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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RE: market share!
by cdude on Fri 25th Jan 2013 20:14 UTC in reply to "market share!"
cdude
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2008-09-21

No problem (not). There is plenty left (not) and when the new WP9 Lumia comes next year (not) it all will change (not)!

Edited 2013-01-25 20:15 UTC

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RE[2]: market share!
by Nelson on Fri 25th Jan 2013 21:06 in reply to "RE: market share!"
Nelson Member since:
2005-11-29

You would be correct were you not being sarcastic. There is plenty of marketshare to go along because the market is growing at an astonishing rate.

While Nokia loss dramatic marketshare, others, like Apple, gained dramatic marketshare.

I think its unwise to assume that Nokia will never return to a meaningful position (say 20%) because as the market has shown, ANYTHING can happen.

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RE[3]: market share!
by cdude on Sat 26th Jan 2013 10:13 in reply to "RE[2]: market share!"
cdude Member since:
2008-09-21

ANYTHING can happen.


And it did happen...

Nokia loss dramatic marketshare


and 2 years and 2 failed Windows Phone tries later...

There is plenty of marketshare to go


Near all of the market share to be exact. What means the Lumia strategy did not worked out, failed miserable 2 times and within that 2 years market share fall down to a rounding error. Consequence will be that strategy is changed and then indeed...

I think its unwise to assume that Nokia will never return


They can return to say 20% OR MORE like they had before that strategy for decades depending on how the new strategy works out.

Edited 2013-01-26 10:16 UTC

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