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Nokia, Motorola Race Against Apple
The Wall Street Journal ^ | September 5, 2012 | SPENCER E. ANTE SVEN GRUNDBERG AND JOHN D. STOLL

Posted on 09/05/2012 9:37:48 PM PDT by This Just In

Nokia, Motorola Race Against Apple

Shares of Finnish Handset Maker Drop 13% After Company Unveils Two Flagship Devices in Make-or-Break Move

Apple Inc.'s competitors are racing to promote their newest smartphones ahead of next week's expected unveiling of the iPhone 5, but in their haste they're leaving out some key details.

Nokia Corp., once the world's largest mobile-phone maker, hoped to make a splash Wednesday when it introduced two phones, but its shares tumbled 16% after it didn't say when the phones would become available, where to buy them or what they will cost

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1 posted on 09/05/2012 9:37:51 PM PDT by This Just In
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To: This Just In

I haven’t seen too many Motorola phones recently.


2 posted on 09/05/2012 9:41:56 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: smokingfrog

I haven’t either.


3 posted on 09/05/2012 9:45:20 PM PDT by This Just In
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Nokia just introduced the phones, and this guy is already proclaiming doom and gloom for Nokia.

I don’t like Apple sychophants.

That is not to say how Nokia will do. They are nice phones and it appears that Microsoft is really going to push their phones hard as far as tech specs and software goes, so I’m predicting that they will probably, at least, surpass Blackberry’s position within the year or so.

They may not sell like an Iphone, but I’m predicting that they also won’t be sitting gathering dust like some unwanted child either.


4 posted on 09/05/2012 9:47:59 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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TJI’

Rab noted a 20% div tax, KICKSTUFFINGS out of its main cap incentive.

Go Big Gov.

R


5 posted on 09/05/2012 11:00:24 PM PDT by Rabin
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I just got one with US Cellular. Electrify 2. I'm really liking it so far.
6 posted on 09/06/2012 3:22:36 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin (Ignorance is bliss- I'm stoked)
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