Nokia CEO: We're Exploring Laptops
Speaking in an interview with a Finnish publication, Nokia CEO Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo said that the company was considering entering the laptop market. In response to a question about laptops, Kallasvuo said, "We are looking very actively also at this opportunity." Nokia is the world's largest maker of mobile phones, and also has a series of Internet tablets that are used for Web browsing. Laptops would be a completely new type of business for Nokia to enter. Kallasvuo didn't expound on what systems or types of laptops the company would make.
This would be a very risky move
Why should Nokia seek to make a move toward a hurting industry that otherwise is moving in the direction that they(Nokia) already have a substantial footprint in?
Waittaminnit - this could be Huge...
What Nokia could do is design the way Apple does: write the OS and software specifically for a very limited set of harware parameters. But: use an Open Source core so that there's a range of progams that could be easily ported in. Basically, a more c...
What you just discribed is what ANY company could/should do. Nokia included. That could be a huge thing for Nokia....or anyone else that steps up and risks such a project.
Hell, HTC could turn around and do this....
Interesting and excited-for real
I'm excited about this prospect. and can't wait to see what Nokia comes up with. unlike the previous post i seriously am excited about this. who knows what this could lead into.