At the end of last week I happily reported that Nokia would start making smartphones again....As it turns out the report was false. Nokia stated over the weekend that they wouldn't be making devices anymore. In fact they want everyone to know that they have no plans to build new smartphones so much that they released the below statement today:
Nokia reaffirms it currently has no plans to manufacture or sell consumer handsets
April 26, 2015
SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Nokia notes recent news reports claiming the company communicated an intention to manufacture consumer handsets out of a R&D facility in China. These reports are false, and include comments incorrectly attributed to a Nokia Networks executive.
Nokia reiterates it currently has no plans to manufacture or sell consumer handsets.
This makes the end of era official Nokia handset are no longer being made.