Nokia-branded Android phones reportedly outsold Google, HTC, and OnePlus over the holidays

Nokia might not be technically manufacturing phones anymore, but Nokia-branded handsets (made by HMD) are reportedly beating Google, HTC, and OnePlus sales. Counterpoint analyst Neil Shah revealed on Twitter that HMD’s Nokia-branded Android phones outsold HTC, Sony, Google, Lenovo, OnePlus, and a number of other manufacturers in the recent holiday quarter. TechRadar reports that HMD sold 4.4 million Nokia-branded phones in Q4 2017, that’s more in three months than Google’s Pixel sales for the entire year. While Nokia’s brand rebound in phones sounds impressive compared to the competition, it’s still at the bottom end of the smartphone market. If the figures are accurate then HMD’s phones are 11th in terms of world marketshare, at just a... Continue reading…