The Nokia E7 was setting sales records on fire in China in January 2011, but then Elop did his Elop Effect and destroyed Symbian and E7 sales collapsed.

–Tomi Ahonen, December 30, 2016 [1]

Nokia announced today that it has finally started shipping its E7 smartphone to “select markets” this week.

Devindra Hardawar of Venturebeat, February 7th, 2011 [2]

I still have no clue why anyone would buy ANYTHING this guy says.
(But I’m willing to go with his view that E7 sales were bad. 😉 )