Nokia to launch Nokia X in India on March 10th, listed online for Rs. 8,500
Nokia is soon going to launch its first ever Android phone in India. The company has started sending out press invites to the Indian tech press media for attending an event on March 10th, where the company will be announcing the Nokia X-series for the Indian market. Nokia X series consist of Nokia X, Nokia X+ and Nokia XL. These smartphones were originally announced last month at MWC 2014, and are the first ever Android phones from the Finnish company.
With the launch around the corner, online retailers Saholic and The Mobile Store have listed the Nokia X for Rs. 8,500. Saholic has started taking orders of the phone and is promising to ship the device by March 26th, 2014. On the other hand, The Mobile Store earlier listing revealed that the device will be available beginning March 15th.
All the three smartphones runs on AOSP (Android Open Source Program) build of Android, with Microsoft's Could Services, not Google's.
Specifications-wise, the Nokia X comes with a 4-inch IPS LCD WVGA display with resolution of 800 x 480 pixels, 1GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play (MSM8225) processor, 512MB RAM and forked version of Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean.
Other specifications include 3MP fixed focus rear camera, 4GB internal storage with up to 32GB expandable using microSD card and 1,500 mAh battery. The Nokia X+ features 768MB RAM, rest all the specs are similar to that of the Nokia X.
On the other hand, the Nokia XL comes with a 5-inch IPS LCD WVGA display with resolution of 800 x 480 pixels, 1GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play (8225) processor, 768MB RAM, 5MP auto focus rear camera with LED flash, 2MP front facing camera, 4GB internal storage with expandable memory up to 32GB using microSD card and 2,000 mAh battery.