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Microsoft Rumored to be Readying Own Smartphone

Now, don’t ask us if we have a confirmation on this! The big news we hear is that Microsoft might launch its own smartphone in the near future. It is being said that the company is now working on this device named Microsoft Surface Phone.

Microsoft has a close connection with the mobile phone manufacturer Nokia, and therefore the latest piece of news could be disappointing for the Finnish phone giant.

This is simply because Nokia’s new devices entirely depend on Windows Phone 8 Operating system. HTC and Samsung have also announced their Windows 8 devices.

Nokia Lines Up 3 Windows Phone 8 Devices for September Event

We all know Nokia is gearing up to launch its new Windows Phone 8 devices on September 5th. And it will be a joint event along with Microsoft.

It was a widespread rumor that Nokia is going to unveil three devices on the event. One among the trio is the Phi, the future Windows Phone 8 device. Some sources reveal that the second device is called Arrow, which will be the part of the Lumia series. Both the devices look somewhat similar to Nokia’s Lumia 800 and 900 range.

Nokia is expecting to compete with Apple and Google with the Windows Phone 8 devices.

Nokia Lumia Windows Phone 8 Offers PureView Technology

We all are expecting the launch of Nokia’s upcoming Windows Phone 8 devices since quite a while now. And each moment, new speculation seems to be spreading the Finnish phonemaker’s new Lumia devices.

The latest we hear about the new Lumia line is that it would come spruced up with Pure View Camera technology. It has been revealed by the company that at least one of the Lumia devices would come with Pure View.

Earlier, the company had not been willing to put speculations to rest by confirming the feature. The latest stance makes it clear that Pure View technology in Windows Phone 8 devices is going to be a reality.

Nokia Announces Windows Phone 8 Device

The telecom giant, Nokia, has announced a plan to unveil Windows Phone 8 smartphone in September. Windows Phone 8 is considered as Nokia’s competitor for Android and Apple’s iPhone.

Stephan Elop, the CEO of Nokia has also confirmed the Windows Phone 8 debut in the near future. The rumors suggest the Nokia could launch its first Windows Phone 8 during the trade show in Helsinki on September 5 and 6.

Besides this announcement, Elop has ensured Nokia’s collaboration with Microsoft’s Windows Phone mobile operating system. Although, the company’s new strategy is to gradually eliminate the partnership with Microsoft.

Nokia and Microsoft together had produced the Lumia Smartphone series, but recently this partnership has been seeing some rough edges when Microsoft informed that Lumia handsets can’t run its Windows 8 upgrade.

Microsoft Decides Against Handset Foray; Know Why

Microsoft put its foot into tablet industry with its ‘Surface’ tablet a few days back. From that day onwards, techies all over the world were waiting for the software giant’s announcement about the handsets they were going to make.

But according to a comment from Greg Sullivan, the company’s senior marketing manager for Windows Phone, Microsoft  won’t be focusing on entering the handset industry.

He said that by being a software firm (though tablets are being built as a new vocation) and as a company that is having strong dealerships with mobile hardware giants such as HTC, Nokia and Samsung; Microsoft is satisfied with the current scenario.

MS Windows Phone 8 to Debut on June 20th

 

The long wait for the Windows Phone 8 OS could be over by this month. If the reports by the DigiTimes are to be believed, Microsoft will be releasing its latestMobileplatform on 20 th of this month. Nokia, who appears to be very cordial with MS in the recent times, will likely be adopting this mobile OS in any of its upcoming Smartphones.

June release of the Windows Phone 8 OS was speculated earlier but was considered by many as a mere rumor. However, this time DigiTimes, aTaiwanbased publication claims that they have some reliable inside news from industry.

DigiTimes also accounted that the other Smartphone brands are likely to wait before jumping to adopt the Windows OS to their new device.

Dell Latitude 10 Windows 8 Tablet Gears Up for Launch

Dell had sometime ago faced bad times with their tablets. But the company is not planning on taking the exit route soon. We say this because we hear that Dell will be launching a new Windows 8 based tablet called the Dell Latitude 10 soon.

The device is said to be spruced up with amazing specifications, which should be enough for anyone who wants a decent tablet.

The Dell Latitude 10 is powered by Microsoft Windows 8 OS and will carry an Intel Clover Trail Atom Dual Core processor for better than average power. The device will display a 10.1 inch HD capacitive multi-touch screen at a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.