Nokia Mobile aka HMD Global has now officially confirmed what many analyst firms have been reporting about its financial performance in year 2021. Not only the year 2021 was profitable for Nokia Mobile, it also registered a revenue growth of 41% over 2020.
HMD Global has also attributed this performance to the success of affordable Nokia smartphones. The company also forecasts one million subscriptions to its Services suite in H1 2022 ensuring big scaling of its enterprise services.
ESPOO, FINLAND, 28 February 2022 – Hot on the heels of the recent launch of the Nokia G11 and Nokia G21 earlier this month, HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announces three new Nokia C-series smartphones – the Nokia C21, Nokia C21 Plus and Nokia C2 2nd Edition. This is in response to success for Nokia smartphones within the affordable smartphone market, which saw a 41% smartphone revenue growth for HMD increase from 2020 to 2021. HMD Global reached its first full year of operational profitability in 2021.
Forecasting one million subscriptions to its Services suite in H1 2022, HMD’s Services business will see significant growth and scale in 2022. This milestone marks an inflection point in the scale of HMD Global’s connectivity, EMM, IoT and security offerings and positions the company for greater penetration into the enterprise space in the coming years.
Florian Seiche, Chief Executive Officer, HMD Global:
“2021 was a transformational year, resulting in solid revenue growth across the business and today, we are celebrating a profitable new chapter for HMD Global with the release of three new affordable Nokia devices which are not only safe, reliable and durable, but ensure as many people as possible can access the latest innovative technology for less.
I am excited to announce that our services portfolio includes a secure device financing solution for smartphones and other devices. At HMD, we are bringing together these two ingredients, a high-quality smartphone experience and a financing solution which builds upon our mission to make modern mobile technology accessible to everyone.
Combined with the success of our enterprise services offering scaling to one million subscriptions in the first half of the year, and delivering the exceptional level of services clients expect from us, we are delivering an accessible and seamlessly connected experience for people and enterprises worldwide.’
Nokia Mobile has also launched and made new audio accessories available in the market. Nokia Go Earbuds2+ and Nokia Headphones (Wired and Wireless versions) come in Black and White color options. Read the full details below.
HMD’s growth story continues with the accessories range, doubling the accessories business in 2021 with ambitious plans for future growth. The new phones come with a range of accessories, including over-ear wired and wireless headphones, and truly wireless earbuds offering an easy, hands-free calling experience.
- Nokia Go Earbuds2+ – a truly wireless, clear sound with environmental noise cancellation (ENC) and comfortable fit at ultra-high value, whilst sweat and splash resistance and up to 24 hours of playtime will see users through the longest and rainiest of days.
- Nokia Headphones (come in wired and wireless versions) – a super lightweight design with soft over-ear cushioning and a foldable arm for extra comfort and convenience, make for a seamless experience whether working or listening to music
Nokia Go Earbuds2 + are available now in select markets globally in Black and White colour options for a global average price of 39 Eur
o UK availability to be announced (£35.90 GBP)
· Nokia Wireless Headphones are available now in select markets globally in Black and White colour options for a global average price of 49 Eur
o UK availability to be announced (£45.90 GBP)
· Nokia Wired Headphones are available now in select markets globally in Black and White colour options for a global average price of 30 Eur
o UK availability to be announced (£29.90 GBP)