Announcement of a new tablet from Microsoft Surface was an absolute surprise to absolutely all the partners of the company, as well as users of its software. Using its own tablet Surface company hopes to increase the popularity of solutions on Windows Phone 8.
However, as it became known recently by insiders ChinaTimes, the company is also developing a new smartphone with Windows Phone 8. Release the first smartphone with Microsoft’s new operating system will have to be held early next year.
As reported by journalists ChinaTimes, the main reason for the release of Microsoft’s own smartphone was the low level of sales of smartphones series Lumia, in which Microsoft invested $ 1 billion
Release its own smartphone will greatly increase the attractiveness platform for developers, as well as new users.