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chanj0
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re: Nokia bleeds $1.38 billion in Q4; sales drop 21 percent
chanj0   2/1/2012 12:00:03 AM
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The community perception of Microsoft Windows product may not have a +ve impact to Nokia. However, having spent a couple of hours in Microsoft store to play Lumia 710, I am impressed with the overall quality and the stability of the product. I can't wait to see Lumia 800 and Lumia 900. I believe the alliance of Nokia and Microsoft will have a chance in the smartphone market. Nonetheless, my concern is whether Nokia is able to come up a couple differentiators over the other Windows phone maker. Without them, Nokia is just like other players - HTC, Samsung, etc.

goafrit
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re: Nokia bleeds $1.38 billion in Q4; sales drop 21 percent
goafrit   1/28/2012 5:45:55 PM
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Nokia has only Lumia now - Mr Elop days are being counted. I do not think Nokia can recover.

sige
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re: Nokia bleeds $1.38 billion in Q4; sales drop 21 percent
sige   1/28/2012 2:20:16 PM
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And ST Ericsson is betting on Nokia to sell a lot more Windows phones...bad assumption...

Sanjib.A
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re: Nokia bleeds $1.38 billion in Q4; sales drop 21 percent
Sanjib.A   1/28/2012 2:16:25 PM
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Betting on Windows phone will dominate over the Windows phone from Samsung and HTC is too much of optimism for Nokia...it is too late now...Nokia needs a breakthrough which would make the company to turn around as it was done by Steve Jobs for Apple.

t.alex
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re: Nokia bleeds $1.38 billion in Q4; sales drop 21 percent
t.alex   1/28/2012 12:07:37 AM
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Windows Phone still can't help. This is damn worrying.

prabhakar_deosthali
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re: Nokia bleeds $1.38 billion in Q4; sales drop 21 percent
prabhakar_deosthali   1/27/2012 10:43:17 AM
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The same is true for RIM which is also going down fast - unable to respond to the market forces.

kdboyce
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re: Nokia bleeds $1.38 billion in Q4; sales drop 21 percent
kdboyce   1/27/2012 5:55:10 AM
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It is a telling comment that the analyst thinks that an Asian company could buy out Nokia. While I agree they probably could, the fact that no one else anywhere else probably would is a sad commentary on how the mobile phone industry has gone in less than 5 years. Motorola, largely credited with making cell phone technology a reality, is now part of Google. For Nokia Mobile phones(who really dominated the market for so long) to disappear into the bowels of another company would continue the object lesson - innovate or die! Easier said than done.



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