Nokia is rumoured to introduce two devices running on the latest Windows Phone OS, Windows Phone 8.
Nokia is expected to unveil two devices, running on the latest Windows Phone OS, Windows Phone 8.
Today, news has surfaced that two devices that will be unveiled at the event are called the Phi and the Arrow. The two devices are expected to be a part of Nokia’s Lumia range of smartphones.
The Nokia Phi is expected to look a lot like the Nokia Lumia 800 and 900 and will launch in the US with carrier AT&T where as the Arrow, which is expected to be a mid-range device, will launch with AT&T as well as T-Mobile.
If you are a Windows Phone user, there is bad news for you. Your current Windows Phone 7.5 device will not be upgradable to Windows Phone 8, but instead will receive an update, updating it to Windows Phone 7.8. You can read the details of this update here.
Another company that is expected to launch Windows Phone 8 devices before the end of the year is HTC. You can read the details of their leaked devices here.
Windows Phone 8 is expected to bring Microsoft at par with the competing smartphones OSes in the market, i.e., the iOS from Apple and Google’s Android OS. The features of the new OS include support for multi-core CPU, IE 10, MicroSD card support, NFC and more. You can take an in-depth look at the features of the new OS here.