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Nokia sells 260,000 smartphones a day
Mobile Crunch ^ | September 14, 2010 | Simon Chester

Posted on 09/24/2010 7:04:46 PM PDT by PugetSoundSoldier

For all the crap Nokia has been getting lately about falling behind, not innovating, or releasing products that don’t really compare with the competition, you could be forgiven in thinking that they may be on death’s door.

So you’d probably be surprised to hear that Nokia still move more smartphones than the Big Two. How many you ask? Try about 260,000 a day. To put that into perspective, last I heard, Apple ship somewhere around 80,000 iPhones per day, and Android activate 200,000 devices per day.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Computers/Internet
KEYWORDS: marketshare; nokia; smartphones
Lots of talk about iPhones and Android and RIM, but too often Nokia is overlooked - 260,000 smartphones A DAY. That's nearly 100 MILLION smartphones a year sold.

Compare that to ~50 million iPhones sold over 4 years.

Nokia got the message with their slip in market share, and pretty much wiped clean the top levels of management. They're going to be VERY tough to dethrone from the top of the hill in smart phones!

1 posted on 09/24/2010 7:04:50 PM PDT by PugetSoundSoldier
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To: for-q-clinton; driftdiver; discostu; tacticalogic; TomServo

Just a little “sanity check” in the smart phone wars. EVERYONE trails Nokia - not just in market share, but in actual sales per day as well...


2 posted on 09/24/2010 7:08:51 PM PDT by PugetSoundSoldier (Indignation over the Sting of Truth is the defense of the indefensible)
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To: PugetSoundSoldier
 
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Nokia, which was ranked low in JD Power's previous smartphone surveys, fell to a score of 711, below Palm's score of 726. Nokia, which still leads the world ...

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3 posted on 09/24/2010 7:09:55 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (Yes, as a matter of fact, what you do in your bedroom IS my business.)
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To: PugetSoundSoldier
260,000 smartphones A DAY. That's nearly 100 MILLION smartphones a year sold.

First things first in a recession, eh?

4 posted on 09/24/2010 7:10:19 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: PugetSoundSoldier

Right now, I’m still using my old BlackJack, and waiting to see what the Windows 7 phone looks like.


5 posted on 09/24/2010 7:12:16 PM PDT by tacticalogic
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To: Responsibility2nd; PugetSoundSoldier

So once again the macbots start trashing people.


6 posted on 09/24/2010 7:14:11 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Yet Nokia still sells more smartphones per day... Imagine if they made a big push into the US market! They’d probably be close to 400,000 smartphones a day.


7 posted on 09/24/2010 7:17:50 PM PDT by PugetSoundSoldier (Indignation over the Sting of Truth is the defense of the indefensible)
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To: PugetSoundSoldier

I’ve seen the phone technology in use in parts of Asia. The functionality availability there seems to be far above that of the US. Things like cops handing out speeding tickets using their smartphones. More applications and better functionality. The phones in the US all seem to be more limited.


8 posted on 09/24/2010 7:26:27 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: driftdiver

I use “pay by phone” a lot in Asia. You pay for your snack or items at the local grocery store via your cell phone - VERY convenient!


9 posted on 09/24/2010 7:42:42 PM PDT by PugetSoundSoldier (Indignation over the Sting of Truth is the defense of the indefensible)
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To: PugetSoundSoldier

Why do the companies limit the functionality available in the US? Is it the size and diversity of the network?


10 posted on 09/24/2010 7:47:07 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: driftdiver

Hmmm... China has both GSM and CDMA networks, and has about 650 MILLION users, and geographically is about the same size as the US, so it’s not the network diversity or the size of the market.

I think it’s just the fact the carriers don’t want to share “their network” for free tasks like “pay by phone”. They’d want to charge you for it, somehow. Yet the first one who offered it, and hooked up with Safeway/McDonalds/Starbucks would make a KILLING by gaining new subscribers.


11 posted on 09/24/2010 7:57:08 PM PDT by PugetSoundSoldier (Indignation over the Sting of Truth is the defense of the indefensible)
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To: Responsibility2nd

I guess when you sell over 3 times the phones Apple sells then the problems that occur are just relative.


12 posted on 09/24/2010 8:10:46 PM PDT by BreezyDog
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To: PugetSoundSoldier

only a marxist would think “pay by phone” wasn’t orwellian.


13 posted on 09/24/2010 8:13:34 PM PDT by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: mamelukesabre

Do you use a credit card?


14 posted on 09/24/2010 8:20:22 PM PDT by PugetSoundSoldier (Indignation over the Sting of Truth is the defense of the indefensible)
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To: PugetSoundSoldier

Talk about a crazy number. The annual report stated this...

More than 1.2 billion people use a Nokia mobile device each and every day.


15 posted on 09/24/2010 8:21:28 PM PDT by BushCountry (I spoken many wise words in jest, but no comparison to the number of stupid words spoken in earnest)
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Yep, they are the 900 pound gorilla in the phone market! That number means 1 out of every 5 people in the entire world uses a Nokia phone. A 20% market penetration!

In another way of looking at things, if ALL 50 million iPhones sold to date were still being used, that means for ever iPhone user there are 24 Nokia users.

I don’t think it’s reasonable to expect them to achieve the growth rates of the other players in the market, given their total worldwide dominance... They are so big they cannot grow but by trickles here and there.


16 posted on 09/24/2010 8:27:12 PM PDT by PugetSoundSoldier (Indignation over the Sting of Truth is the defense of the indefensible)
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To: PugetSoundSoldier

no. do you? I have a website for ya if you do.


17 posted on 09/24/2010 9:05:43 PM PDT by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: mamelukesabre

I use credit cards. And debit cards.

You really do not use a credit card? No debit card? You pay cash for everything?


18 posted on 09/24/2010 9:22:42 PM PDT by PugetSoundSoldier (Indignation over the Sting of Truth is the defense of the indefensible)
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To: PugetSoundSoldier

No, I pay check for everything. Unless it’s saturday through thursday. then I pay cash for everything.

Why?

I don’t own a debit card. I own one credit card for emergencies.


19 posted on 09/24/2010 9:54:33 PM PDT by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: mamelukesabre

Well, OK then... I guess I don’t see a “pay by phone” as any more Orwellian than credit or debit cards. Must be interesting when you travel, or want to rent a car or hotel room...


20 posted on 09/24/2010 9:59:20 PM PDT by PugetSoundSoldier (Indignation over the Sting of Truth is the defense of the indefensible)
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To: PugetSoundSoldier

no, not really.

I have a gun, a wad of cash, and sometimes a wad of express checks. not very interesting. I demand a receipt. I pay cash, and I tell them to use my driver’s license if they require a credit card number for their “files”. If they won’t accept that, i tell them I’m paying cold cash and i will move on down the road where cash is still good if they insist. Usually they change their minds unless it’s a fancy chain hotel where the counter girl is a minimum wage employee.


21 posted on 09/24/2010 10:06:10 PM PDT by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: mamelukesabre

Well, OK...

I guess you consider pay by phone would be as Orwellian as a credit card or debit card?


22 posted on 09/24/2010 10:36:37 PM PDT by PugetSoundSoldier (Indignation over the Sting of Truth is the defense of the indefensible)
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To: PugetSoundSoldier

moreso

why?


23 posted on 09/24/2010 10:38:04 PM PDT by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: mamelukesabre

Yes, why indeed! You said it was Orwellian, I’m trying to figure out why...

I can simply slide a card through a slot, or - in many cases - just touch it to a PayPass station and pay. How’s the phone different?


24 posted on 09/24/2010 10:49:43 PM PDT by PugetSoundSoldier (Indignation over the Sting of Truth is the defense of the indefensible)
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To: PugetSoundSoldier

serious? you don’t see combining banking and communications into one account as more orwellian?

how bout I combine your driver’s license, your medical id, and your stupid ass ignorance into one implantable chip in your empty head...then make your phone/credit card access that chip before it is allowed to function?

Tell ya what, lets make your brain seek permission from that chip before it is allowed to operate your spinal cord and muscles.

Since you don’t see how any of this is more orwellian I don’t see why you would object. so let’s do it. oh, btw, for all my trouble of thinking it up and putting it all in you via surgery, I want 20 percent of every transaction you make and half of every idea you ever think of if it becomes valuable.

OK?

agree to it or I will shut you out of all banking and telecommunications. your choice. See, you’re still free cuz I’m giving you the choice. nothing orwellian about it.


25 posted on 09/25/2010 12:29:53 AM PDT by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: mamelukesabre

A bit angry, aren’t you...


26 posted on 09/25/2010 12:34:30 AM PDT by PugetSoundSoldier (Indignation over the Sting of Truth is the defense of the indefensible)
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To: mamelukesabre

If you pay with a check they can track all of your purchases just as with a credit card.


27 posted on 09/25/2010 3:33:57 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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