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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absolutely wrong !!!
by nillbug on Fri 11th Feb 2011 12:13 UTC
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Absolutely wrong !!! It's the other way around. Android is open source, so Nokia could do with it what they want, unless they are not able to.
There is also no assurance M$ will want to do with WP7 what Nokia is not able to do with it.

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