Yes; Nokia is back in mobile, but don’t start dreaming smartphones yet. Withings is a consumer electronics company founded in 2008 and located in France. Their products include wearables, among other mobile/smart/digital health products. Nokia is acquiring Withings.
Products in the portfolio of Withings include: fitness tracking watches, connected scales, home monitoring cameras, and bed sensors. Yes; Nokia is very much alive in the mobile and consumer electronics market.
The acquisition process is expected to be concluded before the end of the year.
Founder of MobilityArena. Yomi’s journey in mobile started in 2001. Besides obsessing over mobile phones, he also started creating WAP sites (early mobile-friendly websites created with WML). He began writing about phones in 2004 and has been at it since then. He has owned over 200 devices, from Symbian, Palm, PocketPC/Windows Mobile, BlackBerry/BB10, webOS, Windows Phone, Firefox, Ubuntu Touch, to Android, iOS, and KaiOS operating systems.