AT&T to sell HTC's Windows Phone 8X, 1st Nokia smartphones running on Windows 8
October 6, 2012, 12:10 am TWN
NEW YORK -- Lending support to two companies struggling to make a comeback in smartphones, AT&T Inc. said Thursday it will be selling Nokia smartphones that run Windows Phone 8, Microsoft's upcoming software release.
The phones are a critical part of Nokia Corp.'s attempt to stem its rapid decline from the position as the world's largest maker of phones. AT&T said it will be the only U.S. carrier to sell the high-end Lumia 920 phone, at least initially, and will also sell the cheaper Lumia 820. The phones will go on sale in November. AT&T didn't say what they would cost.
AT&T also said it would release HTC Corp.'s Windows Phone 8X in November, running the same software.