According to a report recently published by Phandroid, Nokia has confirmed that its new Android running smartphone devices will be released in the United States mobile market some time soon. The Finnish phone brand, however, did not divulge any specific details regarding the timeline of the launch.
During the Global 5G Test Summit held in Barcelona in Spain this week, various mobile operators and tech vendors that include AT&T, China Mobile, NTT DOCOMO, Vodafone, Ericsson, Huawei, Intel, Keysight, MediaTek, Nokia, Qualcomm, Rohde & Schwarz, ZTE, and Datang all pledge their support for a worldwide 5G specification established by means of tests, trials, and cooperation between carriers, mobile manufacturers, and network builders.
The annual Mobile World Congress is the world’s biggest conference for everything mobile, and this year’s event has brought another generous helping of new smartphones. Here are some of the handsets worth checking out.
Yup, you read that headline right. According to mobile news leaker extraordinaire Evan Blass (reporting via Venture Beat), HMD Global, the Finnish phone maker that now manufactures next generation smartphone devices bearing the Nokia brand name, has plans to release a new handset called the Nokia 3310.
Is 2017 the year for comebacks, especially for old mobile brands? It certainly seems so, with BlackBerry trying to manufacture one, and of course, Nokia, which has recently launched its first ever Android smartphone, the Nokia 6, in China, the world’s biggest market for mobile phones. But there is no doubt many Nokia fans are wondering -- will the Nokia 6 launch in international markets though?
For those not updated with what has been happening to the once iconic Nokia brand lately, know that HMD, the Finnish mobile manufacturer that is now licensing the brand, has officially announced its first smartphone bearing the Nokia name.
During its Capital Markets Day earlier this month, Nokia confirmed that, yes, it will be returning to releasing smartphone devices beginning next year. A few industry watchers are even starting to predict that the Finnish company will making full use of an appearance in the 2017 Mobile World Congress (to be held either in late February or early March) in order to officially announce its newest smartphone offerings.
Quite possibly. There is some talk that HMD Global, the Finnish company that completed the acquisition of the Nokia brand from Microsoft back in May earlier this year, is in the process of developing a couple of smartphones powered by Google’s Android mobile operating system.
Maybe so. Just this weekend during the start of the Mobile World Congress in the city of Barcelona in Spain, the Finland based tech company has announced that is going ahead with its plans to start selling smartphone devices again. However, Nokia just could not provide any definite timeline, which means that it could happen this year, next year, or in five years.
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