Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 11th Feb 2011 11:35 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless A lot of people are wondering why Nokia didn't choose to go with Android. How can Nokia differentiate themselves when Android is a lot more open and free than Windows Phone 7? As usual, the key to this is in the details. If you read the announcements carefully, you'll see that Microsoft offered Nokia something Google most likely didn't. Update: What a surprise. Elop just confirmed Nokia has a special deal with Microsoft. Whereas HTC, Samsung, and so on are not allowed to customise WP7 - Nokia is, further confirming my theory.
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by kvarbanov on Fri 11th Feb 2011 12:24 UTC
kvarbanov
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Thom, just as your personal bias to WP7, I'm also happy about Nokia's move - it will cut my wondering what to buy in the next couple of years - either an Android or iOS device - but not Nokia, at any price. They needed some sort of refreshment - there you go - MS to rule the world.

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