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Nokia Lumia sales passed 1 million handsets

Nokia Lumia 800Nokia may have slumped by $19 million in 2011 market value, but its first attempt at selling their new phones with the Microsoft operating system boosted investor confidence enough. In the final two months of 2011, Nokia sold 1.3 million Lumia handsets worldwide, or so a group of Bloomberg assembled analysts claim. They were unclear about the precise numbers, but between the 22 analysts gathered, all but one agreed that the figure was greater than 1 million. And so, Nokia Lumia sales passed 1 million handsets.

Espen Fumes, a fund manager for Storebrand Asset Management, which manages more than $60 billion, including Nokia and Apple, admitted that Nokia must maintain and even surpass 1 million in order to restore its credibility and regain investors confidence.

The move that put Nokia in a pinch was made by CEO Stephen Elop last year, when he dumped the Symbian and MeeGo phones and announced the coming Microsoft only line of smartphones. The estimates are significant, because there was low confidence that the Nokia-Microsoft team could provide adequate competition against the iPhone and Android devices.

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Top 10 Must-Have Gadgets for 2011 Holiday Season

Happy HolidaysChristmas is fast approaching and tech gadgets are always at the forefront of holiday wish lists. 2011 has been a great year for electronics and some truly innovative devices have been released to the markets. If you are making a list, or looking to buy a perfect gift for a loved one, find out which gadgets are must haves for this holiday season!

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Nokia Lumia Smartphones and the race to stay Relevant

Nokia Lumia 800Nokia has finally come up strong, but it still has many catch up to do. The Finnish mobile manufacturer made a strong statement October 26 by unveiling two spanky-new Smartphones. One of the mobile devices is for customers transiting from featured phones to Smartphones (especially in the developing world) and the other is a high-end phone for folks who are willing to spend that money with wild abandon.

Both Nokia Lumia 800 and Lumia 710 run on Windows Phone 7.5 ‘Mango’.  Little wonder Microsoft wants Nokia to succeed. To put short, the phones are design to give the iPhone 4s and galaxy SII a good fight.

Peering through what makes the two Nokia Smartphones rock are some familiar specs similar to what Apple and Samsung have to offer.

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