Earlier today Microsoft announced that they would be acquiring Nokia’s cellphone business and while definitely sounds like exciting times ahead, during the presentation an image was revealed of various sketches of Nokia’s devices and one of the sketches appears to be a smartwatch-type of device. As you can see in the image above, the sketches show devices that already exist in the market, such as the Nokia Lumia 1020 and its camera grip accessory, Nokia’s wireless charging stand and wireless charging plates, and towards the bottom left of the image you can see a bracelet type of device.
It has been rumored earlier this year that Microsoft could be looking to enter the smartwatch market, and that a prototype was being developed by the Microsoft Surface team, so we wouldn’t be completely surprised if the sketch could be a hint of what’s to come. Of course the sketch could merely be a sketch for design purposes and in no way foretells what the future holds for Microsoft or Nokia, but it’s interesting to see it in a sketch of other devices that are already available in the market. What do you guys think? Could this be a hint or do you think that we are reading too much into things?
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