Things looking up for Nokia

Nokia has revealed net sales of €10 billion for the second quarter of 2010, up 1% year-on-year – although down 4% at constant currency.

The company sold 111.1 million mobile devices in Q2, up 8% year-on-year, with 24 million of those being smartphones (up 42% in the same period). Nokia also posted Services net sales of €158 million in Q2, compared to €140 million in Q2 2009 – a 12.9% increase year-on-year.

CEO Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo – who’s been tipped for replacement in recent days – said the results offer encouragement for the company.

"Despite facing continuing competitive challenges, we ended the second quarter with several reasons to be optimistic about our future," he said.

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