As we all know very well that much was rumoured that Microsoft would abandon the idea of producing Nokia devices, as it was expected to be reported during the MWC 2017. The CEO of Nokia made an appearance during the event. But it was the CEO of Microsoft Asia-Pacific who gave good news to the public.
Microsoft Executive Confirms New Nokia Phones Incoming
Much was rumored that Microsoft would abandon the idea of producing Nokia devices, as it was expected to be reported during the MWC 2017. The CEO of Nokia made an appearance during the event. But it was the CEO of Microsoft Asia-Pacific who gave good news to the public.
Now James Rutherfoord, CEO of mobile device commodities of Microsoft Asia – Pacific, has revealed that HMD plans to launch several smartphones this year and next. Global HMD is the company that has the rights to manufacture smartphones with the Nokia brand, which has been associated with the original Nokia.
Through a Vietnamese publication is mention of the words of Rutherfoord is done. However, it is expected that by the end of this year, two Nokia Smartphones will be presented. While for the second quarter of next year would appear other two smartphones.
As we all know that a large sector of the public, hoping that the tech giant Microsoft has already abandoned manufacturing the devices of this brand by this time. However, it seems that still betting on these phones in their favor.
Foxconn subsidiary, FHI Mobile, apparently will handle two phones that will come to light this year. While for the other two smartphones that will be presented next year by the HMD. It is expected that these last two phones will probably hit the market between April and May 2017.
However, the Foxconn subsidiary, FHI Mobile, took over the local feature phone factory which was previously run by the Finnish company Nokia then later by the tech giant Microsoft. So, now it simply looks like that FIH will put out two Nokia feature phones this year, while the HMD is busy working on feature phones for the next year April or May 2017 and along with it, there is also a tablet on the way too.