Last weekend, Nokia announced first quarter results this year, this oldest of the global handset market share has declined from 33% last quarter to 29%, but performance on the net or better than analysts expected. In addition, Nokia and Microsoft signed a final agreement.
Finance Reported shows, Nokia net sales in the first quarter this year was 10.4 billion euros, compared to the same period last year, up 9%, in terms of profitability, its earnings per share was 0.13 euros, lower than the same period last year 0.14 euros, but better than analysts expected on average to 0.10 euros. Meanwhile, in the smart phone market, Nokia’s global market share has dropped from 33% to 29%.
April 21, local time, Nokia and Microsoft signed the final agreement officially on the strategic cooperation announced on February 11. In the agreement, specific listed all the financial commitments, and described each company responsible for the technical part, shown Nokia ready to regard Windows Phone as its “first smartphone operating system.”