After Microsoft announced that it will sell its feature phone business to FIH Mobile, a subsidiary of Hon Hai/Foxconn Technology Group and and HMD Global for $350 million, Nokia has announced that it will be back to the worldwide mobile phone and tablet market, as it had promised. It has grant exclusive global license to HMD, a new company based in Finland to sell Nokia-branded feature phones, Android smartphones and tablets for the next ten years. Continue reading “Nokia coming back to smartphone and tablet market with new Android devices”
Nokia today announced that it will acquire Withings, popular for its digital health products and services, for 170 million euros ($191 million) in cash. “The combination of innovative products from Withings and the Digital Health business will also ensure the ongoing renewal of Nokia Technologies’ world class IPR portfolio,” said the company.
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Idea Cellular has selected Nokia to provide the technology for its 4G LTE rollout in three of its key regional circles – Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Haryana. Nokia will also expand Idea Cellular’s 3G network in four circles, as well as modernizing and expanding its 2G networks in six circles. Continue reading “Idea Cellular selects Nokia for 4G LTE in Kerala, AP and Haryana”
Nokia Growth Partners (NGP) has raised $350 million fund for investments in Internet of Things (IoT) companies. The fund is sponsored by Nokia and will serve to seek new opportunities to grow the ecosystem in IoT solutions. The latest round of funding brings NGP’s total assets under management to over USD 1 billion, including USD 500 million available for new investments.
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Microsoft introduced Nokia 230 and 230 Dual SIM selfie-focused feature phones with a 2-megapixel front-facing camera with LED flash back in November 2015. The Nokia 230 Dual SIM went on sale through official Microsoft online store in India last month, today Microsoft has officially launched the smartphone in the country. It has a 2.8-inch (320 x 240 pixels) QVGA LCD screen, polycarbonate frame and sand-blasted aluminum back cover. Continue reading “Nokia 230 Dual SIM officially launched in India for Rs. 3949”
2016 is the year when the non-compete agreement between Microsoft and Nokia comes again. That means that we can see smartphones under the Nokia brand again soon and this smartphone is probably the first one to come out from the legendary brand.
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Microsoft introduced Nokia 230 and 230 Dual SIM selfie-focused feature phones with a 2-megapixel front-facing camera with LED flash last month. Now the Nokia 230 Dual SIM is available for purchase from the official Microsoft online store in India. It has a 2.8-inch (320 x 240 pixels) QVGA LCD screen, polycarbonate frame and sand-blasted aluminum back cover.
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Nokia had unveiled the Ozo virtual reality camera in July this year. Today, the company has announced that the camera that capture 360-degree video and audio will cost $60,000.
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Apparently, along with acquiring Nokia, Microsoft also cancelled several devices that were under development. One such device, the Mercury tablet has now surfaced in a new leak.
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Nokia is coming back to the smartphone game in 2016 and the rumors have indicated that they plan to do so with the C1 smartphone. A new render that has been leaked, reveals that the smartphone might come in both Android as well as Windows 10 variants.
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Microsoft has introduced Nokia 230 and 230 Dual SIM, two new selfie-focused feature phones with a 2-megapixel front-facing camera with LED flash. It also has premium looks since it has a polycarbonate frame and sand-blasted aluminum back cover. The phone is 10.9mm thick and weighs just 91.8 grams. Continue reading “Nokia 230 and 230 Dual SIM with 2MP front camera with LED flash announced for $55”
HERE Maps for Android has been updated with route sharing feature. This feature was already present for beta testers of the Android app and and has now expanded to all users.
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HERE Maps released a beta program for Android in July and has been updating the app with periodic updates. Today, the HERE Android beta app has received an update that lets you share your route.
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A latest set of leaked photos are suggesting that Nokia is making a comeback in smartphone business with an Android device. Live images of the phone that is dubbed as Nokia C1 has surfaced in a new leak.
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Microsoft has launched Nokia 105 Dual SIM, an affordable feature phone in India. It is the successor of the single SIM variant of the Nokia 105 that was released back in 2013. The new Nokia 105 that was introduced back in June has a sleek, and durable design, features a 1.45-inch (128 x 128 pixels) LCD screen and comes with a extended phonebook capacity that can store up to 2,000 contacts. It also includes features like torchlight and FM radio as well. Continue reading “Nokia 105 Dual SIM launched in India for Rs. 1419”