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Nokia Plans May 14 London Event to Talk About Its Next Windows Phones

Nokia is planning to hold a May 14 press conference in London to talk about where it is headed with its Lumia line of Windows Phones.

Nokia May 14 Windows Phone invite-feature

An invitation to journalists on Thursday offered few details.

The words “See What’s Next” are barely visible against the invitation’s blue background, alongside a promise that “The Nokia Lumia story continues.”

Nokia has bet its smartphone future on Windows Phone and the Lumia line. It has won critical praise, but Microsoft’s operating system as a whole has been growing slower than Nokia or Microsoft would like.

The Finnish phone maker chose a busy time to make its announcements as it comes at roughly the same time as both Google’s I/O conference and BlackBerry World.


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