Remember 1999, when we all had Nokia phones in our pockets? I bet that if you think about it, you can still hear that iconic electronic ringtone. If you can’t, here’s a refresher that is likely to get stuck in your head for decades.
In 1999, Nokia 3110 sales figures eclipsed 160 MILLION, making it one of the most popular phones ever made. And then a few years later, when most of the world was reaching for their 600 MILLION iPhones or Galaxy smartphones, Nokia sold less than 7 million across all of their phone offerings. That was when rumors were going around about Nokia’s impending demise. In 2011, Stephen Elop, Nokia’s then CEO, delivered his infamous speech about a burning platform. Read the full article