Linked by Anonymous on Thu 18th Jul 2013 14:09 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless The decline continues for Nokia. While Lumia sales volume increased by 32% to 7.2 million during Q2, this was well short of the 8.1 million analysts expected would be sold. Meanwhile, smartphone sales are down 10.2 million units from Q2 2012, based solely on the death of Symbian. Did Nokia jump from a burning platform to a sinking ship? Or will the next Windows Phone update finally bring feature parity with Symbian? Note from Thom: Loads of new models, yet still not the turning point we are promised every time Nokia releases quarterly figures. I'm sure the next quarter, with the next new flagship, will turn it all around.
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by cdude on Sat 20th Jul 2013 19:26 UTC in reply to "Comment"
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To be fair: Windows Phone isn't exactly Microsoft's top priority or field of expertise. Surface was a serious try and that was something between tablet and laptop. Still failed there too like with Kin, Zune, etc before. Nothing new or unexpected.

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