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For Nokia Smartphone Success, Hardware Design Isn’t Enough (Premium)

Paul Thurrott
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For Nokia Smartphone Success, Hardware Design Isn't Enough (Premium)

I am curiously excited by Nokia's return to the smartphone market. But the newly-announced handsets are not enough.

Don't get me wrong, they're a great first step. Even without a true flagship-class handset, HMD's new Nokia-branded lineup is impressive. Each device is beautiful and appears to be well made. And the prices are something to be cheered in this era of ever-more expensive smartphones.

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