Nokia Lumia 920 sold out in Germany
0. phoneArena 17 Nov 2012, 16:22 posted on
Nokia Germany says that the Nokia Lumia 920 is sold out in Germany, a first for the manufacturer in the country, and it is asking dealers with inventory of the phone to post on Nokia's Facebook wall, along with customers with knowledge of where to find the handset in Germany...
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1. imnotascammer (Posts: 160; Member since: 22 Aug 2012)
Seems like Nokia is really back in the game! :)
11. -box- (Posts: 3991; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)
Good to know people can appreciate one of the best phones in the world!
37. srgonu (Posts: 254; Member since: 13 Feb 2012)
Unacceptable front facing camera on Lumia phones. Looks like they haven't even used VGA.
2. redmd (Posts: 1272; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)
last year they said the same thing about the 800. still during the time of Motorola droid, the iPhone dominated and people seriously considered it as a better alternative in terms of functionality. are we looking at the 920 that way?
13. MeoCao (unregistered)
Samsung made the GS3 preorder number available, Nokia should do the same. Nokia has a track record of misleading marketing.
But I do think Lumia 920 has great innovations and Nokia has done a good job with the phone unlike L900.
23. BillyG (Posts: 305; Member since: 24 Sep 2012)
indeed, first with their pureview that wasn't 'pure' enough... and now sold out from probably only 1k units available for each country...
24. tango_charlie (Posts: 250; Member since: 16 Nov 2011)
Exactly! Last year they claimed the same for U.K. There were many reports of the 800 being so popular that it sold out there and now it's German's turn.
After releasing the quarterly financial results it was clear that it was just marketing scam. In fact U.K. had the worst number of sales of Lumia 800's among Europe!!!
3. myownchoice (Posts: 22; Member since: 31 Oct 2012)
Sales are good... but for me, im Gonna wait till the next version of wp... see if nokia or ms will let the lumia 920 have it.. then ill go wp ... too bad.. if new version of wp means new phone..
14. MeoCao (unregistered)
Google is a young and innovative company, MS is an old and ineffective monopoly and I don't think MS can get in the mobile game, it's just too late for them and they only have themselves to balme.
15. neutralguy (Posts: 1152; Member since: 30 Apr 2012)
wow, i've been seeing your every comment in this site and all you have is hate for MS.
DUDE! WAKE UP! You must be stuck on 2011 where android hype is all around. Don't worry, android would still be on top, but you can never be sure that it would only be 2-player game this time around. Accept the fact that MS' OS is gaining track.
Better late than never.
17. thelegend6657 (unregistered)
Meocao is a Samsung fanboy .
When the iPhone is introduced everyone loved it now not anymore because of android
2 year later people will not love android as much anymore thanks to windows phone
25. TylerGrunter (Posts: 1524; Member since: 16 Feb 2012)
Seriously? I think WP has a wonderful UI, but that´s about it. If it takes market it will take it from the feature phones and from the iPhone mostly.
OS are markets with a ton of inercy, so I very much doubt you´ll prediction has any real chance.
28. thelegend6657 (unregistered)
Just saying . Users from apple will probably jump ship to windows phone as they think Android is too wild and open .
30. myownchoice (Posts: 22; Member since: 31 Oct 2012)
feel sorry for u guys... u r missing a lot out here... i bet u r using a mac instead of a pc.... lol.. many people want to be free and do wat they want....not like u..
32. thelegend6657 (unregistered)
I am using a windows 8 PC .
I used to love mac os before windows 8 but i never owned one .Windows 8 is still the best . Although i love Mac OS because i think their hardware is overpriced sh*t .
I love to use my uncle's macbook air , but mac gives you a freedom of flashing windows on it when you get bored of OSX . Its easier to flash windows on mac than flash OSX on a windows pc ..
36. haseebzahid (Posts: 1853; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)
many people like to use their pc for important stuff not screw it up in customization and stuff that isnt really productive at all
19. MeoCao (unregistered)
LOL, I never sleep so how can I wake up? Let's wait and see how WP can do.
I think L920 may do well but that is primarily b-c of L920 excellent camera and not the OS.
29. thelegend6657 (unregistered)
Good screen (but not as good as the DROID DNA ) , decent OS , beautiful design .
Windows phone is more user friendly , more snappy and more beautiful than android .
Best part about it is its the center between the wild android and apple's walled garden . Not too open , but not too closed .
I plan to pick up a Lumia 800 or HTC One S as my secondary phone , which one is your pick ?
I like HTC because great design , decent hardware and sense ! HTC sense is the most polished and beautiful android skin out there .
Its either sense or stock . Other android skin sucks
4. btbotimtim (Posts: 184; Member since: 08 Dec 2010)
that is a good news cuz i bought some nokia stocks a few day ago...
5. kaliil10 (Posts: 145; Member since: 16 May 2012)
I live in Germany specially in Munich...there is a great demand of this monster L920
6. MC1123 (Posts: 1255; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)
i want lumia 920 too!! cant wait to arrive in my country!
7. igoramadas (Posts: 2; Member since: 11 Sep 2012)
Media Markt in Alexanderplatz, Berlin, has TONS os Lumia 920 in stock. Just went there today.
The one in Neukoln also has some stock, but just the white one.
9. Credo (Posts: 748; Member since: 19 Apr 2012)
Hii, do you know if they have a Cyan one? Becouse i heard that Germany also would get the Cyan 920 .... Greets
8. Credo (Posts: 748; Member since: 19 Apr 2012)
i'm from Belgium, where the Nokia Lumia 900 is only availble in black or white, but i got my Cyan one imported from Germany, now i really really hope the Nokia Lumia 920 comes in Cyan in Germany, otherwise i won't be buying the phone :(
10. vishalvenky (Posts: 67; Member since: 12 Feb 2012)
L920 is the phone which will boost market share of windows.. but Nokia make sure that u r manufacturing large units of them..
and guys it may sound cheepish but in the 9th line it says NOKLIA..
12. chunk1x (Posts: 248; Member since: 25 Jun 2011)
This is impressive but hopefully this will be enough to keep Nokia afloat. I still want to see them survive to make a true 808 replacement.
18. neutralguy (Posts: 1152; Member since: 30 Apr 2012)
it's like n8 all over again, I hope, this time arround, nokia can coupe up.
20. 7thspaceman (Posts: 1552; Member since: 14 Feb 2011)
the early windows phone 7 devices were loaded with mid technology and people really would not want to buy or go on a 2 or 3 year contract for a smart phones with that kind of technology but today's Windows 8 smart phones have up to date high technology in them thanks in part to the new Windows 8 OS. now Folks see a smart phone that can do the job with competent results and they are not paying for a low technology device .The Nokia 920 although a big phone physically is well made and can take up the wear and tear of use over the years and has a good Camera to take a fast photo with this is ga great combo. and fof the Windows tile interface it is the best thing that could happen to it to introduce more People the OS. for Nokia if they put Android jelly bean on a slightly different smart phone body with 920 electronics and a pure view camera on it the Nokia Company would make a strong comeback to be one of the best smart phone makers in the world and would simply crush the competition an android 920 like smart phone is the most feared smart phone the other smart phone manufacturers do not want to see come into existance.
21. darac (Posts: 2156; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)
You all have to put things into perspective.
Sure, on its own, Nokia 920 is a fine phone that will sell well.
But what this means for wp market share?
When Motorola Droid appeared, the touchscreen smartphone market was basically in its infancy.
IPhone was selling 9 million units per quarter and that was considered huge.
So, Droid could make some market impact with even a few million units.
Now let's look at Nokia Lumia line numbers - they sold a catastrophic couple million phones in the last report, whereas android has seen 122million units and iPhone had 23million purchases.
In the next report android will SURELY grow even more, while iPhone will smash all previous records by far.
So mark my words, we could see about 130 million android and 45 million iPhone phones sold during this quarter.
EVEN if Nokia manages to sell 5-8 million of Lumia 920(doubling their post 5800 touch smartphone record set by Nokia N8 ), even if all WP phones combined reach 10-12 million sales this quarter, the market share of windows phone will continue to shrink !
22. darac (Posts: 2156; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)
Anyway to illustrate, here's how I see it turning out this quarter :
Android > 130 m units
iPhone ~ 45 m units
Black Berry ~ 6m units
Windows Phone ~ 8 million units (Nokia 920 taking about 4-5 million )
..and before you thumb me down, I suggest you wait for the quarterly report