There was information that Nokia plans to sell its smartphone division to Microsoft in the near future. The largest bank in Denmark Danske Bank, apparently having something to do with this process.
Such information does not seem to be anything out of the ordinary. Position Nokia The smartphone market is deteriorating day by day. Partnership with Microsoft has not yet led to any noticeable results. The latter is generally only interested in pushing as many smartphones under the control of Windows phone.
Thus, the Finnish manufacturer will retain only the production of mobile phones. This is so far the only sector where Nokia still feels confident enough to remain a leader. But the cost of simple phones is constantly decreasing, and markets are shrinking. Will narrow specialization be the beginning of the end of the company?
On the other hand, there is also an opinion that by abandoning everything else, the company will be able to focus on what it has always been good at. The market is now clearly experiencing an acute shortage of simple, well-assembled and interesting outwardly "dialers". That's just in this situation, the industry leader Nokia never be again.
We have previously written about the Nokia most likely to sell the division for the production of phones Vertu.