Nokia’s Chris Weber sure seems to be a feisty mood. The company’s EVP of Sales and Marketing took to his sporadically-used Twitter account presumably in an attempt to build some buzz around Nokia and Microsoft’s upcoming press conference, and this is what he came up with:
“Samsung take note, next generation Lumia coming soon. #nokia”
These are some pretty bold words coming a guy whose company was hit with a class-action lawsuit back in May because its U.S. Windows Phone sales had failed to meet shareholder expectations.
Now that the date is locked in, it’s even clearer that the companies are trying to preempt Apple’s iPhone 5 announcement, which is rumored for Sept. 12.
Microsoft is taking to task developers who are using the word ‘Metro’ in their app titles.
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