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(Update: Now $116) The original Nokia 6 is down to just $129 ($100 off) on Amazon

There are several budget phones around, but it's sometimes more interesting to buy a slightly older mid-range device. Indeed, their prices can drop to appealing lows while having better internals than more recent handsets. If you're looking for a new phone and don't want to break the bank, the Nokia 6 (2017) offers relevant specs and just dropped to $129 on Amazon.

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Nokia promises an extra year of quarterly security updates for its first Android phones

Nokia's first salvo of Android phones debuted at MWC all the way back in 2017, with the company initially committing to two years of updates for its new devices. Well, it's been a bit over two years since those phones were released, and Nokia has decided it doesn't want to give up on them so easily. The Nokia 3, 5, 6, and 8 will continue to get quarterly security updates for an extra year, into 2020.

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Samsung Galaxy S10 to ship with Google's Digital Wellbeing, two-year-old Nokia 6 and 8 also pick it up

Samsung's Galaxy S10 announcement yesterday may have covered the phone's general features, but out of necessity, it skipped some details. For example, it turns out Samsung's latest includes Google's Digital Wellbeing for better managing limits on when and how you use your phone. But it isn't the only device picking up the feature, the two-year-old Nokia 6 and 8 have also just snagged it.

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Nokia 6 (2017) gets Android 9 Pie as HMD keeps its 2-year update promise

Devices running Android One are expected to receive software updates frequently and over an extended timeframe. Among them are Nokia's phones, which started to receive Pie back in September. The brand's update roadmap also confirmed all handsets released after 2017 would follow by the end of Q2. The two-year-old Nokia 6 was due to receive Android 9 Pie in March, but Juho Sarvikas, Chief Product Officer at HMD, tweeted the upgrade is rolling out a few weeks ahead of schedule.

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HMD shares Android 9 Pie update roadmap for Nokia 3.1, 5, and remaining phones

Slowly but surely, HMD Global has been rolling out Android 9 Pie to its Nokia-branded phones. The Nokia 7 Plus, 6.1, 6.1 Plus, 5.1, 5.1 Plus, 8, and 8 Sirocco have all received Pie by now. If your Nokia device still doesn't have Pie, don't fret — HMD has laid out its update timeline for all remaining phones.

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Nokia 6 (2017) falls to $149 on Amazon ($80 off)

In the days leading up to Black Friday, we saw the Nokia 3.1 drop to $140 at Best Buy. But if you missed out on that or just want something a bit higher-end, Nokia's 6 from 2017 is just $149 on Amazon, $80 off MSRP.

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[Deal Alert] Nokia 6 2017 is now $180 ($50 off) from B&H

Prices for the original Nokia 6 have been falling steadily over the past few months. Back in May, the phone was just $199 from Newegg, and now it's available for $180 from B&H. That's not a bad price for one of last year's best budget phones.

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Android Enterprise Recommended program adds new models from Huawei, Motorola, BlackBerry, and others

Back in February, Google announced the Android Enterprise Recommended program, which defines which phones are ideal for business use. Devices in the program have to follow a set of guidelines from Google, such as rolling out security updates within 90 days of release. The company announced today that a handful of more devices have been added to the program, including the Moto G6, Huawei P20/P20 Pro, and Sony Xperia XZ2.

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[Deal Alert] Get the first-gen Nokia 6 for $199 from Newegg with coupon ($30 off)

The new Nokia 6 is now available in the United States, which means you can get the original for pretty great prices. A few months ago, the 2017 Nokia 6 dropped to $199 from Daily Steals. If you missed out on that sale, you can once again buy it for $199 - this time from Newegg.

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HMD begins Oreo rollout for Nokia 3, also releases kernel source code for Nokia 1 and 6

HMD Global has a stellar track record of releasing timely Android firmware updates and its good form continues today. Nokia 3 owners can expect Android 8.0 Oreo to start rolling out to their devices shortly. At the same time, a new page has appeared on the Nokia website providing kernel source code for the Nokia 1 and 6.

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