The India Twitter account for Nokia took today to post a small teaser for some "big announcements" coming tomorrow, following up on a similar short video posted by HMD Global Cheif Product officer Juho Sarvikas over the weekend. While it could be a lot of things, the two outlines shown in the video look like the C3 (which was already released in China), and a feature phone that looks a whole lot like the relaunched 3310. Read More
I have fond memories of Nokia, like many others, so I was excited to watch the Finnish firm's announcements today at MWC. The presentation started with more talk on the OZO 360° virtual reality camera, which was used to livestream everything to YouTube 360. Also of note was that Nokia is finalizing its purchase of Withings, the French connected devices company. Most importantly, however, were the phone announcements.
The Nokia 6, formerly exclusive to China, is going global. We also saw the new Nokia 5, 3, and the relaunched, redesigned version of the fan favorite 3310. Read More
Nokia, much like BlackBerry, no longer manufactures its own devices. After selling its entire mobile division to Microsoft in 2014, it partnered with Foxconn to manufacture the Nokia N1 tablet, but that seemed to be a one-time deal. Now HMD Global, the Finnish manufacturer with the exclusive right to use the Nokia brand for phones, might be launching new Nokia devices at Mobile World Congress. Read More