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[2]: Comment by TBPrince
by TBPrince on Fri 19th Oct 2012 21:09 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by TBPrince"
TBPrince
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Last year it sold many more. Sales are decreasing (not only smartphones but also dumbphones which where Nokia´s strong point) while the competors and the total amount of mobile phones in the world are increasing. That´s a total failure in my opinion.


Except that number of phone sold in Q3 2012 increased over Q2 by more than 4 millions. Plus analysts forecast a drop in smartphone sales (i.e. those priced at $300 or above) of more than 10% next quarter and those phones accounts for 70% of phone sales for Samsung and 100% for Apple.

I'm surprised people think Nokia is going belly up when it sold more than 77 millions phones this last quarter only. Or maybe I'm not.

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