Error
  • JUser::_load: Unable to load user with id: 67

Featured Articles

AMD sheds light on stacked DRAM APUs

AMD sheds light on stacked DRAM APUs

AMD is fast tracking stacked DRAM deployment and a new presentation leaked by the company  points to APUs with stacked DRAM,…

More...
Nvidia officially launches the 8-inch Shield Tablet

Nvidia officially launches the 8-inch Shield Tablet

As expected and reported earlier, Nvidia has now officially announced its newest Shield device, the new 8-inch Shield Tablet. While the…

More...
Intel launches new mobile Haswell and Bay Trail parts

Intel launches new mobile Haswell and Bay Trail parts

Intel has introduced seven new Haswell mobile parts and four Bay Trail SoC chips, but most of them are merely clock…

More...
Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool is well known for its gamer cases with aggressive styling. However, the Dead Silence chassis offers consumers a new choice,…

More...
AMD A8-7600 Kaveri APU reviewed

AMD A8-7600 Kaveri APU reviewed

Today we'll take a closer look at AMD's A8-7600 APU Kaveri APU, more specifically we'll examine the GPU performance you can…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Friday, 22 October 2010 10:31

Nokia sacks 1,800, SE drops out of top 5

Written by


Oh dear, the Nordics have cocked up
Nokia has announced plans to cull 1,800 jobs and across the border Sony Ericsson have slipped out of the top five phone makers.

Nokia announced the job cut as it reported its quarterly earnings, which were an improvement over last year, but sales were still some 2 percent down year-on-year. Nokia CEO Stephen Elop said that the company was facing "a remarkably disruptive time" and warned that its market share would continue to sink. It would probably be a good idea to tell Mr Elop that it's his responsibility to turn the company around rather than make ominous warnings.

On the other side of the border things are not looking up for SonyEricsson, either. The outfit has dropped from fourth to sixth place in overall phone shipments in Q2, with a market share of 3.6 percent. This is the first time in three years that SE did not manage to make the top five. SE was outpaced by ZTE and RIM with 4.2 and 3.7 percent respectively.

Like Nokia, SE is facing increasingly stiff competition in the growing smartphone market. Samsung and LG on the other hand have adapted and grabbed 20.8 and 10 percent of the market respectively.

More here.
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments