Updated: Microsoft officially dumps Nokia in favour of Lumia, cell phone

Update: Microsoft has actually opened up a little regarding the transition to Nokia Lumia and also disclosed that a brand-new Microsoft Lumia product will be coming soon.

‘We are expecting unveiling a Microsoft Lumia device quickly,’ said Tuula Rytilä, Senior Vice Head of state of Marketing for Phones at Microsoft.

‘This is certainly an organic development as all tools that once originated from Nokia now originate from Microsoft.’

Speaking on the main Nokia blog, Rytilä discussed Lumia’s new standing alongside Microsoft’s various other brand names like Xbox, Surface as well as Windows. Changes have already begun to appear with the business’s apps and social networks networks renamed as well as product packaging in line to follow.

The makeover might be comprehensive however Microsoft wisely isn’t really eliminating existing phones. Rytilä validated that all alreadying existing Lumia smartphones will certainly remain to be supported by the huge MS.

Original story below…

Microsoft is readied to formally fall the Nokia brand name in favour of Microsoft Lumia. The technique has been expected for a while, with inner files leaked last month clarifying that the Redmond firm would be dropping recommendations to both Nokia and Windows Phone.

Now Microsoft has verified to The Edge that the modification is official. This implies that in future there will be no Nokia Lumia mobile phone, but instead Microsoft Lumia.

Nokia France will certainly be the initial region to change to Microsoft Lumia, which will certainly be reviewed its Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites accounts.

Nokia won’t totally go away, with the Finnish company continuouslying concentrate on mapping and also network facilities. Just don’t expect to understand ‘Nokia’ printed on any sort of new handsets.

What about Windows Phone?

While Microsoft validated it’s disposing the Nokia brand name, it didn’t drop any sort of additional light on the future of Windows Phone.

In the exact same dripped records that revealed Microsoft would be getting rid of the Nokia brand name it was likewise hinted that the ‘Windows Phone’ brand name would certainly be dropped. However we’ll merely have to hang around and also find out.