Symbian go from here? How Nokia and Microsoft together? When will Nokia Windows Phone 7 phone listed?
Nokia and Microsoft have reached a strategic partnership, Nokia will take the Windows Phone as their smartphone system, and give up the Symbian. In the report submitted to the U.S. regulators on the last Friday to, Nokia said it will be in two years to move its smart phone to Windows Phone platform.
According to IT research firm Canalys’ statistics, in the last quarter of 2010, the market share of Windows Phone smartphone was only 3%, compared to, Symbian’s share was 31%, Nokia will have the heart to discard such a big cake?
Nokia India head Shivakumar said in an interview recently, Nokia has bet a great on Windows Phone platform, but will still continue to offer Symbian phones. 50 new machines are expected to be launched in 2011 by Nokia, there are about 20 models for the Symbian smart phones, to promote its “next billion” plan.
Windows Phone on Nokia, Shivakumar said will come out in “one of the next 12 months”, this also means that Nokia is likely to delay Windows Phone 7 models to 2012.
In addition Microsoft has begun to recruit developers to prepare to share their applications market to Nokia, intergrate the Nokia Ovi’s stores and their own Marketplace, provide a seamless experience for developers and users. Currently Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 phone have been sold about 3.38 million units, the sales in February of this year nearly 900,000 units, The total number of applications in Microsoft’s Marketplace has been successfully exceeded 10,000.