Nokia may skip CES and focus on MWC
0. phoneArena 18 Dec 2012, 10:40 posted on
New rumors have started to circulate that Nokia will skip the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this coming January, and instead focus the company's energies on Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona in February. The reasoning behind the move isn't completely clear, but as always, there is some speculation as to why Nokia has chosen this route...
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1. eisenbricher (Posts: 973; Member since: 09 Aug 2012)
Always been a loyal fan of Nokia... the guys really are something!
6. -box- (Posts: 3991; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)
Don't forget: CES is where the 808 PureView was announced and stole the show!
8. MC1123 (Posts: 1254; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)
i'm pretty sure nokia will announce another groundbreaking that will steal the show, AGAIN!
MWC im so excited!
3. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 3606; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)
I think it's a good move if they're indeed planning something big.
CES is based on consumer products in general, yes it is big for mobile phones too, but MWC is based solely on mobile phones which, i think, is a better platform to release a phone.
4. EspHack (Posts: 70; Member since: 04 Sep 2012)
i hope they release a new lumia even more refined than the 920, with less vesels and bigger screen real state AND on-screen WP buttoms, 1080p wide angle front camera, and a slow motion capable pureview camera with 16mp at minimum, why not a quad core beast and 2gb ram too? and a battery in the same class as motorola maxx's phones
7. snowgator (Posts: 3554; Member since: 19 Jan 2011)
I hope it is because they are polishing up their product!! The 920 and 8XX series are great, but to really be successful in the US market Nokia needs to have a strong follow up in May/June to follow up on the good PR they have received. Obviously, Nokia needs to regain their worldwide market back so I understand going to MWC over CES. As a matter of a fact, one can argue it is more important then the US market for them.
But since I am in the US market and have decided to wait until I see what is coming in the 2nd Generation of WP 8, I want a strong follow up.....
10. 7thspaceman (Posts: 1518; Member since: 14 Feb 2011)
it would not surprise me if Nokia is not at CES. because it is expensive to set up a show there and Nokia. and Nokia is more into mobile devices which WBC is all about. I predict that is where Nokia will reveal it's Windows RTTablet computer and New Nokia Smart phones. I hope they drop that Lumia series Name. a lot of People are aware of the luminati group and their Danger to Mankind. If I were a manufacturer I would not INFER EVEN KNOWING THEM because sooner or later their plans will be defeated.