Since after the merging of Nokia with Microsoft, Nokia has launched a serial publication of Windows based Lumia phones. And today it seems that it even want to stick out rigidly in this android based market. It is yet said that before merging with Microsoft, they had plans for an Android based Smartphone. And seeing this, now both Microsoft and Nokia have launched an Android based phone, declared as Nokia X, with further expectation to even launch Nokia X+ and Nokia XL. Equally there are already many Android phones existing in the market, let’s look how this one will draw the attention of the crowd and is different from others.
Release date and price
MWC 2014 in Barcelona has emerged as a platform for the Nokia Android Smartphone for its international show. This handset was unveiled by Stephen Elop on FEB 2014.
In India it is on sale for Rs 8599. Its orbit is different in corresponding countries ($120, AU$135).
First, let us know about its operating system which differentiates Nokia X from other android devices and even the major characteristic of this gimmick.
This highly customized version of android is built on the Android Open Source Software (AOSS) corresponding to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean as the baseline. This OS is molded in such a manner that it functions and appears similar to Windows phone. This device has access to its own app store rather providing any access to Google’s play store. And the most interesting is that it even uses the Asha version “Fast Lane” feature.
This first Nokia’s Android phone features a 4 inches IPS LCD capacitive touch screen display, 16M colors with a resolution of 480*800 pixels comprising to pixel density of 233ppi. This occurs with a dual SIM option with dual standby support.
This handset is offered with 1 GHz dual core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor with a 512 MB of RAM. It fares with an inbuilt memory of 4GB which is expandable up to 32GB via MicroSD card.
It arrives with a main or rear camera with a pixel of 3.15 MP with lot more features. And you will not find a front camera for this gimmick.
This handset is backed up with Li-Ion 1500mAh battery. It holds up to 408 hrs of standby time, 13 hrs standby time for 2G network, up to 10 hrs for the 3G network and up to 26 hrs for music gaming.
It even supports Bluetooth, both 2G and 3G networks, GPRS up to 85.6 Kbps, EDGE up to 236.8 Kbps, USB, WLAN (WI-Fi and WI-Fi hotspot) and lots more.
Stephen Elop concluded that it is a lot more than simply an android as it uses AOSS and they have even added their own experience which distinguishes it from other existing Smartphone. And what is more, it even passes on a feel of Windows phone which lacks in any other Android based phone. And in the hereafter they are even counting to launch Nokia X+ and Nokia XL at MWC in the remainder of this year.