Microsoft Reportedly Testing Smartphone with Asian Suppliers

| November 2, 2012 | 135 Replies
Windows Phone 8 Ballmer
 This isn’t the first rumor we hear regarding a Microsoft phone, also being called the “surface” phone; and honestly it’s pretty much a sure thing, the real question is only when? Well according to the Wall Street JOurnal Microsoft are currently testing out the phone with some Asian suppliers, with a rumored screen size somewhere between 4-5″ . On the other hand The Verge’s sources confirm the phone’s production but insist that it’s a “Plan B” device in case all else fails from the WP8 OEMs:
Microsoft has gone out of its way to promote the efforts of hardware partners such as HTC and Nokia, and our sources tell us that any “Surface phone” would likely be deployed as a “Plan B” should Windows Phone 8 fail to gain significant traction
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