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Elop confirms Microsoft won’t abandon Nokia’s Android phones

26
Apr
2014

Did you think Microsoft would unceremoniously axe the Nokia X line of budget Android phones the minute it finalized its acquisition of the one-time Finnish mobile icon’s handset division? Well, think again. Former Nokia CEO and current Microsoft exec Stephen Elop said on Friday that the newly formed Microsoft Mobile division will remain “committed to continuing our support for feature phones, the Asha family, and the Nokia X family of devices, announced at the Mobile World Congress in February.” Although it would have once been heresy for Microsoft to consider making devices that run on rival platforms, the company was late to the party when it comes to mobile devices and it really can’t afford to be too choosy when it comes

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