HMD Global launches five Nokia phones at MWC 2018

A revamped version of Nokia 8110 now delivers 4G connectivity, has apps like Google Assistant, Google Maps, Google Search, Facebook and Twitter
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HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, has announced four new additions to its Android smartphone portfolio - Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 Plus, new Nokia 6 and Nokia 1.

HMD Global also announced it is to become the first global partner to have a full suite of devices selected into the Android One programme by Google. 

In addition to these new Android smartphones, the iconic Nokia 8110 comes to the fore in a reloaded version, delivering 4G connectivity, apps including Google Assistant, Google Maps, Google Search, Facebook and Twitter, and the return of the slider phone.

Three new Nokia smartphones - the Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 Plus and the new Nokia 6 - join the Android One family, offering a high quality software experience designed by Google. 

Florian Seiche, CEO of HMD Global said: "This time last year, we started our journey with huge expectations from fans and a massive responsibility to deliver on the legacy of one of the most innovative brands in our space. Since then we have reintroduced well-loved icons, forged partnerships with friends old and new and delivered our pure, secure and up-to-date Android experience across our smartphone portfolio. 

"Last year we shipped over 70 million Nokia phones."

Juho Sarvikas, chief product officer of HMD Global said: "Today, we are delighted to announce the expansion of our range with the introduction of five new devices, setting new benchmarks in smartphone design with Nokia 8 Sirocco and delivering our most accessible smartphone to date in Nokia 1."

Jamie Rosenberg, VP, Business & Operations, Android & Google Play added: "Android One is our flagship partner programme, and this comprehensive line-up of new Nokia smartphones represents our biggest partnership to date. Now, users around the world can find the perfect device to fit their needs and know they're getting a high-quality hardware and software experience that's smart, secure, and simply amazing."


Nokia 8 Sirocco will be available from early April for a global average retail price of €749 ($923).

Nokia 7 Plus will be available from early April for a global average retail price of €399($492).

New Nokia 6 will be available from May for a global average retail price of €279($344).

Nokia 1 will be available from early April for a global average retail price of $85. 

Nokia 8110 will be available from May for a global average retail price of €79($97).

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