Jolla, the Finnish smartphone startup steered by ex-Nokians, has teamed up with the design firm behind Nokia's E-Series device line.
Infinity, a Finnish design company, has been working with Jolla for the past six months on the design of Jolla's forthcoming, it announced on Monday.
The company has not shared any details about what the device it's working with Jolla on and would not disclose how many models it has been contracted to design when contacted by ZDNet.
Jolla is working on its own Sailfish smartphone while alsotheir own devices around the platform.
Infinity's history in mobile design includes work on Mikko Kämäräine., as well as more than 50 Nokia headsets and chargers, according to Infinity's CEO,
"We worked extensively on E-Series and were the subcontractor that helped design that," Kämäräine told ZDNet.
More recently, Infinity has designed a number of Huawei's smartphones for the Chinese market and its new, launched at this year's Mobile World Congress, according to Kämäräine.
Huawei for its part has been investing more in Finland,to establish a smartphone R&D facility in Helsinki for its Windows and Android devices.