Barcelona, Feb 25, Abhijit Saha: Nokia has announced its first ever Android based phone at MWC in Barcelona. Nokia has landed on the android platform with three new Android based phones.
The phone runs on a version of Android Open Source Project (AOSP), with access to side loading of android apps, third-party app stores and Nokia’s own store as well.
Nokia X and X+ is launched as a 4 inch budget smart phone and Nokia XL will be a 5 inch phone with the flagship of X series phone. The starting price of Nokia X will be around 89 euros (Rs. 7600) and X+ around 99 euros(Rs. 8400) but its availability in India is still uncertain. Sources says that Nokia X will be available in India and other countries soon but the other two models can be expected later in quarter two of this year.
Nokia X comes with 3 MP camera while Nokia XL comes with 5 MP camera. The Nokia X and X+ will have a resolution of 800×400 pixel. Chipset are not yet announced but both will have a Snapdragon S4 SoC. The processor will be dual core clocked at 1 GHz with 4 GB internal storage and expandable memory up to 32 GB. Nokia X will come with 512 MB RAM and X+ with 768 MB RAM. Both Nokia X and X+ will come with 1500 mAh battery which will have a talktime of around 13 hours on 2G platform and standby time of 17 days. Connectivity features will include Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 3.0 and 3G cellular data with Dual SIM Slot. The Nokia X disappoints by lacking a front facing camera.