1. kjnoel's Avatar
    Hey, was just wondering what would happen if the X got rooted and flashed with a rom to replace all of Microsoft's services with Google's. Did they actually take this into consideration? If Nokia X turns into a cheaper way to get into Google's services, what then does this mean for Windows Phone long-term? 😭
    03-01-2014 07:21 AM
  2. Jaskys's Avatar
    what then does this mean for Windows Phone long-term?
    Completely nothing, aswell stock android is REALLY laggy with such amount of ram
    I don't see the point why would you even worry about that and why would that affect WP in any way
    03-01-2014 07:28 AM
  3. theefman's Avatar
    You mean like this? http://www.winbeta.org/news/rooted-n...-android-video. And any roms loaded will be the latest one so lag may not be as much of an issue. So how is that not bad for WP when people buy these instead of a cheap WP device?
    03-01-2014 07:57 AM
  4. Jaskys's Avatar
    You mean like this? This is a rooted Nokia X running on stock Android (video) | WinBeta. And any roms loaded will be the latest one so lag may not be as much of an issue. So how is that not bad for WP when people buy these instead of a cheap WP device?
    People who buys it doesn't know about WP, nor they care. They will buy Nokia X because it has android on it and Nokia name on it

    Nokia X is indirect promotion of WP, is it that hard to understand? Elop said it pretty clear
    marratj and xandros9 like this.
    03-01-2014 08:00 AM
  5. tgp's Avatar
    Hey, was just wondering what would happen if the X got rooted and flashed with a rom to replace all of Microsoft's services with Google's. Did they actually take this into consideration? If Nokia X turns into a cheaper way to get into Google's services, what then does this mean for Windows Phone long-term?
    It's already been rooted and had the Google Play Store installed on it. Check out this xda article. I wouldn't be surprised a custom ROM will be available before too long. But from what I understand the lack of Google's services and the default Microsoft services are pretty much the only difference between the Nokia X and a regular Android phone. Now that that's changed, there's not really a need for a custom ROM to make it full-fledged Android.
    03-01-2014 08:04 AM
  6. AV2RY's Avatar
    It's already been rooted and had the Google Play Store installed on it.
    ))just read about this on My Nokia Blog.
    03-01-2014 08:07 AM
  7. theefman's Avatar
    People who buys it doesn't know about WP, nor they care. They will buy Nokia X because it has android on it and Nokia name on it

    Nokia X is indirect promotion of WP, is it that hard to understand? Elop said it pretty clear
    So if they don't know about WP nor care how is the x any kind of promotion for WP, indirect or otherwise? Since you understand perhaps you can enlighten me.
    kjnoel likes this.
    03-01-2014 08:39 AM
  8. kjnoel's Avatar
    Wow... I just feel like they are helping to put more Android devices out there when they should be doing more for Windows Phone. We get 8.1 next month but they can do so much more.
    03-01-2014 09:19 PM
  9. mrappbrain's Avatar
    Umm...Why would you buy a Nokia X, root it, load a custom rom on it and risk bricking it, just so that you can remove MS services? Just get any other android phone in the same price range.

    The people who know how to root, load roms, and crack the boot loader are not the Nokia X's target audience, so this ain't a problem.
    a5cent, Guytronic and xandros9 like this.
    03-02-2014 05:39 AM
  10. Angry_Mushroom's Avatar
    Umm...Why would you buy a Nokia X, root it, load a custom rom on it and risk bricking it, just so that you can remove MS services? Just get any other android phone in the same price range.

    The people who know how to root, load roms, and crack the boot loader are not the Nokia X's target audience, so this ain't a problem.
    Actually this sounds pretty much like the case. At that point why would I even consider the X if I can get some equally cheap phone with Google Play access out of the box?
    03-02-2014 03:59 PM
  11. Nogitsune Micah's Avatar
    Wow... I just feel like they are helping to put more Android devices out there when they should be doing more for Windows Phone. We get 8.1 next month but they can do so much more.
    Ahh don't let reflexxx hear you. He will be ready to try and debate with you why this is not true(even though that is exactly what it seems like)
    03-02-2014 04:15 PM
  12. a5cent's Avatar
    Actually this sounds pretty much like the case. At that point why would I even consider the X if I can get some equally cheap phone with Google Play access out of the box?
    Because it has the letters NOKIA on it. I don't understand this either, but these forums have tought me that a lot of people put a lot of faith in a brand name, and will purchase whatever their prefered brand releases, be it a polished turd.

    At the same time, WP isn't helping Nokia in their fight against Android devices in growth markets, because WP doesn't have access to many of the apps that people in those regions use.
    Guytronic likes this.
    03-02-2014 04:38 PM
  13. jeetu4444's Avatar
    Bro people who will buy Nokia x range wont bother rooting it as all they care for is that's android apps work on it and phone works fine...people trust nokia brand and want android apps...
    03-02-2014 06:35 PM
  14. tgp's Avatar
    ...people trust nokia brand and want android apps...
    I agree with this idea. My favorite feature phone ever was a Nokia. At the time I first bought a smartphone I probably might have looked at a Nokia if it had been available on my carrier, regardless of the OS.
    03-02-2014 08:00 PM
  15. xkinn's Avatar
    Hey, was just wondering what would happen if the X got rooted and flashed with a rom to replace all of Microsoft's services with Google's. Did they actually take this into consideration? If Nokia X turns into a cheaper way to get into Google's services, what then does this mean for Windows Phone long-term? 😭
    Do you even know why they even made that phone?
    Because they want to get out from GOOGLE.
    And only bunch of root maniac who wants to make this phone laggier!
    Stop with this argument and be relaxed.


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    03-04-2014 02:29 AM
  16. xandros9's Avatar
    Do you even know why they even made that phone?
    Because they want to get out from GOOGLE.
    And only bunch of root maniac who wants to make this phone laggier!
    Stop with this argument and be relaxed.


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    because Google's apps sure cause all the lag...
    Rooting is something always nice to have, let them do as they please.
    03-04-2014 12:53 PM
  17. cckgz4's Avatar
    This is strictly to make money. Any other speech being told is to divert from that fact
    03-24-2014 01:13 PM

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