Mobile's Biggest Losers In 2012
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Andrew Hornback
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12/31/2012 | 2:54:31 PM
re: Mobile's Biggest Losers In 2012
Completely blind eye to Microsoft and Nokia here. Really? Have they been relegated to the non-impact players in this space, in the mind of the experts? THAT speaks volumes.

Andrew Hornback
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12/28/2012 | 4:08:01 PM
re: Mobile's Biggest Losers In 2012
No mention of Nokia here? That seems odd. Their sales continue to plummet as Symbian phone sales get worse. While that is happening, Win Phone sales aren't doing well, and have failed to help. On the low end, their phones are challenged by cheap Asian manufacturers, and are dropping as well.

As far as Win Phone goes, Microsoft is doing poorly. They have also failed to get any real marketshare even with Win Phone 8. Win 8 tablets aren't moving off the shelves, and that includes their own Surface.

I don't understand how these two were missed, as they are some of the biggest stories of 2012.

With RIM, we're still seeing major problems, and so far, BB10 is just a pipe dream. Heins hasn't been "incredibly successful" in anything, so far, at least. There is still more skepticism over RIM's survival than there is a feeling that it might have a success.

Am I detecting some lack of objectivity in this article?

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