Nokia came up with another update that it’ll be using Qualcomm chips for its first ever Windows Phone devices.
The Finnish phone company confirmed this news, this year and Quallcomm chips are being used in the first round of Windows Phone 7.5 or (7.1). The first Nokia based Windows Phone will be integrated with Quallcomm chips said by a Nokia spokesman to some local agency. He also stated ” Our purpose is to create a vibrant ecosystem between Nokia and Windows Phone OS and with such intent, we have been continuously discussing with a number of chipset makers for our future port folio”
Some more rumors were caught on surface that Nokia is also considering future Windows Phone devices that will be based upon dual-core ST-Ericsson chips. It has been reported by local sources that the first ever ST-Ericsson chipset inside a Nokia Windows Phone will be U8500. Basically, silicon is a dual-core-unit-on-a-chip that can also be found in a Samsung Infuse 4G hand-set and also in SideKick 4G. A source named ‘Forbes’ reported on Thursday that this chip will be used by this Finnish phone company on its ‘Windows Phone 8′ devices.
This information some what backs up this word on the street that, Microsoft may uncover a full chassis two hardware specification for none other than its next generation Windows Phones. We all know very well that Nokia has been enjoying close ties with Microsoft and both of these high-profile companies are working together for so long, so we can actually smell something’s been cooking for all of us and it shall be revealed very soon.
The Nokia’s Windows Phone devices are momentarily stereotyped with “W” which stands for Windows. The first hand-set is expected to be a variant of Nokia’s X7 phone. The prototype is loaded with a WVGA display, Qualcomm QSD8250 chipset and sporting an 8MP camera. It has also been rumored that Nokia will be revealing a dual-core N8 variant with a 12 MP camera integration, QWERTY styled keyboard, touchscreen candy bar kind of phone and it is all going to be kept cheaper in price.