Thursday, 17 March 2011

Nokia admits the risk involved with making Windows Phone 7 their primary platform


On February 11, 2011, Nokia and Microsoft announced decision to switch smartphones from the world's largest maker handsets to the operating system from Microsoft. Under the terms of the agreement, Nokia would adopt Windows Phone as its principal smartphone strategy, Nokia would help drive the future of Windows Phone and would contribute its expertise on hardware design, language support, and help bring Windows Phone to a larger range of price points, market segments and geographies. Besides, Nokia and Microsoft would closely collaborate on joint marketing initiatives and a shared development roadmap to align on the future evolution of mobile products. There are other points of proposed partnership, which is yet to be finalized an published, but Nokia has already published the list of risks that it will run into because of the switch.

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