Nokia Joins Android with Three New Phones

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This week Nokia has officially announced and launched its first Android-powered smartphone. Rumored for months as the Nokia Normandy and Nokia X, the brand new smartphone actually arrived with two siblings. Surprising many today Nokia announced not one, but three brand new smartphones running a mash-up of Google’s Android operating system that’s completely changed to […]

Nokia X Rumored as $99 Android Smartphone

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The Nokia X smartphone is reportedly coming to market soon and will be announced later this month during Mobile World Congress. It will likely be Nokia’s first smartphone running on Google’s Android operating system. After initial leaks and rumors suggested a rather mid-range smartphone with less than stellar specs, new details today are painting a […]

Android-Powered Nokia Normandy Launching as Nokia X at MWC?

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It appears that the much rumored Nokia Normandy, a device that is believed to run a forked version of Google’s Android 4.4 KitKat operating system, may be launching as the Nokia X, a seeming departure from the Windows Phone Lumia and the feature phone Asha branding. It’s still unclear when the device would be announced, […]

Nokia Already Showing Android Device Makers How It’s Done

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The Nokia Normandy, Nokia’s first smartphone to run Google’s Android operating system, isn’t on store shelves, but it appears the Nokia is already making other Android device makers look bad. Recently looked screenshots indicate that the Nokia Normand runs Android 4.4.1. Evleaks leaked a screenshot of the Nokia Normandy’s settings screen earlier today. While most […]

This Is Android Running On The Nokia Normandy

The Nokia Normandy runs a custom version of Google's Android operating system.

The Nokia Normandy, Nokia’s much talked about low-end smartphone running Google’s Android operating system, may never reach store shelves, but that isn’t stopping industry insiders from fawning over the device’s interface and more. Photos of the operating system and the Nokia Normandy itself were leaked earlier today by Evleaks. All told, the pictures and user […]

The Real Reason Microsoft Bought Nokia: To Thwart an Android Lumia Release

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Though publicly Nokia remained committed to Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform for its smartphone efforts, privately Nokia may have been working on an Android Lumia, and this threat may have been just enough for Microsoft that it had acquired Nokia’s devices and services division. Last month, a leaked device–without capacitive touch navigation keys to the bottom […]