Microsoft adds two new Windows Phone OEM partners

Microsoft has just announced Micromax and Prestigio as new Windows Phone partners at the Windows Phone press conference during BUILD 2014 in San Francisco.

Joe Belfiore, Microsoft's head of tablet, phone and PC experiences, showed off briefly devices from two new OEMs at the opening press conference at BUILD. 

At the Mobile World Congress 2014, Microsoft announced nine new partners which included Foxconn, Gionee, Lava (Xolo), Lenovo, LG, Longcheer, JSR, Karbonn and ZTE, and now the company has added two more OEMs to gain marketshare in the lower end of the smartphone market.

The new partners announced are Micromax and Prestigio which currently make low cost feature phones and Android based smartphones. Micromax is a popular brand in India and holds the number two position in the Indian smartphone market.

Total number of Windows Phone partners has now risen to 15 and it will be exciting to see what these new partners bring to the table when they launch their devices.

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