Nokia unveiled on Tuesday the Lumia 925, the latest version of its Windows Phone 8 Lumia line, with a new design incorporating aluminum around the edge of the sleek, lightweight smartphone.
They're at it again. Mobile handset operators are slogging it out in the courtroom, instead of competing in the marketplace.
Nokia succeeded this week in convincing an Amsterdam court to block STMicroelectronics from supplying HTC with the microphone used in its recently launched HTC One smartphone.
Nokia Siemens Networks, the networking joint venture of Nokia and Siemens, reported a 5 percent year-over-year drop in revenue for the first quarter of 2013. The venture reported revenue of €2.8 billion ($3.6 billion) in the first quarter, down from €2.9 billion ($3.8 billion) for the same quarter last year.
Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia reported a smaller net loss in the first quarter of 2013, due in part to growth in sales of its Windows Phone-based Lumia smartphones.
Nokia Chief Executive Officer Stephen Elop threw an iPhone across a TV studio during a recent interview with a Finnish journalist, a move that could symbolize its decision to tether its fortunes to the Windows Phone operating system.
Samsung is taking on Nokia in the smart feature phone market with the launch of its REX line of mobile phones.
Apple shipped 47.8 million iPhones in the fourth quarter, lower than expected given the launch of the iPhone 5 in September, according to Juniper Research. The iPhone 5 launch did help AT&T attract more new customers in the fourth quarter than it has in three years though, according to an AP report.
Samsung has taken over the top spot for 2012 cellphone shipments, overtaking Nokia, which had held the top position for 14 years, according to the latest research from IHS iSuppli Mobile and Wireless Communications Service.
Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia is continuing its slide in the smartphone market, dropping from the No. 3 smartphone maker to No. 7 in the third quarter, according to the most recent data from Gartner. Research in Motion took over Nokia's No. 3 spot, despite a smartphone sales decline.