Nokia Cancels X7 for AT&T
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I guess if it worked for the Sham-WOW
Oh, except their last two or three attempts at marketing focused on a sport most Americans tend to ignore, soccer.
And the software is crap anyway. I personally haven't heard a single person comment "oh hey, I want a Nokia phone because it's easy to use or does a lot of stuff, or its unique and intuitive".
Maybe not, but I have heard many people say 'I want a Nokia phone because they have g...
Best not to be sold next to that AT&T garbage anyway
But Nokia is wise to stay away from the junk peddling AT&T who sells dime-a-dozen-Samsung/Motorola/Sony Ericsson/LG phones that break like a toothpick, have poor call quality and suddenly lock up for no reason.
The X7 is a high end phone, so it wouldn't interest those users anyway. AT&T has another reason not to push it... because it would lure too many unsatisfied iPhone users.
nokia hasn't released a quality handset in the states in years.
This is news why?
By canceling this garbage AT&T has managed to sell as many X7's as if they had launched it, 0.
Garbage? Please let us all know how you know this, oh great Phone insider.