Nokia v's Apple product cycle...

Apple (aka Pavlov);

  • Week 1 Announce new phone
  • Week 3 release new phone
  • Week's 3 - 8 catch-up on back orders.
  • Week 20 bored, want new phone.
  • Week 20+ leak new phone details.
  • Week 24 positively salivating for it.
  • Week 25 Announce new phone
  • Week 27 I'm poorer but happier.. for now...
Nokia
  • Week -6 New phone gets leaked.
  • Week -2 Executive demo's it.
  • Week 1 Announce new phone
  • Week 8 Online stores start taking orders
  • Week 9 Shipment date gets pushed back...
  • Week 10 Shipment date gets pushed back...
  • Week 11 Shipment date gets pushed back...
  • Week 12 Shipment date gets pushed back...
  • Week 13 Release first batch of phones on an exclusive operator deal (usually the one with the crappiest network)
  • Week 22 Shipment date announced for unlocked phone...
  • Week 23 Shipment date gets pushed back...
  • Week 24 Shipment date gets pushed back...
  • Week 25 New phone leaked, cancel order and wait for the next generation...
Any spot the flaw in Nokia's release cycle?