Report: Microsoft Was Planning To Allow Consumers Choose Between Windows Phone And Android On Their Favorite Device

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Microsoft is looking for various ways to close the gap between Android and Windows Phone platforms on various fronts. One of the main advantages of Android is the availability of different kinds of devices addressing different markets. The Information today reported about one of the plans Microsoft once considered to put Windows Phone OS on as many devices as possible. The plans was to allow consumers choose between Windows Phone and Android OS after they select their favorite device from the retail stores.

The possibility of executing this plan is very difficult due to the confusions related to marketing such devices, etc. Microsoft considered to align Windows Phone hardware specs closer to Android to make this plan a reality. The document, which was reviewed by The Information, includes a record of a meeting between the potential partner and Microsoft discussing about the above plan. What do you think of such plan?

Source: The Information

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