This Snapdragon is over 1000! | #PNWeekly 307

There’s probably a Snapdragon 1000 on the way and you might want to stick around and see where it will appear. Also, the Pixel 3 will be made by Google… for reals… sorta.

Google will go straight to Foxconn for Pixel 3, then to Verizon again

LG and HTC are said to not be involved in the design process for this new generation of pure Google phones, but they will have provided key resources for the Pixel 3 by the time it will go public.

In Indonesia, Nokia 9 supposedly captured in the wild

The Nokia 9 has a pretty characteristic look to it, if we’re to believe the rumors, so this really has to be it, right? We’ll have to be sure…

Nokia 7 Plus gets revealed in presentation slides

The big partner to the current Nokia 7 is still waiting in the wings, but we’re getting closer to a feel for the uptown mid-ranger.

FCC sees US variants of Nokia 6 (2018) or Nokia 7

This device, whichever one it is, apparently has a 3,000mAh battery, Android Oreo and is intended to be sold in the United States with single- and dual-SIM versions.

Nokia estimated to have sold 4.3 million smartphones through 3Q17

The brand licensee, HMD Global, was able to make the bulk of those shipments in the summer quarter after a weak start earlier in the year.

Punching below “average,” Nokia 8 priced in Germany at €578

Literally, that is the average price of the Nokia 8 between two German carriers. And that’s below the €599 watermark we were told to expect.

HMD Global confirms a larger smartphone, perhaps Nokia 9, ahead

If a flagship smartphone were to surface from HMD, there’d be no getting around calling it the Nokia 9 as the rumors have talking about it as such.

Nokia 8 launches with Zeiss camera glass, “bothies,” pure Android

Brand licensee HMD Global has launched its most remarkable phone yet with flagship specs and a dubious new term for group self-portraits.

Essential now worth $1.2 billion, thanks in part to Foxconn

That’s good enough for a “unicorn” company in Silicon Valley parlance, but Essential has yet to actually ship a product. What gives?

Nokia 3310 in 3G form at the FCC

That little revival of a phone is coming in with support for 3G networks in the United States — you know, since 2G is about as live as a dead horse.

Android’s State of Emergency | #PNWeekly 262

Android phones have trouble dialing 911 (or 999) and Lenovo is teaming up with Disney to send you on Jedi Adventures! All on this week’s show!

Clear Nokia 8 picture leaked, unclear path forward

It’s in a shocking blue, has two cameras with Zeiss branding right next to them and, supposedly, specs on blast. You can see all of that with the pic.

Nokia 8 sales could start in Europe on July 31

The phone has been talked about as the Nokia 9, but it still represents Nokia’s attempt at breaching the top tier of smartphones.

Nokia 6 topped Amazon US’s best-selling unlocked cell phones list today

This is on the same day as first units have begun to ship out. The copper color, which went up for pre-sales days ago, is within the top 20.

Off-beat: Caviar Nokia 3310, the Putin-Trump Summit edition

In celebration of the meeting between the US and Russian presidents at the G-20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, a company decided to plate a Nokia 3310 in gold.

Clove takes first crack at Nokia 6, 5, 3, 3310 with pricing and availability

The UK-based mobile tech outlet expects most of these phones to land sometime in June. The famed 3310 rebirth is coming in more expensive than expected.

Nokia 3310 pricing in Europe extends to a 3G variant

It’s supposed to be a dinky little 2G phone that serves as a nifty nostalgia grab for many. But it was marketed with an MSRP of €49.

Android 7.1.1 rolling out to Chinese Nokia 6 units

Not only is such an iterative update going out to show that the Nokia name is no bluff, the performance on the Nokia 6 actually seems to be better.

Nokia 9 tipped to be the premium tier competitor for HMD Global

We’re into highly speculative territory with anonymously and unfamiliarly sourced numbers and aspects. But it seems that Nokia is a committed brand.

Nokia 6 global launch will span 120 markets through spring (along with Nokia 3, 5, 3310)

The Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 3310 are also set to hit the world fast and furious through the second quarter. Will HMD Global be ready for it?

It’s review season with the LG G6, Huawei P10, HTC U Ultra | #PNWeekly 243

We extend our commentary on those devices, the HTC U Ultra, the Huawei Watch 2 and the LG Watch Sport for well over an hour on our podcast this week.

Carphone Warehouse now says Nokia 3310 shipping in May along with new smartphones

The UK-based SIM-free phone retailer also expects stock of the Nokia 3 and Nokia 5 smartphones to come in that month. The Nokia 6 awaits in June.

HMD is expected to release at least five Nokia-branded smartphones by Q3 2017

Following the increasingly likely February announcement of a mid-range D1C smartphone, HMD and Nokia should unveil four more models in Q2 and Q3 2017.

Microsoft exec suggests we may have to wait until Q2 2017 for ‘at least two’ Nokia smartphones

Nokia, or rather smartphone-distributing licensee HMD, is very carefully preparing its comeback/debut, now tipped for April 2017.