Department of Hmm….
In the last quarter, Nokia sold 88.5 million phones to Apple’s 8.7
million iPods. If the Finns can convince just a fraction of buyers to
spring for music phones rather than iPods, they’ll trounce Steve Jobs
Read more here. "Trounce," of course, is a tricky word. Is the mark-up on cell phones as high? Would they cut into the iPod market or appeal to different buyers? Would content suppliers leave iTunes or just sell to both markets? Here is a good, short piece on the roots of the iPod appeal.