Nokia: We need even cheaper Windows Phones


Last week, at Mobile World Congress, Nokia announced the latest and cheapest addition to its range of Windows Phones, the Lumia 610. Aggressively priced at €189 EUR ($250 USD / £158 GBP), the handset is the first of a new wave of handsets from numerous manufacturers running Windows Phone ‘Tango’, a version of the mobile operating system optimised for low-end devices with entry-level spec sheets.

But even before that device goes on sale, the company is talking about the need to make its Windows Phone handsets even cheaper, if it is to successfully take on Android. Nokia executive vice president Niklas Savander told Pocket-lint that the company has “a lot riding on the fact that we need to get a lower price point”.
Read more: Neowin

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