For gaining more market share, Microsoft is now planning to build its own brands of phones and hand held devices. Microsoft is already a software maker providing its services to HTC, Nokia and other brands now has planned to put their hands in building hardware for mobiles also. The company is quite confident about the current plans, which are kept private.
Windows Software Released Recently
Steve Ballmer, CEO Microsoft has recently released Windows Phone latest software for the devices like HTC 8X Windows Phone and Nokia Lumia 920. Company is continuously working to win the lost shares from its competitors like Apple. Microsoft is willing to compete with its partners, which is shown by their recent launching of Surface tablet that has Windows software.
Is this news true?
The news is genuine as last month in his annual letter Balmer has pointed out of making more hardware in the near future. Later Balmer has said that the shift is quite significant for the benefit of the company. However, he also declined the news that was ruling out the probability of Microsoft making the phone gadgets.
To give more weight to this news Wall Street Journal reports revealed that their Asian partners are already Microsoft Phone parts.