At the recently concluded Mobile World Congress, Microsoft revealed a host of new hardware partners, including the likes of Karbonn Mobile, who would sell devices running on Windows Phone. The Times of India now reports that the Indian smartphone vendor will launch its Windows device sometime in June, but it will be a dual-OS smartphone running on Android and Windows Phone. Also Read - Windows 11 Sun Valley teased officially with YouTube video ahead of June 24 revealAlso Read - Windows 10 gets an expiry date: Know how long you can use it before Windows 11 is necessity
Microsoft has eased the regulations and is opening up its platform for other players. We signed the agreement two days ago and will launch a range of Windows phones in about three months,” Karbonn s CEO Sudhir Hasija told ToI. There is currently no word on the name, specifications or what price range Karbonn is targeting with its new range of smartphones. Also Read - E3 2021: What is it, entire schedule, how to watch livestream for free, what to expect
According to the latest IDC numbers, Karbonn is the third largest mobile company in India, behind Samsung and Micromax with a market share of 10 percent. Yesterday, Karbonn also announced that it would be launching as many as six new devices themed around Rajnikanth s next movie Kochadaiiyaan The legend.