Tag Archives: Global

HMD Global Teases Launch of ‘Charged Up’ Nokia Smartphone for May 29

HIGHLIGHTS HMD Global has teased a new “Charged Up” smartphone launch This will take place on May 29 in Moscow Nokia X6 global variant and Nokia 2, 3, and 5 refreshes speculated HMD Global has started teasing a new Nokia phone launch for May 29. The Finnish company uses hashtag #ChargedUp to suggest a handset or multiple handsets with… Read More »

LG G7 ThinQ Global Rollout Begins, Starting From South Korea

  LG unveiled the G7 ThinQ smartphone earlier this month with AI and face recognition features. UK and Europe prices were revealed soon after, and now LG is beginning its official rollout in home market South Korea. The tech giant has also confirmed that the smartphone will soon release in Asia, America, and Europe. LG will make the LG G7 ThinQ available in South… 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 in India. According… Read More »

After Decline, Global Device Shipments to Grow in 2018: Gartner

After suffering a decline of three percent in 2017, global shipments of devices including PCs, tablets and mobile phones are forecast to return to growth (at over 1.3 percent) in 2018, market research firm Gartner said on Thursday. While the performance of shipments of devices fluctuates Year-over-Year (YoY), end-user device spending continues to rise and is forecast to… 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 that it will… Read More »

India Mobile Congress to Emerge as a Global Event, Says Telecom Minister

HIGHLIGHTS Manoj Sinha said DoT will organise the India Mobile Congress every year The first ever India Mobile Congress starts on Wednesday About 150 foreign delegates and eight embassies are participating Telecom minister Manoj Sinha on Tuesday said the Department of Telecom will organise the India Mobile Congress every year which would emerge as a global event in coming years. “We want… Read More »

Huawei Surpasses Apple in Global Smartphone Sales, Takes Second Spot: Counterpoint

As Apple prepares to launch its next flagship device – probably iPhone 8 – on September 12, Chinese smartphone maker Huawei has surpassed Apple for the first time in global smartphone sales consistently for June and July. With August sales looking strong for the Chinese vendor, a hat-trick for Huawei, which is now at second spot after South Korean giant Samsung, could be on the… Read More »

Nokia Smartphones to Feature Ziess Optics, HMD Global Announces

Nokia brand licensee HMD Global and Zeiss on Thursday announced a strategic partnership for optics on Nokia smartphones. The two have joined hands together to with the aim to boost the imaging experience on future Nokia smartphones. This deal brings back memories of Nokia and Zeiss’ partnership that started in 2005 and managed to sell as many as 100 million smartphones. HMD Global has… Read More »

Nokia 6 to Go on Sale in the US in Early-July, HMD Global Confirms

HMD Global, the company which currently owns the right to manufacture and sell Nokia-branded smartphones, has now confirmed that its flagship Android handset – Nokia 6 – will be made available for purchase in the US starting early July. HMD Global has announced that the Nokia 6 will be available at $229 (roughly Rs. 14,800) in the US… Read More »

UK manufacturing soars thanks to weak pound and global recovery

Britain’s manufacturers are enjoying the strongest demand for their products in almost 30 years as a recovering global economy and a weaker pound boost order books. The monthly snapshot from the CBI found that export and total order books were both at their highest for decades – providing some hope that a stronger manufacturing sector would cushion the… Read More »