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Nokia News Byte: Nokia Smartphone Chief Jo Harlow on Why Carrier Exclusives Still Make Sense

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While other flagship models like the iPhone, Galaxy S4 and HTC One are made available across multiple carriers, Nokia is taking a different approach in the U.S. market. Perhaps the most understated-announcement at Nokia's Lumia 1020 release event today was the promise of Vine for Windows Phone 8 within the year. Nokia CEO Stephen Elop announced onstage that apps from CNN,Yelp, Foursquare, and more would all become available in the near future Nokia announced a new smartphone, the Lumia 1020, with a 41-megapixel camera in its latest bid to catch up with rivals Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and Apple Inc. The Finnish mobile phone maker is betting its future in smartphones on Microsoft Corp's Windows Phone operating system, as well as on high-tech photography features.

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