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Nokia braced for second half of difficult year

Thursday 16 August 2012 | 12:13 CET | Author: Maarten van Vliet | Market Commentary
Nokia and Windows Phone have struggled through a tough first half as part of the handset maker's transition to the new smartphone platform. The poor financial results at Nokia ended with one bright point: sales of the Lumia Windows smartphones are growing, laying the base for a possibly better second half.

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