Nokia rumored to announce Windows Phone 8 devices ‘as early as’ next month

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Microsoft is expected to finalize its Windows Phone 8 software in September and recent reports suggest that Nokia may announce its first next-generation devices at the same time. Chinese site WPDang originally reported that Nokia will likely introduce two Lumia Windows Phone 8 handsets on September 5th, but Bloomberg is backing up the rumor somewhat. “A person with knowledge of the matter,” has revealed to Bloomberg that Nokia may announce its Windows Phone 8 handsets “as early as” its Nokia World event next month.

Although the release and finalization of any Windows Phone 8 handsets is largely down to Microsoft’s own timelines, an early Nokia unveiling may help it gain some early mindshare amongst consumers waiting on Apple’s latest…

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