Over one million Nokia Lumias sold in Finland, population 5.2 million

Over one million Nokia Lumias sold in Finland, population 5.2 million
By just about any standard, a 20% market penetration for a product line is pretty good. Of course in a country like Finland, a place Nokia has called home for 150 years, it is expected to be the home-town favorite.

People get fickle around technology though, and when Nokia made the decision to adopt the Windows Phone platform, there is no argument that sales of the company’s smartphones dropped dramatically, even in Finland (or perhaps, especially in Finland).

Nokia stuck to its guns however, and if you consider the Lumia 800, the first Nokia Windows Phone as getting the party started in late 2011, it is a remarkable story. A country the size of Finland, population just over 5 million, consumed over a million Lumia handsets in just two years.

Are all those Lumias still in use today? Probably not. Considering that Finland is a heavily consumer driven economy also makes it seem an obvious outcome. However it is also an indicator of how effective Nokia has been at driving successful adoption of Windows Phone in its home market.

via: Nokia Power User

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3. darkkjedii

Posts: 31269; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Wp8 rocks, great platform with much potential. I love all this stuff, it's my addiction along with the gym. Tech, protein, and some heavy iron.

7. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

"Tech, protein, and some heavy iron"" ...................... That's probably better than mine.. "Tech, beer, and a heavy couch"".......

11. darkkjedii

Posts: 31269; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

LMAOOOOO dude hit the gym bro, then the couch will feel better. I love your posts man, good sense of humor dude. +1

17. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

No, I'm not that bad.. I'm pretty fit!

20. darkkjedii

Posts: 31269; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Good, there's room for both lol.

6. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

WP, Nokia, MS, and Lumia are awesome... The best Smartphone experience available!

13. Leonis

Posts: 338; Member since: Jan 08, 2014

Nokia is finnish. This is not a surprise. But they will lose like 300k users very soon. Wait til iphone 6 and the top androids come out in Finland 2014.

18. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

Tears? :-(:-(:-(:-(:-(:-(:-(:-(:-(:-(:-( Panic? :-o:-o:-o:-o:-o:-o:-o:-o:-o:-o Scared? :-():-():-():-():-():-():-():-():-() OhhhhhhhNooooooo!!!! :'(:'(:'(:'(:'(:'(:'(

28. apple4never

Posts: 1064; Member since: May 08, 2013

use your brain, its not like nokia's not gonna unveil new phones later on thats like saying samsungs gonna lose note 3 customers because of the xperia Z3 that has yet to be thought of yet alone in pre production

31. Leonis

Posts: 338; Member since: Jan 08, 2014

indeed you should use your brain. i am talking about the WP here. if they can't compete now then they wont either in the future because android always get the better specs and better user experience.

33. apple4never

Posts: 1064; Member since: May 08, 2013

what do you mean better specs, what phone can you buy right now that has better specs than the icon?

34. Leonis

Posts: 338; Member since: Jan 08, 2014

I mean look at z2, htc one 2 will have great too, lg g 2 will have great, note 4. most windows phones that are sold are cheap models and its because people who want a really good phones buy either iphones or android flagship phones.

44. apple4never

Posts: 1064; Member since: May 08, 2013

by the time those are all on the market there will be another high spec WP beast

45. apple4never

Posts: 1064; Member since: May 08, 2013

and the reason most people buy cheap WP's are because they can run perfectly smooth on a dual core 1ghz with 512 mb ram, they dont need a quad core at 2.3ghz with 3gb of ram to run properly so if they dont need that, why get it

47. Leonis

Posts: 338; Member since: Jan 08, 2014

No. They buy cheap because WP got good great cheap deals and thats why people buy it. Keep ignore the facts. Everyone wants a good camera but if the deal is cheap then you rather go with a really cheap phone and live with the smooth experience rather than getting a good camera with good specs.

37. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

He's dumb...

35. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

Lol!!! You're something else.. Wow.

48. mousesports

Posts: 286; Member since: Feb 28, 2013

you are a fool !

50. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

Lol!!!

39. Odiin

Posts: 373; Member since: Apr 23, 2013

@ Leonis Good Night Sweet Dreamz!

51. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

Lol.. Funny!!

25. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

So either 1 million people with really bad taste in phones or 1 million people patriotic enough to buy a crap phone. I wonder which one it is.

36. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

What device do you have?

52. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

What device, dude?

63. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Nexus 5 personal phone Iphone 5s and bb curve not sure which model as work phones. The bb sucks but I have to use it for one application not available anywhere else yet.

66. Kaiser2007

Posts: 173; Member since: Nov 16, 2013

Patriotic. They buy it because it's Nokia and they don't like MS.

38. DigitalJedi_X2

Posts: 346; Member since: Jan 30, 2012

Its funny how you three sat here all day patting each other on the back, yapping on like women about how all people do is troll and hate, and you three are THE BIGGEST TROLLS AND HATERS. And don't worry apple4never, you're still as much of a d*ck as darkkjeddii and that other nobody you were yapping with.

40. ameraz4126

Posts: 1; Member since: Mar 02, 2014

Listen, Nobody, stop being a retard and continuing to troll. Go to bed on time for elementary school tomorrow.

41. thealphageek1

Posts: 942; Member since: Feb 02, 2013

And you think you're somebody? Troll elsewhere, little girl.

42. DigitalJedi_X2

Posts: 346; Member since: Jan 30, 2012

Look at you. Trying as hard as a school girl to get the attention of some cornballs you like so you rush to their defense. Not knowing that they're the ones who started the trolling and I'm just the one to end it. Pull your skirt down junior. Your panties are showing. And I'm Definitely a somebody and I'm nowhere near trolling. That's your job obviously. So why don't you get off of your moms 'puter before you get the switch again you prepubescent cake boy.

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