ST Ericsson today announced its official partnership with Nokia. In the light of the agreement, ST-Ericsson is now selected as a supplier for future devices Nokia plans to introduce with Windows Phone at its core.
Back in may we heard that ST Ericsson dual-core chips might be powering Nokia Windows Phones at one moment in time. We’ve also heard with that occasion that there are 12 devices planned for 2012 and they might be powered by future versions of the U8500 chip, which is a dual core one. Gilles Delfassy, president and CEO of ST-Ericsson said that “NovaThor platforms continue to gain traction as they enable customers to bring great smartphones to the market”.
This, combined with recent reports of dual core support for Windows Phone and even LTE, might be some great news for customers in America as well as a chance for Nokia to re-enter the market with some competitive devices.
Source: ST Ericsson