Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 25th Jan 2013 14:20 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Buried deep within Nokia's press release about its financial results, there's a line that pretty much signals the end of one of the most popular and successful mobile operating systems in history. With Nokia retiring its use, Symbian is no more.
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Go check data first.

Nokia grew (in smartphones) 10% in the last 6 months.

(Smartphone) Industry in same 6 months? 57%.

2y ago Nokia had 29% of SMARTPHONE market.

Now ? 3%

Its fastest demise for any company from Top500 list.

And before you are happy with "profitability"

Avrg. loss made per (Smartphone) handset is around 22%...

Nokia LOSE 1/5 of the price of each Smartphone it sell.
And they do not have stockpile of HQ's for sale.

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