Both Nokia and HP are planning to release new smartphones in 2017, according tp reports.
After it launched the HP Elite x3 smartphone in 2016 which was not quite successful, HP is planning to launch another Wcustomer-focused Windows Phone handset probably in February 2017, Phone Arena reported.
"Features like Glance, ClearBlack display, double tap to wake, and advanced camera functionality will be implemented in the HP's Windows Phone handset," the report added.
Seperately, Nokia is planning to re-enter the smartphone business, a slide from Nokia's Capital Markets Day 2016 has revealed.
The event that was held on November 15 for investors, the company stated that 2017 will represent "Nokia brand's return to smartphones."
Nokia will rope in Finnish company HMD Global, and Taiwanese giant Foxconn to manufacture the smartphones.
The first smartphone of Nokia after its come back is rumoured to be the D1C that runs on Android 7 Nougat with a Snapdragon 430 processor, and offers a 1080p display and 3 GB of RAM.