Microsoft cheaps out after Nokia telephone saves a life
There are many tales on how Nokia telephones — now underneath Microsoft — have saved individuals’s lives, with the newest one coming from China, the place a person managed to outlive a collapsed wall courtesy of his Lumia 920 earlier this month. As recalled by the fortunate survivor himself, Mr. Geng Ming instinctively coated his head together with his trusty Home windows Telephone gadget, which managed to melt the blow from the heavy wall. Microsoft China caught wind of this story and was sort sufficient to switch Geng’s previous flagship telephone with a brand new mannequin. Nope, not a Lumia 930, however a brand new Lumia 640 XL. We do not blame Geng for wanting so impassive right here.
Geng describing how he used his Lumia 920 to defend his head from the collapsing wall.
To be truthful, it is no secret that Microsoft solely focuses on the entry to mid-degree cellular markets lately, however why make your self look foolish by changing an previous flagship with a brand new however less expensive mid-ranger? So far as PR stunts go, that is schoolboy error, as referred to as out by many people within the Sina Weibo thread. In addition to, it isn’t like Microsoft will not be returning to the excessive-finish market, if the rumors are true.