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Nokia 6 review: Affordable Android with strength in design
3.5 stars

Nokia 6 review: Affordable Android with strength in design

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Nokia's leap into Android smartphones has been very much dominated by design. It seems to be the focus of the new HMD Global-led Nokia brand, with strong design running through the Nokia 3 right up to the new Nokia 8.The Nokia 6 was the top-tier phone... >>

Nokia 8 preview: A flagship worth waiting for?

Nokia 8 preview: A flagship worth waiting for?

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Nokia has filled the gap at the top of its Android smartphone portfolio with the Nokia 8, the flagship phone that we've been waiting for since the announcement of Nokia's return came from HMD Global. In the Nokia 8 we see the company hitting those spec... >>

Nokia 3 review: Three isn't the magic number
3.0 stars

Nokia 3 review: Three isn't the magic number

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When Nokia announced its return to smartphones, there was an understandable excitement about the 2017 version of the Nokia 3310, which saw the once classic phone dominate the headlines once again.We remarked at the time that this might be a bad thing,... >>

Nokia 3310 (2017) review: Beyond the hype, what's this phone like?

Nokia 3310 (2017) review: Beyond the hype, what's this phone like?

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For the most part we stick to reviewing smartphones here at Pocket-lint, but when the new 3310 was released, we couldn't turn down the opportunity to sink our teeth into a phone which plays on the old nostalgia bone. For many of us, the original 3310... >>

Withings Activite Steel HR review: Nokia has its finger on the pulse
4.0 stars

Withings Activite Steel HR review: Nokia has its finger on the pulse

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The Withings Activité Steel HR is the first device from the company since it was taken over by Nokia. It joins the plethora of beautifully designed devices, from the original Swiss-Made Activité to the Activité Steel, but it adds heart-rate tracking... >>

Nokia 5 preview: Pure Android, all metal, completely affordable

Nokia 5 preview: Pure Android, all metal, completely affordable

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Nokia has announced a trio of global smartphones at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. With the Nokia 6 leading the charge, and the Nokia 3 bringing up the rear, it's the Nokia 5 that sits in the middle. Priced at just €189, it's a fully-fledged Android... >>

Nokia N1 is a magnificent tablet, despite the copycat design (hands-on)

Nokia N1 is a magnificent tablet, despite the copycat design (hands-on)

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Nokia announced the N1 tablet in November 2014, but it has been shown off at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and we couldn't help but play with it.When Nokia moved its hardware division over to Microsoft devices, it stopped being a hardware company.... >>

Nokia Lumia 735 review: Just don't call it a selfie phone
4.0 stars

Nokia Lumia 735 review: Just don't call it a selfie phone

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Nokia Lumia. Say goodbye to that phrase, as this is the last Lumia device that we'll review carrying the Nokia name. With the move of Nokia Lumia devices to Microsoft Devices, the Nokia Lumia 735 the last in its line.Pitched as a selfie phone during its... >>

Z Launcher Beta for Android: Nokia may be onto a winner

Z Launcher Beta for Android: Nokia may be onto a winner

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Nokia recently launched its N1 Android tablet, showing the world that the sale of its mobile arm to Microsoft wasn't to be its end. While it agreed not to make phones anymore it is still going to be on smartphones thanks to its own launcher, the Z Launcher.Nokia... >>

Nokia Lumia 830 review
4.0 stars

Nokia Lumia 830 review

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The Nokia Lumia 830 is one of the last smartphones to bear the Nokia brand name ahead of Microsoft's takeover of the company. This last of the Nokia breed isn't a flagship powerhouse either, instead the Lumia 830 is the watered-down version of the top-spec... >>

Nokia Lumia 530 review
3.5 stars

Nokia Lumia 530 review

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The Nokia Lumia 530 is the latest Windows Phone device tasked with blazing a path into your pocket without costing a bomb. Its goal, quite simply, is to bring the advantages of modern devices to more people. It replaces the earlier Lumia 520, a model... >>

Nokia Lumia 830 hands-on: The poor man's Lumia 930

Nokia Lumia 830 hands-on: The poor man's Lumia 930

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When Microsoft describes the new Lumia 830 as a slimmer, sleeker, version of the Lumia 930 they really aren't kidding.The new handset, announced at IFA 2014 in Berlin, will be available later this month and is being aggressively billed by the company... >>

Nokia Lumia 735: Can I get a selfie? (hands-on)

Nokia Lumia 735: Can I get a selfie? (hands-on)

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The Nokia Lumia 735 has previously been referred to as the selfie phone and there is a good reason for that. There is a strong focus on a good front-facing camera and an accompanying selfie app to help even the most vain get a picture they would be proud... >>

Nokia Lumia 930 review
4.5 stars

Nokia Lumia 930 review

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Since Microsoft acquired Nokia's phone hardware business there's been some confusion about where things go from here. Take the Lumia 930, the top-spec Windows Phone 8.1 smartphone that we've been reviewing for the last few days: Microsoft has left the... >>

Nokia Lumia 530: Bang for your Windows Phone buck (hands-on)

Nokia Lumia 530: Bang for your Windows Phone buck (hands-on)

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In many ways, it's the budget end of the smartphone rainbow where all the excitement is. The feature phone market has eaten itself, unable to fend off the march to more and more affordable smartphones.Nokia has been playing in this space for some time... >>

Hands-on: Nokia Lumia 930 review

Hands-on: Nokia Lumia 930 review

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The Nokia Lumia 930 is a new flagship Windows Phone handset. Announced at Microsoft's Build 2014 conference, and available on 17 July in the UK, the Lumia 930 is a global variation of the Lumia Icon, which launched on Verizon in the US recently.There's... >>

Nokia Lumia 630 review
3.5 stars

Nokia Lumia 630 review

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The Nokia Lumia 630 is one of the last devices that will launch with the Nokia Lumia name now that Microsoft is at the helm. It's also the Windows Phone attack on the affordable market, with a price tag of just £100 certain to capture attention.As one... >>

These are the only final build Nokia Lumia 930 Windows Phone 8.1 handsets in the UK

These are the only final build Nokia Lumia 930 Windows Phone 8.1 handsets in the UK

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All this week, for London Technology Week, the Pocket-lint team are camped in the Pocket-lint Tech Tavern in The Fable, Holborn and we have all manner of exciting gadget and gizmo manufacturers visiting and showing their latest devices to the public,... >>

Windows Phone 8.1 review
4.0 stars

Windows Phone 8.1 review

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Windows Phone 8.1 is (sort of) here and it's a much needed boost to the Microsoft operating system. Better presentation, more personalisation, the voice assist Cortana, quick actions and notifications via Action Center and a number of other tweaks throughout.At... >>

Hands-on: Nokia Lumia 630/635 review

Hands-on: Nokia Lumia 630/635 review

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The Nokia Lumia 630 and the Nokia Lumia 635 are new devices to the Lumia family, amongst the first trio to launch with Windows Phone 8.1.Launched alongside the premium Lumia 930, this brace of handsets sit at the opposite end of the spectrum. They are... >>

Nokia Lumia 1320 review
4.0 stars

Nokia Lumia 1320 review

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As handset manufacturers start to produce more mid-range, shrunken versions of flagship phones Nokia has spotted a lesser occupied gap in the market - the affordable phablet space. It's here that the Nokia Lumia 1320 sets its sights, maintaining the large-scale... >>

Hands-on: Nokia X, X+ and XL review

Hands-on: Nokia X, X+ and XL review

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Nokia has revealed the X series as its step towards a more Android-friendly future. Using the Nokia X Software Platform, the X, X+ and XL phones give users access to both Microsoft and Android apps. At super-affordable prices and with a quality Nokia... >>

Nokia Lumia 1020 camera review
4.5 stars

Nokia Lumia 1020 camera review

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Smartphones have not only got smarter in recent years, they’ve also developed so much in the camera department that there’s an argument to ditch the compact camera altogether. That, it seems, is the Lumia 1020’s ultimate goal - to attract photo-savvy... >>

Nokia Lumia 2520 review
4.0 stars

Nokia Lumia 2520 review

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Let's get something out of the way before you get too deep into this review: the Nokia Lumia 2520 is Nokia's first Windows RT 8.1 tablet. While that's all fine and dandy, you must realise it competes directly with the Surface 2, the tablet-laptop combo... >>

Nokia Lumia 1520 review
4.5 stars

Nokia Lumia 1520 review

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Nokia has just taken a small step in the world of smartphones, but one giant leap for Windows Phone popularity. The Nokia Lumia 1520 is the first time a quad-core processor has sat inside a Nokia phone, here in the form of the Snapgragon 800 alongside... >>

Windows Phone Lumia Black OS: We go hands-on with the update coming to all Nokia Lumia handsets

Windows Phone Lumia Black OS: We go hands-on with the update coming to all Nokia Lumia handsets

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Microsoft has already unveiled its flagship operating system update in Windows 8.1, and now its younger sibling Windows Phone Lumia Black has been unleashed. We go hands-on to see if it's a big improvement.Look and feelFrom the outset you can see this... >>

Hands-on: Nokia Lumia 1320 review

Hands-on: Nokia Lumia 1320 review

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Nokia has shown off its Lumia 1320 smartphone, the budget brother to the Lumia 1520. It's also a 6-inch handset and the new Windows Phone operating system. But is it more budget than brilliant?DesignAt 6 inches this is a fully fledged phablet, a rarity... >>

Hands-on: Nokia Lumia 1520 review

Hands-on: Nokia Lumia 1520 review

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Nokia has at last taken the wraps off its Lumia 1520 smartphone, previously known as the Bandit. It's the biggest handset Nokia has ever made, with the highest-resolution screen, the first quad-core processor, and the new Windows Phone operating system.... >>

Hands-on: Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet review

Hands-on: Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet review

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It's finally here, the beautiful build quality of a Lumia smartphone transposed into a tablet. We go hands-on with the Lumia 2520 to see if the Lumia tablet has legs or if it's doomed to go the way of the PlayBook.DesignThat just looks like a big Lumia,... >>

Nokia Lumia 625 review
3.5 stars

Nokia Lumia 625 review

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The Nokia Lumia 625 adds another carriage to the runaway Lumia train - there's barely been pause for breath between Nokia's latest Windows 8 smartphones of late. So what does the middle-spec Lumia add to the lineup?Well, the 625 is something of a contextual... >>

Nokia Lumia 925 camera review
4.0 stars

Nokia Lumia 925 camera review

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The Nokia Lumia 925 may not be a standalone camera but it is one of an ever-growing number of smartphones where the onboard camera's capabilities are brought to the fore. "Spectacularly sharp low-light photos and video," boasts the Nokia website. Okay,... >>

Nokia Lumia 1020 review
4.0 stars

Nokia Lumia 1020 review

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Sometimes it's easy to confuse the abundance of smartphones that release throughout the year. Many of them are the same thing as the year before, but with an upgraded chip, crisper display or smaller bezel, at best.Then, every now and again, a new smartphone... >>

Nokia Lumia 1020: We test the new camera in New York, is it really that good?

Nokia Lumia 1020: We test the new camera in New York, is it really that good?

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When someone hands you a smartphone packing a 41-megapixel-camera sensor, you take it out for a spin. So that's exactly what we did. We went to Central Park, Times Square, Midtown, Rockefeller Center ... even the Apple Store on Fifth Avenue, and we snapped... >>

Nokia Boom headphones hands-on: Bass on a budget

Nokia Boom headphones hands-on: Bass on a budget

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Nokia has teamed up with Zound Industries - the company behind Marshall Headphones, Molami, and Urbanears - to launch a range of budget headphones for those who can't afford the Monster versions. The Boom headphones will come in cyan, yellow and... >>

Nokia Lumia 625 hands-on: 4G and big screen on a budget

Nokia Lumia 625 hands-on: 4G and big screen on a budget

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It seems like only two weeks ago that we were bringing you our first-hand impressions of the new Nokia Lumia 1020, and here we are bringing you yet another brand new Lumia, this time the Nokia Lumia 625.Nokia, which seems to be upping the pace and speed... >>

Nokia Lumia 1020 pictures and hands-on

Nokia Lumia 1020 pictures and hands-on

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Nokia has announced a new camera. No wait, a new phone. Scratch that. A new camera phone. It says it is the best darn camera phone on the market. We were at the launch event in New York. We grabbed the goods. We like the 1020. A lot. That's the crux... >>

Nokia Lumia 925 review
4.5 stars

Nokia Lumia 925 review

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The Nokia Lumia 925 is a new flagship model from the Finnish company bringing a selection of updates, mostly in design, to the company's Lumia 920 that's only about 6-months old. It lands with rumours swirling about yet another high-end handset on the... >>

Nokia Lumia 925 low light camera hands-on and first impressions

Nokia Lumia 925 low light camera hands-on and first impressions

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The Nokia Lumia 925 is the latest Windows Phone hero handset. Sporting a slick design, Nokia is looking to address the criticisms that were levelled at the Nokia Lumia 920. We've got our hands on the final retail version of the Lumia 925 and we're getting... >>

Nokia Lumia 520 review
4.0 stars

Nokia Lumia 520 review

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The Nokia Lumia 520 is the baby of Nokia's Windows Phone family, replacing the Lumia 510 and squeezing in beneath the excellent Lumia 620.With the Lumia 620 available for around the same monthly cost, it might be difficult to see exactly what the appeal... >>

Hands-on: Nokia Lumia 925 review

Hands-on: Nokia Lumia 925 review

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The Nokia Lumia 925 is the new flagship Windows Phone from the Finnish company. It very much builds on the foundations laid down by the Lumia 920, but makes some fairly dramatic changes along the way. Pocket-lint had the opportunity to spend some time... >>

Nokia Lumia 928 pictures and hands-on

Nokia Lumia 928 pictures and hands-on

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Nokia launched the Nokia Lumia 928 on Friday in the US on Verizon and Pocket-lint has managed to grab five minutes with the new phone that's the big red's answer to the original Lumia 920, launched last year on AT&T in the US.In the hand the Lumia 928... >>

Nokia Asha 210 pictures and hands-on

Nokia Asha 210 pictures and hands-on

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The Nokia Asha 210 is the latest in a long line of affordable S40-powered phones from the Finnish manufacturer. The difference here is that the Asha takes a design cue from the more-expensive Windows Phone powered Lumia smartphones that Nokia produces.As... >>

Nokia Lumia 720
4.0 stars

Nokia Lumia 720

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Nokia now has a full range of Windows Phone 8 devices, from the flagship Lumia 920 down to the budget Lumia 520, via the quick-step trio of the 820, 720 and 620. There's no arguing with having the choice, although with devices so tightly packed in, it... >>

App of the day: Camera360 review (Windows Phone 8)

App of the day: Camera360 review (Windows Phone 8)

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Photo apps are nothing uncommon, swinging in to bring a range of effects to the camera on your smartphone. At the top end, apps like Instagram have a cult social following, while there are plenty of options if you’re looking to recreate some of those... >>