Microsoft just unveiled a new Nokia phone

Microsoft just unveiled a new Nokia phone

The Verge

Microsoft is still making Nokia phones. In a surprise announcement this morning, the software giant unveiled its latest Nokia 216 feature phone. Despite announcing plans to sell its feature phone business to FIH Mobile, a subsidiary of Foxconn, for $350 million earlier this year, Microsoft is still launching new Nokia phones. The new Nokia 216 is one of the most basic phones that Microsoft manufactures, with a 2.4-inch QVGA display, running on the Series 30 OS with the Opera mini browser. It even has a headphone jack.

It's easy to understand why Microsoft continues to create feature phones, as the company still sells millions of them every month. Microsoft previously hoped that feature phone users would create a Microsoft account and...

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