HTC has pulled back the covers on its Windows Phone 8 devices and Nokia followed right along to criticize the new products. The new HTC 8S and 8X drop the boring gunmetal gray and chrome look for bold new colors, much like Nokia introduced last year when it showed off the Lumia line of Windows Phone products.
Nokia's newly minted EVP of Nokia Sales and Marketing, Chris Weber, took to Twitter to point out that innovation is more than applying color to your phones. He is clearly talking about all the software enhancements that Nokia is delivering with its devices like City Lens, PureView, and Nokia Drive.
It takes more than matching color to match the innovation of the Lumia 920. #SwitchtoLumia— Chris Weber (@CWeberatNokia) September 19, 2012
It's clear that Chris is making a stab at the new HTC devices which have new shells that come in a variety of colors. Is he right, well, that is a personal choice if you think Nokia's software offerings outclass those of HTC.
Nokia is not shy about calling out its competitors as the company went after Samsung when they unveiled their new ATIV S Windows Phone that sticks to the classic gunmetal gray look Samsung has been championing for some time.