HMD optimistic of new Nokia chapter in Africa

Justin Maier, vice president sub-Sahara Africa, HMD Global Image Gift Ndolwane

Justin Maier, vice president sub-Sahara Africa, HMD Global Image Gift Ndolwane

By TINTSWALO BALOYI,JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – HMD Global, the new home of Nokia phones, is upbeat ahead of a new chapter or its gadgets in Africa.Its smartphone range will soon be available from operator and selected retail stores in South Africa soon.This comprises the Nokia 5 and Nokia 6. The Nokia 3 and iconic 3310 are now available.Justin Maier, vice president sub-Sahara Africa, HMD Global, said the smartphone makers would be able to offer something for everyone.“From the new Nokia 3310 to our premium Nokia 6 device, we are bringing smartphones to South Africa that will entice and delight, while offering simplicity, reliability, quality and importantly, the human touch. I am looking forward to this new chapter in Africa for Nokia phones.”He pointed out phones had become “an extension of ourselves” and are integral to so many aspects of life.“From capturing memories and keeping us entertained, to keeping in touch and remembering important dates and anniversaries, our smartphones are often at the heart of everything we do.”HMD Global is a Finnish mobile phone maker, operating since December 2016. The company develops and markets smartphones and feature phones under the Nokia.
Formed by purchasing Microsoft Mobile’s feature phone business, the company has exclusive rights to the brand through a licensing agreement with Nokia.Its smartphones are based on the Android operating system, whereas their feature phones use Nokia’s legacy Series 30+ platform.
– CAJ News

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