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Nokia moved a record 8 million Lumias last quarter, says WSJ

0. phoneArena posted on 21 Oct 2013, 03:07

The expanded Lumia portfolio that now encompasses every segment is to blame, and the slew of top-notch flagships Nokia has churned out, bringing the amazing 41 MP PureView camera to the Windows Phone world. Its only hindrance was Microsoft's inability (or unwillingness) to introduce new features to WP and pour big bucks in it...

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posted on 21 Oct 2013, 18:46

29. Beijendorf (Posts: 354; Member since: 27 Aug 2013)

While you are completely correct in saying it's just a change of hands right now, a takeover usually means layoffs down the line, and the new management may very well call for cost-saving measures leading to worse quality in the end-products.

And that's not even mentioning the fact that Nokia in large parts made Windows Phone viable with their own software. They filled in the gaps where Microsoft, the new owners, were completely slacking.

I'm a bit of a pessimist in what we'll be seeing in a year from Microsoft Lumia. I'm not holding my breath for a continuation of the Nokia legacy.

posted on 21 Oct 2013, 20:09

31. darkkjedii (Posts: 24355; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)

Good job Nokia, your staging a huge comeback. Wp8 is a sweet platform, keep at it. +1

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