We recently reported that Microsoft is planning to ditch Nokia branding in its upcoming Lumia handsets. Fueling these rumors, the latest leak of images suggests that the Microsoft brand will take over all of Nokia’s smartphone devices in the near future. Also Read - Nokia 5.4 with quad-cameras & Google Assistant button spotted on US FCC listingAlso Read - Nokia to re-enter smartphone industry in 2016
First ever shots of a display panel with Microsoft’s branding instead of Nokia have been leaked by Nowherelese.fr. The images show a big-screen display panel with thin bezels and slightly curved edges. Also Read - Nokia Lumia 830 to launch in India by October, priced around Rs 26,000
The report states that for the first time in history, Microsoft will have its branding printed on a smartphone. The source of the photos is not attributed but the report speculates the device could be the next in the Lumia series.
After Microsoft bought Nokia’s mobile device business, the company got renamed to Microsoft Mobile. Up until now, Microsoft was still using the Nokia brand name while launching smartphones. However, this leak and the rumors before it suggest that Microsoft will end the Nokia legacy once and for all and the birth Microsoft smartphones is indeed very near.