Windows Phone devices have become the latest trend in the smartphone arena with the outset of 2013. After slew of launches excuted by Samsung, HTC, Huawei and Nokia - the four official parteners of Microsoft, when it comes to WP8 smartphone range, now the new one to enter into the big fight is Lenovo.
According to the latest ZDNet.com reports, the Chinese outstanding 'PC maker in the world is now planning to hit the smartphone market with Windows Phone device very soon. The company's vice-president JD Howard said there is a "good chance" we will see a Windows Phone device from Lenovo sometime this year.
Further, Howard noted that the division he is in charge of, the Mobile Internet and Digital Home (MIDH) group, has sent a proposal for a Windows Phone-based smartphone to Lenovo's management; the "go-no go" for their proposal is expected sometime in April, said the report.
It is seen that the Microsoft and Lenovo are successful business partners when it comes to the ThinkPad series, which targets mostly businesses and enterprise customers.
It is expected that Windows Phone 8 will be a better solution for those who worry about their phones' OS insecurity. The company will start a ‘planning cycle' at the beginning and then the proposal will go ahead to put the Windows Phone for review as early as this year. It has already proved their manufacturing skills in bringing out the android handset within a short time.
There were rumors about Lenovo device with Windows platform earlier. Also, Dell has announced their ideas to enter into the market with same ideas during the launch of Windows Phone 7. Later, the comapany withdrew their plans and concentrated on Android devices itself. This time, it is expected that Lenovo possesses suitable resources and business plans to make such an endeavor a reality.