Nice Progress for Nokia’s Lumia Phones

There has been a modest sale of Lumia-smartphones, but the trend is pointing in the right direction for Nokia.

Nokia have the remain hard in the mobile industry, but in the most recent accounts, there is a positive win to track.

The financial statements of Nokia’s third-quarter 2013 shows a sale at 8.8 million Lumia phones in the quarter, up from 6.3 million in the same period in 2012.

According to an analysis from Sydbank it is slightly better than the 8.5 million units that analysts had expected.

Compared with its competitors are still modest sales, but it points in the right direction. Apple sold in the fourth quarter of their fiscal year 33.8 million iPhones, while Samsung has sold 86 million units from July to September 2013.

Shareholders at Nokia should not be worried, according to Sydbank especially if sales of mobile business to Microsoft falls into place at the beginning of 2014.

It is expected that Nokia in the fourth quarter, will get a sales growth at 10.5 percent within Lumia the phones which are available in many price ranges.