The Nokia has released an official statement in response to recent rumors suggesting that the Nokia is planning to re-enter the smartphone market in 2016. The company has opposed the rumors and confirmed that it has no plans to manufacture or sell consumer handsets.
Below is the short statement given by the company:
[quote_box_center]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.[/quote_box_center]
If you are not aware, based on the deal with Microsoft, Nokia is not permitted to release any handset with its own name until the 2nd half of 2016.