Nokia Android powered Smartphones to hit stores this July
In a world of Apple and Samsung dominated industry, HMD Global will try to revive the much loved Nokia brand in Australian shores. The company unveiled the Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 Android powered handsets in Sydney last month. Expecting to hit local stores in late July retailing at a cost of $249, $329 and $399 respectively.
HMD Global is an independent Finnish-based company that caters Nokia smartphones running the Android platform.
‘We believe the millennial generation are the influencer generation of any age group so that’s where we’re going to put a lot of focus … ensuring that they fall in love with the Nokia brand again,’
-Mr Mark Trundle, HMD ANZ’s general manager said.
The company’s target market are the ‘new millennials’ given the fact that the young people of today are very much aware of the current generation of technology. These new smartphones will operate on Android 7.0 Nougat, and have displays featuring Corning Gorilla Glass 5, and the latest ‘Doze’ capabilities to save battery life.
The new phones were first introduce into the spotlight at the Mobile World Congress in Spain in February together with an updated version of the much loved Nokia 3310 complete with the Snake game and an impressive battery life.
Microsoft originally acquired the Nokia brand in 2014 in producing Nokia Lumia and Nokia Asha, however HMD Global secured a 10-year deal in 2016 to make Nokia-branded smartphones and tablets.