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    News - Nokia teases a big 7th September surprise

    But announces a big €1.53 billion loss for Q2.
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    Re: News - Nokia teases a big 7th September surprise

    Amazing would be something like a new Nokia Lumia 1k PureView range of smartphones sporting the Windows Phone 8 OS.
    Oh yes - but is WP8 ready for consumers yet? I've not seen much press about it other than there's shared code with full-on Windows8.

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    Re: News - Nokia teases a big 7th September surprise

    Considering Windows 8 wont be out till October I would be surprised if they launched an WP8 before that, it may just be an announcement of a new phone, unless they will be shipping 7.5 and allowing people to upgrade to 8 release.
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    Re: News - Nokia teases a big 7th September surprise

    Quote Originally Posted by Jonj1611 View Post
    Considering Windows 8 wont be out till October I would be surprised if they launched an WP8 before that, it may just be an announcement of a new phone, unless they will be shipping 7.5 and allowing people to upgrade to 8 release.
    You can't upgrade a 7.5 phone to 8.0, only to 7.8.
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    Re: News - Nokia teases a big 7th September surprise

    Quote Originally Posted by cameronlite View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Jonj1611 View Post
    Considering Windows 8 wont be out till October I would be surprised if they launched an WP8 before that, it may just be an announcement of a new phone, unless they will be shipping 7.5 and allowing people to upgrade to 8 release.
    You can't upgrade a 7.5 phone to 8.0, only to 7.8.
    ...with the existing Win7 phones (which is kind of why Nokia shot itself in the foot, why buy a phone you know will be out of date in 6 months) but if the hardware is right, it might be do-able with a new handset. Still, I agree it is more likely an announcement and the phone will be released with Win8.

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    Re: News - Nokia teases a big 7th September surprise

    A great big nobody caring.
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    Re: News - Nokia teases a big 7th September surprise

    I care. In that I am interested in what happens to nokia and windows phone.
    I really like windows phone, dont like the UI of iOS and android, but with the simplicity of windows phone and how well coded it is (ran brilliantly on my 2 year old single core hd2).
    And a company the size of nokia, really dont want them to fail. Think of how many thousands would be affected.
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    Quote Originally Posted by llololloy View Post
    I care. In that I am interested in what happens to nokia and windows phone.
    I really like windows phone, dont like the UI of iOS and android, but with the simplicity of windows phone and how well coded it is (ran brilliantly on my 2 year old single core hd2).
    But for the other 99.5% of the planet, it'll still be a complete non-event.

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    And a company the size of nokia, really dont want them to fail. Think of how many thousands would be affected.
    Well that's really only a problem for Nokia shareholders and Finland. And they didn't object to Elop and his master Windows Phone strategy which is imploding the company. So neither can really complain.
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    Quote Originally Posted by aidanjt View Post
    Well that's really only a problem for Nokia shareholders and Finland. And they didn't object to Elop and his master Windows Phone strategy which is imploding the company. So neither can really complain.
    I think he's referring to the people who work for Nokia...

    As an aside, the company has been on the plunge for years. In the past five years the share price has dropped by $36, most of that under the previous management. What we're seeing is the slow death of confidence in the company, the seeds of which can be traced all the way back to 2007.

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    Re: News - Nokia teases a big 7th September surprise

    Quote Originally Posted by McPhee View Post
    As an aside, the company has been on the plunge for years. In the past five years the share price has dropped by $36, most of that under the previous management. What we're seeing is the slow death of confidence in the company, the seeds of which can be traced all the way back to 2007.
    The seeds, sure. But the landslide didn't start until Elops gross mismanagement kicked in.
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    I care as well. I don't want to see Nokia slide away to die, I want to see both Nokia and WP8 succeed and I am looking forward to seeing the new WP8 phones and what the reviewers say about them. I've been using iPhones for four years and I'm tired of them, I don't like Android and think that the new Windows approach is a more interesting proposition for a smart phone OS.

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    Re: News - Nokia teases a big 7th September surprise

    Have you ever witnessed a Nokia surprise? It will leaked way before then.

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    Re: News - Nokia teases a big 7th September surprise

    Nokia's last push - its now the sink or swim launch !!

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    Re: News - Nokia teases a big 7th September surprise

    Every smartphone I had was Nokia until the N95. That was the biggest disappointment of my mobile phone owning life (And the most expensive monthly as well!). I'm sorry but Nokia would have to do a lot more than bring out another Lumia to make me interested. Wake me up when they bring out something interesting like the Note I currently have!

    Edit: I do think Elop sunk the company by going 100% WMP rather than do a two horse strategy (Either keeping Symbian alive properly or doing an android line too).
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    Re: News - Nokia teases a big 7th September surprise

    I liked the look of the note. How are you finding it ? Especially in speed ?
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    Re: News - Nokia teases a big 7th September surprise

    Quote Originally Posted by cheesemp View Post
    Edit: I do think Elop sunk the company by going 100% WMP rather than do a two horse strategy (Either keeping Symbian alive properly or doing an android line too).
    Yup. They should have diversified their interests and let the consumer decide like Samsung. Instead they bet everything on a single horse, the one with the worst odds. No wonder Nokia is in the state it's in.
    Last edited by aidanjt; 20-07-2012 at 11:40 AM.
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