Tag: HMD Global

HMD Global to Assemble Nokia Devices in Kenya

HMD Global, which has been using the Nokia name for its devices, has announced that it will be assembling some of its devices in...

Nokia T21 Tablet with Only 4GB of RAM Arrives in Kenya for KES 32,500

The Android platform, especially in Kenya, doesn't have many tablets. Only a few companies bring their tablets here, and they are mostly limited to...

Egypt Bags Deal with HMD Global to Assemble Nokia Phones

Some Nokia phones will now be assembled in Egypt. This follows a deal between HMD Global, which has since been trying to revive the once...

Nokia Refreshes Smartphone Offerings with KES 15K C21 Plus

HMD Global took over the helms of the Nokia brand. That meant that Nokia had been freed away from the Microsoft shackles. The MS...

Budget Nokia C21 Arrives in Kenya for KES 12500

HMD Global has been selling Nokia devices in Kenya since 2017. The company is yet to make inroads in the local market following the popularity...

Nokia X10 5G Available in Kenya for KES 35K

HMD Global, the company behind Nokia phones and tablets, has officially launched the Nokia X10 in Kenya. X10 is a 5G device in their...

Nokia Raises $230 Million for Expansion, Sells 240 Million Phones Since 2016

Nokia has raised $230 million for expansion. It has also sold 240 million phones since 2016.

Budget-Focused Nokia C3 Goes Official, Finally Adds Fingerprint Sensor

HMD Global has been doing an excellent job in reviving the once leading smartphone brand in the world, Nokia. In the spirit of re-popularizing Nokia,...
Nokia 8.3 5G

Nokia 8.3 5G Specifications and Price in Kenya

We played the Nokia 9 PureView in 2019 – and for the most, we liked the camera for its high points, although it was...
Nokia 5.3

Nokia 5.3 Specifications and Price in Kenya

Remember the Nokia 5.1 from 2.18? Us, too. Well, we were expecting the Nokia 5.2 based on leaks, but HMD Global decided to call...
Nokia 1.3

Nokia 1.3 Specifications and Price in Kenya

HMD has replenished its lineup with a couple of new devices, including the Nokia 1.3. This, as the 1 naming scheme suggests, is a...
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MWC 2020 is Shaping Up to Be a Desert Following Another Pull Out, Now By HMD Global

MWC 2020 is shaping out to be one of the worst events to ever grace the mobile space if the rate at which companies...
HMD Global CEO Florian Seiche

HMD Global CEO Makes a Stop in Kenya, Lauds Feature phone Sales, Promises Strong Presence at MWC 2020

It is not always that we get see the CEOs of major phone makers take a detour to Kenya. HMD Global, the exclusive brand...
Nokia 6.2

Nokia 6.2 Specifications and Price in Kenya

The Nokia 6 series has been received very well in the Kenyan market. The original model, as well as its successor the 6.1, are...
Nokia 7.2

Nokia 7.2 Specifications and Price in Kenya

Early in 2019, I was pleasantly surprised at what the Nokia 7.1 had in place. It was, and still is a well-rounded device with...
Nokia 9 Back

Here Are Nokia Smartphones That Will Receive Android 10, and When

Android 10 is official and this time around, it does not have a dessert name, a development that has received mixed feelings from Android...
Nokia 9 primary cameras

Nokia 9 PureView Review: A Snapper for Camera Geeks

Introduction We knew the Nokia 9 PureView was coming, and we understood it was going to be all about cameras. The announcement of the device...
Nokia 3.1 Plus Back

Nokia 3.1 Plus Review: An Admirable Budget Phone

The recent onslaught on the mid- to low-end smartphone segment is an obvious indicator that that market is key to the success of any...

Nokia 3310 (2017) Review: Selling Nostalgia to Grandparents, Sore Thumbs and All

There is no denying that Nokia made the 2000s great in terms of mobile telephony. The Finnish manufacturer pioneered a lot of ‘firsts’ in...
Nokia 3.1 Plus

Nokia 3.1 Plus is Now Available in Kenya at KES 17,500

  HMD has availed another Plus phone in the Kenyan market. The Nokia 3.1 Plus, which is technically the larger sibling of the 3.1 we...
Nokia 5.1 Plus

Nokia 5.1 Plus Receiving Android 9 Pie Update in Kenya

The modern era Nokia has been doing a fantastic job updating its devices to the latest version of Android available. The newest entrant to...
Nokia 9

HMD May Announce the 5 Camera-touting Nokia 9 in Month End

Nokia devices will forever hold a special place in our hearts owing to their hand in revolutionizing mobile phone telephony. The Finnish manufacturer, whose...
Nokia 8.1 Plus

Nokia 8.1 Plus Could Be HMD’s First Device With a Punch Hole Selfie Snapper

HMD Global, which is licensed to manufacture phones under the Nokia brand, does not appear to slow down with the relentless churning out of...

Nokia 6.1 Plus Review: Too Good A Mid-ranger With A Handful of Downsides

It has been quite an exciting 2018 for HMD Global amid the company's activities in trying to reclaim the popularity of Nokia devices at...
Nokia 7 Plus

The Best Android 9 Pie Features in the Nokia 7 Plus

The latest version of Android OS aka Pie has been around for some time, and although its availability is limited to a handful of...
Nokia 7 Plus 11

Android 9 Pie’s Exclusive Digital Wellbeing Feature Out of Beta, Available for the Nokia 7 Plus

I have been playing with HMD Global’s Nokia 7 Plus that launched in the Kenyan market a couple of months ago. It is an...
Nokia 3-1 cover

The Nokia 3.1 Takes the Premium Budget Crown – Review

The Nokia 3 (2018) is the latest budget device from HMD global that has restrained from all the fuss and instead redirected its focus...
Nokia 8110 4G

This Banana Has 4G Internet, Google Assistant and a Kes.8,000 Price Tag

I know, it's outrageous! A banana costing a much as some smartphones? Well, if that price is where you are stuck at, then you...
HMD Global Kenya

Nokia 1, Nokia 6 (2018) and Nokia 7 Plus Join HMD’s Portfolio in Kenya

HMD Global has today introduced their latest lineup of Android powered smartphones into the Kenyan market. The trio consists of the entry-level Nokia 1,...
Nokia 1

Entry-Level Nokia 1 to Hit Stores in Kenya Mid April

About a month ago, HMD Global announced that their entry-level smartphone will be the Nokia 1. The device which is the first to run...
Nokia 8 Sirocco Android One

What it Means to Have Nokia Smartphones As Part of Android One

You may have heard from all the news coming from Barcelona (MWC 2018) that HMD Global has partnered with Google to bring all their...
Nokia 8 Sirocco

One More Thing, Nokia 8 Sirocco is HMD’s 2018 Flagship On Steroids

We all expected HMD Global to announce a Nokia 9 smartphone as this year's flagship device but we were all surprised when the company...
Nokia 7 Plus

Nokia 7 Plus Brings More Than Just an 18:9 Display

The Nokia 7 Plus leaked as possibly the first HMD smartphone to brag of having an 18:9 aspect ratio display. Well, this holds true...
Nokia 1

Meet the Nokia 1, HMD’s Gateway to the Smartphone World

The low-end smartphone segment is saturated with Chinese smartphones that offer low prices for "okay" smartphones to anyone looking to get started with using...
Nokia 6 (2018)

Nokia 6 (Second-Generation) Officially Announced at MWC 2018

The Nokia 6 (Second-Generation) was not a surprise as the phone has been around since the first week of January when it started selling...