Huawei reaffirms commitment to Windows Phone

Huawei reaffirms commitment to Windows Phone
One of the more interesting questions surrounding Microsoft's decision to purchase Nokia for $7.17 billion concerned how the other hardware partners in the Windows Phone ecosystem would take the news. Nokia already controls somewhere between 80 and 90 percent of the Windows Phone ecosystem, so there isn't much room available for others.

But, that's not discouraging Huawei. Richard Ren, the head of Huawei's consumer unit in Europe said on the matter:

Unfortunately, that's all the information we have right now. Huawei has done some interesting things in the Android world, especially with its 6-inch Ascend Mate. With the size limits about to disappear from Windows Phone, and phablets on the way starting with Nokia's Lumia 1520, it Huawei could make some cool devices given the chance. 

China has been a big market for Windows Phone (mostly because the Nokia Lumia 520 is a big seller), and Huawei (theoretically) can help to drive that push. Huawei doesn't have much brand recognition in the U.S., but it has had success in its homeland of China. 

source: WSJ

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4 Comments

1. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2363; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Sweet!!! More choices :-)

3. phil2n

Posts: 519; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

That's a good stand considering Microsoft and Nokia works as one.

4. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

That's cool.

5. solomonsteve

Posts: 79; Member since: Dec 19, 2012

Good decision from Hauwei

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