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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RE[2]: Who cares anymore?
by chithanh on Fri 19th Jul 2013 02:42 UTC in reply to "RE: Who cares anymore?"
chithanh
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2006-06-18

Supposedly the Asha 501 is an even bigger leap for the OS.

The technology for the Nokia 501 was brought in from the Smarterphone acquisition. Also, Ashas are doing worse than Lumias or Featurephones.

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RE[3]: Who cares anymore?
by przemo_li on Sun 21st Jul 2013 21:48 in reply to "RE[2]: Who cares anymore?"
przemo_li Member since:
2010-06-01

Actually Asha do fine.

Even Nokia started to include it in "Smartphones" rows to improve overall numbers.

Though You are right. Best performance for Nokia delivered high end Symbian and MeeGo phones. (Compare avr price numbers, they do not add up unless its Symbian doing heavy lifting)

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