Android-powered devices being produced by a new Finnish company
Former mobile phone manufacturer Nokia has signed a deal that’ll see a new Finnish company producing Nokia-branded mobile phones and tablets.
The new company – HMD global – is being granted an exclusive branding and intellectual property licence to create Nokia-branded mobile phones and tablets for the next ten years.
Technology business and former mobile pioneer Nokia says it’s planning to acquire digital health company Withings S.A this autumn.
It’s put a value of €170 million on Withings, saying the move will help accelerate its entry into the digital health sector.
Microsoft has introduced two new Nokia-branded feature phones: the Nokia 215 and the Nokia 215 Dual-SIM.
Pricing is expected to be $29 before taxes and subsidies (£19 excl. VAT; £22.80 incl VAT).
Podcast - 26th November 2014
In this week's podcast we're talking about the potential purchase of the O2 UK mobile network by BT.
We also discuss new tablets from Nokia and Jolla, the end of a patent battle, mobile payments via instant messaging, app development for the Apple Watch and plans to make even more spectrum available for mobile broadband in the UK .
Nokia N1 is due for release in China early next year
Nokia has announced the launch of its first-ever Android tablet.
The Nokia N1 is being made for Nokia by an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) partner and is due to go on sale in the first quarter of 2015.