Nokia has officially launched its new range of Android powered smartphones – the Nokia X, the Nokia X+ and Nokia XL. The cheapest in the range costs just 89 Euros (that is around $120) and will be available immediately.
Just a few hours ago Nokia changed the color of its Facebook and Twitter pages to green. Are Nokia playing with our minds? What is going on here? Could Nokia be dropping hints about its rumored Android powered smartphone?
We take a look at the recent debate about Microsoft making Android phones and ask whether forking Android and ditching Windows Phone would make sense for the software giant.
WSJ confirms that Nokia is going to release an Android-powered smartphone at the Mobile World Congress later this month, and that the device will not be compatible with Google’s apps.
This week in your world of Android: Google acquired thermostat company Nest, the Moto G GPe launched, we heard credible reports of the Galaxy S5, KitKat hit the Note 3, Google announced its smart contact lens project and a new augmented reality game, Nokia’s Android UI leaked, and Google Now made it to Chrome Canary.
If it ever comes to market, the user interface of the Nokia Normandy may look like a cross between Android, Windows Phone, and Nokia’s own entry-level Asha operating system.
A purported press render of the Nokia Normandy has been posted online, revealing handset colors as well as a first look at its user interface.
What’s claimed to be a shot of the Normandy, Nokia’s Android-powered smartphone, has popped up on Weibo. This is supposedly an engineering prototype, which explains the bulky casing.
The case for the death of the Nokia Normandy seems increasingly weak, as new reports reveal details about the phone’s UI and some of its possible specs.
This week in your world of Android: Google rolled out Android 4.4.2, Qualcomm announced its first 64-bit chip, news of Nokia’s Android phone leaked, two new Google Play edition devices launched, the Nexus 5 received a design tweak, a privacy watchdog grilled Google over the removal of App Ops, and new apps gained Chromecast support.