No, MS bought the entire devices and sales division from Nokia. Although asha series will still have the Nokia branding once deal completes MS will be the company behind it.
Nokia wld basically become a software company once deal closes and won't be allowed to produce any phones under the agreements to MS
aktaruzzaman, 24 Apr 2014that means only future Lumia will be named microsoft... and nokia can't make higher configurat... moreNokia will NOT make any phones now. They have sold all their Design team, manufacturing plants and entire phone producing division to Microsoft.
Microsoft will keep producing Asha phones with Nokia branding. Lumia phones will be sold under Lumia branding (No nokia). So from May 2014 onwards any Asha/Lumia/X/XL phone coming out will be made by Microsoft only!
listen, 24 Apr 2014No they only bought the Lumia division Nokia is more worth than a few billions dollars Microsoft bought all of Nokia's Device & services division (Includes all Phone design & manufacturing). They have permission to use Nokia brand on Asha series phone. However Lumia series will not have any Nokia branding but will be sold as LUMIA - Microsoft branding.
listen, 24 Apr 2014No they only bought the Lumia division Nokia is more worth than a few billions dollars that means only future Lumia will be named microsoft... and nokia can't make higher configuration oriented phone... i think nokia is sold their company
Backstab, 24 Apr 2014Nokia? Don't you mean Microsoft Mobile? Lol!No they only bought the Lumia division Nokia is more worth than a few billions dollars
I sold my Asha 501 and bought Huawei Y300 instead and iam happy with my good choice :-)
LOL!! this v1.4 update has been released 1st week of april!! I have updated my asha 501 dual the very 1st day this update became available! gsmarena is, I think, too late!!
I haven't got any update,i bought my phone last year december...i even restored my phone n i keep going on settings >phoneupdate switching off and on