Elop On an Android Nokia Phone: “Anything Is Possible” [Updated]

| January 7, 2013 | 227 Replies

Look ma! No HandsIn an interview with Gizmodo Stephen Elop let some surprising words out, when asked about the possibility of a Nokia Android phone in the future he said “Anything is possible”; just that there probably won’t be one right now

 Do you discard launching an Android phone next year?

Elop: In the current ecosystem wars we are using Windows Phone as our weapon. But we are always thinking about what’s coming next, what will be the role of HTML 5, Android… HTML5 could make the platform itself—being Android, Windows Phone or any other—irrelevant in the future, but it’s still too soon [to tell]. Today we are committed and satisfied with Microsoft, but anything is possible.

This is in complete contrast to Elop’s usual statements that they are completely dedicated to Windows Phone platform and have no intention of branching out; instead now Elop is basically saying that Nokia will be willing to jump ship should the need arise, or once they gain enough market-share you might see an Android Windows phone. Also asked about their current goals he replied:


I can’t give figures, but the first objective, without giving any dates, is getting a double-digit marketshare. Then, keep pushing and establish an equilibrium with the other two big ecosystems, Apple and Android.

Note that he didn’t say get Windowsphone to a double digit marketshare, but he’s talking about Nokia alone…..

I personally wouldn’t actually hate an Android Nokia, especially with the latest changes that have come with jelly bean (google now is kickass!); also Android would leave Nokia with more room to customize and skin it to their own liking (hell you can throw a swipe skin on it maybe!)

But for now I’m content with my 920 running Windows Phone

UPDATE: Apparently Nokia got in touch with WPCentral to issue a correction. Here is the actual transcript, as provided by Nokia.

Do you rule out 100% launching a smartphone based on Android in 2013?

Elop: So, the way I think about it is, in the current war on ecosystems, we are fighting with Windows Phone. That’s what we’re doing. Now, what we’re always doing is asking, how does that evolve? What’s next? What role does HTML5 play? What role does Android or other things play in the future? We’re looking further into the future, but it terms of what we’re bringing to market, and what we’re immediately focused on, we’re focused on Windows Phone.”

As you can see, it appears some parts were “lost” in translation. Sorry to disappoint everyone who wants to see a Nokia Nexus.




Category: Android, Lumia, Nokia, Windows Phone

About the Author ()

Hey, my name's Ali- Currently a fifth (and final) year Dental Student from Chicago; studying in Jordan. I love all sorts of gadgets almost as much as I love my cookies! Be sure to follow my Twitter handle @AliQudsi and Subcribe to my Youtube for the latest videos - no pressure. Thanks.
  • I like Nokia’s WP8 phones (cannot say the same for WP7, too close and lacking), but still would be happy about a Nokia Nexus ;/

  • tenuesemY

    gvMws [url=http://collectionsacguess.weebly.com]collection sac guess[/url] XmdGxx XrvHwz [url=http://boutiqueisabelmarant.weebly.com]boutique isabel marant[/url] LrqVvy KllPqs [url=http://isabelmarantprix.weebly.com]isabel marant prix[/url] YwgLez MjtOoj [url=http://sacsamainsguess.webnode.fr]sac guess en solde[/url] GblZrc VbyMjr [url=http://sacoche-longchamps-fr.webnode.fr]sac longchamp pliage[/url] TreLye MgbVtr [url=http://collection-isabel-marant-fr.webnode.fr]collection isabel marant[/url] KpbQoj
    LRLF [url=http://longchampcuir.weebly.com/]longchamp cuir[/url] ptVwv SlgEaz FmoVkg OkyEdo[url=http://isabelmarantsneakersoldes.weebly.com/]isabel marant soldes[/url]GspJpt [url=http://basketisabellemarant.weebly.com/]basket isabel marant[/url] PqqOevQ [url=http://guesscollection.weebly.com/]guess soldes[/url]fxLdq Ets[url=http://sacslongchamp.ucoz.com/]sacs longchamp solde[/url] KluWucVde Zb [url=http://longchamp2013.ucoz.com/]longchamp online[/url] fLfb dGls
    LzjSzs[url=http://longchampsacspliage.weebly.com]sacs a main longchamp[/url] CntWxj SeuNzz [url=http://sneakers-isabel-marant.weebly.com]isabel marant chaussures[/url] CixGob WjkSjs[url=http://longchamplepliagesacs.weebly.com]sac longchamp le pliage pas cher[/url] RhuDny TmeWgh [url=http://sneakersisabelmarantsolde.weebly.com]sneakers isabel marant[/url] NceLan KolZav [url=http://sackorsmichaelkors.weebly.com]sac kors michael kors[/url] TxkUlu TonWfq [url=http://longchamplepliagefrance.weebly.com]longchamp le pliage[/url] MidMps
    If you love custom [url=http://isabellemarantchaussures2013.devhub.com]isabelle marant chaussures[/url] and have a few lounging around the house the best of each sides with consign [url=http://saclongchamppliagesolde.devhub.com]longchamp soldes[/url]. A good thing about consignment [url=http://sacsmichaelkorsfr.weebly.com]sacs michael kors[/url] created on your product sales and purchase other custom [url=http://guessfemmefr.weebly.com]guess france[/url], which means you obtain a particular portion from the sale of the [url=http://longchamppascherfr.weebly.com]longchamp pas cher[/url] they manage all the aspects of selling your own handbag for you. The benefit to utilizing a consignment store.

  • tenuesemY

    hkEpe [url=http://collectionsacguess.weebly.com]collection sac guess[/url] EinGnb RioXro [url=http://boutiqueisabelmarant.weebly.com]boots isabel marant[/url] VomOgv MrwUox [url=http://isabelmarantprix.weebly.com]sneaker isabel marant[/url] XjvTsa FpvLiv [url=http://sacsamainsguess.webnode.fr]sacs a mains guess[/url] LuuOun DfeEjv [url=http://sacoche-longchamps-fr.webnode.fr]sacoche longchamps[/url] NscElu UrmOyp [url=http://collection-isabel-marant-fr.webnode.fr]collection isabel marant[/url] NjiVhu
    UXEN [url=http://longchampcuir.weebly.com/]longchamp le pliage[/url] syFdg DimFxi BynRoh WzxDde[url=http://isabelmarantsneakersoldes.weebly.com/]isabel marant soldes[/url]PvlIoq [url=http://basketisabellemarant.weebly.com/]basket isabel marant[/url] NdeBdlM [url=http://guesscollection.weebly.com/]guess collection[/url]joStr Qiw[url=http://sacslongchamp.ucoz.com/]longchamp outlet[/url] QefBzwHxc Ba [url=http://longchamp2013.ucoz.com/]longchamp sale[/url] xPel nJly
    PvyDep[url=http://longchampsacspliage.weebly.com]longchamp sacs pliage[/url] AgiYli PdaVor [url=http://sneakers-isabel-marant.weebly.com]sneakers isabel marant[/url] OtaLum ShdTgk[url=http://longchamplepliagesacs.weebly.com]sacs longchamp hobo[/url] YoqLbm OdqDfj [url=http://sneakersisabelmarantsolde.weebly.com]sneakers isabel marant[/url] NxvJhd DssMol [url=http://sackorsmichaelkors.weebly.com]sac kors michael kors[/url] XjdOhj YopSvt [url=http://longchamplepliagefrance.weebly.com]longchamp le pliage[/url] FdyGeo
    If you love custom [url=http://isabellemarantchaussures2013.devhub.com]isabelle marant sneakers[/url] and also have a few lounging throughout the house the best associated with each worlds along with consign [url=http://saclongchamppliagesolde.devhub.com]longchamp soldes[/url]. The best thing about consignment [url=http://sacsmichaelkorsfr.weebly.com]sacs michael kors[/url] created on your product sales and purchase additional designer [url=http://guessfemmefr.weebly.com]guess femme[/url], and that means you get a particular portion from the sale of the [url=http://longchamppascherfr.weebly.com]longchamp prix[/url] these people handle all the aspects of selling your own handbag for you. The benefit to utilizing a consignment shop.

  • Wait, how simple is it to generate a full-time lifestyle by amazon? Now i am chatting with Wilson due to the fact We’ve chose to spend per month figuring out, louis vuitton handbags 2013 for in search of tips. To start with, I’ve acquired the need for terminology (“To collection some thing when ‘beautiful’ or even to state ‘look!No is really a waste materials involving louis vuitton handbags 2013 a word, mainly because that was not what people is going to be tapping into the various search engine,In according to him).