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Nokia 6 and Nokia 5 Grabs New Update With July Security Patch

If you own a Nokia 6 or Nokia 5 in India you should have received the over-the-air update notification for July 1st, 2018 Android security update. That’s all that is detailed in the new software for both of these phones.

The Software for the Nokia 6 (TA-1021) weighs in at around 140.9MB, while the Nokia 5 (TA-1053) gets it for 145.1MB.

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. We will let you know once the update is out for other countries.

Nokia is also planning to roll out Android 9.0 P to all the Nokia Smartphones starting August 2018. Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter page to get the first News.

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HMD releases kernel sources for the Nokia 8, Nokia 6, and Nokia 1

HMD finally released the kernel source of its Nokia 8, Nokia 6 2017, and Nokia 1, allowing developers to start the development of custom ROMs for the device. 

HMD Officially does not permit the Nokia devices to be bootloader-unlocked. But there's an Unofficial way which can be found on XDA.

A developer at XDA has found a way of unlocking bootloaders on the Nokia 2, Nokia 5, Nokia 6, and Nokia 8. While testers have confirmed the fact that it does work, the methods involved may not be the safest.

The kernel sources are available in the tar.gz file extension. If you're interested in developing a custom ROM for Nokia devices, the go ahead to Nokia's Website and download the kernel sources and set it up in the Android Kitchen.

Screenshots: Android 8.0 Oreo on the Nokia 6

Screenshots: Android 8.0 Oreo on the Nokia 6
Android 8.0 Oreo is already rolling out to the users of Nokia 6 in phases. If you did not receive the update wait for few days or try checking for it manually by heading over to system updates section in the Settings app.

Android Oreo comes with numerous enhancements over Android Nougat, such as faster booting, new Settings and Quick-Settings UI, Picture in Picture (PIP), Adaptive icons, Autofill, Notification timeout, Nokia has also added several new features to the latest software update. Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Nokia 6 2017 also brings the latest January 1, 2018 Security Patch.

Nokia Changelog says that the new version includes Update Settings UI, Screen and Pedometer card, Enhance Power saving and background activity manager, Enhance Low Light Camera Image Quality, Nokia Cloud, Notification wake up, and long screen capture.


Well, without further ado, here are screenshots of Android 8.0 Oreo on the Nokia 6 (Thanks to Roland Quandt - @rquand). Let us know how you’re liking Oreo on your phone by leaving a comment! Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter page to get the first News.

Screenshots: Android 8.0 Oreo on the Nokia 6Screenshots: Android 8.0 Oreo on the Nokia 6
Screenshots: Android 8.0 Oreo on the Nokia 6Screenshots: Android 8.0 Oreo on the Nokia 6

Nokia 6 is getting Android 8.0 Oreo: Here's What's New!

The Nokia 6 2017 is now getting Android 8.0 Oreo. The update is now available for both Global and Chinese variant of the Nokia 6

Android Oreo comes with numerous enhancements over Android Nougat, such as faster booting, new Settings and Quick-Settings UI, Picture in Picture (PIP), Adaptive icons, Autofill, Notification timeout, Nokia has also added several new features to the latest software update. Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Nokia 6 2017 also brings the latest January 1, 2018 Security Patch.


Nokia Changelog says that the new version includes Update Settings UI, Screen and Pedometer card, Enhance Power saving and background activity manager, Enhance Low Light Camera Image Quality, Nokia Cloud, Notification wake up, and long screen capture.

The update is already rolling out to the users of Nokia 6 in phases. If you did not receive the update wait for few days or try checking for it manually by heading over to system updates section in the Settings app. Make sure you've at least 50 percent juice left on your phone before updating it. Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter page to get the first News.

Nokia 6 and Nokia 7 Grabs New Update With January Security Patch

Nokia 6 and Nokia 7 Grabs New Update With January Security Patch
If you own a Nokia 6 or Nokia 7 in China you should have received the over-the-air update notification for January 1st, 2018 Android security update. That’s all that is detailed in the new software version 069B.B01 (Nokia 6) and 00CN_3_31H (Nokia 7).

The Software for the Nokia 6 (TA-1000) weighs in at around 112MB, while the Nokia 7 (TA-1041) gets it for 70 MB.

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. We will let you know once the update is out for other countries. Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter page to get the first News.

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Nokia 6 gets Official Android 8.0 Oreo Beta

Nokia 6 gets Official Android 8.0 Oreo Beta
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 has already announced the list of devices getting Android 8.0 Oreo.

Android Oreo comes with numerous enhancements over Android Nougat, such as faster booting, new Settings and Quick-Settings UI, Picture in Picture (PIP), Adaptive icons, Autofill, Notification timeout, Nokia might also add several new features to the latest software update. Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Nokia 6 would also feature the latest Security Patch.


If you own a Nokia 6, you'll have to sign up for HMD's beta labs program, and enter your device details. Once your phone is enrolled, you'll receive beta builds as and when they're available.

Assuming this beta test works out OK for testers, we nufgr see stable Oreo build sometime early next year.


December Security update is now live for Nokia 6 and Nokia 8

December Security update is now live for Nokia 6 and Nokia 8
The Nokia 6 and Nokia 8 are getting new software update with latest Android security patch, bug fixes, and improvements.

If you own a Nokia 6 or Nokia 8, you should have received the over-the-air update notification for December 1 Android security update. While this update would have been more exciting if it had brought Android 8.0 Oreo for Nokia 6, which is already available for 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.

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Android Oreo coming soon to Nokia 6

Android Oreo coming soon to Nokia 6
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 recently announced Android 8.0 Oreo beta for the Nokia 8 and promised the same for other Nokia Smartphones in the future.

Chief Product Officer, HMD Global Juho Sarvikas recently announced that the company will provide Android Beta preview for the Nokia 6 pretty soon. Juho Sarvikas said that Android Oreo for the Nokia 6 is around the corner.


But, what about the Nokia 3, Nokia 5, and Nokia 7? Well, a few weeks back 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.

Source: Juho Sarvikas | Image: Cnet



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.

Android 7.1.2 Nougat update is now live for the Nokia 6

Android 7.1.2 Nougat update is live for the Nokia 6
We all know that Nokia is one of the fastest when it comes to updating it's Smartphones to the latest Android OS. Additionally Nokia Smartphone's Stock-like interface has never taken too long to update.

Just a few weeks back we reported that Android 7.1.2 Nougat update is in the works for Nokia 6 and now HMD has started rolling the update with latest October Android Security patch.


Android 7.1.2 is an incremental maintenance release focused on refinements, which includes bugfixes, optimizations, and a small number of enhancements for carriers and users. Along with these enhancements, it also brings new gesture 'Swipe fingerprint scanner to open notification'.

For now, the update is reportedly rolling out in phases for selected Nokia 6 users. This means that the Android 7.1.2 Nougat won't be coming to all devices at once, but selected users will get the update.

HMD recently announced that all the Nokia Android Smartphones inducing the Nokia 6 will be updated to Android 8.0 Oreo by the end of 2017.

Android 7.1.2 Nougat update is in the works for the Nokia 6

We all know that Nokia is one of the fastest when it comes to updating it's Smartphones to the latest Android OS. Additionally Nokia Smartphone's Stock-like interface has never taken too long to update.

Now it seems that the Android 7.1.2 Nougat Software update would be coming soon to the Nokia 6.


According to GFXBench, HMD has started working on Android 7.1.2 Nougat updates for the Nokia 6 (TA-1000, TA-1003, TA-1021, TA-1025, TA-1033, TA-1039).

Android 7.1.2 is an incremental maintenance release focused on refinements, which includes bugfixes, optimizations, and a small number of enhancements for carriers and users. Along with these enhancements, it also brings new gesture 'Swipe fingerprint scanner to open notification'.

That said, there's no exact date on when HMD will be rolling out Android 7.1.2 Nougat for the Nokia 6. We will let you know once the update is out.

HMD recently announced that all the Nokia Android Smartphones inducing the Nokia 6 will be updated to Android 8.0 Oreo by the end of 2017.

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.

Nokia 6 and Nokia 5 to Go on Sale in India Starting Mid-August

Nokia 6 and Nokia 5 to Go on Sale in India Starting Mid-August
If you are waiting to grab the Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 in India, then keep waiting because according to the official statement from HMD, both the devices will be available in India starting Mid-August.

We are humbled by the response to Nokia 3. Currently, we are ramping up our production for Nokia 3 on priority to meet the existing consumer demand. In the coming week, we will start production of Nokia 6 and Nokia 5 to get them ready for sales start by mid-august.



A little few weeks ago Nokia announced the Nokia 3, Nokia 5, and Nokia 6 Android phones during a launch event in India. The Nokia 3 went on sale starting June 16, while the Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 will be available for pre-booking from mid-july.

Nokia 5 will be sold exclusively offline for ₹12,899 from August 15. The Nokia 6 costs ₹14,999 and will be exclusively sold on Amazon India, and will be available from Mid-August.


Nokia 6 gets July Android security patch

As promised, HMD is now rolling out the latest monthly Android security patch Software update to the mid-tier Nokia 6. The company has now released Android July 2017 Security update to the Nokia 6 with model no. TA-1003 in Taiwan and Hong Kong.

The latest update weighs in at around 149 MB and features the latest security patch. You won't get new features or improvements with this update.


The Nokia 6 is available only in three markets i.e. China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. HMD plans to make all the three Nokia Android phones available in most of the countries by July 2017.

Recently HMD promised that the Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 will be getting software updates for till next 2 years. That means, the Nokia 6 and other two devices will be getting Android O for sure.
Nokia 6 gets July Android security patch
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Nokia 6 Copper color to hit the markets soon

The Nokia 6 is one of the tough Smartphone we have ever seen, adding another layer to its feature Nokia is all set to bring the beautiful Copper color variant of the Nokia 6. 

However, the company hasn't revealed the availability date of the Nokia 6 Copper color variant. Earlier this month, HMD Global confirmed that they will bring Nokia 6 Arte Black edition to India and other countries pretty soon. The company has started teasing the Copper color variant of the Nokia 6 on their twitter handle.


The Nokia 6 costs ₹14,999 and will be exclusively sold on Amazon India. You will be able to pre-order the Nokia 6 Starting July 14. For now, the Nokia 6 will be available in standard Black color option.

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.


Source: Nokia | Image: Cnet

GST Effect: Nokia 6 and Nokia 5 July launch in India

GST Effect: Nokia 6 and Nokia 5 July launch in India
A little few weeks ago Nokia announced the Nokia 3, Nokia 5, and Nokia 6 Android phones during a launch event in India. The Nokia 3 went on sale starting June 16, while the Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 will be available from mid-july because retailers are getting ready for the India's new tax system on goods and service, which is kicking off starting July 1.


As per the reports, "Nokia has been told by its retail partners that they want to start from a clean slate in the GST regime, and hence will start to stock the Nokia 6 and Nokia 5 only after the first week in July". (Download Nokia 6 Wallpapers)


Nokia 5 will be sold exclusively offline for ₹12,899, it will be available for pre-booking from July 7. The Nokia 6 costs ₹14,999 and will be exclusively sold on Amazon India, and will be available from July 14.


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 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 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

Pre-orders for Silver Nokia 6 now live in China

Nokia 6, the first Nokia Android phone by HMD Global is now available to buy in a new Silver color option. The Stunning Silver color, which radiates quality and luxury, is exclusively available for registration on e-commerce platform JD.com in China.

The Silver color with Black front looks quite decent and was spotted on Chinese certification website TENAA, before the official launch. So we were expecting this color variant to go official soon. The new Silver Nokia 6 follows the Matte Black edition released earlier this year.



HMD Global has already announced the new colors of the Nokia 6 at MWC 2017. The new colors includes Arte Black, Matte Black, Tempered Blue, Silver and Copper. The Matte Black and Silver color are now available on Chinese e-commerce platform Jingdong.

According to the new reports, HMD Global plans to release the Nokia Android phones globally by late April. The Nokia 6 Silver variant can be pre-ordered from JD.com, the sale will go live on April 11.

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

Nokia 6 Goes on Sale in Philippines via e-Commerce Site Widgetcity




Nokia 6, the smartphone which marked the Finnish company's return has been successful till date. However, Nokia's parent company, HMD Global decided to not let the phone go out of Chinese market due to some obvious reasons. 

But, Nokia 6 has been seen selling on various countries unofficially including Ebay India, who was selling the phone for a whopping price of Rs. 33,000. And that's not going to stop.



Now, Philippines e-commerce site, Widgetcity has listed the Nokia 6 for 17,999 Philippine Peso, which converts to Rs. 23,887 ($358.57), which is a very high price considering the specifications of the phone. 

Yes, the Nokia 6 is considered to be an entry-level smartphone in terms of specifications with Snapdragon 430 SoC and 3GB of RAM. That said, if you're from Philippines and want to get your hands on a Nokia 6, head over to Widgetcity now and purchase the device right away. 

Do make a note that the phone is being sold in the country unofficially. So, there won't be any after-sales support though. 

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