Nokia X, Android-based budget smartphone will make its first appearance in India today
Nokia’s Android smartphone, the Nokia X will be launched in India today with events in Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore.
The smartphone is expected to be available in India from March 15 and is expected to be priced at Rs 8,500. What is not known is the price of the Nokia X+ and the Nokia XL, which are the other two phones in the X family, and whether Nokia will be offering some free goodies such as the ones they routinely throw in with the Lumia phone. Nokia has as yet not announced the availability of all of the Nokia X phones.
Key Specifications are –
- Display – 4.0 inch
- Processor – 1 GHz
- Front Camera – No Front Camera
- Resolution – 480×800 pixels
- RAM – 512 MB
- OS – Nokia X Platform 1.0
- Storage – 4 GB
- Rear Camera – 3 megapixel
- Battery Capacity – 1500 mAh
- Sim Capacity – Dual
The phones run a version of Android Open Source Project, with access to side loading of apps, third-party app stores and Nokia’s own app store. Buyers of the Nokia X will get one month of free Skype calls to mobiles and landlines. Users will get Skype, Outlook and OneDrive on these phones, instead of Hangouts, Gmail and Drive, while search is powered by Bing, not Google Search.