After weeks of clues that it was planning to do so, Microsoft finally confirmed today that it will drop Nokia in favor of Microsoft Lumia branding - and the MS logo will also be used on new devices.
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Microsoft's entry-level Windows Phone, the Lumia 530, can now be purchased for just £29.95 as a pay-as-you-go upgrade, or for £49.95 with a new pay-as-you-go SIM, plus a mandatory one-off £10 top-up.
Nokia has shown decent growth throughout the last financial quarter and has managed to beat market expectations since offloading its loss making mobile phone business earlier this year.
The phasing out of the Nokia brand from Microsoft's device range looks set to kick up a gear, as the company begins the next stage in its transition from 'Nokia Lumia' to 'Microsoft Lumia' handsets.
Verizon is expected to be the only carrier to launch the Lumia 735 in the US - but multiple sources now indicate that Microsoft's new 4G 'selfie phone' won't actually go on sale there until next year.
Microsoft unveiled the Lumia 735 - its new 4G Windows Phone for the selfie-obsessed - a few weeks ago. Ahead of our full review, we look at some highlights of what the affordable handset has to offer.
A new book claims to dispel the myth that Elop was installed as CEO at Nokia as a 'Trojan horse' to facilitate a Microsoft buyout - but says instead that he was simply "one of the world's worst CEOs".
Microsoft's most affordable 4G handset, the Lumia 635, is currently available to buy off-contract from just $84.99, with a 4.5-inch display, 5MP rear camera, 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 and 8GB storage.
After more than an year of disputes with government authorities in India, Nokia has finally decided to shut down its manufacturing unit in Chennai, which was excluded from the deal with Microsoft.
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Formerly available for $649 in most stores, the photo-friendly Nokia Lumia 1020 sees a noticeable price cut on AT&T and can now be purchased for $339. Does this make the 1020 a must-buy?
The Lumia 830, Microsoft's "affordable flagship" phone that combines high-end specs with a decent price tag is now available for purchase in the UK at most major retailers and carriers.
T-Mobile has confirmed that it will launch Microsoft's low-cost Lumia 530 later this month, priced at $79.20 - but the device will also be available via Best Buy and Microsoft Stores from October 5.
Cricket Wireless will be the first US carrier to offer Microsoft's most affordable Windows Phone ever, the Lumia 530, and when it goes on sale tomorrow, it will cost just $49.99 with no contract.
Microsoft's new 4G Windows Phone, the Lumia 735, is now on sale in Ireland, Malaysia, Australia and in the UK, where it can be purchased off-contract from £199, or free on contracts from £17 a month.
Microsoft's Lumia 830 - which the company refers to as "the first affordable flagship" - will go on sale this week, featuring a 5-inch HD display, 10MP PureView camera, and a thin and light body.
Nokia says that Microsoft is now liable to pay compensation to customers who bought faulty handsets from the Finnish company, after a court ordered that Nokia Mexico pay damages to those customers.
The Lumia 530 - Microsoft's most affordable Windows Phone 8.1 handset - will reportedly be available on T-Mobile later this month, and is expected to be priced at just $69 off-contract.
AT&T will reportedly launch the Lumia 830, Microsoft's new 'affordable flagship', in early November - some time after it goes on sale in other markets - and the carrier may only stock the black model.
Microsoft has confirmed that its new Lumia 830 will go on sale in China next month, with the latest Lumia Denim firmware on board, and support for the Chinese version of Cortana out of the box.
A Mexcian court has ordered Nokia to pay damages to customers who purchased handsets that were later found to be defective - and owners of these faulty devices can still register for compensation.
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If you're running a preview version of Windows Phone on Lumia hardware you might want to press the 'check for updates' button as many devices around the world are getting the Cyan firmware update.
A Nokia executive has said that the company is scaling back - but not completely ending - its development work on HERE Maps for Windows Phone, as it now plans to focus its efforts on Android and iOS.
Microsoft's Lumia 735 - known also as the 'selfie phone', due to its impressive front-facing camera - will go on sale in the UK next week, with Cortana support and the latest Denim firmware on board.
An upcoming promotion from Microsoft UAE will offer two Lumia 530s for the price of one, effectively bringing the price of its low-cost Windows Phone 8.1 handset down to an even more affordable $55.
Microsoft is now rolling out Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 - though not the Lumia Denim firmware - to its Lumia 930. Among other things, the update will enable Cortana on the device in the UK and China.
With the Nokia name disappearing from its handsets soon, Microsoft will be changing the way it brands its mobile devices. But would Microsoft-branded phones really appeal to potential buyers?
If you're a lover of Nokia's Windows Phone handsets and you're in the market for a new one, the Lumia 735 and 830 are now available to pre-order, in the UK, from Unlocked Mobiles and Clove.
With the iPhone 6 now out, and Nokia's top-of-the-line Lumia Icon readily available too, we put their two cameras against each other to see who has the better glass at the top end of the market.
The free wireless bundle offer on the Lumia 930 is returning to the UK after being discontinued in July, and will include the portable wireless speaker and charger, but NOT the £20 app voucher.
Microsoft appears ready to drop the Nokia brand from its mobile devices naming scheme, as the company launched a website called "Microsoft Devices" for phones made by the former Nokia unit.
From new Windows and more Windows Phones, to new devices with changing prices, bigger iPhones, and the (non-)death of Nokia, we take a look back at highlights from this week's top tech news on Neowin.
Some folks got a bit confused this week, believing that Microsoft's decision to drop the Nokia brand from its devices means the end of Nokia itself - but the company says it's "still very much alive".
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Microsoft is planning to drop the Nokia brand from its devices later this year, according to a leaked internal document that also confirms that the Windows Phone brand is being phased out.
Nokia has announced that the Lumia 830 will be heading to AT&T but if you have been following Neowin, you already knew that as we told you it at the beginning of August.
It seems Siri can't catch a break. Ever since Cortana arrived and consistently proved she can do better than Apple's assistant, Microsoft has been happily pointing this out in its commercials.
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As the Nokia Lumia 1020 reaches the end of the road, Microsoft's Jo Harlow has hinted at a replacement for the 41-megapixel Windows Phone, promising the "next greatest thing in high-end imaging."
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According to Nokia's website, the Lumia 735 and 830 will be coming to the US soon but the dates and carrier details are not listed on the website for the new phones.
Alongside its new Lumia 730, 735 and 830, Microsoft also announced the Lumia Denim update, which includes Windows Phone 8.1 Update - but when can existing users expect to install it on their devices?
Microsoft announced two new additions to its Windows Phone range earlier today - and we got to spend a bit of time with them. Check out our first impressions of the Nokia Lumia 730 and 830.
Microsoft today announced the Lumia Denim update that will be available immediately on the Lumia 730, 735 and 830. It will begin rolling out to other Windows Phone 8 devices in Q4.
Microsoft has begun rebranding Nokia apps on Windows Phones and is now calling them 'Lumia' apps; this is part of the company's effort to remove Nokia branding from its Windows Phones.
Microsoft has updated the software the runs on its alternative brand of smartphones, the Nokia X2, to now support Google services like email and contact sync.
Later this week, Microsoft will announce the Lumia 830, and thanks to a new leak, we have new images of the device that show off a few new features like wireless charging.
Nokia's network division is reportedly planning to test the 5G connection standard in Oulu, Finland. If everything goes as expected, many believe that 5G will be commonplace by the year 2020.
Microsoft's low-cost Windows Phone 8.1 device, the 3G-only Lumia 630, is now available for just £89.95 in the UK - the price at which it was first promoted by Microsoft over three months ago.