I'm looking forward to this. Nokia phones are well-built but since wp apps aren't that robust yet, I didn't buy one except that one time with their Android x phones which weren't Google Android so it wasn't different much from wp. If this looks like their Lumia in real life, I'd be all over this.
If this is priced as cheap as the Asus Zenfone 5 or even Zenfone 5 Lite, this could be a better buy/option for me
Anonymous, 22 Dec 2014Please get more info before u post. "Under the terms of the agreement, Microsoft will... moreRead about your statement, i think this is about nokia, microsoft and qualcomm have something agreement. Let see about that.
INDROID, 22 Dec 2014now thats a big and interesting news from nokia... come on u have big rivals here but first ki... moreDid you read the manufactured by foxxcon part? They won't be kicking any butt.
It is fake rumor and the image is of a concept phone.
I'm surprised that Microsoft didn't want to retain the Nokia brand on its devices. Surely that would be regarded as an asset?
According to the deal with Microsoft, Nokia is prohibited from making any smartphone that competes against Lumia.
Therefore, Nokia cannot make any smartphone.
seems lyk the good old days have come... soon nokia goin to acquire its old position... haha samsung might have got scared by this news n their stocks might have fallen down :p;)
now thats a big and interesting news from nokia... come on u have big rivals here but first kick MS n samsung's butt... relating to its old customers loyality n the phase through which nokia is going i can conclude that they still have potential to stand against apple n samsung but first kill those MS lumia bastuds, m sure u can... always full support to nokia
Well done Nokia!!!! Grab your No.1 position soon!!! Going for C1 as soon as it comes to availability!!!!
Actually am an fan of Nokia. But I hate Windows. So thanks Nokia Bye bye Samsung
Great start...N1 tablet and now C1
Even though it is produced by Foxcon, it is still designed, developed by Nokia. So we can trust and buy..
Nokia always known for their great hardware...
Anonymous, 22 Dec 2014Nokia is just giving their name to Foxcomm. Microsoft has all patents of Nokia. It is Microsof... morePlease get more info before u post.
"Under the terms of the agreement, Microsoft will pay EUR 1.65 billion to license Nokia's patents "
"Nokia will retain its patent portfolio and will grant Microsoft a 10-year non-exclusive license to its patents at the time of the closing. Microsoft will grant Nokia reciprocal rights to use Microsoft patents in its HERE services. In addition, Nokia will grant Microsoft an option to extend this mutual patent agreement in perpetuity."
"As part of the transaction, Nokia will grant Microsoft a 10 year non-exclusive license to its patents as of the time of the closing, and Microsoft will grant Nokia reciprocal rights related to HERE services. In addition, Nokia will grant Microsoft an option to extend this mutual patent agreement to perpetuity. Of the total purchase price of EUR 5.44 billion, EUR 3.79 billion relates to the purchase of substantially all of the Devices & Services business, and EUR 1.65 billion relates to the mutual patent agreement and future option."
"As part of the transaction, Nokia is assigning to Microsoft its long-term patent licensing agreement with Qualcomm, as well as other licensing agreements."