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If this is the best Nokia can do, then they should quit

ibnturab

Oct 26, 2011, 5:36 PM
Seriously, this is ridiculous. They have getting their butts kicked for the past 3 years in the smartphone market and this is the best they can do ? Has nokia ever heard of diversification ? HTC got it, Samsung got it, but Nokia just doesn't get it. Why does nokia think they can outsell all the other OS's when windows 7 has been selling miserably by HTC and Samsung over the past year ? This has nothing to do with which OS is better at this point. Big corporations are about making money, and making money only. So what would nokia have lost if they were to sell both Android and Win7 ?

The answer is that they wouldn't have lost anything and instead, NOkia would most likely own the Android market with their superior hardware. Most Nokia emp...
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justfinethanku

Oct 26, 2011, 6:13 PM
sell what sells, and trash the rest.



Because Nokia Windows Phone 7 handsets aren't selling that well?
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ibnturab

Oct 26, 2011, 6:50 PM
Windows 7 mobiles from nokia have just been introduced. But those of HtC and Samsung have been out there and have not been selling to hot. Its the 4th quarter and basically nOkia is pulling a hail mary , but they have a traitor quarterback (elop) who already gave the playbook over (to microsoft).
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fahrende

Oct 27, 2011, 12:11 AM
You do realize that MS also realizes it's a done deal if it doesn't win in the smartphone space. Both players are desperate. MS has been historically bad at hardware and it has been especially true with phones. Yes, MS has TONS of cash, but once that burn starts because they're losing money, it doesn't take very long to bleed to death.

And you're wrong. Nokia isn't basically pulling a hail Mary. The ARE pulling a hail Mary. Elop has been clear about this from day one.

A forum like this is a horrible place to get genuine consumer feedback. Nokia and MS don't have to win the 0.01% extremists like yourself in order to succeed. If companies made decisions based on what was written here, we'd have nothing to buy. Of course companie...
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Vmac39

Oct 26, 2011, 8:55 PM
You know, with that mentality, the only phones would be Android or iPhone. Why not get on with an OS that gives people another option? Everyone doesn't want or like Android or iPhone.
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