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Originally Posted by Kleingetier View Post
I've read some pages on the internet and Nokia was shown as being worth more than 30 billion dollars. And it would probably be even more expensive. Even for Microsoft this is a big amount of money isn't it?
Microsoft has $50bln in cash and they make billions in profit each quarter so...

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Originally Posted by Schoat333 View Post
The problem for Microsoft is they are now playing catch up. Android has literally flooded the market, and Apple has established the iPhone as a must have device for some.

They will need to give consumers an amazing answer to one large question. Why WP7 over Android/iOS?
No privacy issues, no fragmentation, developer friendly platform, more carriers.

WP7 is growing faster than Android, BlackBerry OS, Palm, and is expected to take over iOS by 2015.
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post #22 of 61
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.....Not to mention Windows Phone OS is horrid.
you have obviously not used windows phone 7.
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post #23 of 61
We all had to see this coming.
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Nokia is sitting on a ton of phone patents and you know how Microsoft likes to send out these letters :

"Oh hey we are Microsoft and we notice you are infringing on our patents but don't worry dog if you just pay us some loot we will not litigate."
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post #25 of 61
this is great news for Nokia returning to the competitive phone scene in the US

I miss 6-7 years ago when Nokia easily had one of the friendliest interface's for phones
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you have obviously not used windows phone 7.
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post #27 of 61
Nokia also outsells Andriod and Apple phones in most countries. The ovi store even outsells them in many markets. Nokia won't be sold to them, but the partnership might become more exclusive.

It won't really matter as long as Nokia keeps hardware design in house anyway. I LOVE my N8. 12MP camera with a REAL flash and an actual shutter.

I know that Symbian OS isn't the best in the world, but it beats Windows mobile by far.
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post #28 of 61
maybe they will purchase next, a third world country
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post #29 of 61
Windows Phone 7 is an awesome platform, it just needs more time to correct some mistakes. Really guys, try it first. A Nokia takeover could prove useful, it will give a big boost to future mobile phones or even upgrade existing ones via software updates.
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post #30 of 61
NO! NO! NO! NO!



I love my Nokia E63
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