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Two of Zynga's top titles, Draw Something and Zynga Poker, are coming to Nokia's Asha range of budget blowers, showing that there's life in the old platform yet. Draw Something, a mobile Pictionary game with added bits, was flavour of the month when Zynga acquired the game, and its developer, for $180m in March this year ( …

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"500 developers who've topped a million downloads from its own App Store, and three who've hit 100 million"

And between them made 97p

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Any game from Zynga should come with a warning that it is cynically designed to separate the player from as much of their money as humanly possible.

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UK Retailers will be importing them

Why exactly?

and after the import fee's and such have been paid will they still be a competative budget smartphone, or another overpriced underspecced Nokia mess?

The budget end of the market is very competative at the moment, punting a Nokia in with an old platform might not be the way to win riches.

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You'd think that with that kind of spec they would run S60. Or even Maemo/Meego.

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@run S60. Or even Maemo/Meego

a surfeit of operating systems and not decent strategy - the decline of Nokia in a nutshell

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Yeah, what we need is S60, a fiddly D-pad, no app store, and battery pulls every couple of hours. Truly, a phone for Real Men.

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Re: @run S60. Or even Maemo/Meego

Surfeit? They have exactly 2 OS's. S40 will fly on those machines. The article mentions the plentiful supply of apps.

But facts won't stop herd mentality. You'll still insist they are underspecced and harp on about imaginary problems.

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@run S60. Or even Maemo/Meego

a surfeit of operating systems, and no strategy for developing apps - Nokia's decline in a nutshell

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