PETALING JAYA: Nokia aims to recapture Malaysian market share with the roll-out of its latest Android-powered smartphones, the Nokia 3, 5 and 6 here.
HMD Global, the exclusive licensee of the Nokia brand of mobile phones and tablets, said the trio of Android devices would be available at local retails stores from mid-June.
Vice-President for Asia Pacific, James Rutherfoord said the smartphones, which combined superior craftsmanship, distinctive design and features with a pure Android experience, marked the beginning of an exciting new era for Nokia.
“We want to be a top global smartphone player in the next few years, and right now, have set up offices in 50 countries, including Malaysia,” he told a press conference after the product launch.
Finland”s Nokia commanded a substantial market share of the global mobile phone segment in the 90s with its best-selling models, which included the Nokia 3310.
HMD Global’s country manager for Malaysia and Myanmar Vijay Thangavelu said the Nokia 3, 5 and 6 would be priced at RM599, RM799 and RM999 respectively.
The company will be rolling out the revamped iconic Nokia 3310 to retail at RM239 in the first week of June. – Bloomberg
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