Nokia CEO Stephen Elop said recently that Nokia has in the development of smart phone based on Microsoft Windows Phone OS, is expected to produce before the end of year.
Nokia and Microsoft announced last month reached a broad strategic partnership, take Windows Phone as their main smartphone platform, replacing self-developed Symbian.
Elop said recently: “Currently our staffs are in the development of Windows Phone mobile phone. ” Elop said earlier that the Windows Phone Nokia mobile phones is expected production by the end of the year. The Nokia Chairman Jorma Ollila said last month, Nokia Windows Phone mobile phone will be listed in 2010.
For “Microsoft wants to acquire Nokia” stories, Elop said Microsoft has no reason to acquire Nokia. He said: “I did not see any strategic signification of Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia. We have reached a cooperation agreement, this is their real interest. ”
Elop added: “We have developed Windows Phone mobile phone, if Microsoft want to buy Nokia, we will not hurry to start work. ” Despite reached a preliminary agreement with Microsoft, but the two companies have not yet signed the final agreement. Elop said that in the next few months, sign a formal agreement.
Elop also said that there is no plans to adjust management. Since the new strategy announced last month that the company has only one Nokia executive leave.