Few days ago reports reveal that the former CEO of Rovio Pekka Rantala joined as Nokia’s Chief Marketing Officer. And we also know when to expect the company’s first smartphones in quite some time.
Nokia will launch its first smartphones in the fourth quarter of this year. That is over a month until you can start waiting to see some new smartphones from the former Finn giant. Phones will not be manufactured by Nokia, but by Foxconn, the enormous phone manufacturing company which also satisfy Apple and Samsung.
General manager Nokia Siemens Networks, Mike Wang shows that three or four phones will be launched in this year. Although, he also said that the launch will be pushed into 2017 if there are development problems. The OS of phones will be Android, Although, it may surprise us with a fuller integration of the OS.
The deal of licensing phones has been signed with HMD Global Oy, It is a company established out of Finland and is allowed to use brand name in its feature phones, smartphones and tablets over the next ten years. It also published a blog post declaring the news.
Nokia declare that its brand still one of the top five brands customer consider when buying a smartphone. Once the phones get released, this consideration can be turns into profit.
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