Nokia is a rubber manufacturing company started in 1885. With lot of ups and down it finally settled in telecommunication and mobile manufacturing industry. Nokia even had the reputation of producing the personal computers known as MikroMikko, MikroMikko1 in early 80’s of the twentieth century.
Nokia is also known for its high quality CRT and TF LCD displays. This business was brought by ViewSonic in 2000. In 1992 (after the tragic suicide of its CEO in 1988), the company gave up all its businesses and concentrated only on telecommunications. Nokia is the key contributor to manufacture and sell the GSM standard mobiles. The GSM standard was adopted by EU in 1987. After focusing on GSM technologies, Nokia became the biggest mobile manufacturer in 1998. It retained its 1st position for 14 consecutive years i.e. till 2012, the time when Android and Apple wave swept across the world.
Prestigious mobile phones from Nokia includes but not limited to Nokia 2651, Nokia 7190, Nokia 6800 curve ball, Nokia 7510, Nokia 9300, Nokia Cityman 900, Nokia Cityman 1320, Nokia 1011 (the most popular GSM phone in 1992), Nokia 5800 Xpress Music, Nokia 5100, Nokia 5185-i, Nokia 3310 (considered as most lovable handset of all time), Nokia 3105, Nokia 7250, Nokia 6650, Nokia 6600 (it holds the reputation of selling million handsets and features Bluetooth, expandable memory and a VGA camera), Nokia 5800i Xpress Music, Nokia 7610, Nokia 7610 SupreNova, Noia 9000il, Nokia 7280 (the lipstick phone with no touchpad and no touch screen), Nokia 7260, Nokia 9300 (starting the Communicator series), Nokia Communicator 9000, Nokia 820 tiny, Nokia 7710(Nokia’s first attempt in touch screen segment), Nokia N72, Nokia N8 (First mobile handset with 12MP camera and autofocus), Nokia E71 (Qwerty Keyboard), Nokia E66, Nokia E6, Nokia 9500, Nokia X2, Nokia NM706i, Nokia N-Gage (phone and gaming gadget), Nokia N97 (sliding Qwerty Keyboard), Nokia N93, Nokia N73 (3G and front Camera) , Nokia N9 (major phone before switching to windows mobile OS), Nokia N95 (called as iPhone killer in those days), Nokia X7, Nokia X5, Nokia 1110, Nokia 1101, Nokia 1100, Nokia 808 PureView (Last Symbian Os phone), Nokia 770 Internet Tablet (first device to run on Maemo OS), Nokia 616, Nokia 5100 etc. This list never ends and the same is the case with Nokia’s position in telecommunication market.