A new report from a Finnish retailer indicates that demand for Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK)'s new Lumia 920 handset is much higher than expected. The phone is Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK)'s new flagship, and it runs Windows 8. While retailers in many countries all over the globe have sung the praises of the Nokia Lumia 920, one Finnish retailer’s praises in particular have grabbed the attention of editors at Ubergizmo.
The managing director at DNA Trading Limited said his retail chain sells out of the handsets as soon as they receive them. He also said they have created a waiting list so that they are able to stay on top of the phone’s high demand. Although some industry analysts believe that Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK) is having supply problems which are inflating demand, this particular Finnish retailer says that isn’t what’s happening at their stores. So far there have been more than 2.5 million orders of Nokia’s Lumia 820 and 920 handsets worldwide.
There are also other indications that the demand for the Nokia Lumia 920 phone is high in other parts of the world. The smartphone maker apparently sold out of its handsets by the middle of the day on Black Friday in the U.S. The high demand for Nokia’s 920 handsets is excellent news for the manufacturer, which has been struggling with smartphone sales for some time.
Lumia 920 Features
It may be that consumers are responding to the new features of the Lumia phones, specifically its innovative PureView camera, which is touted as the best camera on any smartphone that’s available right now. The display on the phone has a touch screen that works even if the user is wearing gloves. Users can also charge the phone wirelessly. The Lumia 920 runs on Windows 8 and utilizes a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor.