The latest rumor has Foxconn International Holding (FIH), a manufacturer of electronic devices, receiving a handset order from both Microsoft and Amazon. According to the sources of the rumors claim a launch date of mid-2013. The source notes that both orders will only have a limited shipment volume initially and may become a new business model for the manufacturers in the future
FIH has declined to comment on the matter. There has been rumblings about Amazon working on a smartphone but could this be an order for the much speculated Surface Windows Phone from Microsoft? Maybe test units?
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