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Nokia picks on the Apple iPhone




Apple is also best known for their simple, witty and sometimes trashy commercials. Steve & Co. has been banking on the Mac vs. PC crusade for years and have made dozens of commercials about it.

Now, with the release iPhone and their venture into the mobile market, Apple is up against the bigger giants of the cellphone industry. And on the top spot, Nokia.

Round one, in early September, when Apple slashed the iPhone by $200. Nokia puts an ad on Google with this headline.

iPhone $200

Round two, the recent commotion about Apple’s fierce battle against customers trying to unlock their iPhone got Nokia to put out posters stating “The best devices have not limits. Phones should be open to anything.

Nokia Unlock iPhone

Rightfully so.

{ via Engadget }

In related news, Nokia announces the buy out of NAVETQ for $8.1 billion. The company is a provider of comprehensive digital map information for automotive navigation systems, mobile navigation devices, Internet-based mapping applications, and government and business solution. This move is in line with the Nokia OVI roadmap of providing GPS auto navigation, global maps and localized guided directions.



Abe is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of YugaTech. You Can follow him on Twitter @abeolandres.

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7 Responses

  1. Jeffrey says:

    I don’t like Steve Jobs and Apple’s or any company’s way of promoting their product by sending out negative messages to a competing product.

  2. Reasons why the Apple iPhone sucks

    Fingers constantly smudging the screen. Yes, we’re sure the touchscreen UI is wondrous, but watching video on a screen covered in fingerprints… great!

    It’s pretty big for a phone – bigger than the Treo 750 and the BlackBerry Pearl anyway.

    Do people really want One Gadget to Rule Them All. We quite like having a phone and an MP3 player and a camera. And the iPhone’s 2MP camera doesn’t exactly thrill us.

    As Nokia commented: What, no 3G?

    Steve Jobs, you are a fricking tease. And stop reinventing stuff. And get a new outfit already.

  3. otoy says:

    i think my n95 can beat iphone any given time of the day :) i love my n95 hehehe

    a dose of their own medicine

  4. ernesto says:

    I am a nokia user for 2 years now and I haven’t tried iPhone but planning to try one once it is available here in Manila!!!

  5. Ade says:

    iPhones are way overrated, methinks.

  6. tim says:

    Nokia Phils after sales sucks terribly. They have the worst after sales for any company!

  7. Manny says:

    in retrospec, 3years after, Apple is now the no.1 high end smartphone in the market, while Nokia board dimisses its CEO for not being able to catch up to the iPhone.

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