Nokia Normandy was going to be available in tons of colors


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Although Nokia is rumored to be scrapping plans to be bringing an Android phone, we’re still seeing leaks about the Nokia Normandy. If you don’t remember, this was to be a mid-range Android phone, but due to Microsoft’s purchase of the Finnish company we may never see it launch.

We still have no clue what sort of specs were supposed to be inside this thing, but it doesn’t sound like it was supposed to be impressive. We do know that Nokia was looking to provide it in multiple color options, though, with @evleaks giving us a look at the full spectrum of colors in a leaked press render.

Despite the fact that this thing may never see the light of day, Nokia still has to have egg on their face for the Finnish boys peeing in their pants comment. No, Anssi Vanjoki, I will never forget that comment. That Nokia was thinking about making an Android phone at all completely negates anything they ever said to try and discredit the mobile operating system’s dominance.

With Nokia being a lone wolf in the Windows Phone race under Microsoft’s banner, they probably won’t be thinking too much about using other operating systems to help them keep warmth in their pants this winter. But just know that they were thinking about doing it anyway.

Quentyn Kennemer
The "Google Phone" sounded too awesome to pass up, so I bought a G1. The rest is history. And yes, I know my name isn't Wilson.

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  1. “to help keep warmth in their pants” hahahaha this cracked me up. I forgot about the comment they made about android several years back. so was not expecting that

  2. why can’t former release a nexus device with a lot of color options

  3. Nokia phones just don’t suit Android, especially with their powerful colours. The Lumia series nice enough to deserve its Windows Phone exclusivity.

    1. I think that the Nokia design goes very well with Android. Also bear in mind that this Android UI will look very different to what we are used to (more like Windows Phone, from what they say)

      Here’s a picture of the Nokia N9 running Android.

  4. I am just glad to hear it is not getting approved. Nokia’s hardware does not match Android’s look at all. Save it for Galaxies, ONES and Xs…..

    1. Said no-one ever.
      More choice is good for us all my friend.

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