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Seeking U.S. comeback, Nokia launches smartphone

1/10/2012 06:22 AM EST
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Sanjib.A
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re: Seeking U.S. comeback, Nokia launches smartphone
Sanjib.A   1/16/2012 4:49:34 PM
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I'm a user of Nokia phone...I like Nokia because the products are very rugged and reliable. But if I want to buy a latest smart phone (available in India) for my use, I would rather buy "Galaxy Note" from Samsung than a Nokia Lumia 800...I haven't seen Lumia 900, but based on Lumia 800 experience, I agree with @eewiz, being late in the tough market, Nokia should come out with something more innovative.

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chanj0   1/11/2012 8:16:22 PM
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The success of the alliance will not be solely depending on how great Microsoft Mobile 7 is. It requires leveraging the goodies from both companies to create the greatest. Nokia is famous in mobile phone market. In addition, they are really good at human technology that they have created a fantastic Man-Machine Interface for their mobile phones for years. Only by building a strong relationship with Microsoft and leveraging their technologies, Nokia will thrive again.

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docdivakar   1/11/2012 6:10:25 PM
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One thing positive for Nokia is its big market presence in many developing countries like India and China. It can leverage that base with new products BUT has to compete on price, features and service. These are tough markets where smartphone business is still a high end market. Nokia can change that, just like it did in the early days of mobile market in these countries. @pjduncan: I have an Android smartphone and an Android tablet, both of which work quite well with Google Navigation. It is not the greatest navigation tool but works. There are more than 20 navigation tools for the Android market and I tried one of the open source tools. You need to download maps of areas you need to navigate with which can be several Gigabytes. MP Divakar

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re: Seeking U.S. comeback, Nokia launches smartphone
pjduncan   1/11/2012 6:31:22 AM
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Google Navigation is hardly great. There would be lots of room for smarter navigation features.

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Wilton.Helm   1/10/2012 8:19:54 PM
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And beyond that Microsoft will have to address the stigma that their OSs are too bloated to ever compete in a resources constrained environment (the primary constraint in this case being battery capacity), not to mention the frequent crashes and reboots MS users have gotten accustomed to. Hmm. Late to the party, underpowered, bloated OS, proprietary OS--We'll see if they can get off the ground.

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eewiz   1/10/2012 10:14:46 AM
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Lumia 900(single core CPU)--Too little too late. If they want to take the market back from Apple and Google, then they should come with something as innovative as iPhone was, at its release time. Not just me too features. Maps could create a differentiation, but the problem is Google and Apple,with its c3 acquisition, is far ahead of Nokia.

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