How could Nokia come into existence and start making mobile phones even after it was merged into Microsoft?

Nokia was never merged into Microsoft, what merged into Microsoft was Nokia's Devices and services business.Nokia left with 3 business by then. First was Nokia Networks, second was Mapping business (HERE maps) and third was Advance technologies (now known as Nokia Technologies).Nokia

Why did Microsoft buy Nokia?

Android had already overtaken the mobile market and Nokia's proprietary Symbian OS was left unupdated for over a long time and was struggling to keep its share. Microsoft on the other hand looking for a chance to get into hardware market felt it was the right time and bought Nokia.

Which company is bigger, Nokia or Apple?

Probably Nokia,as it's a major Finnish industrial conglomerate,producing everything from rubber boots to polar sea ice breakers.

What was the most popular nokia phone?

If you'd like to believe that the highest selling phone would be an iPhone or Samsung Galaxy S2. But the truth is Nokia 1100 and Nokia 1110 are the highest selling phones till date.Both of them have sold 250 Million Units Each.Well the second highest selling phone is

How long would an old cell phone (e.g. Nokia 5110) run with a modern battery?

I don't know the exact answer, but they do have nice batteries on ebay for your phone. Check this link or search yourself. Replacement Battery for Nokia 6310i,6210,5110,7110 (BPS-2 Replacement). 1850mAh | eBayIt might just be worth $8.99 if you really like that phone. If it were me, I would upgrade to an android phone.

Which company is bigger, Nokia or Apple?

Probably Nokia,as it's a major Finnish industrial conglomerate,producing everything from rubber boots to polar sea ice breakers.

Why did Microsoft buy Nokia instead of creating a new brand?

Because:It would take them a minimum of 10 years of Research and Development; and also brand building to be able to compete with the contemporary brands.Nokia's business was not in a good condition, to say the least. Which, of course has also led to the

Is Microsoft shutting down Nokia?

No.Their new Lumia phones are coming with Microsoft brand instead of Nokia.And recently, as Nadella stated, they will produce fewer phones with more focus instead of releasing a gazillion of different phone models.They'll focus on three categories: Business, Flagship and Budget.Tech sites are reporting that they'll release 6 phone

Is Microsoft shutting down Nokia?

No.Their new Lumia phones are coming with Microsoft brand instead of Nokia.And recently, as Nadella stated, they will produce fewer phones with more focus instead of releasing a gazillion of different phone models.They'll focus on three categories: Business, Flagship and Budget.Tech sites are reporting that they'll release 6 phone

Why aren't cell phones sold on contracts in India?

There are multiple reasons as to why phones are not offered on contract in India.Issues with proper identification : In India, we still lack a proper control and tracking mechanism. A contract device is very similar to an EMI on a phone, just that it is unsecured. Given that

Is it true that Microsoft (including Nokia) sold more smartphones last quarter than Apple did?

Yes, But Apple made a ton more money.This is because Nokia is still the best choice in the ultra low end market which happens to be a big part of sales, Apple only has phone's in the upper-mid and the high-end section of phones, so anything below that, Microsoft phones sell (though less than Android) .

Nokia sold itself to Microsoft. Is it right for Nokia or loss for Nokia?

Hi thanks for QA, Here's what I think in this regard.Collaboration is a good think, but collaboration with Microsoft might be mixed emotions for most Nokia fans.But this won't matter a lot to its fans but quality phone with significant features department can help any company...Now if we

Why did Microsoft buy Nokia instead of creating a new brand?

Because:It would take them a minimum of 10 years of Research and Development; and also brand building to be able to compete with the contemporary brands.Nokia's business was not in a good condition, to say the least. Which, of course has also led to the

Is Microsoft shutting down Nokia?

No.Their new Lumia phones are coming with Microsoft brand instead of Nokia.And recently, as Nadella stated, they will produce fewer phones with more focus instead of releasing a gazillion of different phone models.They'll focus on three categories: Business, Flagship and Budget.Tech sites are reporting that they'll release 6 phone

Why aren't cell phones sold on contracts in India?

There are multiple reasons as to why phones are not offered on contract in India.Issues with proper identification : In India, we still lack a proper control and tracking mechanism. A contract device is very similar to an EMI on a phone, just that it is unsecured. Given that

Why did Microsoft buy Nokia instead of creating a new brand?

Because:It would take them a minimum of 10 years of Research and Development; and also brand building to be able to compete with the contemporary brands.Nokia's business was not in a good condition, to say the least. Which, of course has also led to the

Is Microsoft shutting down Nokia?

No.Their new Lumia phones are coming with Microsoft brand instead of Nokia.And recently, as Nadella stated, they will produce fewer phones with more focus instead of releasing a gazillion of different phone models.They'll focus on three categories: Business, Flagship and Budget.Tech sites are reporting that they'll release 6 phone

Which company is bigger, Nokia or Apple?

Probably Nokia,as it's a major Finnish industrial conglomerate,producing everything from rubber boots to polar sea ice breakers.

Why did Microsoft kill the Nokia brand?

Nokia lives on. Microsoft didn't buy Nokia, they bought Nokia's smartphone division. Nokia is still an active business, albeit one that no longer makes handsets.Besides deciding the Lumia brand was sufficient versus the Nokia brand, they quite possibly didn't purchase the right to use the Nokia brand indefinitely.Nokia's non-compete agreement with Microsoft (not to

Why aren't cell phones sold on contracts in India?

There are multiple reasons as to why phones are not offered on contract in India.Issues with proper identification : In India, we still lack a proper control and tracking mechanism. A contract device is very similar to an EMI on a phone, just that it is unsecured. Given that

Is it true that Microsoft (including Nokia) sold more smartphones last quarter than Apple did?

Yes, But Apple made a ton more money.This is because Nokia is still the best choice in the ultra low end market which happens to be a big part of sales, Apple only has phone's in the upper-mid and the high-end section of phones, so anything below that, Microsoft phones sell (though less than Android) .

Nokia sold itself to Microsoft. Is it right for Nokia or loss for Nokia?

Hi thanks for QA, Here's what I think in this regard.Collaboration is a good think, but collaboration with Microsoft might be mixed emotions for most Nokia fans.But this won't matter a lot to its fans but quality phone with significant features department can help any company...Now if we