Re-imagining Nokia’s current homepage
Update 26.10.11. They’re getting there!
Nokia is on the ropes. With their Symbian OS basically discontinued and no announced Windows Phone 7 phones, why would you buy a Nokia Smartphone? If I was a shareholder (and I’m not), I would not be happy to see Nokia’s homepage. It’s dated, and most importantly, there’s no mention of the new products they need to take back their place as the world’s leading phone-maker.
Indeed, it looks like Samsung, and soon Apple may overtake them.
So with that in mind, and with the proviso that this is completely made up, I’ve redone the Nokia homepage to show what I, as a theoretical shareholder would like to be seeing.
This amounts to little more than:
– A shipping date for a Windows Phone 7 phone (the mythical “Waltz”). This should be soon (July 1 in my example – it’s mid-June as I write this).
– A simplified product line; a single Win Pho 7 phone and more basic devices
– Some acknowledgement that Nokia needs a new website
– A courting of developers
And so, without further ado, the design (click for a big version):