Microsoft’s Greg Sullivan talks about Windows Phone and Nokia acquisitions at CES 2014

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At CES 2014 Microsoft executive Greg Sullivan said that Windows Phone 8 can be updated to Windows Phone 8.1 and further

“We will not have the same experience as we had when Windows Phone 7 was upgraded to Windows Phone 8,” Greg Sullivan, Windows Phone director of public relations at Microsoft, said in an interview Wednesday at the International CES show here.”

“Users of Windows Phone 7 devices were upset that they could not upgrade their devices to Windows Phone 8, or WP8, when it was unveiled more than a year ago. Sullivan said that unlike Windows 7, WP8 is a “powerful OS” that can support upgrades. “We won’t run out of head space on Windows Phone 8 any time soon,”

Here’s what he said about Nokia Acquisitions

“Microsoft is in the final stages of acquiring the device business of Nokia and seems prepared to continue using the Nokia name on some smartphones. “We will have the license for the Nokia name” Sullivan Said

He also confirms that they will continue Nokia innovations especially High Quality PureView Camera

‘Microsoft expects to continue Nokia’s focus on using smartphone cameras with high-quality imaging technology such as the Lumia 1020 with a 41 megapixel camera” He added

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