Nokias X, X+ And Xl Android Smartphones Are Game Changers
At the same time, they need to extend the reach of Microsofts services to these regions where Microsofts presence in mobile is low. Most of us industry watchers are really interested in the ramifications this has for Microsoft and Google. Goggle clearly created Android as an open platform, but in the process Google has actually limited its own revenue potential in a large part of the world where smartphone and tablet vendors are using Android but customizing their services on it, cutting Google out of the picture completely. Now Nokia, with Microsofts clear approval, is jumping on the Android bandwagon and providing Microsoft services on these new phones, cutting Google out of the picture altogether. Also, if the largest growth in smartphones is moving to phones retailing for under $200, is Apple going to be part of this growing market?