Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 18th Oct 2012 10:56 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Things ain't going well for Nokia. Their quarterly results are - again - a disaster, and Lumia sales have dropped 28% (50% if you look at just the US). Windows Phone 8 is really going to be a make-it-or-break-it kind of thing. If it doesn't go well, the company might consider going back to focussing on rubber boots.
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RE: win8
by AnXa on Thu 18th Oct 2012 12:30 UTC in reply to "win8"
AnXa
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2008-02-10

That isn't possible. Windows Phone requires powerful hardware underneath. Nokia tried to create cheap WP device, and it ended up horribly with said device not being able to run even the Angry Birds.

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RE[2]: win8
by przemo_li on Thu 18th Oct 2012 13:01 in reply to "RE: win8"
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2010-06-01

Actually WinP7 devices from Nokia had good performance.

But PR disadvantage in perceived one. "Quad core MUST be faster than single core, right?"

But than, Lumia 920 is priced like iPhone, but have lower specs, not to even mention SIII from Samsung....

So again Lumias will LACK performance compared to others.

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