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Feature phones

Sep 20th, 2016, by in Latest news

The Nokia 216, a new feature phone to be released in the Indian later this fall may be the Microsoft’s last feature phone before Microsoft completes the sale of its feature phone business.

May 23rd, 2016, by in Latest news

Recently, an image of an unreleased Microsoft branded feature phone surfaced from Chinese website Baidu (via NPU) revealing a pretty basic device. This is pretty interesting as Microsoft previously confirmed that it’s selling its feature phone division to Foxconn for $350 million. The handset spotted at Baidu comes with a RM-1182 model number. It seems […]

May 18th, 2016, by in Latest news

Microsoft has finally confirmed that the company is selling its feature phone division to¬†FIH Mobile Ltd., a subsidiary of Hon Hai/Foxconn Technology Group, and HMD Global, Oy for $350 million. As a part of this deal,¬†Microsoft Mobile Vietnam, the company’s manufacturing facility in Vietnam, will also come under FIH Mobile. Once the agreement is done, […]

Jan 28th, 2016, by in Latest news

The Nokia 230 is a low-priced non-touch feature phone developed for emerging markets

Nov 25th, 2015, by in Latest news

Microsoft has officially announced two new feature phones, the Nokia 230 and the Nokia 230 dual-SIM for users looking for an extremely cheap spare phone. You cannot compare the handsets with today’s smartphones, but these new handsets do look quite attractive, thanks to their aluminium back cover and a polycarbonate frame. Both handsets are equipped […]

Jun 3rd, 2015, by in Latest news

Microsoft has introduced an ultra-affordable Nokia 105 and Nokia 105 Dual SIM handset. It’s the successor to the popular Nokia 105 released earlier this year in February, and it’s surprising to see that Microsoft didn’t change the name of the handset and decided to go with the same Nokia 105 moniker. Usually, the company do […]

Dec 4th, 2014, by in Latest news

Earlier this year, Microsoft acquired Nokia’s Devices and Services division for over $7 billion. Since the, the software giant has made quite a lot of changes to promote its Lumia range of products, such as discontinuing the AOSP based Nokia X line up, as well as the Asha series. However, there’s one category which is […]

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