Satya Nadella has introduced on Thursday that Microsoft will make no extra Nokia X smartphones. The Nokia X lineup of units run on a personalized model of Android as a substitute of Microsoft’s personal operation system Home windows Cellphone and have been introduced throughout MWC 2014 in Barcelona.
As well as, we plan to shift choose Nokia X product designs to change into Lumia merchandise working Home windows. This builds on our success within the reasonably priced smartphone area and aligns with our give attention to Home windows Common Apps.
The low-budget Nokia X units have been doing very nicely and it’s stunning to see Microsoft’s new CEO Satya Nadella cancel these profitable units as extra then 4 million have been pre-ordered in China alone.
Nokia launched the Nokia X lineup of units earlier than Microsoft acquired it, the cancellation of future Nokia X units is the primary large change Microsoft has made because it has acquired the Finnish smartphone producer. In response to Microsoft, the choice of Nokia to start out promoting Android smartphones is “embarrassing” (supply)
The Nokia X lineup received’t disappear
As a substitute, Microsoft has confirmed it’ll launch future Nokia X units with its personal operation system, Home windows Cellphone. This announcement was a part of Nadella’s plan of eliminating extra then 18.000 staff from Nokia. We are able to count on the primary Nokia X units working Home windows Cellphone to look early 2015.