A new Samsung smartphone running on Windows Phone 8 has appeared in the Bluetooth SIG certification and UA profile, GSMArena reports. The leaked documents reveal some specs of this Windows Phone powered Samsung device, with model number SM-W750V, and hints at its launch in North America soon. The report suggests that this smartphone will come with a 5-inch Full HD (1080p) display, and support 4G LTE networks. Also Read - Gorilla Glass DX, DX+ to now protect your phone cameras, will debut on a Samsung phone
Despite acquiring Nokia’s handset business, Microsoft is said to be keenly working with Samsung and Sony apart from other OEMs. Microsoft is said to be looking at lowering or even waiving its license fee that it charges hardware makers for every unit that runs Windows Phone. The Redmond-based software giant is attempting to offer smartphone makers an alternative to rival Google’s Android. However, it remains to be seen whether these tier one brands are merely doing lip service to maintain cordial relations with Microsoft or if they view Windows Phone as a hedge against Google.