Thousands of Nokia retail stores to become Microsoft Stores; Re-entering premium smartphone space this year.
The rebrand continues. For those remaining Nokia stores, they will now make a switch to be renamed Microsoft stores.
Of the 16,000 stores, 9,000 are in India alone!
Chris Weber seems to have confirmed once again a flagship Lumia by commenting that Microsoft are going to be reentering the premium smartphone market this year.
It might even launch first in India. Classically, Nokia/Lumia handsets launched in India or other Asian countries first tend to be entry level.