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    Nokia CEO says owning an iPhone is embarrassing, throws one on the ground

    In a rather awkward interview on national Finnish television show, Nokia CEO Stephen Elop didnt hesitate to unequivocally call the iPhone embarrassing after the interviewer showed him his Apple smartphone. Shortly after that, Elop threw said smartphone on the ground.
    In his nagging for more information regarding the yet unofficial, but highly rumored Lumia 928, the interviewer shared to Elop that he uses an iPhone, but also expressed his disappointment with the device and a desire to change it for a Lumia 928. Apparently, Elop felt he had no choice, but to throw the expensive smartphone away.
    Elop soon comforted the TV reporter that he would have his iPhone replaced for a brand new Nokia, although its not clear what phone would Nokias CEO give him. My bet goes for a Lumia 920.
    Check out the part of the interview in question from the video below.

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    What a troll lol

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    lmao wtf

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    Some CEOs get paid millions to say the most ridiculous ****

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    What a terrible interviewer. Wouldn't let him get a word in.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ash91 View Post
    What a terrible interviewer. Wouldn't let him get a word in.
    You can say that again. He was the embarrassing part in this. I'm surprised Elop didn't slap him.


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    Elop - former Microsoft VP and now CEO of Nokia doesn't want you to buy an iPhone. Shocked.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tutankhamun View Post
    Elop - former Microsoft VP and now CEO of Nokia doesn't want you to buy an iPhone. Shocked.
    Say what!? lol


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    Terrible troll. Nokia phones are pretty horrid these days

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    I actually quite like the Lumnia line. If I couldn't have an iPhone I'd own a Lumnia for sure.
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    reminds me of this




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    Quote Originally Posted by Tutankhamun View Post
    Elop - former Microsoft VP and now CEO of Nokia doesn't want you to buy an iPhone. Shocked.
    Really? Because it's funny that this guy reminded me of Steve Ballmer lol...now it makes sense. It must be the cultural values he brought from MS.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sufi View Post
    Really? Because it's funny that this guy reminded me of Steve Ballmer lol...now it makes sense. It must be the cultural values he brought from MS.
    Yes. And the first thing he did when joining Nokia was to cancel their in-house OS's developments and adapt Windows Phone Mobile as their primary platform. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Elop
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    being CEO of Nokia is embarrassing

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tutankhamun View Post
    Yes. And the first thing he did when joining Nokia was to cancel their in-house OS's developments and adapt Windows Phone Mobile as their primary platform. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Elop
    Stealth troll! lol

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    He is Canadian, what would you expect.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Sylar View Post
    reminds me of this

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    LAst Nokia I owned was a 3610i. It was free with my contract, I have only ever bought 3 phones since 1997
    This is a local shop for local people you have no business here!

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    Quote Originally Posted by keefy View Post
    LAst Nokia I owned was a 3610i. It was free with my contract, I have only ever bought 3 phones since 1997
    Wow!




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    lol wut? STFU mate. Nothing embarrassing owning an iPhone itself. What's embarrassing are the trolls, but you sir are being one of those trolls yourself

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sufi View Post
    Really? Because it's funny that this guy reminded me of Steve Ballmer lol...now it makes sense. It must be the cultural values he brought from MS.
    Elop`s a ****in joke...whats embarrassing is how he has destroyed a once great company (nokia)..the guys jealous of apples success...

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    I own a Nokia Lumia lol...and I like it.
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    I'll stick with my HTC.
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    You know whats embarrasing? Windows mobile. I used to love Nokia phones all through the 00's now days the only phones I use are Experia for their great standby run time.

    PS4 has little to no competition.

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