Nokia's third quarter results are a small improvement on its second quarter results. A mixed results package, there are a few glimmers of light at the end of the tunnel for the Finnish phone giant.
But Lumia sales, the Windows Phone-powered smartphone keeping the company's barely beating heart in rhythm, have declined rapidly in the past quarter. This can mostly be attributed to the decline in sales, due to the existing Lumia smartphones' incompatibility with the latest Windows Phone 8 software.
However, Symbian and MeeGo continue to hold the crown in Nokia's smartphone device portfolio, despite pushing for the Lumia lineup. The figures show a year-on-year decline by 63 percent in Nokia's 'smart' devices range: unpopularity for Symbian and MeeGo, and a tepid consumer response to the Lumia range.
Breaking down the numbers by geographical area and region, Nokia lost out across all continents year-on-year, but was hardest hit in Greater China and North America where interest for Nokia feature phones are in decline.
Europe, where Nokia is based, also saw a 19 percent decline year-on-year. However, from the previous quarter, only the Asia-Pacific and European regions saw growth.
Having said that, the firm's telecoms joint venture, Nokia Siemens Networks, showed record profits. Sales at the division rose by 3 percent to €3.5 billion ($4.58bn).
While Nokia's deep decline during the first and second quarter, the firm's share price is looking healthier again. Nokia currently looks like this: