35 million Nokia feature phones were shipped in 2016

If you thought the feature phones were going extinct, then you were wrong. While these particular mobile phones rarely make the news, they are still accounting for a huge chunk of the total phones sales. And the fact that in 2016 35 million of those were shipped under the Nokia brand is all the proof you need.

Last December HMD acquired the rights for Nokia phones and has already launched a few new models, such as the Nokia 150. Microsoft and HMD combined have managed to ship over 35 million Nokia feature phones in 2016, so this segment and alive and kicking, although it’s a huge drop from…