Nokia tallies strong feature phone sales in third quarter of 2017, led by iconic 3310

Research firm Counterpoint Research pulled out its trusty slide rule and computed that during the third quarter of 2017, which covered July through September, Nokia licensee HMD Global sold 2.8 million Nokia smartphones worldwide. During the same time frame, the company sold 13.5 million Nokia feature phones. For the quarter, Nokia placed 16th among smartphone manufacturers and third among those producing feature phones. Combined, Nokia was the eighth largest handset producer worldwide for Q3.

The 2.8 million smartphones that Nokia sold globally during the third quarter easily topped the …


After 24 hours, the Nokia 6 tallies over 250,000 registrations for its January 19th flash sale

Unveiled last weekend by HMD, the Nokia 6 is an exclusive for China’s JD.com online mall. The phone is priced at the equivalent of $245 USD, and those interested in purchasing the device can register for a flash sale taking place on January 19th. Each registration you enter for the handset costs $9, which is deducted from the price of the phone for those who end up buying it via the flash sale.

In the first 24 hours, over 250,000 registrations have been received for the Nokia 6. This is a mid-range model powered by Android. The Nokia 6 is just the first of what will be as many as seven new …