Rumors of Mirosoft building a smartphone heat up; Foxconn reportedly given orders!
The famous Chinese manufacturer, Foxconn which manufactures various electronic items including the Apple iPhone, has reportedly been given smartphone manufacturing orders from Microsoft.
If the reports are to be believed, Microsoft will launch their own branded smartphone sometime in the Q2 of 2013. Foxconn has denied commenting on the rumor.
Microsoft’s own smartphone will feature their Windows 8 operating system. But if the latest rumors are anything to go with, the smartphone may just ship with Microsoft Windows Blue - the operating system Microsoft’s engineers are believed to be building.
It’s also being reported that FIH has received orders from Amazon as well. The rumor about Amazon smartphone has been around for quite some time now. If what we’re hearing is true, next year is going to be quite interesting for the smartphone markets.