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Huawei loses out in Singapore 5G bid

Jun 25, 2020 - 2:53 PM

Nokia and Ericsson are chosen as Singapore's main 5G network providers

Nokia to cut 1,200 jobs at Alcatel-Lucent in France

Jun 22, 2020 - 10:14 PM

It is the fourth round of layoffs at hardware manufacturer Alcatel-Lucent in the 4 years since it was bought by Nokia in 2016, and the biggest by far

LAYOFFS AT ALCATEL-LUCENT. A file photo taken on April 14, 2015 in front of one site of Telecommunications equipment group Alcatel-Lucent. File photo by Eric Piermont/AFP

Nokia CEO to step down, will be replaced by Fortum chief

Mar 02, 2020 - 4:13 PM

Pekka Lundmark will take over for Rajeev Suri on September 1, Nokia says

A NEW NOKIA CEO. People visit the Nokia stand at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona on February 26, 2019. File photo by Josep Lago/AFP

[ANALYSIS] Why Nokia, Wells Fargo, and Honda are leaving the PH

Feb 27, 2020 - 11:32 AM

(UPDATED) Although global factors are at play, the Philippines’ business climate and government policies are also partly to blame

Buyer’s guide: January 2020 phones

Feb 10, 2020 - 4:51 PM

If a new premium flagship is what you’re after, you might have to wait a little longer

U.S. should buy control of Nokia, Ericsson to fight Huawei – attorney general

Feb 07, 2020 - 12:12 PM

The US has to move quickly to challenge Huawei's dominance in the unfolding, next-generation 5G communications market, says Bill Barr

Nokia 7.2: Specs, features, price in the Philippines

Oct 15, 2019 - 8:06 PM

The Nokia 7.2 is expected to release on October 19 with a P15,990 price point. Check out the specifications of the device and promotions for early buyers here.

THE NOKIA 7.2. Nokia's new smartphone is coming out in a few days. Image from HMD.

Nokia narrows losses in Q2

Jul 25, 2019 - 5:36 PM

At an operating level, the second-quarter loss shrinks to 57 million euros from 221 million euros in the corresponding period a year earlier

NOKIA NARROWS LOSSES. A picture taken on July 26, 2018 shows a view of the headquarters of Finnish telecoms giant Nokia in Espoo, Finland. File photo by Mikko Stig/Lehtikuva/AFP

Nokia 8.1: specs, price, availability in the Philippines

Jul 22, 2019 - 11:55 AM

Prices start at P19,990

NOKIA 8.1. Photo from HMD Global

Nokia 7 Plus devices sent user data to a Chinese server – report

Mar 23, 2019 - 11:57 AM

HMD Global admits China-specific software found its way to Nokia 7 Plus phones meant for other markets

NOKIA 7 PLUS. Photo from Nokia

Nokia 9 Pureview with 5 lenses now official

Feb 25, 2019 - 12:58 AM

The star of the show is the Nokia 9 Pureview which comes with a whopping 5 lenses

NOKIA 9 PUREVIEW. Photo from Nokia

The week in phones: OPPO's Find X successor, Nokia penta-lens, WiFi 6 phones

Feb 10, 2019 - 9:08 AM

The new OPPO is reportedly called the Find Z, likely the brand's first 5G phone

Photo from OPPO

Photo of Nokia phone with 5 rear cameras surfaces

Sep 10, 2018 - 7:05 PM

It’s not clear what all the lenses will actually do

NOKIA. The headquarters of Finnish telecommunication network company Nokia are pictured in Espoo, Finland on April 27, 2017. File photo by Vesa Moilanen/Lehtikuva/AFP

Nokia to help deploy 5G network in U.S. in $3.5-B deal

Jul 31, 2018 - 12:48 PM

The Finnish company will assist T-Mobile build its new-generation nationwide wireless network, and provide its suite of 5G technology

Here are the specs and pricing of the new Nokia 5.1, 3.1, and 2.1

Jun 10, 2018 - 12:07 PM

The Nokia 5.1, Nokia 3.1, and Nokia 2.1 aim to be affordable powerhouses in their own right. Check out the specifications and pricing of each here.

NOKIA 2.1. HMD Global's Nokia 2.1 smartphone. Image from press release.

New Nokia X6 adopts the notch like many Android phones this year

May 21, 2018 - 4:04 PM

It’s Nokia's first phone to sport the display cutout popularized by the iPhone X

X6. Currently a China-exclusive, rumors abound of its eventual international release. Photo from HMD Global/Nokia

Nokia X6 images, details leak ahead of official China release

Apr 30, 2018 - 2:55 PM

The newly leaked images confirm the rumors of the entry-level phone having a notch

THE NOKIA X6? Leaked images from

Tech firms sign pledge to refrain from helping cyberattacks

Apr 18, 2018 - 9:59 AM

Brad Smith, president of Microsoft, adds, 'This tech sector accord will help us take a principled path towards more effective steps to work together and defend customers around the world'

Nokia 9 could have an in-display fingerprint scanner and notch

Mar 12, 2018 - 11:46 AM

The Nokia 9 may be taking cues from Apple and Vivo sporting both an iPhone X-like notch and an in-display fingerprint scanner.

NOKIA'S MISSING SMARTPHONE. Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri gives a press conference on February 25, 2018 in Barcelona, on the eve of the inauguration of the Mobile World Congress (MWC). Photo by Lluis Gene/AFP

Nokia 8's price slashed by P5,000 for March

Mar 06, 2018 - 5:41 PM

The Nokia 8's price has come down from P29,990 to 24,990

NOKIA 8. HMD Global releases their flagship Nokia in the Philippines. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

The Nokia 8110 4G: Here's what you need to know

Feb 26, 2018 - 12:15 AM

Yes, folks, it'll come with Snake, but that's not all it's packing!

NOKIA 8110 4G. It's the banana phone, reloaded! Screen shot from YouTube.

HMD brings out the Nokia 8110 4G, more new devices at Mobile World Congress 2018

Feb 25, 2018 - 11:34 PM

Nokia's got a suite of new phones for users. Here's the rundown on their press conference.

NOKIA SAYS THANKS. Nokia begins its livestream by thanking its fans for being committed to the brand. Screen shot from livestream.

How to watch HMD Global's Nokia presentation at Mobile World Congress 2018

Feb 25, 2018 - 11:04 PM

HMD Global, the company licensed to make Nokia phones, is livestreaming their presentation on YouTube and on their official site

HMD GLOBAL. Screenshot from HMD Global/YouTube

5 phones we're expecting to see at MWC 2018

Feb 22, 2018 - 1:41 PM

Here are some of the phones we’re expecting to see at the world's biggest mobile communications expo

S9. At the back, you can see the dual cameras fitted on what is supposed to be the new Galaxy S9 from Samsung. Photo from Evan Blass/@evleaks/Twitter

Nokia 2 lands in PH for P5,290

Feb 07, 2018 - 10:07 AM

Housing a 4100 mAh battery, the Nokia 2 targets budget-conscious consumers with a need for high endurance

Nokia widens losses in 2017

Feb 01, 2018 - 5:18 PM

Nokia said in a statement that it booked a full-year after-tax loss of 1.49 billion euros ($1.8 billion) last year. At an underlying level, Nokia was back in the black, turning in an operating profit of 16 million euros, compared with a loss of 1.1 billion euros a year earlier.

NOKIA. A photo taken on September 7, 2017 shows the Nokia Paris-Saclay campus research centre in Nozay, near Paris. File photo by Thomas Samson/AFP

What you can really do with Nokia 8’s Dual-Sight feature

Jan 31, 2018 - 11:06 AM

External lenses, collage and photo editing apps not needed!

Nokia 8 review: A flagship comeback

Jan 04, 2018 - 8:26 PM

Nokia's return in the big leagues sets a promising tone

All photos by Alexis dela Cruz/Rappler

Nokia 3 review: An eye-catching entry level phone

Dec 11, 2017 - 2:09 PM

Arguably the best looking device in the P10,000-and-under bracket but long charging times, and unremarkable speakers mar the experience

NOKIA 3. All photos by Alex dela Cruz/Rappler

Nokia 3310 3G now available in PH for P2,790

Oct 25, 2017 - 2:30 PM

Does the addition of 3G make the revived 3310 more appealing to you?

3G-READY. The newer 'new 3310' can now connect to faster 3G networks. Photo from Nokia

Flagship Nokia 8 launched at P29,990

Sep 29, 2017 - 9:43 PM

The Nokia 8 is now available, and is one of the more affordable phones with a Snapdragon 835 chip

NOKIA 8. HMD Global releases their flagship Nokia in the Philippines. All photos by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

New Nokia 3310 with 3G announced

Sep 28, 2017 - 8:40 PM

The new version of the revived 3310 will be able to access Facebook and Twitter

NEW VERSION. The revived 3310 gets a new version. Photo from Nokia chief product officer Juho Sarvikas/Twitter

Nokia announces nearly 600 job cuts in France

Sep 07, 2017 - 5:26 PM

The cuts in France will be focused on administrative and support services and will not effect research and development as it refocuses on high speed 5G telecom networks cybersecurity and internet linked appliances the group says

NOKIA. The headquarters of Finnish telecommunication network company Nokia are pictured in Espoo, Finland on April 27, 2017. Photo by Vesa Moilanen / Lehtikuva / AFP

New Nokia 8 touts simultaneous front and back video capture

Aug 17, 2017 - 12:55 PM

The flagship phone s Dual Sight mode may prove useful to Facebook Live users

DUAL-SIGHT. The Nokia 8's most novel feature is its simultaneous front-and-back video capture ability. All images from Nokia

Beware of fake 3310s in PH, warns Nokia phone maker

Aug 01, 2017 - 6:53 PM

HMD Global issues a statement regarding counterfeit 3310 units circulating in the Philippine market

IN PHOTOS: Day 2 of Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2017

Jun 30, 2017 - 11:41 AM

We visit Huawei s Research and Development Center and see more of the Mobile World Congress booths including those of Toyota Vivo Motorola and the drone racing track

IN PHOTOS: Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2017 day 1

Jun 28, 2017 - 9:35 PM

Check out the sights at the opening day of Asia s biggest mobile expo

#ThewRap: Videos to watch this week, June 5-11, 2017

Jun 11, 2017 - 12:34 PM

Must watch videos from this week

AIR STRIKE. Smoke rises after aerial bombings by Philippine Air Force planes on Islamist militant positions in Marawi on June 6, 2017. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

New Nokia 3310, Android phones priced for PH market

Jun 08, 2017 - 3:28 PM

The new phones arrive by the end of June 2017 with the Nokia 3 priced at P6 990 the 5 for P9 990 and the 6 for P11 990 The new Nokia 3310 will retail for P2 490

Customs seizes Nokia 3310 phones at NAIA

May 04, 2017 - 1:35 PM

The Bureau of Customs seizes 100 undeclared units of the 2017 version of the Nokia 3310 with a total worth of P400 000

Rumors of Nokia 9 flagship phone picking up steam online

Apr 12, 2017 - 6:39 PM

What features do you want from a premium Nokia phone?

LOOK: The phones revealed at the Mobile World Congress 2017 so far

Feb 27, 2017 - 11:57 PM

Here s a list of the new phones unveiled after the first day of the world s biggest annual phone expo in Spain

XA1. Photo from Sony

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, February 27, 2017

Feb 27, 2017 - 10:58 AM

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ABDUCTED. German nationals Juergen Kantner and his wife Sabine Merz (R) pose for a photograph on May 5, 2009 in Berbera. File photo by Mustafa Abdi/AFP

SAKSIKAN: Nokia legendaris 3310 resmi diluncurkan

Feb 27, 2017 - 10:11 AM

Nokia 3310 ini dilengkapi baterai yang tahan lama hingga 22 jam dan game populer snake

KEMBALI MUNCUL. Ponsel ikonik Nokia 3310 kembali diluncurkan di acara World Mobile Congress di Barcelona, Spanyol. Foto diambil dari situs Nokia

LOOK: The new Nokia 3310

Feb 27, 2017 - 1:45 AM

UPDATED Nokia s iconic phone is officially resurrected almost 17 years since its debut

Is HMD Global announcing return of Nokia 3310 at Mobile World Congress?

Feb 16, 2017 - 5:25 PM

A leak points to the possibility of a comeback for Nokia s fan favorite feature phone in Barcelona on February 26

A look at 'Mercury', Blackberry's last in-house engineered phone

Jan 09, 2017 - 12:58 PM

Like Nokia Blackberry phones will live on through licensing partnerships

Photo from TCL

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, January 9, 2017

Jan 09, 2017 - 11:21 AM

Hello Here are the top stories you shouldn t miss this Monday

DEVOTION. The Black Nazarene procession moves in front of the National Museum as of 9:30 am on Monday, January 9. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel/Rappler

Mengintip smartphone Android baru Nokia

Jan 08, 2017 - 7:30 PM

Ponsel ini diberi nama Nokia 6 dan akan diluncurkan di Tiongkok awal 2017

NOKIA 6. Ponsel Android pertama Nokia resmi dirilis. Foto dari HMD Global

Nokia Android smartphone officially unveiled

Jan 08, 2017 - 1:52 PM

Nokia is officially back in the smartphone game with the Nokia 6

NOKIA RETURNS. After months of leaks and teasing, the first official Nokia Android phone is revealed. Photo from HMD Global