There is good news for Nokia lovers that the brand name is coming back with his two new smartphones in the first half of 2017. Although, there is no confirmed date, but it is expected the devices will be available by May next year.
Nokia was sunsetted after it was acquired by the global software giant Microsoft. Some Nokia ex-staffers is planning to manufacture smartphones using Nokia’s name operating on Android platform with their newly formed company HMD Global. The company has announced that it got license right to use Nokia’s brand name for next 10 years.
The Finnish company HMD has tied up with some global companies to bring its first mobiles with consumer centric latest features. Most importantly, the future Nokia smartphones will run the Google’s Android operating system which is used in 86% of the world’s smartphones.
Today marks a happy and important day for HMD. Nokia has been one of the most iconic and recognisable phone brands globally for decades. The excitement of re-introducing this much-loved, well-known and trusted brand to smartphone consumers is a responsibility and an ambition that everyone at HMD shares.
The upcoming smartphones reportedly to be built by FIH Mobile, a subsidiary of Foxconn that acquired Microsoft’s feature phone business earlier this year. The company is headed by Arto Nummela who switched from Microsoft and before that he was with Nokia.
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Over all this is a great hope moment that it could be create a level of technology and the strong mark in smartphone industry. Since Nokia is a household name, especially in developed countries it might create a new start with its brand name and Android combination.