Nokia, Microsoft event expected to focus on Windows Phone 8

Nokia, Microsoft event expected to focus on Windows Phone 8

Nokia Corp. and Microsoft Corp. have sent out invitations to an event in New York on Sept. 5 that many are predicting will focus on Windows Phone 8.

The invitation, shown here at the Wall Street Journal, includes both a Windows Phone logo and a Nokia Lumia logo.

The WSJ also points to a tweet from Chris Weber, sales head at Nokia (NYSE:NOK), which says: “Samsung take note, next generation Lumia coming soon. #nokia”

The event is scheduled the same day Nokia will be holding its Nokia World event in Helsinki, according to Bloomberg Businessweek.

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), which has a Mountain View campus, is expected to release the Windows Phone 8 with Nokia, which will compete with both Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Google Inc.’s (NASDAQ:GOOG) phone products.

Written by Lisa Ward. To contact someone about this article, Shana Lynch can be reached at 408.299.1831 or slynch@bizjournals.com.

Source: http://marketingbyraj.com/2012/08/16/nokia-microsoft-event-expected-to-focus-on-windows-phone-8/

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