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Jo Harlow: Nokia Lumia 800 over iPhone, “best experience, easier, faster and a hell of a lot more fun!”

| October 31, 2011 | 36 Replies

A couple of interesting videos recorded at Nokia Word for the Windows Blog.

You’ll see Jo Harlow up first, followed by K

evin Shields. Jo is EVP at Nokia, head of Smart Devices.

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  • Better training for sales associates – if they love the handset, they can better teach consumers what Nokia Lumia is (unlike before where limited knowledge left recommendations for the other platforms)
  • Cool factor once again?
  • Natural feel when holding in the hand. No longer awkward, focus on design with Nokia (I really get that with the 800/N9. Whilst there’s a trend for basically just gawdy large screens with minimal thought on how the entire phone looks, here, you have form and function)
  • “It’s easy to make a toaster that toasts, it’s easy to make a smartphone – but how do you make one people will covet?” Ben says  the 800 is one that you will covet. Yup, I guess that’s what happens when it looks like the most beautiful phone ever made.
  • Jo’s Favourite app – the people tile (quite underrated but in Mango looks to be where you can really connect with your ‘people’ so seamlessly. I think that’s what many reviewers have said about Mango. The integration and social is effortless)
  • Why buy this over an iPhone? iPhone is simple and beautifully designed. 800 is gorgeous. The integration of the UI sets it apart. It is by far the best experience. Fabulous for business. Office are better are better implemented on Android and certainly on iPhone. Easier, faster and hell of a lot more fun.

http://channel9.msdn.com/Blogs/Windows-Blog/Live-from-Nokia-World-2011-Interview-with-Jo-Harlow-Nokia-EVP-of-Smart-Devices 

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Category: Nokia, Windows Phone

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