Windows Phone will be free for some manufacturers?
It is no secret that manufacturers pay Microsoft a certain amount of money for your every sold phone running Windows Phone operating system. According to rumors, for some companies this may change.
The information comes from the publication of Times of India which says that the software giant will release two Indian producers from the licensing burden, again, according to rumors, is 10-15 or even 20 or $ 30 per device. We are talking about Karbonn and Lava (Xolo), which recently announced its intention to produce smartphones with Windows Phone. The idea behind this event is quite clear – Microsoft wants to increase sales in this market. If the information turns out to be true (it is not yet officially confirmed), it will be interesting, will the company for similar concessions for producers in other developing markets.
It is also worth noting that recently, it was reported that the first smartphones with Android and Windows Phone can go for 6 months. The news was also published by the Times of India, and again it was mentioned the name of Karbonn. Thus, it is clear that Microsoft wants to seriously increase its customer base in developing countries.