According to data released on Friday by the mobile industry research firm CCS Insight, Nokia last month has cut the price of Lumia 800 and Lumia 900 15% and 10% down.
The CCS Insight analyst Digantam Gurung said, that Nokia lowered the price of the old version Lumia phone is not surprising, because the next generation Windows smartphones will be on market soon.
Since the Lumia 800 based on the Windows Phone system listed in November last year, its price has fallen by about 25%. The price of Lumia 900 listing in January this year has dropped by 20%.
Nokia officials declined to comment.
Earlier this year, Nokia and its telecom partner AT&T lowered their price after Lumia smartphone listed in market only a few months, caused a strong reaction in the mobile industry. Nokia then explained that the price behavior had long been planned in the company product release strategy.
Nokia on Thursday announced new Lumia smartphone sales plan in the European market, it announced that Lumia 820 and 920 the company has just released earlier this month will land several European markets in November this year,.
Nokia said, Lumia 820 and 920 are priced at 499 euros and 599 euros in Italy, Lumia 920 price in Germany is 649 euros (tax containing carrier subsidies). Lumia 920 price is slightly lower than the iPhone, the latter retail price is about 679 euros in the European market, about the same price in the European market with Samsung’s new flagship Galaxy S3.