Hey Nokia, Give us New Versions of these Six Classic Phones!

Hey Nokia, Give us New Versions of these Six Classic Phones!

The news wires have been buzzing with Nokia launching a new version of its classic 3310 phone. Well, as someone who started his smartphone journey with the Nokia N70 and who doggedly stuck with Symbian until 2010, Nimish Dubey has a wish list for other devices the brand would bring back to life. We made him trim the list to […]

     
 
 

A Request to Nokia Fans: Take Off the Rose-Tinted Glasses Please!

A Request to Nokia Fans: Take Off the Rose-Tinted Glasses Please!

Sound the trumpets. Roll the drums. We have reason to celebrate. The first “real” Nokia smartphone, the Nokia 6, is now official. Indeed, from the moment the press release titled “HMD launches its first smartphone, the Nokia 6 in China” hit mailboxes, there has been an outpouring of sheer joy from a number of people. And that is hardly surprising. […]

     
 
 

For Nokia, Redemption Lies in the Mid and Low Segments

For Nokia, Redemption Lies in the Mid and Low Segments

Nokia has been in the news recently as the company is slated to make a comeback in the smartphone market. Reports suggest that during the first half of 2017, we might finally see some ‘real’ Nokia-branded smartphones running on Android. This has been a dream of several smartphone enthusiasts for years. However, that dream was crushed the moment Microsoft purchased […]

 
     
 
 

Fresh Nokia D1C Renders Show off the Android Smartphone Sporting a Fingerprint Sensor

Fresh Nokia D1C Renders Show off the Android Smartphone Sporting a Fingerprint Sensor

It’s a well-known secret that the legendary Nokia brand will be making a comeback and trying their luck with Android in early 2017. Nokia is expected to reenter the smartphone market with the Android Powered D1C smartphone which was earlier spotted on GFBench, GeekBench and also AnTuTU. While the previous spotting has revealed some of the specifications, the latest piece […]

     
 
 

Nokia D1C with Android Nougat Appears on Geekbench

Nokia D1C with Android Nougat Appears on Geekbench

Rumors for a Nokia comeback have been quite stale in the past couple of weeks. However, a new Geekbench test has suggested that the Finland-based OEM might be returning to the ever-growing smartphone market sooner than everyone perceived. Several test results show a handset titled “Nokia D1C” is in the works and according to the details, will be launching in […]

     
 
 

The $37 (Rs 2495) Nokia 216 is Microsoft’s Latest Take on Feature Phones

The $37 (Rs 2495) Nokia 216 is Microsoft’s Latest Take on Feature Phones

Microsoft is still very much in the phone business although the rumour mills claim that they will soon discontinue the Lumia line-up. Feature phones have been temporarily erased from our memory blame the affordable price point at which smartphone sells today or our dependence on smartphone app ecosystem. However, feature phones still seem to be selling in Millions and this […]

     
 
 

Nokia Owned Withings Launches its Connected Health Devices in India

Nokia Owned Withings Launches its Connected Health Devices in India

Withings, a leading French health tech company, now owned by Nokia, today launched its range of connected health devices in India. The health oriented technology firm known for their innovative products recently won a number of accolades at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this year. The consumer electronics company has tied up with local distributor Brandeyes Pvt. Ltd for selling […]

     
 
 

Nokia is Coming Back with Android Smartphones, While Microsoft Sells Feature Phone Biz to Foxconn

Nokia is Coming Back with Android Smartphones, While Microsoft Sells Feature Phone Biz to Foxconn

Microsoft had bought the iconic Nokia brand handset business a couple of years ago and now it seems that the ex-Finnish brand will exchange hands once again. This time however, Microsoft has agreed to offload its entry-level feature phone business to Foxconn Mobile and this deal is reckoned at $350 million. As part of the deal, Foxconn will also be […]

 
     
 
 

Nokia is Truly Back in Consumer Electronics Game: Buys Withings for $191 Million

Nokia is Truly Back in Consumer Electronics Game: Buys Withings for $191 Million

Nokia, a company that gave us our first dose of cellular experience along with the much famous Symbian Operating system is all set to mark its comeback in to the market. The company has now acquired Withings a French consumer electronics brand that boasts of fitness devices. The company would be further merged into Nokia’s advanced technologies division. Withings product line […]

     
 
 

“If only…”: Ten Trends Nokia Spotted and Failed to Cash in On

“If only…”: Ten Trends Nokia Spotted and Failed to Cash in On

“They had so much market share a few years ago. What went wrong?” The query came with a wry grin from the former Nokia (now Microsoft) Store in Delhi. It is a store from which I had bought my first three Nokia devices – the N70, the E61i and the N95 8 GB, in a period spanning 2006-2009. And as […]