Yes, the new Nokia Android phones are coming to the US


Last month at MWC 2017, when the Nokia 6, Nokia 5, and Nokia 3 were announced, Nokia Mobile / HMD said that the phones would be released globally starting the second quarter of the year. However, "globally" is often a rather vague term, and it almost never includes all relevant markets. Fortunately, in this case, the US is included.

Answering to a fan on Twitter, the folks at Nokia Mobile confirmed that its new Android smartphones "will be" available in the US. This likely means that all three models will be launched stateside, but we don't have a confirmation on this yet.

Running stock Android 7 Nougat, the Nokia 6, Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 are affordable devices - they will cost about $230, $190, and $140, respectively. All three models will be sold unlocked, and should feature US LTE, though they're only going to work on carriers like AT&T and T-Mobile (sorry, Verizon and Sprint users). The smallest and cheapest handset of the bunch - Nokia 3 - already received its FCC certification.

Specific details on how and when the Nokia handsets will be sold in the US should be announced in the near future (though we aren't expecting the phones to be released before May). Until we hear more about this, you can take a closer look at the three smartphones by checking out our Nokia 6 hands-on, Nokia 5 hands-on, and Nokia 3 hands-on.

source: Nokia Mobile (Twitter)

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22 Comments

1. Johnnokia

Posts: 1158; Member since: May 27, 2012

Great news. So, we can buy the upcoming Nokia flagship in the US.

6. PryvateiDz

Posts: 445; Member since: Jul 31, 2011

Yes, because I don't want the 3, 5, nor 6. Let's try 7, 8, and 9. lol

7. SYSTEM_LORD

Posts: 1168; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

I'll be interested in the Nokia 7

8. PryvateiDz

Posts: 445; Member since: Jul 31, 2011

I would be too, depending on what that is. lol. I might want the Nokia 8 just to be safe. lol. 8 is stands for infinite. So...yeah. lol

2. Doakie

Posts: 2478; Member since: May 06, 2009

Sort of want...As a backup phone. I dunno which one though.

3. htcisthebest

Posts: 437; Member since: Nov 15, 2011

Why is there still no leak for the Nokia 7 and 8?

13. Bernoulli

Posts: 4362; Member since: Sep 01, 2012

Because there isn't one yet?

20. hemedans

Posts: 761; Member since: Jun 01, 2013

there is leak, they will pack sd660 and one will have 1080p display and other QHD, http://www.phonearena.com/news/HMD-rumored-to-test-two-metal-clad-Nokia-smartphones-with-Snapdragon-660-CPUs_id92008 probably Nokia 9 will be flagship and not 8 (lumia 920, 930, 950, Nokia N9 were all presented by 9

4. SleeperOne

Posts: 370; Member since: Feb 25, 2017

3, 5, 6, whatever, I want the good ol' Nokia back here in the Red White and Blue. Welcome (back) home, Finnish Friend.

14. Subie

Posts: 2415; Member since: Aug 01, 2015

The good ol' Nokia with good ol' Microsoft Windows onboard? ;)

25. SleeperOne

Posts: 370; Member since: Feb 25, 2017

It would be cool if Nokia could throw Windows 10 Mobile developers a bone and make some sort of Nokia 3 through 8 variant for app developers.

5. TechDork

Posts: 404; Member since: May 10, 2010

Well, since I have Verizon I guess I won't be getting one. On to the iPhone 8!

11. htcisthebest

Posts: 437; Member since: Nov 15, 2011

That sucks.

9. H4rmattan

Posts: 6; Member since: Nov 21, 2015

Nokia...or HMD global ;>

10. eman99

Posts: 410; Member since: Aug 03, 2010

Great no CDMA love either

12. Lumia_Luigi

Posts: 173; Member since: Mar 22, 2017

Really looking forward to the 7 & 8

15. MisterQ

Posts: 61; Member since: Feb 13, 2015

Come on Nokia, make a SD625 phone!! The Nokia 6 hardware otherwise looks really nice

18. PryvateiDz

Posts: 445; Member since: Jul 31, 2011

Agreed! I'm interested in what Nokia can do. They were one of my faves back in the day, and the Lumia line has produced some great devices.

21. hemedans

Posts: 761; Member since: Jun 01, 2013

sd660 device are coming, better soc than sd625 with cortex a73 and 53

22. Tommikke

Posts: 69; Member since: Nov 21, 2015

They're making two (7&8) with SD660. Why to settle with SD625? So 9 will be probably with SD821 or SD835.

23. Pureviewuser1

Posts: 160; Member since: Mar 28, 2016

I want an Android and a Windows version cmon Nokia

24. Monty007

Posts: 49; Member since: Mar 21, 2017

Nokia 6 is my phone

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