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Nokia's Karen Lachtanski says they are hard at work to satisfy demand for the Lumia 900

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Nokia's Karen Lachtanski says they are hard at work to satisfy demand for the Lumia 900
It looks like most Nokia Lumia 900 buyers have opted to update their handsets via Zune with the network patch, rather than exchange them in store for new devices.

Even so, Nokia's spokeswoman Karen Lachtanski said “The inventory situation is primarily a function of demand because we are seeing that most customers are opting to keep their units and simply update via Zune, so the impact of customer swaps is insignificant. We are producing more devices to satisfy demand as quickly as possible.”

AT&T's boss of retail recently said that the Nokia Lumia 900 sales are exceeding expectations, but there is no way to know for sure how many units are being moved before the financial reports hit next quarter. Whether the Lumia 900 success will be enough of a stopgap solution for Nokia's revenues until the pimped Windows Phone 8 handsets hit the market later this year, will also be clear then.

source: AllThingsD

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posted on 18 Apr 2012, 06:08 8

1. JSern (Posts: 282; Member since: 22 May 2011)

At least they still care

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 13:05 1

5. bbblader (Posts: 590; Member since: 24 Oct 2011)

yup on nokia bulgaria's fanpage I got a nokia t-shirt a sporty blue-white backpack just for answering the questions of most people like:
can nokia n8 have nfc
bla bla bla
today I got another prize from Nokia Nagrada
a cool bottle that makes tea/coffee and a laptop case
I would like to see how sammy htc and apple do the same

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 09:05 2

2. Pdubb (Posts: 248; Member since: 08 Aug 2011)

We will see Nokia, we will see! I wonder what they are going to do with Sprint?

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 10:04 1

3. SemperFiV12 (Posts: 948; Member since: 09 Nov 2010)

"Good!! More for me and you" :)

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 11:15 2

4. Bluesky02 (Posts: 1439; Member since: 05 Dec 2011)

Yeah we don't know. No official numbers. So lets just wait and see.

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 13:05 2

6. downphoenix (Posts: 3165; Member since: 19 Jun 2010)

demand? What demand?

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 21:34

7. kanagadeepan (Posts: 975; Member since: 24 Jan 2012)

Demand of being a cheap capable smartphone on contract... Further anyone buying before April 21 getting 100$ discount from AT&T.. So demand of being FREE on contract smartphone.. All demand is OK, but how about profits...

The Tr0jan H0rse El0p is killing Nokia... The priceTag of Pureview symbian is > 600$ in Europe and so for N9... Both are great devices and he k!lled them with the prices and NOT allowing to launching in some countries...

Now 0 to 100$ for a good reasonable WP flagship... No wonder, he was an Ex-M$ employee...

I wonder what will be the price of Pureview WP device... Again 99$ or 149$ (with again an initial carrier discount of 100$) ???? I wonder whether they will have guts to sell it for 300$ or more to fight with Top of the line devices???

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