Nokia crosses Greener Pastures with the Nokia X Android Smartphones

Finally, it has happened! Yes, a desire which the users were having ever since the advent of Android and more recently when we saw our favourite company, Nokia falling down from its past glory. At MWC, Nokia has finally announced what our ears have been waiting to hear since so long. Folks, we’re talking about a Nokia phone running Android platform, and Nokia has unveiled not just one but three smartphones referred as Nokia X, Nokia X+ and Nokia XL. Nokia X All the devices run on AOSP (Android Open Source Project) version 4.1.2 and offer access to Nokia and Microsoft services, instead of Google’s services. The apps can be downloaded from Nokia’s app store and users can also sideload Android apps. Users will also be getting some goodies such as free OneDrive storage, free music streaming in Nokia MixRadio, Skype minutes and more.

Technical specifications of Nokia X and Nokia X+

Nokia X Front Yellow Home Both the smartphones are quite similar, so to make things easier, here are their specifications:

  • Dimensions of 115.5 x 63 x 10.4mm
  • Weighs 128.66 grams
  • 4-inch IPS display with the resolution of 800 x 480 pixels
  • 1GHz dual-core processor
  • 512MB RAM for Nokia X and 768MB RAM for Nokia X+
  • Supports expandable storage up to 32GB. The Nokia X+ comes bundled with a 4GB microSD card
  • 3MP main camera
  • 2G/3G network support, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and GPS

Technical specifications of Nokia XL

Nokia XL The Nokia XL is a bigger brother of Nokia X and Nokia X+ smartphones and features almost similar specifications:

  • Measures 141.3 x 77.7 x 10.8mm
  • Weight of 190 grams
  • 5-inch IPS display with the WVGA resolution (800 x 480 pixels)
  • 1GHz dual-core Snapdragon processor
  • 768MB RAM
  • Bundled with a 4GB microSD card and can be upgradable to 32GB storage
  • 5MP primary camera with autofocus and LED flash
  • 2MP secondary camera
  • 2G/3G network support, Bluetooth, WiFi and GPS

Pricing information of Nokia X family

Nokia has played a very interesting strategy for its latest smartphones. While the entry-level is covered by its feature phones and Asha devices, the Nokia X range is targeted at affordable segment, sitting just below its Lumia like of Windows Phone smartphones. The devices are priced economically at 79 euros (Nokia X), 89 euros (Nokia X+) and 109 euros (Nokia XL). Nokia X is available to buy immediately in the emerging markets including India, while the Nokia X+ and Nokia XL will be going for sale in the Q2 2014.