"Microsoft is promising a more modest update for current phones — Windows Phone 7.8 — that will at least allow existing customers to get Windows Phone 8’s more customizable start screen.Will Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 Move Hurt Nokia's Current Business? - Ina Fried - Mobile - AllThingsD
But it remains to be seen how the announcement of Windows Phone 8 — several months before the first devices are ready — will impact sales of the Nokia Lumia and other Microsoft-based phones."
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Will Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 Move Hurt Nokia's Current Business? - Ina Fried - Mobile - AllThingsD
Microsoft must have deemed the high potential opportunity costs for both tablets/hybrids and phones, in terms of stalling immediate-term sales with its Surface and Windows Phone 8 announcements this week, acceptable -- and desirable, for Apple and other competitors