Rumour: Nokia N8 Successor the last Symbian from Nokia?SAYS WHO?

| February 4, 2012 | 153 Replies

I’ve been reluctant to post this as there’s nothing to go on based on the speculation of a source that revels in bringing bad Nokia news. It’s one a few of you have posted enough so I guess I’ll write about it. But seriously, what is the basis of it?

Whilst anything is possible, the reasoning that it’s because ST-Ericsson hinted significant decline as one customer for the short term has reduced orders. Where is the connection between Symbian being killed and low ST-Ericsson orders – possibly from Nokia? Were new Symbian handsets already moving from Texas Instruments? We know ST-Ericsson was going to provide some chips for Nokia Windows Phones. What if more of their Nokia Windows Phones for the time being got stuck on Qualcomm?

I’m sorry if I’m missing the connection here. I didn’t know Nokia was making Symbian on ST-Ericsson silicon (some blogs putting ST-Ericsson as major supplier of Symbian phones). There was news earlier of ST-Ericsson posting significant reduction in profits due to their largest customer, Nokia. Wow, I don’t remember handsets being made with ST-Ericsson stuff. Perhaps it’s another component I’m unaware of. What is this deal to make future Symbian phones from ST-Ericsson perhaps that I just cannot recall?

Key silicon partner ST Ericsson already hinted at the news when giving investors guidance last week. ST Ericsson said that a “very significant decline” in net sales this quarter was to be expected was due in part to the “reduction, in the short term, of new product sales with one of our largest customers.

Hmm…I’m so out of the loop here.

Source: theregister

Thanks everyone for the tip.


Category: N8 Successor, Nokia, Rumours

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