Nokia Was Testing Android Lumia Phones Before Microsoft Swallowed It
It'll never happen now but the dream of beautifully brawny
Oh but what a dream it would have been. The NY Times reported that a "team within Nokia had Android up and running on the company's Lumia handsets" long before Microsoft and Nokia crossed any t's and dotted any i's and danced to any Finnish folk songs in celebration of being bought out. The project was confidential but Microsoft was said to be aware of Nokia's Android project.
The report doesn't actually specify if Nokia was going to move forward with its secret Android project, just that it existed. And to be honest, the fact that Nokia was running Android on Lumia phones shouldn't be too surprising given the less than successful arranged marriage of Nokia and