Recently, Nokia announced to launch android based Smartphone-Nokia X from X series and finally the handset is unveiled today and available online for sale at Rs 7,799. The company has planned to launch all three handsets before mid 2014 in which Nokia X is available now in the market. The company has indicated to bring Nokia X+ and Nokia XL from X family in next 2 months.
The device is not pure android phone, Nokia has taken some elements from Android and other elements from Asha and Window phone to offer different experience.
It can be said a loose point that Users can’t directly access Google play store for using apps. However, the device will run Android applications, but Nokia will organize all apps on its store which is based on the Android Open Source Project.
Nokia X comes with 4 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display with 480 x 800 pixels resolution. The phone is powered by 1 GHz Dual-core Cortex-A5 Qualcomm Snapdragon processor with 512 RAM.
The entry level phone Nokia X is packed with 3.15 Megapixel rear camera which is capable to record 480p videos at 30fps. There is no secondary camera for video calling service. The Smartphone has 4 GB internal memory, which is expandable up to 32 GB through a microSD card.
Nokia has equipped this Android platform based phone with all connectivity options including 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP, MicroUSB 2.0 and GPS. The Finnish company has given 1500mAh Li-Ion battery that can deliver talktime up to 13 hours and stand by time up to 408 hours.
Nokia has offered many Google services with this phone, which comes with Android phones. The device will put Microsoft services such as Bing search, Skype communication and OneDrive.
Seeing all specifications and price, we can say it an affordable handset. Some third party apps comes pre-installed with Nokia X including BBM, Plants vs Zombies 2, Vine, Viber and Twiter.
Jussi Nevanlinna, Nokia’s vice president said that the Finnish Company is locating the Nokia X as a bridge to high-end Windows Smartphones under the Lumia brand.