Nokia To Stop Selling Symbian Devices In USA To Focus On Windows Phones

In an interview to All Things Digital, Chris Weber , Nokia’s President of U.S. subsidiary imagehave revealed Nokia’s future plan in USA. Here is the quick summary of the interview,

  • Nokia will also focus exclusively on sales through traditional wireless carriers. So far Nokia was selling their devices without carrier contract independently to customers.
  • When Nokia Windows Phones enter the market, there will be no Symbian devices for sale from Nokia.
    • “It will be Windows Phone and the accessories around that. The reality is if we are not successful with Windows Phone, it doesn’t matter what we do (elsewhere).”
  • Nokia will work on smartphones for USA, based on which it will be applied throughout the world.
    • “We’ll develop for North America and make the phones globally available and applicable,” “In fact, evidence of that is that the first Windows Phones that will ship are being done by our group in San Diego.”

Weber also revealed that North America is key to Nokia’s success in smartphone arena and they are going to execute their largest ever marketing effort to promote Windows Phones in USA.

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Source: AllThingsD

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