The story of Nokia is that of a brand that has left an indelible mark in the evolution of the phone market, the protagonist of an entire era with a line of popular products so widespread globally , but then unable to keep pace with the competition with the advent of more advanced technologies such as those related to the smartphone segment. Even the sale of the mobile division at Microsoft and marketing solutions related to the ecosystem Windows have been able to redeem an irretrievably compromised situation.
The brand does not appear to be destined for oblivion. Coming from the east today new information regarding a return of Nokia starting in the next few months: by year-end due to be launched a couple of new phones, while in the second quarter of 2017 will be the turn of least two smartphones based on the operating system Android . To talk about it is a source believed to be rather authoritative: James Rutherfoord, CEO of the Mobile Device Commodities Microsoft Asia.
There are currently no information on an exact launch date, although rumor last summer have revealed what may be the Data sheet : 5,2 display and 5.5-inch, IP68 certification for the body, platform Nougat with custom launcher pre-installed at the debut, a fingerprint reader for authentication and cameras capable of ensuring a high quality of images taken as the recorded video.
To take care of the production and distribution of the device will be HMD Global a company that has acquired over the next ten years, the rights for the exploitation of the Nokia brand. The implementation will take place within the system of Vietnamese Bac Ninh, in the past run by Microsoft and now under the control of FIH Mobile Control (Foxconn). The Finnish company has already announced its intention to participate in the edition 2017 of Mobile World Congress but at the moment it is too early to assume an official announcement from the pavilions of the fair in Barcelona.