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The 8 most popular Nokia (NOK) Lumia devices account for nearly 3/4 of all Windows Phones (MSFT)...

The 8 most popular Nokia (NOK) Lumia devices account for nearly 3/4 of all Windows Phones (MSFT) in use worldwide, according to usage stats from Windows Phone ad network AdDuplex. The Lumia 920 and 800 are each estimated to account for 14% of WP devices in operation, the Lumia 710 13%, and the Lumia 610 11%. HTC's 8X and 8X are seen accounting for 4% apiece. Kantar Comtech's stats indicate Windows Phone is gradually gaining share in the U.S. and Western Europe, albeit from low levels.
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  • WhatdoIknow1
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    If you ever saw something, anything getting started it always starts slow and gains momentum over time. A soap box derby car going downhill. An airplane trying to take off or a new operating system trying to gain market share. It takes a little time but eventually they become something strong that can't be stopped.

     

    Long Nokia
    8 Apr 2013, 07:02 PM Reply Like
  • verenous
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    Anybody know why this stock is still going down? This report sounds like good news for Nokia.
    8 Apr 2013, 07:09 PM Reply Like
  • Stock Market Mike
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    Repeating what someone told me: (No idea if it's true)

     

    US trading of NOK mirrors the Helsinki exchange. As NOK's price is affected by European macro news that we ignore, its price shifts on the US market as well. You should look at the low price as a buying opportunity, as catalysts such as its next earnings release will break it free.

     

    Today it certainly seems that the low AMD price was a buying opportunity... 13%! Didn't see that one coming in one day!
    8 Apr 2013, 09:55 PM Reply Like
  • rongsc
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    Comparing to Apple and Samsung sales, the change is still not significant enough to validate the turn around. A lot of people are still sitting at the side line waiting and some are just taking advantage of the volatility. I will be happy if NOK did as well as BBRY when the earning comes. It's all perception. I am LONG NOK but I think it is going to take awhile, maybe a few quarter.
    8 Apr 2013, 10:19 PM Reply Like
  • investimus pro bono
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    @Mike - I also thought that Helsinki is dictating the US price, but recently came across to a research paper saying that it's vice versa. The argument is that in US investors are more informed/sophisticated hence are better decision makers/ influencers of the NOK's share price.

     

    While i agree with the macro news thesis, i have difficulties in understanding why the high demand for the NOK shares is not forcing the price go up? Yesterday the buy/sell ration was 2/1. Even this simple law of economics / demand and supply / seems not to work.
    9 Apr 2013, 09:29 AM Reply Like
  • georgariou1
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    love my lumina 900..nok builds the best smartphones..poowee on apple!
    8 Apr 2013, 10:32 PM Reply Like
  • Rockymarchiano
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    I strongly beleive that Nokia is going to be back in the top. Their beautiful phones can be baught in all pricerange. They should shorten the time to market, wich I belieave will take until Q3. I would also like to see more apps, like Bank apps. More PR for their phones would boost the sales... I'm bying the new catwalk phone, awesome!
    9 Apr 2013, 04:16 AM Reply Like
  • flybywire54
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    Am long Nokia and own a lumia 920 and 710 . Nothing wrong with Nokia , their phones are the best at all price range and with the 928 and catwalk the designs are becoming really sexy . The issues people have are with WP8 , it seems less fun then Android . Hell with Xbox games and a more flexible start screen, among others MFST should be able to sell the OS . Hope something is done to boost WP8 appeal among young people .
    9 Apr 2013, 04:36 AM Reply Like
  • ted lujan
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    There is no such thing as free lunch in the stock market, if we want a meaningful profit we have to assume some risk. Nok Is doing nicely as I write today. The news in this article is a very positive indicator that the up coming quarter will be at least a decent one.
    I for one will use my hazey crystal ball and predict that NOK will lead in price before the Q numbers are published.

     

    Long live Nok!!
    9 Apr 2013, 12:30 PM Reply Like
  • needsomebling
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    So how many phones by unit does this translate into? There was a report saying that MSFT anticipates to sell 1M Windows phones per week, so does that mean NOK has sold approx 9M units in Q1? (1M*12 Weeks*3/4=9M)

     

    Because that would mean that they have beat analyst expectations by 25-33%...that would be huuuuge for the stock price...

     

    Long NOK
    9 Apr 2013, 03:05 PM Reply Like
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