You think Nokia might be very successful on the saturated Android market (poll results)

Nokia just announced that you will be able to find its brand name on a new range of Android-powered smartphones and tablets in the near future thanks to a strategic licensing agreement with HMD global. The latter is a Finland-based company that just acquired the exclusive rights to the "Nokia" branding and intellectual property from Microsoft for the next ten years...
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74 Comments

37. siddharthayadav202

Posts: 286; Member since: Apr 23, 2016

No one in the world can tell. If they price it on par with other manufactures like LG and HTC, then they will surely fall. If on par with Samsung, can't say. If cheaper than Samsung, likely.

42. rkoforever90

Posts: 435; Member since: Dec 03, 2011

lg phones are well priced

39. siddharthayadav202

Posts: 286; Member since: Apr 23, 2016

And if samsung really bring bendable sevices next year that are actually cool, I would expect flagship war won. And if holographic display in 4-5 year, them they will likely rule..

48. crusher

Posts: 16; Member since: Oct 20, 2012

its a licensed 3rd part manufacturer and it will be just crappy, its useless and will cause more damage to Nokia brand Just like the quality Lenovo put out after IBM PC division was sold to them

59. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

So they're going to have their stuff built by another company, as it is with most every mobile company around. From all reports, they're going to use Foxconn to manufacture them. Foxconn manufactures for Apple, Sony, Google, Huawei, Xiaomi, BlackBerry, Acer, and Microsoft. So if they're crappy, then you could say the same for everyone else on the list.

60. Edubarca

Posts: 7; Member since: Mar 16, 2010

Well, as long as Nokia keeps the Rolls Royce quality it had, I'm absolutely sure it will take over at least Samsung market which is not exactly the Rolls of smartphones. To me Samsung is just a Ford or Chevrolet, with all due respect. I am still using my 6 year old Nokia E72 with absolute success. Yes, it is not Android but for my needs, it fits fine. It has never failed, battery lasts two days with internet working, it is almost indestructible and most especially, IT HAS QWERTY key board. It just can't stand the stupid and overrated touch screens. AND all spare parts are easily available if ever needed. Just like a 1929 Rolls Royce!!

61. deewinc

Posts: 455; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

FOXCONN that will be a Chinese handset with Nokia branding such as Alcatel with TCL

62. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

The biggest thing they have against them, they are not in control of building their own phones, simply product control. This can work out for or against. Usually you are delegated to what 'everyone else has', as a result you loose out on unique features that would set you apart. Carl Zeiss probably wont be present, currently they deal with one manufacture at a time, and right now its MS unless something has changed.

69. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

That's true of most smartphone makers out there. See post 59, most of the bigger players aren't making their own devices, including Apple & Microsoft.

65. Edubarca

Posts: 7; Member since: Mar 16, 2010

Nokia had several manufacturing places worldwide, my Nokia E72 for instance, was Made in China, but that doesn't matter as long as the quality is high. Nissan cars are made in Mexico, Renault in Colombia and other countries and the quality is good.l Nikon cameras are made in Thailand etc. Nikon is always a Nikon. I could mention hundreds of companies that have their products made in China or South America in order to bring down costs.

74. Shocky unregistered

Nokia still have great brand recognition, they just need the hardware and better phone designs and they would sell. If Nokia fail to make any gains it's their own fault, they can't blame in on the market.

79. whatev

Posts: 2202; Member since: Oct 28, 2015

Honestly I think it'd be difficult for Nokia to take back its former place as android is extremely saturated, we can see most of the OEM's struggling to make profits steadily, the only brand who is having relatively high returns is Samsung and it'd be difficult for Nokia to take that place taking into consideration they would another player with no differentiation as they used to have before, I think they should come up with something of their own to make a difference as they did in the past, I used to love Nokia but after Microsoft I was very disappointed and I don't think android could make Nokia have the same image they had a few years ago

81. Gabbarx

Posts: 13; Member since: Jul 20, 2015

The only fear i have is Samsung will pay review ers to destroy the Nokia image.

82. Edubarca

Posts: 7; Member since: Mar 16, 2010

Well, Whatev, what we need is not just another Android. What we need is a HIGH QUALITY Android. Samsung might be selling well but it leaves much to be desired as far as quality is concerned. Battery just lasts a few hours per charge, That stupid touch screen is not reliable and all over the Samsung is not high quality for an outrageous price!! Nokia wasn't cheap BUT it was very, very high quality naturally, before Microsoft and the stupidities made by S. Elop,. If Nokia comes back with the same quality as they used to, rest assure, they will climb to No. 1 in no time at all.
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