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Nokia will support Symbian until 2016

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 27 May 2011 11:21 User comments (1)

Nokia will support Symbian until 2016 Nokia CEO Stephen Elop has said this week that the company will continue to support phones running the Symbian OS until 2016.
Earlier this year, Nokia made a billion dollar pact with Microsoft to turn Windows Phone 7 into its primary smartphone OS, pretty much leaving Symbian for dead.

Says Elop:

We're in a period where the investment in Symbian absolutely continues.

Even as we go through a transition towards our primary smartphone platform, Windows Phone, you will see that continued investment. And I know there's been questions about--so how long does that continue--and we've now been very clear about that, that software updates to Symbian devices are expected until at least 2016. So there's a long history still to be paved for Symbian in the future.

Elop adds that the company will continue all customer service for Symbian customers.

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127.5.2011 13:10

Cool........I gots me sum luv fo Symbian.

Android rocks it by a mile but still............much love.

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