The Nokia Android phone is official. After number of leaks and buildup, Nokia’s first android phone is, the Nokia X is finally unveiled. However the biggest surprise is Nokia launched not just one but three of them, X, X+ and XL.
As reported earlier the Nokia X will run on a forked version of android. The android version is 4.4.2. The UI is pretty much similar to windows phone OS and there is also the familiar Fastlane feature from the Asha range of smart feature phones. Though the phones are running on AOSP, there will be no official google apps. Nokia has created an app store and users can also install apps from third party app stores and by side loading them.
Talking about the phones, the 3G enabled Nokia X boasts of a 4” WVGA IPS LCD with 512MB of RAM and 4GB internal memory. Under the hood there is a dual core Qualcomm MSM8225 Snapdragon S4 Play processor with Adreno 203 GPU. There is a 3.2mp camera at the back and no secondary camera. The phone will be immediately available across the globe for 89 euros (~7000INR).
The second in the X club is the X+. The X+ is similar to the X but with additional RAM at 768MB and Nokia has added a 4GB micro SD card to internal storage. The phone will be available from Q2-2014 for 99 euros (~7600INR).
The third and the most interesting phone in the Nokia X lineup is the Nokia XL. As the name suggests it’s the bigger version of Nokia X+. The phone comes with a 5” WVGA display, 5MP autofocus camera at the back and a 2MP front facing camera for Skype calling and occasional selfies. Rest of the specifications are similar to the X+. The phone will also be available starting Q2 for 109 euros (~ 9300INR).