Could Be a Great Year for RIM Shares

On Thursday, Nokia (NOK) put in a pre-earnings announcement for a good quarter, which is scheduled to be fully reported later this month. The company reported selling 4.4 million Lumia smartphones, 2.2 million Symbian smartphones, and 9.3 million Asha smartphones. Sales of low-end feature phones came to about 70 million units.

The big positive in this news is that Lumia sales have climbed. In the second and third quarters, the company respectively sold just 2.9 million and 4 million of these phones. It's hard to get excited about the Symbian sales, as this is a dead and declining platform. The Asha smartphones aren't really smartphones, and they too will probably be gone within a few quarters.  ...517 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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