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Re: Lumia Gives Nokia, Microsoft Ray of Hope
Posted by: Richard Adhikari 2012-04-17 21:54:26
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It's still too early for official sales figures, but it seems Nokia, Microsoft and AT&T just might have something of a hit on their hands with the Lumia 900 smartphone. A check at press time of Amazon's bestseller list for cellphones with service plans showed two versions of the Lumia 900 -- cyan and black -- ranked as the top-selling devices. "We're encouraged that the Lumia 900 is topping Amazon's cellphone best sellers list," Greg Sullivan, senior product manager at Microsoft, told the E-Commerce Times.


Re: Lumia Gives Nokia, Microsoft Ray of Hope
Posted by: megankrow 2012-05-07 14:13:01 In reply to: Richard Adhikari
Lumia microsoft phone
from the articles written it looks like they will come up the winner

specifically when apple doesnt have 4g network
and lumia does

you do the math
soon apple will be in the past

Re: Lumia Gives Nokia, Microsoft Ray of Hope
Posted by: edwardh05 2012-04-17 22:04:00 In reply to: Richard Adhikari
Microsoft won't allow their phone OS onto Tablets. Their strategy was announced that Windows 8 is being developed to run well on tablets and to be touch-friendly. The strategy is to leapfrog Apple with having same functionality as PCs and laptops. The unifying factor is the Metro interface and the Applications. Windows 8 apps will run on tablets, ultrabooks, notebooks, netbooks and desktop PCs. The phone OS and apps are a different animal and made only for the Windows phone environment, however they will share the metro look and feel. I expect this strategy to take off in ways that few expect or can predict, similarly to the way the original iPhone took off when cooler and better apps became available.
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