N900 Sales Trickle as Nokia, Opera Align with Adobe on Flash Support

Nokia logoThe fight between Apple and Adobe over allowing Flash onto Apple devices like the popular iPhone and iPad platform has been brewing for quite some time. The fight to get Flash onto the iPad and iPhone has resulted in several open letters being published.

Apple CEO Steve Jobs kicked the open letter writing campaign off in late April when he published a letter railing against Flash calling it a closed platform and calling for use of HTML5. Shortly after Jobs published his letter, Adobe published a couple of its own open letters striking back against Apple. Other companies are aligning with Adobe and Flash in the fight against Apple. Two of the companies taking Adobe's side are Nokia and Opera.

Both of the companies pledged last week to support Flash in the face of a growing war between Flash and HTML5 spearheaded by Apple. Opera co-founder Jon von Tetzchner said late last week that Opera would be supporting Flash. Nokia's Alberto Torres also said his firm would support Flash.

While Nokia is throwing its support behind Flash, the sales volume of the company's high-end smartphones is nothing compared to what Apple accomplishes with the iPhone. Reuters reports that the N900, the top of the line Nokia smartphone, has sold fewer than 100,000 units.

The N900 has been on the market for a while and the under 100,000 sales figure is for the period of January to March – the official launch of the N900 was in November 2009. Despite the poor sales numbers being reported, Nokia maintains that it is happy with sales and that the device is exceeding expectations.

Torres told Reuters, "Sales have substantially exceeded expectations." Expectations must have been low. During the same sales period Apple moved 8.75 million iPhones.

Source: DailyTech

Tags: mobile phones, Nokia

Comments
Add comment

Your name:
Sign in with:
or
Your comment:


Enter code:

E-mail (not required)
E-mail will not be disclosed to the third party


Last news

 
Galaxy Note10 really is built around a 6.7-inch display
 
You may still be able to download your content
 
Facebook, Messenger and Instagram are all going away
 
Minimize apps to a floating, always-on-top bubble
 
Japan Display has been providing LCDs for the iPhone XR, the only LCD model in Apple’s 2018 line-up
 
The 2001 operating system has reached its lowest share level
 
The entire TSMC 5nm design infrastructure is available now from TSMC
 
The smartphone uses a Snapdragon 660 processor running Android 9 Pie
The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Review
The evolution of the successful smartphone, now with a waterproof body and USB Type-C
February 7, 2017 / 2
Samsung Galaxy TabPro S - a tablet with the Windows-keyboard
The first Windows-tablet with the 12-inch display Super AMOLED
June 7, 2016 /
Keyboards for iOS
Ten iOS keyboards review
July 18, 2015 /
Samsung E1200 Mobile Phone Review
A cheap phone with a good screen
March 8, 2015 / 4
Creative Sound Blaster Z sound card review
Good sound for those who are not satisfied with the onboard solution
September 25, 2014 / 2
Samsung Galaxy Gear: Smartwatch at High Price
The first smartwatch from Samsung - almost a smartphone with a small body
December 19, 2013 /
 
 

News Archive

 
 
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930  




Poll

Do you use microSD card with your phone?
or leave your own version in comments (15)