Nokia gives up Windows Phone, and promises Android phones at very low prices

Nokia finally decided for 2017 to end the partnership between Microsoft and the manufacturer of exclusivity in the operating system, which after the failure of Windows Phone, which caused enormous damage the manufacturer obtained in recent years, to launch Android devices at surprising costs.

The new phones have already had some values ​​revealed, some were presented as launches for 2017, as being modest phones, but Nokia said this week that they will reach the market at an extremely competitive price.

Before this exclusivity with Windows Phone, Nokia used its own operating system for its cell phones, Symbian, and few models had Microsoft's system, limited only to the best models from the manufacturer.

But in recent years, Microsoft has lost many users of its operating system, even in the corporate market, and the lack of incentives for developers allied with Google's pressure against the platform, caused its downfall in 2016.

Amazing projects to be able to suck Android apps for the Windows Phone 10 platform on some phones with little RAM, and working in a totally unstable way, caused revolt in many users, who decided to flee to the competitor and use their apps natively on their own platform.

The Android operating system, although it is also a platform where Dalvik VM is emulated, and where all applications (including the home screen, which is also an application) run, Google and its engineers work hard to achieve the best relationship between hardware and the virtual machine, making applications practically as if they were running directly on top of the hardware, and in fact, I believe that many instructions are sent to be processed by hardware.

However, Microsoft's "test" of bringing Android apps to Windows Phone, which despite being a lightweight system, when overloading with Dalvik VM, made it a consumer of RAM, precisely for devices that didn't come with so much memory. RAM.

Windows Phone has its benefits, you can have a phone with very modest hardware and run many applications, the platform is very lean, they did a good job, but the lack of users on the platform and unsuccessful attempts to run applications on other platforms, with many modest phones in the hands of users (few phones with more than 512 mb of RAM, and in rare cases 1GB, while to successfully emulate Dalvik, you would need at least 2GB free of RAM, without traffic bottlenecks between processor and RAM) closed the future of Microsoft's system for good.

Microsoft is currently trying to go its way while still offering a security solution for companies by uniting the email platform Office 365 and Microsoft Exchange, and adopting security policies to meet the companies' criteria.

In the area of ​​application development, Microsoft also tries to create applications based on PhoneGap (or Apache Cordova), where a single application can be useful on any platform.

However, we know that Windows Phone, without snapchat, without updated versions of applications and mainly with an "Instagram Beta" until today, will not currently be an option for an end user.

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