Google wants to help KaiOS ‘connect the next billion users’ with $22 million investment
The 2016-founded KaiOS Technologies has managed to secure a high-profile Google investment to accelerate the growth of the “smart feature phone” OS.
Reloaded Nokia 8110 feature phone with 4G inches closer to global commercial debut
Spring is almost over, and the 4G LTE-enabled Nokia 8110, aka the reimagined banana phone or Matrix phone, finally has a price tag and semi-specific release date… in two Asian markets.
Nokia 1 and ‘reloaded’ 8110 complete HMD’s MWC 2018 lineup
The 4.5-inch Nokia 1 runs Android Oreo (Go edition), rolling out in early April at an extremely low price. As for the “reloaded” and even cheaper Nokia 8110, it may not be as “dumb” as you think.
HMD truly had a great first year selling Nokia phones, and 2018 should be even better
Finnish startup HMD Global reportedly shipped as many as 4.4 million Nokia smartphones in Q4 2017, and close to 60 million feature phones in total last year, looking at even higher numbers for 2018.
Samsung lost both India’s smartphone and feature phone crown in Q4 2017
India’s extremely important smartphone market was dominated by Xiaomi rather than Samsung during the final quarter of last year, while Reliance Jio won the local feature phone trophy.
The latest phones from HMD are the ‘dumb’, ultra-low-cost Nokia 105 and 130
We know you’re excited by the prospect of a Zeiss-powered Nokia flagship smartphone, but for the time being, you’re only getting a pair of dumb new Nokias.
Microsoft launches Nokia 216, possibly its last ever feature phone
Microsoft has technically sold its feature phone business back in May, but Foxconn’s acquisition isn’t confirmed yet, so here’s the Nokia 216.