Totally agreed that move if performed properly could be to the footings to a giant mobile monopoly company owning it's own device and built outs and software divisions. Just think of the possibility if Nokia decides to buy some Spectrum. But I'm not so sure Elop is the right CEO for that task
Asha 501 looks promising. This could be a good new platform for Nokia
looks like many of the same developers from WP8 will also be working on new Asha platform. I would like to see the ability to port Android Apps onto new Asha platform. If Blackberry can do it why can't Nokia do it better?
Of course. It doesn't take a CEO of any kind to know that. This could be Microsoft dictating to Nokia what is best for Microsoft.
Totally agree. This is very concerning to me. Everything else with Nokias Lumia lines are going very well. It almost seems intentionall. I wouldn't be surprise to see some law suits against Nokia. Something shady going on with supply chain.
It's hard not to like my Lumia 928. Yesterday I was on the golf course and I was comparing my Lumia display with my buddies and their phone displays in bright sunlight. Well their was absolutely no comparison. My Lumia was completely visible and theirs were completely invisible. One of them had an Iphone with a case and was blown away with my phone without a case. We talked stocks and he told me that he owns a little bit of Nokia but now is considering doubling down on Nokia. The truth is becoming contagious.
" Has he said anything has changed " No hasn't and that concerns me. What I don't understand is how Elop can go all in with WP8 and not be able to produce enough. Its quite disturbing to me.
My wife is in constant communication with family members in Brazil and I can finally tell you some good news about Nokia in Brazil. As in my past post about my Intel from Brazil it was not good, but things have dramatically changed. Nokia is being talked about all over Brazil in a good way. Last month we saw a popular morning talk show on Global channel and the host and a guest were talking about how popular Nokia is becoming all over Brazil.
Yes it could be a distribution problem. Either way its not good. Nokia has built an amazing line of Lumia phones and I truly love my 928 but not having phones for immediate purchase is not good. Unlike buying other items phones are needed immediately when one loses or breaks a phone. Out of sight out of mind. Nokia is getting better at refilling sold outs but they are leaving alot of money on the table for competition to grab.
I have common sense. I can see sold outs with my own two eyes and I don't need anybody to tell me what that means when a product is just released and instantly it is sold out. Wake up and smell reality.
No you need to do more research before you speak. Nokia has been having supply issues since launch of WP8. Nokia has publicly announced supply issues but have not yet publicly announced a supply issue correction and based on info from what we visually can see its obviously an ongoing problem. Sure they are selling plenty but just imagine how many more Lumias could have been sold.
I blame Elop. He knows how to spend 1billon dollars on R&D but doesn't properly produce enough phones for sale. Sounds like Elop maybe penny wise but dollar foolish.
I think its a good strategy by Nokia. They are putting their R&D money to good use, and the way I look at if Nokia throws enough darts they are bound to hit bulls eye sooner or later.
On the bright side of the "sold outs" is the fact that Nokia is refilling stock almost immediately.
However there is one thing that I miss from Google mapping and that's the ability to have your route transformed to a written route. But its not a necessity
At first I thought Nokia mapping was equal to Google but after a bit of time I'm seeing Nokia mapping as superior with better display more accurate routes and the ability to drive with or without trailers really helps me. The longer I use my 928 the more I appreciate the differences.
Wrong. Android is successful because it had no competition besides Apple. Apple appealed to all the rich people with brains and everybody else had only one choice and that was Android. But things are changing and I'm one who switched from Android to Lumia and I will never go back to Android junk and yes Apple is better than Androids but it is fragile, small, and quite expensive. Lumia offers more for less you must try the Lumia phone and honestly tell us if they are better or worse than Android. I can assure you it won't take long to see the differences.