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Android by Microsoft? Supposedly there is an Android powered Lumia in the works, will bear Nokia by Microsoft branding

0. phoneArena 07 Jul 2014, 01:26 posted on

If this bit of information proves to be correct, we may be witnessing a “when pigs fly” type of event in...

This is a discussion for a news. To read the whole news, click here

posted on 07 Jul 2014, 05:39 2

64. dexter_jdr (Posts: 1163; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)


office and security from MS

posted on 07 Jul 2014, 06:17

67. WahyuWisnu (Posts: 1001; Member since: 29 May 2014)


Bezel from LG
design from sony

posted on 07 Jul 2014, 06:18

69. WahyuWisnu (Posts: 1001; Member since: 29 May 2014)


MS security is like swiss cheese security
office?? I prefer google docs/drive for colaboration

posted on 07 Jul 2014, 06:45 2

82. elitewolverine (Posts: 5192; Member since: 28 Oct 2013)


And i and most business prefer office ms, with a flavor of live drive for colaboration. News?

posted on 07 Jul 2014, 07:56

89. GeorgeDao123 (Posts: 431; Member since: 20 Aug 2013)


Why don't you look at Office on Windows Phone and compare it with Quickoffice on Android and iOS? Sorry, I don't even know why Office Mobile is very bad.

Anyway, it's a good idea, honestly.

posted on 07 Jul 2014, 10:10 2

98. akki20892 (Posts: 3902; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)


Design from Nokia is good....they r Good at design.

posted on 07 Jul 2014, 10:20

99. tech2 (Posts: 3487; Member since: 26 Oct 2012)


They're good but HTC is better.

P.S.: Stop thumbing up your own comment ;)

posted on 07 Jul 2014, 10:30

100. WahyuWisnu (Posts: 1001; Member since: 29 May 2014)


nokia design has high durability, but too thick

posted on 08 Jul 2014, 09:46

121. dexter_jdr (Posts: 1163; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)


i dont see my lumia 1020 as a thick phone. coming from a galaxy Y user

posted on 07 Jul 2014, 01:56 5

9. Sniggly (Posts: 7305; Member since: 05 Dec 2009)


If they did Android and did Android right-that is, full access to Google play and none of this Nokia X/L/2 cheapass device horsesh.it, they would probably have a winner on their hands.

It would be goddamn hilarious too, because it would finally vindicate what most of us were claiming all along: if Nokia had seriously invested in Android devices, they'd be way better off than they are now.

posted on 07 Jul 2014, 06:20

72. WahyuWisnu (Posts: 1001; Member since: 29 May 2014)


+1000

That's what i'm thinking. Nokia/Elop has been avoiding android like a leper and when microsoft creating android device, it's like a drama.

posted on 07 Jul 2014, 02:00 6

10. GreekGeek (Posts: 1276; Member since: 22 Mar 2014)


Microsoft is too dumb to even consider this option, there is no "lost sales" here, when in fact, WP and Android are two different segments catering to different needs.

Any Android fan will avoid the dreaded tiled interface like a plague, that's common knowledge.

More options = potentially more profit, simple as that

posted on 07 Jul 2014, 12:53

108. nbringer (Posts: 180; Member since: 11 Sep 2012)


"Any Android fan will avoid the dreaded tiled interface like a plague, that's common knowledge." - I have both; they are complementary, not mutually exclusive and I like them both.

posted on 07 Jul 2014, 02:00 2

11. JakeLee (banned) (Posts: 1021; Member since: 02 Nov 2013)


I hope M$ launches it with a dual boot option : Stock Android and Windows.

Then people will finally realize what a junk of an OS Android is, performing SOOO MUCH worse than Windows on the very same hardware - literally.

posted on 07 Jul 2014, 02:07 5

15. Sniggly (Posts: 7305; Member since: 05 Dec 2009)


You obviously haven't owned an Android phone built with decent specs in the last year or two.

posted on 07 Jul 2014, 02:09 5

16. Planterz (Posts: 2110; Member since: 30 Apr 2012)


How's that horrible app selection working for you? Ya know, after you spend 3 minutes scrolling through crap to find that app that you waited 6 months to get after it came out on iOS and Android?

posted on 07 Jul 2014, 02:09 2

17. GreekGeek (Posts: 1276; Member since: 22 Mar 2014)


Lol... NOOB

posted on 07 Jul 2014, 02:13

18. JakeLee (banned) (Posts: 1021; Member since: 02 Nov 2013)


When I pay for something, it has to be done professionally. There is no single Android phone that meets this simple standard.
And I don't have to pay for Android - I get paid for Android instead.

Simple enough?

posted on 07 Jul 2014, 02:16

20. JakeLee (banned) (Posts: 1021; Member since: 02 Nov 2013)


NOOB? LMAO

posted on 07 Jul 2014, 02:17 3

21. LetsBeHonest (Posts: 1485; Member since: 04 Jun 2013)


I agree with your first sentence. Dual boot seems nice. And for the second statement which completely sounds like nothing but a hater's comment(no offence), android was laggy and performed terrible in the era of ginger breed but that has changed since the JB's arrival and even got better with kit Kat. And if you want to see android performing good then go check Moto E. No lag whatsoever. Also android offer much more features than its competitors and some are useful some are not much useful. Also i find out android do multitasking better than iOS and WP. And btw yes, some samsung devices are laggy like Core,grand etc but that is different story, its not Google's fault or android's its Samsung who bloated android with heavy skin touchwiz which made it laggy.

posted on 07 Jul 2014, 02:19 4

22. 0xFFFF (Posts: 3806; Member since: 16 Apr 2014)


"Then people will finally realize what a junk of an OS Android is, performing SOOO MUCH worse than Windows on the very same hardware - literally."

More likely they will realize that WP is a sterile, closed environment. Sort of like a version of iOS from 2009 with "live tiles", but without any apps, and with little third party support.

posted on 07 Jul 2014, 02:20 3

23. 0xFFFF (Posts: 3806; Member since: 16 Apr 2014)


So pay yourself and make an Android phone into something you consider "professional".

It surprises me that you don't seem to grok "the beauty of Android".

posted on 07 Jul 2014, 02:21

24. rodneyej1 (Posts: 3576; Member since: 06 Jul 2013)


If I were you I really wouldn't respond to pathetic trolls... But, don't troll yourself.. Actually, there's some really great performing Android devices out there, like the Z2... I actually wouldn't mind having a Z2 ultra...
...............
We can love WP without stooping to these trolls level... Just completely ignore anyone who isn't talking sensibly...

posted on 07 Jul 2014, 02:25

27. JakeLee (banned) (Posts: 1021; Member since: 02 Nov 2013)


You are right, Android became halfway decent since ICS.
But that's pretty much all.

AOSP is fundamentally flawed with its core dependencies to Java/Zygote and SKIA etc.

posted on 07 Jul 2014, 02:39 1

29. LetsBeHonest (Posts: 1485; Member since: 04 Jun 2013)


Yes, java is a bit buggy compared to other prog languages like c,c++ etc but honestly speaking i have used my friends moto E and he installed some apps and games in it though it works so smooth. No lag. Honestly im pressed. I remember those laggy days when i had a galaxy S :). But i realized its all past. Also i have used some other low end phones like xperia M,moto g, micromax unite 2 etc i find no lag at all. So when haters says android still buggy laggy as hell it feels so stupid (im sorry if i made u feel offensive)

posted on 07 Jul 2014, 02:54 4

32. Sniggly (Posts: 7305; Member since: 05 Dec 2009)


Nothing you just said made any sense whatsoever.

posted on 07 Jul 2014, 04:30

51. StraightEdgeNexus (Posts: 3689; Member since: 14 Feb 2014)


Atleast change the avatar before uttering BS.

posted on 07 Jul 2014, 06:07

66. JakeLee (banned) (Posts: 1021; Member since: 02 Nov 2013)


I could change my avatar anytime. No problem.
But could you be more specific with BS? Where did it start and where did it end?
No, you can't.

posted on 07 Jul 2014, 06:18

70. JakeLee (banned) (Posts: 1021; Member since: 02 Nov 2013)


The fun stops when the garbage collection kicks in.

Java is garbage that does garbage collection.

Java is such an inefficient language. Just compare it with C#. Despite being a vm based language just like Java, C# codes run up to three times as fast as codes written in Java.

Android would have been a much better OS without Java. People simply don't know what they are missing.

posted on 07 Jul 2014, 06:21

73. WahyuWisnu (Posts: 1001; Member since: 29 May 2014)


it's fine if you want your storage to be used by many OS, but not me. I would hate a dual-boot device with small storage.

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