Micromax Windows 8 phone coming next year, not limited to India
Micromax is ready to expand itself towards US and European Smartphone market. In an interview with ET, Rahul Sharma, Co-founder of Micromax told that company is planning to launch 4G enabled handset till December 2014 he also added that the company is planning to launch Smartphones in Russia by the year end, as it starts on an aggressive road map of international expansion, having roped in Hollywood star Hugh Jackman as its brand ambassador.
Micromax Windows 8 Phone
He also said that they are working on Micromax Windows 8 phone which will be launched next year. When he was asked about Nokia being a threat he said, “It has been good for us because they have chosen to stick to the Windows operating system. Had they chosen Android, it would have been a threat for us. But now we’re certain that they will not look at Android, which means lesser competition for us. We are working on a Windows phone and you might see something from us around mid of next year.
Micromax has already planned a roadmap for their journey and it seems that they are ready to implement it. They have already established a manufacturing and assembling unit at Rudrapur factory where they manufacture and assemble TV and tablet for now but they are planning to shift mobile phone unit also when the conditions are right.
When Rahul was asked about the IPO he said.” Right now, the situation is quite uncertain for an IPO. It makes sense for us to acquire a player in software, not in hardware.”