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Nokia CEO Stephen Elop: “The Lumia 800 Is the First Real Windows Phone”

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop took to the stage today in London at Nokia World to unveil the company’s first two Windows Phone devices. Despite the fact that Windows Phone 7 has been available since November 2010, Elop called the Nokia Lumia 800 “the first real Windows Phone device.”

He may not really be wrong. Windows Phone has sold poorly since its unveiling and the partnership between Nokia and Microsoft is a match made to turn that trend around. Samsung and HTC, both of which license Windows Phone from Microsoft and have recently released new devices in the series, may not like to hear Elop’s proclamation. Yet, the proof is in the sales receipt — or lack thereof. Do the new Nokia Windows Phones excite you? Let us know in the comments.

Disclosure: Nokia paid for ReadWriteWeb’s travel and accommodations to Nokia World 2011.

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