Oppo may make Windows Phone 8 handset

Логотип Windows PhoneChinese handset manufacturer Oppo is said to be among Microsoft's preferred manufacturers for bringing Windows Phone 8 to the Chinese market. Chinese blog WPDang claims that Microsoft has indicated interest in Oppo, which has a reputation for focusing on solid hardware design instead of altering operating systems with its own custom skin. That reputation plays to Microsoft's goals for the platform, which it would like to see released in the same form across all phones that run it.

Oppo is perhaps best known as the company behind the Finder, an Android 4.0 phone previously dubbed the world's thinnest smartphone. The company tends to tout the toughness of its handsets, and previously showed the .26-inch thick Finder being used to hammer nails into a wooden board (shown below). The Finder featured a skinned version of Android 4.0, but the company is said to be flexible with regard to OS user interfaces.

The report contains no additional details on what sort of handset Oppo would release, or even when any announcement of Oppo's inclusion among Windows Phone manufacturers would be announced. Microsoft has previously identified Nokia, Samsung, Huawei, and HTC as its manufacturing partners for its forthcoming mobile operating system.

Source: Electronista

Tags: China, Microsoft, Windows Phone

Comments
Add comment

Your name:
Sign in with:
or
Your comment:


Enter code:

E-mail (not required)
E-mail will not be disclosed to the third party


Last news

 
You can use a security key instead of having a code sent to your phone
 
Adobe says that the AI can now achieve the intended result in seconds
 
A new security protocol replacing the aging WPA2
 
Download and install at your own risk, of course
 
More iPhone parts likely to be produced by Samsung
 
Starting on Friday, video views on YouTube will start to be counted by the Official Charts Company
 
LG has already announced two new V-series members in 2018
 
The method is blocked and the hack doesn’t work, it adds
The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Review
The evolution of the successful smartphone, now with a waterproof body and USB Type-C
February 7, 2017 /
Samsung Galaxy TabPro S - a tablet with the Windows-keyboard
The first Windows-tablet with the 12-inch display Super AMOLED
June 7, 2016 /
Keyboards for iOS
Ten iOS keyboards review
July 18, 2015 /
Samsung E1200 Mobile Phone Review
A cheap phone with a good screen
March 8, 2015 / 4
Creative Sound Blaster Z sound card review
Good sound for those who are not satisfied with the onboard solution
September 25, 2014 / 2
Samsung Galaxy Gear: Smartwatch at High Price
The first smartwatch from Samsung - almost a smartphone with a small body
December 19, 2013 /
 
 

News Archive

 
 
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   




Poll

Do you use microSD card with your phone?
or leave your own version in comments (11)