Monika Maurer, Chief Operating Officer, Nokia, at the announcement of the production of 5G-ready AirScale Multiband Radio at Nokia Plant, Oragadam on the outskirts of Chennai.

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Ajey Mehta, vice president- India, HMD Global, Pranav Shroff, director, global portfolio strategy, HMD Global and Larry Paulson, Vice President and President, Qualcomm India at the launch of Nokia 8 phones, in New Delhi.

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HMD Global Chief Marketing Officer Pekka (R) and HMD Global Vice President (India) Ajey Mehta during the launch of three smartphones by Nokia, at a press conference in New Delhi.

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Arto Nummela, Chief Executive Officer at HMD Global, shows the new re-launched Nokia 3310 phone, ahead of the Mobile World Congress wireless show in Barcelona, Spain. Finland-based HMD Global is re-launching the simple Nokia 3310 model along with unveiling three new devices at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

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Security persons at Nokia India’s plant at Sriperumbudur near Chennai. The manufacturing services at the plant has been terminated as Microsoft which has acquired Nokia announced that it will turn the facility into a contract manufacturing unit.

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One of Nokia’s rural outdoor campaigns

The Nokia headquarters located in Keilaniemi, Espoo, Finland, are "On the move" to join Nokia Solutions and Networks' headquarters in Karakallio, Espoo.

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Employees leave Finnish mobile maker Nokia’s plant at the end of their shift in Komarom, 84 kms northwest of Budapest. Earlier Nokia announced the lay off of 2,300 of the total 4,400 employees from this factory due to transfer of its smart phone production to Asia. The lay-off will affect 2,050 blue-collar and 250 white-collar workers by the end of the year.

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Riya Sen poses with the newly launched Nokia N8 mobile phone in Hyderabad. The phone is priced approximately at INR 26,259.

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The new Nokia Booklet 3G netbook is seen at the Nokia World09 in Stuttgart, Germany. The sale of the Booklet 3G will start in October 2009.

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A model poses with a Nokia 5230 at its launch in New Delhi. The touch phone is priced at 10,000 rupees.

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