Done deal: Microsoft entry-level feature phone assets sold to FIH Mobile
As announced in May, Microsoft today completed their deal on selling their entry-level feature phone assets to FIH Mobile Ltd., a subsidiary of Hon Hai/Foxconn Technology Group, and HMD Global, Oy for $350 million. As part of the ...
B2X becomes Microsoft’s global customer service partner for Lumia and Feature Phones
A couple of days back, we reported that Microsoft has partnered with B2X to provide customer service for Lumia devices. Today, B2X announced on their website that they have become Microsoft’s primary aftersales partner for mobil...
Microsoft is selling feature phone business to Foxconn for $350 million
As we reported last week, Microsoft today confirmed that they are selling their feature phone business to Foxconn for about $350 million USD. Foxconn will own the Nokia branding rights for feature phone, Nokia feature phone softwa...
Opera Mini Becomes The Default Web Browser For Microsoft’s Feature Phones And Asha Phones Portfolio
Opera today announced that their Opera Mini will become the default web browser for Microsoft’s existing feature phones and Asha phones portfolio, Opera Software today announced. This includes mobile devices based on the Series ...
Windows Phone 8.1 will support screens as small as 384 x 640
It appears in going after the low-cost smartphone market Windows Phone 8.1 will be supporting the very cheapest of handsets. According to the leaked SDK Windows Phone 8.1 will now support screen resolutions as low as 384×640,...
Microsoft’s Terry Myerson says Nokia’s feature phone business will let them introduce more people ...
Writing on the Nokia Conversations blog, Microsoft VP of Operating systems said they saw Nokia’s feature phone business, which was a part of their recently announced $7.2 billion deal, as an important gateway to Microsoft...