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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘windows phones’

New Nokia Phones Rumored For Mobile World Congress

This year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was filled with a wide array of tablet, smartphone, and TV announcements and reveals. Manufacturers will get a second world stage to debut products at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, and it seems that Microsoft will be using the event to announce its new Nokia devices. A new DigiTimes report today states …

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Windows Smartphone Shipments Growing Fast

Six years on from the release of the original iPhone, the smartphone market is maturing. Apple is still at the top of the heap, and Samsung is quickly consolidating the Android portion of the market. What’s unclear is exactly which company will take the third spot in the battle for smartphone market share, but new numbers out today suggest that …

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Nokia Lumia 1520 Rumored For October Release

Back in July, Nokia followed in the steps of Android smartphone manufacturers by announcing the Lumia 625, a Windows Phone 8 smartphone with a 4.7-inch screen. Now, with Samsung marketing its 5.7-inch Galaxy Note 3 and other Android makers selling smartphones with screens over 6-inches, Nokia is rumored to be preparing its own “phablet” device. DigiTimes today is reporting that …

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Windows Phone Sales Rising in Europe

Though the announcement that Microsoft will be buying Nokia’s devices and services unit was not surprising, the move is now placing pressure on other smartphone manufacturers. It is expected that Windows Phone will become an exclusive Microsoft platform, changing little in the Windows Phone market, but perhaps creating demand for other smartphone operating systems. While Nokia has taken much criticism …

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HTC “Likely” to Drop Windows Phone [RUMOR]

It’s clear that Nokia won’t be abandoning Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 anytime soon. The company’s strategy of having a huge portion of a small market, rather than a tiny portion of the Android market, may or may not pay off – but at least it’s a coherent plan. HTC, on the other hand, is flailing all over the place. The …

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HTC Windows Phone 8 Launching July 19 on Sprint

Though Microsoft has not been able to make Windows Phone 8 the iPhone and Android competitor it may have wanted, the company is still muscling its way into the smartphone market. Sprint today announced that the HTC 8XT, the carrier’s first Windows Phone 8 offering, will be available starting on July 19. HTC unveiled its 8X line of Windows Phone …

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HTC Unveils Colorful New Windows Phone 8 Smartphones

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer joined HTC CEO Peter Chou on stage at today’s big HTC announcement to showcase HTC’s new lineup of Windows Phone smartphones. HTC will be releasing two new Windows Phone 8 smartphones this November, the Windows Phone 8S and the Windows Phone 8X. The devices will be available in the U.S. through AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile. Ballmer, …

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Microsoft Reveals Windows Phone 8, Snubs Current Windows Phones

Microsoft today revealed its future smartphone platform: Windows Phone 8. The announcement came as part of the Windows Phone Developer Summit currently taking place in San Francisco. Joe Belfiore, head of the Windows Phone division at Microsoft, took to the official Windows Phone Blog to lay out all of the details. In the blog post he states that Windows 8 …

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