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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Nokia lost one loyal customer...
by Qetzlcoatl on Fri 11th Feb 2011 12:41 UTC
Qetzlcoatl
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2005-07-06

I've select Nokia as my phones only because of Symbian.
I need no "cutting edge" (iPhone with iOS) and I need no "good development platform" (anything with Android), need no "corporate phone" (Blackbery) and so on.
But I need good, stable, "enough" powerfull, expandable mobile phone. And that was Symbian phone (no matter S60 or S^3). Nokia.
What will force me to select Nokia right now?
Nothing.

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