Low-cost Nokia Windows phone goes on sale in US

Monday 6 May 2013 | 15:02 CET | News
Microsoft is hoping to grow its Windows Mobile market share in the US with the launch of a new low-cost Nokia device. The Nokia Lumia 521 has gone on sale early at Walmart for USD 129.88 (excluding tax) without a contract. Walmart will also offer the phone with T-Mobile USA's plan at USD 30 per month. The phone earlier started selling on the Home Shopping Network and quickly sold out. "There is an opportunity for us to offer a very high quality device in the mainstream," Terry Myerson, head of the Windows Phone unit, told Reuters. "That's where we've made progress in the last couple of months

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Microsoft / Nokia / T-Mobile USA
Countries: United States
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