Nokia – once the dominant phone brand in SA – plans a comeback with its new lineup starting from R4,000

26 April 2018

Telecoms

After being comprehensively beaten by the likes of Samsung for a long time, Nokia believes it ca dominate the South African mobile market again with three new phones it launched on Friday: the Nokia 8, Nokia 7 Plus, and new Nokia 6.

Nokia currently accounts for roughly 6% of smartphone sales in the country – down from a high of 60% in the 2000s.

The Nokia 8 Sirocco will retail in South Africa from R13,000, the Nokia 7 plus from R6,600, and the New Nokia 6 from R4,000.

The Nokia 8 Sirocco, nicknamed the “first Nokia flagship in years”, features a Samsung S-like curved glass display, a 13MP camera, 6GB of RAM, a glass-back with wireless charging, finger print reader and 128GB mass storage with a MicroSD card slot. Read the full article on Business Insider here.