The Nokia Windows Phone 7 handset rumor creeps up again

It’s this time of the year when rumor start flying around like Frisbees.This time it’s the well known Nokia basher and Russian mobile blog guru Eldar Murtazin who is claiming that Nokia is in talks with Microsoft to possibly start developing Windows Phone 7 handsets. We already heard the same thing a few weeks ago after ex-Microsoft President Stephen Elop was appointed Nokia CEO:

In the last month behind closed doors is a discussion of expanded cooperation Nokia and Microsoft (two-way discussion, initiated by the new leadership of Nokia). Not simply the exchange of technology, but creating an entire line of Windows Phone devices that may go under the name Nokia, through the sales channels for the company, and will also have the characteristic features of its products. This is a desperate measure of the two companies.

Now just keep in mind that Eldar is known to “hate” on Nokia and is far from being a reliable source of Windows Phone 7 related info but I’m guessing everything is possible now that Nokia has drastically changed it’s leadership. Nokia also literally killed the Symbian foundation a few days by taking down its website. Things are moving quickly in the mobile industry and I wouldn’t be surprised to hear some interesting thing at CES and more importantly MWC in February.

source: mobile-review