Smartphones Nokia by Microsoft, Microsoft to Brand Tablets Lumia: Report

Published Date : Jun 30, 2014

As we all are aware that Microsoft that closed the deal with Nokia months ago, however, according to the new reports, Redmond giant may make a couple of changes to its tablet brand names and smartphones. 

An established tipster in the tech industry, states that Microsoft will change the brand of Windows Phone handsets\' from Nokia to \'Nokia by Microsoft. 

Microsoft is finalizing the licensing of the Nokia brand for the purpose of calling the handsets \'Nokia by Microsoft.The Surface will now be superseded with Lumia, as the new tablet lineup faces brand streamlining, states @evleaks post.

The post also claims that Microsoft will also drop its \'Surface\' brand name for its tablets segment and will instead use the Lumia moniker. 

Microsoft once planned to discard the Nokia brand name from its smartphones around 18 months after the official transaction was closed, said Phonearena in a document. 

Both Nokia X and Nokia Asha devices might lose their brand names after December 31, 2015, and after 10 years, respectively.

To the successor of popular Nokia X Android-based smartphone, Microsoft Mobiles launched the Nokia X2 handset. The key specifications of the Nokia X2 include a 4.3-inch ClearBlack LCD display with WVGA resolution,a 5-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash,1GB of RAM, an unspecified front-facing camera, an 1800mAh battery, a dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor clocked at 1.2GHz, and 4GB of built-in storage that is expandable via microSD card (up to 32GB).