Nokia (NOK) rolls out the Asha 308 and 309, two $99 (unsubsidized) additions to a feature phone...


Nokia (NOK) rolls out the Asha 308 and 309, two $99 (unsubsidized) additions to a feature phone line that has remained popular even as the company's smartphone sales nosedives. Sporting 3" touchscreens but lacking 3G connections, Nokia needs its Asha phones to help slow down Android's advance into the low-end, particularly in emerging markets where Nokia still maintains considerable share.
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  • Lawrence Kuznick
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    So, is the Lumia already nosediving, barely in the marketplace yet?
    25 Sep 2012, 09:21 AM Reply Like
  • Abrane
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    The Q3 smart phone sales are going down as predicted with the new Lumia's launching Q4. Ever since windows 7.x phones were labeled as "non upgradable" the sales have gone down.

     

    Expect sales to go up Q4 and Q1 of 13 with the new Lumia's
    25 Sep 2012, 09:30 AM Reply Like
  • css1971
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    They're talking about Symbian, which went from 30 million a quarter to about 6 million in the last quarter.
    25 Sep 2012, 09:40 AM Reply Like
  • khanchandaniajay
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    Lawrence they are talking about the Lumia 800 and 900 which didn't do well
    25 Sep 2012, 09:38 AM Reply Like
  • dkny2
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    he obviously refers to Symbian phones which are indeed nosediving th elast 18 months. But the Lumia 920 nears
    25 Sep 2012, 09:40 AM Reply Like
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