HMD Global has been launching Nokia-branded smartphones for the past six years. The Finnish company plans to expand its portfolio and will launch phones with its own HMD branding.
The announcement was made by Jean-Francois Baril, co-founder, chairman and CEO of HMD Global. The executive revealed on his LinkedIn page, “Users can expect to see a new portfolio of HMD-branded mobile devices, as well as Nokia devices, exciting new partnerships.”
In a lengthy post, Baril said that HMD Global is “the fastest growing 5G smartphone maker year-over-year” and a “leader in sustainability,” and that the company has spent the last 12 months launching self-serviceable Nokia devices in the last 12 months.
The company is now poised to “enter the market on its own” and is billing itself as “one of Europe’s largest smartphone companies” and says it will soon begin offering “high-quality, affordable mobile devices” to consumers around the world. “.
Techgoing didn’t find a specific product release schedule in that statement, but it’s expected to launch soon.