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Motorola has been key to Google’s attempt to improve the reputation of low end Android.  This did not however stop the company from being a millstone around Google’s neck, resulting it its recent sale, currently pending regulatory approval, to Lenovo for $2.9 billion. It is therefore amusing to see Lenovo still dipping its toe into the Windows Phone waters with…

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Lenovo was one of the new Windows Phone OEMs announced at Mobile World Congress, but  so far we have not seen any evidence of a handset slipping out of the massive Chinese company. Now German site Mobile Geeks, via their Chinese correspondent, has confirmed a Windows Phone is indeed on the  way. The news was confirmed by Lui jun, president…

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WP7Forum.ru reports that Lenovo’s first Windows Phone is coming around April this year, after the announcement of Windows Phone 8.1. The handset, which will be a mid-range affair costing around $420, will of course be running the new OS, and WP7Forum.ru’s trusted sources tell them the handset was delayed until the OS was ready. Other details about the device is…

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In an interesting twist of fate, as Microsoft prepares to absorb Nokia’s handset division, Google has just confirmed it has sold Motorola, which it purchased in 2012 for $12.5 billion, for only $2.9 billion to Lenovo. In a statement, Google CEO Larry Page said the move will allow Google to put its focus back on the broader Android effort. “Lenovo…

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WPDang reports that Lenovo’s Senior Vice President is tweeting from a Windows Phone, and has been doing so since the middle of January. Liu Jun, senior vice president for Lenovo Group, has confirmed in June 2012 the company is releasing a Windows Phone 8 handset last year, but this was due to be released in Autumn last year, and obviously…

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WPDang is at it a again, reporting that Lenovo is looking to join the Windows Phone 8 bandwagon, but is looking to get a bit more control than your average OEM. They report Lenovo has sent a team of R&D executives to negotiate with Microsoft aiming to gain more freedom on the UI customization of the Windows Phone OS. Microsoft…

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Citing unnamed sources, Digitimes is predicting that Windows Phone 8 and its association with Windows 8 will bring PC vendors back into the Windows Phone game. Noting that  chipset vendors such as Qualcomm, Nvidia and ST-Ericsson and have lowered the technical barriers for more hardware makers and software developers to join the Windows Phone 8 ecosystem, they expect Samsung Electronics,…

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China Tech News, quoting Liu Jun, senior vice president for Lenovo Group, has confirmed the company is releasing a Windows Phone 8 handset in Autumn. Lenovo is currently the fourth largest smartphone maker in China, and has said they intend to increase their sales to 18 million units by releasing up to 40 models this year, mostly Android of course.…

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