 5.2-inch 720p display, 2GB of RAM, Snapdragon 430 Processor and a 12 MP main camera with a price of €199 ($210). On the other hand, the entry level Nokia 3 will come with a price of €149 ($157), though it's unclear what specs it feature. 



Along with the Nokia 5 and 3, HMD will also announce the Classic and indestructible Nokia 3310 with a Price of €59 ($62). 

HMD is holding its launch event on February 26 at MWC in Barcelona, Will you be buying one of these upcoming Nokia Smartphones? If yes, Which one? Let us know in Comments.

Source: VentureBeat


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