Can Windows Phone run Android apps the way BlackBerry 10 can?
JanSt / MOD
Jun. 25, 2013 at 11:57
No, Windows Phone cannot run Android apps.
And as an ex-user of a Z10 I can say: no loss.
Those Android apps on BB10 really don't run all that well.
matt101101 / MOD
Jun. 25, 2013 at 14:40
As Jan said, no it can't. By all accounts, neither can BB10 in any kind of usable way.
JanSt / MOD
Jun. 25, 2013 at 14:58
Well, some Android apps are usable, alright... But not enjoyably so - crashy, laggy... Also, many only work as old versions. So, say in Twitter's case, the API rules keep changing. A 6 months old Twitter app is just useless.
My grumblings aside: if the BB10 models do what you need out of the box, they aren't all that bad. But don't get a BB10 handset for its Android-compatibility!
Ach, heck - buy an Android handset or a BB7 device. BB10 needs at least another year to compete with Gingerbread or iOS3
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