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Nokia 4.2 – Fast, good, or cheap: Pick (these) two

Nokia’s on to a good thing with its Android One handsets. Android in its purest form used to be reserved for the likes of Google’s Pixel but those are hard to find this side of the world. You don’t have to worry about all that any more — Nokia has South African users covered. And the Nokia 4.2 (where the name comes from is a mystery – there’s never been a Nokia 4 or 4.1) is a budget wa...[Read More]

A Nokia smartphone for life – Choose upgradable tech for a more secure future

Every Nokia smartphone is guaranteed to receive two years of OS upgrades, ensuring you benefit from all the latest software features -- meaning your phone experience will keep getting better over time. HMD Global has an unmatched track record of keeping your smartphone up to date with the latest innovations from Google – from AI powered Adaptive Battery to Google Assistant across the range. Pure s...[Read More]

WhatsApp is now available on the Nokia 8110 4G

If you’ve opted to get a Nokia 8110 4G, whether for actual day-to-day use or purely for nostalgia, you can now download WhatsApp on it.

From an early mobile social network, to high-end cameras, Nokia innovated in its prime

In 2004 at a Nokia event in Helsinki a nerdy engineer showed off a fancy new concept that he hoped would be a big hit. Calling it an “automatic multimedia diary” it was a way to upload pictures, thoughts and other titbits from a mobile phone to an online site. Using the then popular concept of blogging, he called it a Lifeblog. “Lifeblog is a PC and mobile phone software combinat...[Read More]

Nokia 9 PureView launched and priced for South Africa

It's turning into a decent week for Nokia fans. We've already taken a look at the Nokia X71 (not a spy-plane) and now we've got local details for the Nokia 9 PureView. Specifically its availability and how much it's going to cost. And it's surprisingly inexpensive. 

Nokia’s going big with its triple-camera, mid-range X71 smartphone

The Nokia X71 might sound like the tech company is working on a spy-plane rather than a smartphone but that’s obviously not the case… unless Nokia’s hiding something from us. But no, the Nokia X71 is definitely a smartphone. One with a great many pixels at its disposal. We can get behind that. But before we get to check out the camera(s), it’s worth glancing at the screen. ...[Read More]

The Nokia 5.1 is now available in South Africa for R3,600

If you’ve been in the market for an Android One smartphone, Nokia’s got you covered with the Nokia 5.1. Their new mid-ranger is now available in South Africa from Vodacom and other key retailers. The Nokia 5.1 is powered by a Mediatek Helio P18 chipset, 2GB of RAM and is equipped with 16GB of internal storage. It runs Google’s Android One platform, an as-close-to-a-Google-Pixel Android exper...[Read More]

The Nokia 3.1 budget smartphone is available in South Africa now

The Nokia 3.1 is, for lack of better words, a ‘real’ Nokia. It looks and feels like the Nokias of old… although we’d need to test if it could survive a tumble down a flight of stairs to be sure, otherwise is it really worthy of the Nokia name? Now owned by a company called HMD Global, Nokia’s back on its smartphone game with the likes of the Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 6.1, and the br...[Read More]

Nokia 8 Sirocco Unboxing

Unboxing the Nokia 8 Sirocco, HMD Global’s new R13,000 flagship handset intended to take on the likes of Apple, Samsung, Huawei and LG. Shot on an iPhone X and Samsung Galaxy S9. Edited on an iPad Pro c/o iStore South Africa.

The first of Nokia’s new smartphones goes on sale today

HMD Global, the company behind the reinvigorated Nokia mobile brand announced a selection of new smartphones and feature phones at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona earlier this year, including feature phones the 8110 “banana phone” and the new sub-R1,000 Nokia 1, alongside its new Android-powered flagship, the Nokia 8 Sirocco. Now we’ve got timelines for when you’ll be ab...[Read More]

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