Nokia Looks to Impress With Sept. 5 Windows Phone 8 Event
August 29, 2012 6:16 PM
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Nokia's next generation Windows Phone will have to vie with Samsung for supremacy of Microsoft's ecosystem
Wondering what Nokia Oyj. (
) has in store for Windows Phone 8? You're not alone.
Window Phone 8 is suddenly very well positioned, thanks to a
potentially precedent-setting verdict against Android and Samsung
Electronics Comp., Ltd. (
) via Apple, Inc. (
). Samsung is already eyeing Windows Phone 8 as a
potential safe haven
from Apple's litigation, unveiling
a gorgeous 4.8-inch Galaxy-like Windows Phone 8 handset
That pickup is both good news and bad news for Nokia. On the one hand, it
brings attention to the Windows Phone platform
, and by proxy Nokia's efforts. On the other hand, it means that Nokia needs to step up its game because Samsung looks to be getting serious about Windows Phone. Nokia and Samsung are
already trading jabs
Now Nokia posted a teaser to YouTube:
...which suggests that a
Windows Phone 8 device
announcement is coming on Sept. 5 (5.9.2012 in European notation). That's just seven days before Apple's
anticipated iPhone 5 announcement
It should be interesting to see what Nokia has cooked up. Its first generation Windows Phone -- the
has been a
mild sales success
in the U.S., despite being exclusive to AT&T, Inc. (
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RE: Wait a minute...
8/30/2012 9:17:21 AM
Actually, Year Month Day is most superior. I state this because it's my opinion and I want to promote it as if its an indisputable fact.
RE: Wait a minute...
8/30/2012 10:05:07 AM
Why not the corporate standard that no one uses.
By abbreviating the month the mystery is solved.
RE: Wait a minute...
8/30/2012 8:09:03 PM
Great, as long as it's being used in countries with similar abbreviations for the months (and let's not even get into whether they use the Latin alphabet). A lot of paperwork in the U.S. Army calls for that format, because there is no way to misread it.
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