Espoo, Finland — Nokia’s mobile-device dollar volume fell in the first quarter by 30 percent compared with the year-ago period to 1.93 billion euros ($2.66 billion) on the eve of the segment’s acquisition by Microsoft.
Sales were off sequentially by 27 percent.
The device segment’s operating losses grew to 326 million euros ($450 million) compared with a year-ago loss of 120 million euros and a fourth-quarter loss of 198 million euros.
In the fourth quarter and full-year 2013, device revenues were down 29 percent.
Operating losses in the device segment hit 198 million euros in the fourth quarter, and full-year losses were 780 million euros, down 66 percent.
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