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April 25, 2011



Isn't it normal that every electronics device manufacturer sells like 20% less in Q1 of every year than in Q4 because of X-mas? After X-mas most people already have a phone.

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flibatuet, there's a huge surge in sales AFTER Christmas as well. I don't have numbers offhand but I know the January numbers can be significant. I often wait until then to make big purchases (just write "I owe you 1 ____" in my sons' Christmas cards). ;)


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ave strong years to finance this transition. In this way both NSN and the dumbphones units are failing Nokia now when their contributions are direly needed.


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Nokia dumbphones unit sales are down by 12% to 84 million units. The average sales price is down by one Euro to 42. Total revenues yes, are obviously then also down, by 14% to 3.5 Billion Euro. And the ones growing in dumbphones? Samsung and major

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