Earlier this year in march HMD Global behind the Nokia-branded phones, had promised to give Android updates and Monthly security updates to their Android based Nokia Phones. It seems that the company HMD Global, is able to continue Nokia’s customer oriented policy within their workforce. This time it was for camera app.

HMD Global releases Nokia Camera app on Play Store
HMD Global releases Nokia Camera app on Play Store, Nokia Phones

Nokia released its trio of Nokia 3, Nokia, and Nokia 6 in July in Indian market in July.

Like Samsung, Sony and HTC, HMD Global also planed to give updates to their apps via Play Store instead of providing them with OS updates as bundle.

Now you can download Nokia Camera App from Play store and also you can give feedback if there is any issue.

Recently, HMD acquired the Lumia Camera UI patent from Microsoft on July 26, 2017.

Microsoft has the license to use Nokia Intellectual Property Rights and technology in its products.

Now after this acquisition, HMD can use this radial controls in advanced settings of camera app.

You may have seen the user interface in newly released Android  based Nokia smartphones.

It is pretty close to Android’s stock Vanila UI. So now it will be easier to push latest android updates as well as monthly security updates.


If you remember the Lumia Camera App UI from the Microsoft’s lumia phones, you might have seen the radial controls in landscape mode in the advanced settings. So hopefully you may see the similar or improvised camera UI in future in HMD Nokia phones.

If you own the Nokia phone and also you use manual mode a lot while clicking pictures from your smartphone then this agreement may great for you.

Patent of Radial Controls under Advanced Settings:

radial controls nokia camera app ui

You can download Camera App from the Play Store to your compatible Nokia Phones.