The numbers are in, and it's time to make sense of the data. ABI Research's Michael Morgan analyzes the world's 12 largest branded cell phone makers in the fourth quarter of 2012, providing sales data as well as insight into their strategy and competitive position in the market.
Nokia released an updated version of its Cinemagraph GIF-making application optimized for Lumia smartphones running Microsoft's legacy Windows Phone 7.5.
Nokia's stock will be removed from the Euro Stoxx 50 index over concerns that the company's smartphones are losing market share. This move triggered a slide in Nokia's share price, falling to its lowest level in three months on the Helsinki exchange, according to Bloomberg .
BARCELONA, Spain-- Last year at Mobile World Congress I wrote that smartphone and table vendors "need to offer truly differentiated services and not just me-too hardware." A year later I can report that OEMs have made progress but I think there is much more work to be done.
BARCELONA, Spain--Nokia plans to shift its marketing for its Lumia line running Microsoft's Windows Phone software this year away from the Windows Phone and Lumia brands and more toward Nokia-specific products and unique features, according to a Nokia executive.
Nokia unveiled two new mid-range Lumia smartphones, the Lumia 720 and 520, which run Microsoft's Windows Phone software. The two devices offer the operating platform's higher-end smartphone features but at a lower price. The company also introduced two feature phones, the Nokia 301 and 105.
Nokia plans to use its time at the Mobile World Congress trade show next week in Barcelona, Spain, to announce low-cost handsets and a smartphone running Microsoft's Windows Phone software, according to a Reuters article.
Nokia is set to unveil a range of low-cost handsets this week in an effort to counter growing competition from Chinese rivals, a company source told Reuters .
Nokia is expanding its new Lumia-exclusive streaming music service to the U.S. market less than a month after launching the effort overseas.
Nordea Bank has raised its rating on Nokia from "buy" to strong "buy," and set a new target price for the stock at €4. The Nordic bank also believes Nokia could reach a break-even point by the middle of this year as better availability of its Lumia 820 and 510 models should overcome fourth-quarter shipment problems, according to Street Insider .