RVM, 08 Dec 2011According to IDC Q3 2011 report, Symbian was second most sold mobile OS in the world, with mar... moreLooking at that report its says Nokia suffered a massive 36.60% drop in sales compared to the same quarter the previous year? What does that tell you?
Nokia Sucks, 08 Dec 2011It is dying. How do you explain Symbian's decline? Android is taking its marketshare away from... moreAccording to IDC Q3 2011 report, Symbian was second most sold mobile OS in the world, with market share 16.9%, which is higher then iOS's market share. It may be declining, but certainly not dying.
How is Android better alternative ? Because it has terrible battery performance ? Because its applications are java based and realtime interpreted, thus much more memory and performance hungry ? Because its UI still lags even on dual core processors ? Cmon...
Cant wait for Nokia to drop Symbian which ever year it
is.... cant wait to see all the Symbian fanboys cry!
bongbong, 08 Dec 2011BADA is the one that is dying not SymbianSamsung sold more bada phones than the entire windows phone. Symbian is now dying and its losing marketshare.
tropolite, 08 Dec 2011I agree that Android is power hungry but I really have to argue your comment that WindowsPhone... moreDude, you don't need dual core with windows phone. The UI is so minimal and runs buttery smooth on a single core processor. Only plowing android and iphone need dual core, which will actually drain your battery faster
RVM, 08 Dec 2011Wow, just stop with this "Symbian is dying" BS. Actually Symian is now developed pro... moreI agree on that.
Symbian lives on even with QT and a mix of Meego and Maemo and Symbian. Nokia doing a great work on every frontier. Love Nokia 701 with Belle
RVM, 08 Dec 2011Wow, just stop with this "Symbian is dying" BS. Actually Symian is now developed pro... moreIt is dying. How do you explain Symbian's decline? Android is taking its marketshare away from Symbian and Blackberry. Android is now the king and Symbian is now the kingdom's fool that everyone laughs at.
Nobody wants Symbian anymore and that's why it's on a steady and steep decline. It hasn't regain any marketshare it lost to Android in the past 2 years. Who would want a Symbian when a better Android alternative exist?
Anonymous, 08 Dec 2011If there are limitations (even though they are platform specific), the price ahould be tagged ... moreU don't pay for specs in Lumia 800. U pay for looking MUCH better then typical Samsung plastic iphone-clone.
RVM, 08 Dec 2011Actually Nokia 900 is a high-end WP device. Even Lumia 800 is. U should compare it to other WP... moreIf there are limitations (even though they are platform specific), the price ahould be tagged accordingly.
And not the way Nokia did it (with Lumia 800)..
shano, 08 Dec 2011symbian is terminal dying mate, we all no tht! wave bye byeWow, just stop with this "Symbian is dying" BS. Actually Symian is now developed probably at faster rate than it was before Nokia+WP announcement (11 feb). There were 2 big updates since then - Anna and Belle, while competing OS'es - Android, iOS, Bada came with only one major update in the same time period. Nokia announced that new Symbian devices will be released until they will not generate profit anymore (so theoretically, if new Symbian updates and devices will be successful, Symbian can live many more years). Even if not successful, Symbian will be supported at least until 2016 and frankly, who's buying a phone in 2011 or 2012 for more then 4 or 5 years ? So not, Symbian is definitively not dying.
Sun Down, 08 Dec 2011The specifications aren't confirmed yet, but it'll be interesting if it's an N8 successor. I w... moreNokia 900 won't be an N8 successor. N8's successor will be launched in 2012 and will be based on either Symbian Carla or Donna.
Anonymous, 08 Dec 2011Lumia 900 model number is misleading, it will be high end for Nokia, but with single core cpu,... moreActually Nokia 900 is a high-end WP device. Even Lumia 800 is. U should compare it to other WP devices, not to Android devices, because single-core, WVGA and even 720p are limitations of WP itself, not the particular device. And if u look what other manufacturers offer in their WP range, u'll realize that no one has better spec'd phone than Nokia 900, or as good looking as Lumia 800 (including Samsung or HTC).
AnonD-24476, 08 Dec 2011Im more interested in Symbian OS rather than windows. Symbian belle is simply superb & im ... moreWP7 is no power hungry os man, are u on crack or something??? Don't even compare WP7 with Android in that part.
Those who think Samsung are going to die are living in dreamland, dream on. Same thinkg with Nokia, it isn't going anywhere....yet. We should just enjoy what we have rather than bickering over which platform is better.
AnonD-24476, 08 Dec 2011Im more interested in Symbian OS rather than windows. Symbian belle is simply superb & im ... moreI agree that Android is power hungry but I really have to argue your comment that WindowsPhone is power hungry. It definitely isn't.
The OS can run on min specs without skipping a beat (this is not to say that some of the apps developed are a little intensive and could've been optimised better).
Look at Lumia 800 specs and it flies. The 900 will blister with a relatively low spec of 1gb RAM and 1.4GHz CPU, compared with the new specs coming out soon of quad core units in Droids.