Micromax to launch a Windows Phone in 2014, 4G smartphones by December
Micromax has revealed its plans to introduce its first Windows Phone smartphone in 2014, and plans to launch its 4G smartphones by end of the year.
Co-founder of Micromax, Rahul Sharma has disclosed company’s roadmap in an interview with Economic Times. Earlier in July, Sharma revealed company’s plans for bringing Windows Phone 8 and 4G devices. In today’s ET interview, he has put up a timeframe along with company’s plan over global expansion.
Sharma said to ET that the company is working on a Windows Phone smartphone, which is going to be launched by mid of next year.
India’s 4G (TD-LTE) network is being evolved day-by-day by participation of carriers like Airtel, yet there’s no TD-LTE supporting smartphone available in India. Sharma said that Micromax will bring 4G-ready smartphones in retails by end of the year.
In September, Chinese manufacturer ZTE was reported to bring 4G devices in India in 2014.
Micromax is going to launch its smartphones in Russia by December. Through which it expects to enter Eastern European markets and ultimately to U.S. in 2014 itself.
On Thursday, Micromax announced the launch of its new flagship smartphone Canvas Turbo, which was expected to hit on retail shelves today.