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Nokia teases that it will be designing and licensing smartphones soon

Nokia will be looking for companies to release smartphones in the near future
By: Anthony Garreffa | Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones News | Posted: Jun 19, 2015 6:40 am

Microsoft will be allowing Nokia to design and license out their own smartphones next year, with Nokia's CEO talking with Manager Magazin, saying that they will be looking for interested companies to release a device in 2016.

 

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Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri said in the interview: "We will look for suitable partners. We would simply design them and then make the brand name available to license". While Nokia sold its Device and Services Division to Microsoft last year, Nokia will regain the ability to license mobile devices to other companies next year.

 

Don't expect a Lumia to be made by another company, as Microsoft retains the rights to Nokia's Lumia, Asha and X brands.

NEWS SOURCES:Engadget.com

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