Smartphone Wars: Hype Vs. Performance


Despite the obvious dominance of Apple and Google in the smartphone arena, the battle for third is significantly more interesting. As Nokia , with the assistance of the Microsoft OS, continues to battle with BlackBerry for third place, there is a significant disconnect between device perception and stock performance.

In the video below, contributor Doug Ehrman discusses some of the major factors that have been affecting Nokia and BlackBerry, how these may play out over the next few months, and how you may want to be positioned at current levels.

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