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Nokia X, X+ & XL Launched: Here is Everything You Want to Know

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Ever since the birth of Android operating system, mostly all companies have opted this OS for their smartphones. Android can do better things than what Symbian did; but, Nokia as a company has never believed in the Android platform lately. However, the rumored Nokia X is now official and is the first ever Android smartphone for Nokia. 

Talking about the specifications, the Nokia X and X+ sports a 4 inch IPS LCD WVGA display with a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels. The Nokia X series is powered by a 1 GHz Dual-Core Snapdragon processor and runs on a forked version of Android 4.1.2. The device is packed with a 512 MB RAM and 4 GB of internal storage, a microSD support of up to 32 GB. The Nokia X+ is packed with a 768 MB RAM and all other specs remains the same. 

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The Nokia X and X+ are equipped with a 3 MP fixed focus camera, with no secondary camera. Both devices have a 1500 mAh battery which should work well considering the specs they offer.

Nokia XL comes with a 5-inch 480 x 800 display, a 5 MP camera, a 2 MP front camera, 768 MB RAM and a 2000 mAh battery, all other specifications are same as on the X and X+.

Only one touch button is seen, which can be pressed once to go back and hold it down to return to the home screen. Software customization on the home screen and in the forked OS makes the Nokia X different. This forked version of Android looks like the Windows Phone tiles we are used to see on Nokia Devices. 

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This forked version of Android will not include Play Store or any Google App, like Chrome, Maps etc, however, it can still manage to run the Android applications you want. These X smartphones from Nokia will instead include, Skype, Here maps, Outlook and more services. 

The Nokia X and X+ both shares the same look and are 10.4 mm thick, which is probably not the thinnest device we have known. While the XL keeping up to its name is 10.8 mm thick device. While Nokia and Microsoft deal is about to come in the picture soon, we doubt if Microsoft will continue the X family that Nokia has just started today.

The Nokia X will go on sale immediately, priced at EUR 89  in Asia-Pacific, Europe, India, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa. The Nokia X+ and Nokia XL are expected to be available soon, priced at EUR 99 and EUR 109, respectively.

Swiping across reveals the Fastlane feature, an option that is forwarded from Nokia’s Asha devices. However, it is disappointing to see these phone running on forked version of Android 4.1.2 which was launched in 2012.nokia x

Many of us have been waiting for an Android smartphone from Nokia, and today Nokia has ended the wait by launching 3 new Android running smartphones. While you wait for our hands on video do let us know what you think of these devices. 

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Preetish Gumber
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38 comments
PrasunParihar
PrasunParihar

I want to buy a phone near 10 k. Which will be the better option for me. Please suggest. 

PrasunParihar
PrasunParihar

I want to buy a phone near 10 k. Which will be the better option for me. Please suggest.

Sougata Kundu
Sougata Kundu

I saw in many blogs that it is having KITKAT because of low ram. But got shocked seeing your blog which states Jelly Bean. KITKAT COULD HAVE REALLY BOOSTED UP THE SALES.

Sougata Kundu
Sougata Kundu

I saw in many blogs that it is having KITKAT because of low ram. But got shocked seeing your blog which states Jelly Bean. KITKAT COULD HAVE REALLY BOOSTED UP THE SALES.

Rajkiran Ravi
Rajkiran Ravi

Really don't know what Nooks is trying to do. Introduce Android phone without Playstore and other Google apps!!!

Rajkiran Ravi
Rajkiran Ravi

Really don't know what Nooks is trying to do. Introduce Android phone without Playstore and other Google apps!!!

saratsarat7
saratsarat7

BinayakKundu  what will happen if there is no play store ?? we can side load apps right ? the only thing we dont have are the google play services that are needed to run google apps other that that its all fine.

BinayakKundu
BinayakKundu

Is this a android phone without Play Store!!!! What a joke.!!!

saratsarat7
saratsarat7

@BinayakKundu  what will happen if there is no play store ?? we can side load apps right ? the only thing we don't have are the Google play services that are needed to run Google apps other that that its all fine.


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BinayakKundu
BinayakKundu

Is this a android phone without Play Store!!!! What a joke.!!!

तारक पासवान
तारक पासवान

Dead heads managemeng Nokia do not want to revive the phone, they don't have brains to realize the notion of changing world

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Dead heads managemeng Nokia do not want to revive the phone, they don't have brains to realize the notion of changing world

Tejas Nityanand
Tejas Nityanand

Its like Nokia wanted to adopt the Android OS but didn't want to forget the Nokia user interface...sucks!!!

Tejas Nityanand
Tejas Nityanand

Its like Nokia wanted to adopt the Android OS but didn't want to forget the Nokia user interface...sucks!!!

ShubhayanChakrabarti
ShubhayanChakrabarti

I want a review for this phone please......have been eagerly awaiting an Android release from Nokia!!

ShubhayanChakrabarti
ShubhayanChakrabarti

I want a review for this phone please......have been eagerly awaiting an Android release from Nokia!!

Ruchir Bhadani
Ruchir Bhadani

Bahut der kar di meharban ate ate.Ab bahut der ho gayi hai.Nokia tumse na hoga.

Ruchir Bhadani
Ruchir Bhadani

Bahut der kar di meharban ate ate.Ab bahut der ho gayi hai.Nokia tumse na hoga.

Rahul Mhatre
Rahul Mhatre

It shud have had atleast 1gb of RAM .....and the screen resolution is also disappointing !

Rahul Mhatre
Rahul Mhatre

It shud have had atleast 1gb of RAM .....and the screen resolution is also disappointing !

ShampZzSaini
ShampZzSaini

if there is no playstore then how we will b able to install android apps ? can we be able to instal from outer sources ? like direct .apk file 


ShampZzSaini
ShampZzSaini

if there is no playstore then how we will b able to install android apps ? can we be able to instal from puter sources ? like direct .apk file

Zaid Khairdi
Zaid Khairdi

Bharat when you are going to review this phone...i was eagerly waiting for it.... Normandy

Zaid Khairdi
Zaid Khairdi

Bharat when you are going to review this phone...i was eagerly waiting for it.... Normandy