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Microsoft paying Samsung, Sony, and others to make Windows Phone devices

Jan 21 2014, 5:45am CST | by , in Rumors | Mobile Phones

Microsoft paying Samsung, Sony, and others to make Windows Phone devices
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The famous tech giant Microsoft Inc. seems to be desperate to have more of the OEMs to help its cause in the increasing of its Windows Phone based ecosystem; while, as if a new rumor is to be believed, which claims tat the Redmond giant is now offering some incentives to some of the major handset manufacturers like the Samsung Inc., Sony, and the Huawei among the others.

The famous Mobile Review's Eldar Murtazin has made the statement, saying that Microsoft Inc. is now offering the Korean tech. giant Samsung a $1.2 billion donation, Sony Inc. $0.5 billion, Huawei $0.6 billion, and to the others $0.3 billion in incentives to make a Windows Phone device in the year 2014.

The tweet has also said that Windows Phone 8 in the 2014 - Samsung 1.2 billion USD, to Sony 0.5 billion, to Huawei 0.6 billion, and to the others - 0.3 billion. That is the support from Microsoft to develop one handset.

While another tweet by the Murtazin also claims that the company is now offering the alleged amount of money to these famous companies to make at least one Windows Phone model devices. The tweet as well reads Microsoft Inc. is going to pay to each of the companies for creating one Windows Phone 8 model. No matter how they might call this money, it is not a real business for the Microsoft Inc.

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