Nokia finds itself back on the Swedish phone charts after 8 month sabbatical

Nokia finds itself back on the Swedish phone charts after 8 month sabbatical
When Nokia admitted it had no ‘Plan B’ after Windows Phone 7 over the summer, it left more than a few uneasy about the potential future of the company. In Sweden, in particular, Nokia hasn’t had a phone on the Swedish charts since May 2011. In a welcomed change of pace for Stephen Elop and the rest of the team at Nokia, the Nokia Lumia 800 has made its way onto the charts.

The Lumia 800 has only been out since January 23rd in that region, but has already moved into the 9th slot. While this doesn’t guarantee a complete turn around for the Finland-based manufacturer, a sign of success after an 8 month dry spell certainly points to the possibility that Nokia may have chosen the right basket to put all of its eggs in.

In case you are curious, here are the top 10 phones in regards to sales with last month’s position in parenthesis. The results are tabulated from 85 Telia stores throughout Sweden:

1. Apple Iphone 4S (1)
2. Apple Iphone 4 (3)
3. Samsung Galaxy Mini (2)
4. Samsung Galaxy S2 (4)
5. Huawei Ideos X3 (21)
6. Sony Ericsson Active (7)
7. Sony Ericsson Arc S (6)
8. HTC Wildfire S (5)
9. Nokia Lumia 800 (new)
10. Sony Ericsson Ray (8)

source: WMPowerUser

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Lumia 800
  • Display 3.7" 480 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S2, Single core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB
  • Battery 1450 mAh(9.50h 3G talk time)

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11 Comments

1. manuell3g

Posts: 66; Member since: Aug 12, 2011

iPhone's sell cos of 3tyns....apps,smoothness n Gud marketing. Nokia has got only 1 out of dis...wp7 is smooth n dats all...not enough apps,pour marketing.simple as dat cos dats de only reason y I wouldn't buy a windows phone.

2. LoneShaolin

Posts: 307; Member since: Jan 14, 2012

LEARN TO SPELL!!!!!

3. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

OMFG, crap like that is why people think americans are idiots. Really, learn the basics of the language. If your over 10, there is no reason to be that bad... and thats being nice.. lol'

7. pimpollofelice123

Posts: 30; Member since: Jul 02, 2011

*If You're over ten......

10. bvalde09

Posts: 191; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

WTF. I didnt understand a word you said. Poor Marketing?. Not enought apps? I still dont understand why people continues to see WP like they are garbage. I have to admitted that Windows Mobile suckssss big time, however Windows 7 (Mango) runs pretty well it has good apps and is Market who continues to expand. I think Windows phone will be competing close to Android and IOS in the near furture. I cannot wait for Windows 8 to shows up

6. parkwaydr

Posts: 572; Member since: Sep 07, 2011

Well you at least spelled nokia right....its a start, I guess

11. Striker

Posts: 92; Member since: Nov 06, 2011

Manuell, before you post, learn English, mate!

4. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

what i think is interesting is that other than the iphone4s and the GalaxyS2, everything on that list is a mid/low range device.

8. vijaysivakula

Posts: 229; Member since: Aug 17, 2011

And there is only one WP7 phone on that list. Right?

9. Karan_Malhotra

Posts: 27; Member since: Feb 17, 2012

Can't believe its even below to wildfire s....Really disappointing !.....I would like to see nokia at the top....

12. Henrik

Posts: 141; Member since: Feb 18, 2012

I'm from Sweden and very interested in Windows Phone, and I can say there has been No advertising of Windows Phone at all here in Sweden. Nokia is pretty much the first one to break the silence, since all the operators love Nokia and therefor displays the Lumia 800 as one of the absolute top 3 phones to have right now (which it pretty much is). We have all the other variants of the 1st gen and 2nd gen too (except the US retarded branded variants and the asia-only ones), but the first batch of phones didn't sell well simply because no one understood what it was. Only fanboys like me bought them, and is still very happy with it. People just don't know, and most people certainly just don't understand, what the Windows Phone OS is about. They've never even heard of it. Until now. So things will probably change to the better now that Nokia is all over the ads of all major operators here, kicking ass - taking names.

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