Just last week we shared a couple of rumors that Nokia was actively developing a new Android smartphone and was planning to manufacture it for 2016. For many of us who have followed the cell phone industry for years, this was exciting news, as the dream of a Nokia Android is something that has been around for a while. Unfortunately, Nokia themselves have crushed that dream. They just commented publicly and completely refuted the rumors. Here's the quote from Nokia, There is one bit of bright news that came with this grim denial. Nokia indicated they actually do plan to get back into the mobile phone business, but they plan to do it through brand-licensing. They clarified that if they do, it won't be until at least 2016.