If Nokia’s feature phones are going to be cannibalized, the perfect company to do that is… Nokia.
Nokia’s feature phone strength has always had an impact on its Â financials, and the Asha range has continued that tradition. But with mobile phone volumes down 27% year on year (reported during the Q2 2013 results), the impact may be lessening… Which is why the rapidly dropping price of Nokia’s low-end Windows Phone handsets is worth noting. Nokia knows that sales of mobile handsets are flowing away from it – and if anyone is going to cannibalise Nokia’s mobile phone sales, I’m pretty sure that Nokia would prefer that it was itself.
Some thoughts over on All About Windows Phone.