The rebirth of Nokia

HMD Global, the company from Finland behind the relaunch of Nokia phones, is celebrating a year in business. During their first year they have introduced 11 new devices including the much hyped return of the Nokia 3310.

HMD Global has already released its new portfolio of six Nokia smartphones and five feature phones in over 80 markets with activations in 170 countries, delivering websites in 48 languages and setting up solid foundations for future growth.


Pekka Rantala, Global Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at HMD Global on their 1 year journey so far and what the future holds.

“The design and craft of our entire product portfolio are shaped and informed by what our fans want, so it's hugely gratifying to see them respond so positively. The feedback and engagement we’ve enjoyed in the last 12 months have very much inspired us for what's to come. All in all, it's been an exhilarating first year, and we're already looking ahead to what the next 12 months have in-store for us. We're confident they will be our best yet,” said Pekka Rantala, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at HMD Global.

Earlier in 2017 when HMD Global announced the return of Nokia mobile phones, it proved how much brand power they still had given how the first Nokia 3310,announcement was received. arrived on the scene to incredible The Nokia 3310 was announced at Mobile World Congress 2017. Nokia mobile phones are on sale across more than 80 countries on 45 local websites across 48 languages. According to HMD Global, devices have already been activated in more than 170 countries.

Juho Sarvikas, Chief Product Officer of HMD Global, explained that their journey started with huge expectations from fans and huge responsibility to deliver on the legacy of Nokia phones.

"True to our Scandinavian roots, we designed beautiful devices adhering to the build-quality you expect from the heritage of Nokia phones. We took no shortcuts in integrating the latest technology to enhance your real-life experiences. At the same time, we delivered innovative propositions such as the Dual-Sight experience on Nokia 8 and the extraordinary 2-day battery life on Nokia 2."

“Our first smartphone, the Nokia 6, sold out in China in just 23 seconds. More recently, the Nokia 8 and Nokia 2 were both recognised as delivering genuine flagship quality at a price that doesn't break the bank. The reviews and awards have really spoken for themselves and we are extremely grateful for our fans’ enthusiastic support,” concluded Sarvikas.

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