Nokia 9 PureView, Nokia 8.1, Nokia 7.1 to Get Android 10 in Q4 2019: HMD Global

Android 10, the next iteration of Google’s mobile platform, is set to reach Nokia smartphones starting the fourth quarter of this year, Nokia brand licensee HMD Global has announced. The formal announcement came just after Google revealed Android Q will be called Android 10. The Finnish company has a strong record of delivering the latest … Read more

Nokia Phone Licensee HMD Raises $100 Million to Drive Growth Push

HMD Global, the Finnish company that owns the right to use the Nokia brand on phones, has raised $100 million (roughly Rs. 681 crores) of funding intended to boost growth, it said on Monday. Having sold about 70 million Nokia phones and generated sales of EUR 1.8 billion ($2.1 billion) in its first year, 2017, HMD said it … Read more

Nokia Brand Licencee HMD Global Plans to Make Components in India

Eyeing aggressive growth in India, Finnish company HMD Global – which sells the Nokia brand of phones – is working hard towards manufacturing its own components in the country, a top company executive has emphasised. The company, which has sold 70 million Nokia devices globally, has grown its business nearly five times in the past eight months … Read more

Nokia 7 Launch in China Expected on October 19 as HMD Global Sends Invites

Nokia 7 may become the next Nokia smartphone to be unveiled as the company has sent out invitesfor a launch in China on October 19. While there is no mention of which handset will be unveiled in the Nokia invite, a teaser on Tmall with the same date points to the number ‘7’, or Qi in Chinese. This has sparked the speculation … Read more

HMD Global Gets 500 Nokia Design Patents From Microsoft, Including ‘Lumia Camera UI’

According to a new document from European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), HMD Global has received 500 Nokia design patents from its previous owner. Microsoft Mobile Oy, which previously owned the Nokia patents, has transferred them to HMD Global, which now has exclusive rights to Nokia phones and tablets. The 500 Nokia design patents also include Lumia … Read more