Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 26th Oct 2011 10:32 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Today is the start of Nokia World 2011, the event where Nokia would unveil its first Windows Phone 7 device(s). And so they did. The Finnish mobile giant unveiled two Windows Phone 7 smartphones, as well as four new Series 40 phones for emerging markets. The most interesting thing? Pricing. Pretty aggressive. Update: Anybody want a kidney?
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"western" is the wrong term
by AcacioMartins on Wed 26th Oct 2011 13:33 UTC
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I guess I'm nitpicking, but the use of the term "western" to reference rich countries is inappropriate. I'm Brazilian, and therefore a westerner, but south america(as mentioned in the article) is not rich. Also Australia, Japan and Korea are a few examples of eastern countries that are rich.

Like the rest of the OSnews audience I'm a bit of a nerd and earning above the Brazilian average, so I'm not the target audience of Asha, but adding features to cheap phones matters. To most Brazilians price is the determining factor and features are differentiators. Also Nokia still has pretty strong brand recognition.

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