back to article Nokia inks wide-ranging deal with Xiaomi: Not just IP and handsets

Nokia may be a spent force in smartphones since selling its devices business to Microsoft, but it still aims to be the power behind the throne of other vendors via its technology licensing programme. Its technology, and its venerable brand, are already enabling new smartphones from Finnish startup HCL, and tablets from Foxconn …

  1. Jon B

    Hopefully that clears a few patent potholes

    I know Xiaomi were prevented from marketing and selling their phones in most Western markets under the threat of severe patent litigation from one incumbant or another. My last few phones have all been Xiaomi direct from China and they are great, the Redmi 4X Pro is seriously the best bang for buck phone out there right now.

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