Nokia and vivo sign patent cross-license agreement

Nokia announced today it signed a multi-year cross-license agreement with vivo. The Chinese company has agreed to pay royalties to the Finns as well as catch-up payments for the dispute period. The agreement resolves all pending patent litigation between both parties. Terms between Nokia and vivo will remain confidential, as agreed between the two companies. […]

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No more Nokia, just HMD, Nothing Phone (2a) is coming, Week 5 in review

Welcome to your Week 5 recap. We released the Galaxy S24 and Galaxy S24+ battery life tests – the smaller phone managed an impressive result – better than its predecessor – while the Plus didn’t perform as well as its predecessor. The likely expanation for this is the higher resolution QHD+ display. We also have […]

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End of an era: HMD is dropping its Nokia branding for smartphones

Human Mobile Devices (HMD Global) will start selling its own devices without the Nokia branding marking an expected end to Nokia Mobile smartphones. The news was shared by HMD which is also teasing its upcoming product portfolio of devices. These include smartphones, tablets and wireless earbuds with rumors suggesting we may see the first HMD-branded […]

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Nokia G42 gets Android 14 in India

As we mentioned when we discussed Motorola’s intentions regarding updates to Android 14, we’ll say it again – there are some Android device makers who are very good at issuing updates (Google and Samsung come to mind), and there are some like Motorola and HMD Global. The latter has finally started pushing Android 14 today […]

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Nokia and Oppo sign cross-license 5G patent agreement

Nokia and Oppo have signed a multi-year patent cross-license agreement covering 5G standard essential patents. This latest development follows a lengthy patent infringement lawsuit between the two companies dating back to 2021. The process involved several legal battles across Europe, Asia and Australia and saw Oppo and OnePlus phones and smartwatches stopped from sale in […]

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Nokia secures a deal with US federal government for 5G-ready solutions

Nokia announced the establishment of Nokia Federal Solutions – a sub-division that will work closely with the United States federal government to provide critical technology and services to various agencies. The NFS will provide solutions to the unique requirements of the United States, including IP Routing, Optical Networking, Microwave, 5G, Private Wireless and Tactical Private […]

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Honor signs a 5G patent license agreement with Nokia

Today Nokia announced that it’s signed a 5G patent license agreement with Honor. This covers both companies’ “fundamental inventions in 5G and other cellular technologies”, according to the official press release. Nokia boasts that it’s the fourth major smartphone agreement that it has concluded in the past 12 months, sounding more and more like a […]

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Chinese court sides with Oppo over Nokia patent dispute

Oppo and Nokia have been in a 5G patent dispute for over two years. The issue is about royalties and how much is the Chinese manufacturer should pay the Finnish network company, and one consequence of the disagreement was the phone maker being blocked from selling its devices in Europe. The dispute was taken to […]

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Les smartphones Nokia vont renaître de leurs cendres sous un autre nom

HMD Global, la société responsable des smartphones et des tablettes de marque Nokia, a fait un pas important dans sa stratégie en annonçant son intention d’introduire sa propre marque pour les smartphones, les feature phones, les tablettes et les accessoires. Crédit : 123RF D’après un récent rapport, l’entreprise HMD Global, derrière les smartphones Nokia, se […]

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Flashback: the Nokia N86 8MP was the last of the great Symbian sliders

The Nokia N95 was a high point for Symbian, but as we noted in our previous Flashback article, its success was never replicated. It was also the end for this form factor – the Swiss army knife slider phone. The original N95 came in early 2007, followed a few months later by the much-improved N95 […]

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Nokia takes legal action against Amazon and HP over video streaming patent infringements

Nokia – the Finnish telecom equipment maker is suing Amazon and HP over the unauthorized use of a mix of video streaming-related essential patents. Nokia filed a lawsuit in a Delaware federal court and has also filed similar lawsuits across Germany, India, the UK and the European Unified Patent Court. Nokia clarifies that Amazon Prime […]

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Nokia 105 Classic arrives with UPI payments support, costs less than INR 1,000

HMD launched the Nokia 105 (2023) in India a few months ago with support for India’s Unified Payments Interface (UPI) system for instant payments. It came with 123PAY to enable UPI payments without internet access. Today, the brand introduced the Nokia 105 Classic in India, which, too, allows UPI payments as it comes with an […]

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Nokia to let go 14,000 employees after 20% dip in revenue

Nokia, the Finnish company that makes equipment for telecom networks, reported a 20% dip in sales QoQ. And to offset the impact it will let go of 14,000 employees, which is over 15% of the entire workforce. According to the CEO, sales of 5G equipment fell 40% in North America, and other major markets are […]

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5G en berne : Nokia supprime 14.000 postes

Et si la 5G n’était pas au rendez-vous ? Le géant finlandais des télécoms doit remettre en question l’évolution de cette technologie et vise entre 800 millions d’euros et 1,2 milliard d’euros d’économies de coûts d’ici 2026. Des économies qui tiennent compte d’objectif de marge opérationnelle d’au moins 14 %. Une des conséquences de cette […]

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Wait — did Nokia really make a gaming controller?

Nokia, a name that ignites nostalgia in the hearts of many, especially for those who grew up with the iconic Nokia 3310 and its irresistible Snake game. In the early 2000s, Nokia was synonymous with the mobile phone market, producing some of the most legendary and beloved mobile devices of the era. However, following a […]

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La lune aura bientôt la 4G

Tout comme les communications mobiles sont essentielles à la vie et à l’économie sur Terre, elles seront un élément clé pour le développement de la vie sur la Lune ou sur Mars. Des réseaux cellulaires viendront soutenir les missions exploratrices en offrant des capacités de communication aux membres de l’équipe et en connectant les rovers, […]

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HMD launches affordable Nokia G310 5G and Nokia C210 in the US

HMD Global, the maker that hold the rights for Nokia smartphones, launched two new devices on the US market. The Nokia G310 5G and Nokia C210 are already up on the company website and will be available at Metro by T-Mobile for a low price. Nokia G310 5G This Nokia comes with a Snapdragon 480+ […]

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Nokia 150 (2023) with IP52 rating and Nokia 130 Music with a large speaker announced

HMD Global is refreshing the Nokia feature phone portfolio with two new models – the stylish 150 and the music-loving 130. Starting with the Nokia 150 (2023), this phone balances looks with durability. Its body is made out of colored polycarbonate, so there is no paint to flake or scratch off. Also, the phone is […]

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