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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Wrong!!!! They can fork the current version of Android and move on with own changes with new name for OS! They have nothing to do with google once they fork the current android branch and create a new OS like Nokidroid!

With WP7 they should not expect to penetrate the upper smart phone market as that market has big boss sitting like iphone and galaxy S and many LG,Samsung, Htc WP7 phones. They need to show they are different in that segment!

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