Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 17th Oct 2013 13:30 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless

Jorma Ollila, ex-chairman of Nokia, admits Windows Phone was the wrong choice.

While Nokia brought in Elop and focused on Windows Phone, Ollila admits Microsoft's software hasn't helped the company. "We were not successful in using Microsoft's operating system to create competitive products, or an alternative to the two dominant companies in the field", he says, while noting it's "impossible to say what would have happened to the company if different decisions had been made in early 2011 or at some other time."

As if failing sales, a terrible financial situation, and a sale to Microsoft weren't enough evidence to conclude Windows Phone was the wrong choice for Nokia, we now have it straight from Nokia itself.

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RE[2]: Obvious
by missingxtension on Thu 17th Oct 2013 21:44 UTC in reply to "RE: Obvious"
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I don't believe the hardware is top notch.
I can't believe that when I see the 1020 specs its a 920 with 41 megapixelz. But it would have been nice to have a quad core that would wake up with 8.1.
I mean come on, we all know the 900 would run 8 just fine. Instead its stuck with 7.8.
we all know the future of the 1020, its already outdated! After all megapixelz aren't a requirement for future updates. Usually it is processing power.

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