There Are Now 17 OEMs Making Windows PhonesBy cheatmaster 01:02 Tue, 20 Jul 2021 Comments
Microsoft can now count on 17 manufacturers to create handsets for their Windows Phone 8.1 mobile OS. The reason why the Seattle based tech giant was able to acquire so many people on board is more than likely attributed to the fact that they’ve made their mobile Operating System (OS) free to use.
Two of the newest OEMs (in addition to the gigantic boys Nokia, Samsung, and HTC) are Blu and K-Touch.
Blu is a Florida based company that made a name for themselves by offering bottom dollar stock Android handsets with decent specs for the price.
K-Touch is one of the largest OEMs and ODMs in China. This go could assist Microsoft expand their reach in the region.
Adding more OEMs should prove to be a profitable strategy for Microsoft especially in the mid-range market. Lower spec’d Windows Phone tdiscontinue to operate more smoothly than mid-range Android handsets, which may assist to sway consumers towards a Microsoft device over a Google one.
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