LONDON May 3 Nokia will launch a
range of tablets and "hybrid" smart mobile devices, the
company's chairman, Jorma Ollila, told the Financial Times on
Ollila, who leaves the wounded cellphone maker after 27
years, did not, however, state when the mobile devices would be
He was cited as saying Nokia had been too slow at the start
of the smartphone revolution, when phones started to become
However, he said that the combination of new products and
Nokia services would "make a difference".
"Tablets are an important one, so that is being looked into,
and there will be different hybrids, different form factors
[handset designs] in the future," he said.
(Reporting by Stephen Mangan; Editing by Robert Birsel)