Nokia: "No plans" to adopt Windows Phone 7

We haven't been covering the Nokia "will they or won't they" rumors about them adopting Windows Phone 7 to either replace or augment their Symbian/MeeGo lineup, but in the case we will because we find it quite definitive.

In an interview with CNet Asia, Niklas Savander, Nokia's executive vice president and general manager for Markets, said this about using other platforms:

Currently, we don't think the platforms out there which we are not using--Android and Microsoft--offers an incremental opportunity for us to add value that would sustain a competitive advantage over somebody else. So, no plans.

Sure, maybe he's just being coy on the issue, but we have a feeling that this is pretty legit. It would have been nice to have Nokia on board, but we'll survive without them.

Source: CNet Asia

Daniel Rubino

Daniel Rubino is the Editor-in-chief of Windows Central. He is also the head reviewer, podcast co-host, and analyst. He has been covering Microsoft since 2007, when this site was called WMExperts (and later Windows Phone Central). His interests include Windows, laptops, next-gen computing, and watches. He has been reviewing laptops since 2015 and is particularly fond of 2-in-1 convertibles, ARM processors, new form factors, and thin-and-light PCs. Before all this tech stuff, he worked on a Ph.D. in linguistics, watched people sleep (for medical purposes!), and ran the projectors at movie theaters because it was fun.