Nokia's new smartphone [Herald, The (Scotland)]
(Herald, The (Scotland) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) MOBILE phone firm Nokia plans to unveil new, large-screen mobile handsets as it aims to step up the competition for Apple and Samsung in the smartphone market.
Sources said the new models will include a "phablet" - a common name for a smartphone - with screens over five inches.
Technology blogs have also said that Nokia plans to launch a tablet device.
The Finnish mobile phone company, which has fallen behind Samsung and Apple in recent years, has stepped up the pace of product launches in the past year in a bid to stem a decline in sales.
Market leader Samsung is leading the way in phablets and Apple remains the top seller of tablets.
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