The software giant did not verify or refuse the conjecture, but a representative reported that the company, along with its hardware associates, was centered on introducing Windows Phone 8 to the market during the existing year. In what may append fuel to these hearsays, a report has signaled that the company may roll out its own Windows Phone 8 phone by the coming months.
As per the reports, making use of a policy much similar to the one it is utilizing with the popular Windows 8, the company is now eyeing to have its cake and eat it as well in the promising smartphone market.
With several prestigious associates such as Nokia and Samsung guaranteed for the introduction of Windows Phone 8 afterward this fall, a relied source said several weeks back that the company is quietly functioning on an individual brand smartphone, which will fight straightly with high-end gadgets such as Apple’s renowned iPhone 5 and Samsung’s Galaxy S 3, and in addition to with Windows Phones made by its own vendor associates, certainly.
The report continued to state that the source has stated it that the much awaited phone is in the late phase of growth, and that it will be introduced by the coming months.
The report also suggested that much like their tablet computers, this highly anticipated smartphone too will be rolled out below the Surface brand name. As for the launching phase, it is expected that the phone will be obtainable by the initial quarter of the coming year.
However, the report has been not capable of verifying the precise timing of the phone’s introduction.
A fresh report by Windows Phone Central also shared the similar prospects on Microsoft revealing a smartphone, “Data has come ahead to Windows Phone Central that exhibits Microsoft does have their personal Windows Phone hardware in the works; in actual fact, we’ve discovered it already subsists and is in screening.”
A report by China Times said that Surface-branded smartphone fabricated by the software giant is in the process and will hit markets by the first half of the next year.
As per the rough translation of the article report, Surface has been in the making process for the past 4 month period at least, and it will match the company’s ‘material choice, design, service, software as well as hardware assimilation.
Not much else was disclosed of the phone, apart from Microsoft will be utilizing Chinese maker Shuo as its assembly associate.
The significant particulars of the supposed device comprising design, hardware traits, launch times — are still absent, but it’s very doubtful that the company proposes to interfere with the initial batch of Windows Phone 8 handsets. That entails don’t anticipate a Surface handset until the initial half of 2013.