Nokia X is finally launched in India at Rs. 8599.
Nokia X, one ot the most anticipated device from Nokia, is the first Android device from Nokia. Nokia X runs a forked and customized version of Android. UI of this forked version resembles Windows Phone and Asha OS UI.
Nokia X has 5″ Screen, Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A5 processor and 512MB RAM. It has 4 GB Internal memory. Nokia X has a separate store for apps and few exclusive apps like HERE maps and Nokia MixRadio.
Developers have been able to hack the phone and run Google Play store and run apps.
You can place the order from Nokia’s official Indian online store. Head to Nokia India Store to place the order. It is currently available in Black, Cyan, White, Orange, Yellow and Green color. Website claims delivery within 4 Business Days.
Are you buying one?
Nokia has also launched Nokia XL, in addition with Nokia X and X+ which we covered here. All 3 devices run Android.Nokia XL will be available in Q2 2014 and will be priced at €109.
The press release is as follows:
Nokia X family delivers the best of all worlds
The Nokia X family features Nokia’s renowned handset quality and design, with a fresh, tile-based user interface inspired by our Lumia family. All devices come with Fastlane, a screen which lets people switch between their favorite apps more smoothly. People can access curated, quality-tested apps from Nokia Store, more than a dozen third-party app stores and by sideloading. Out of the box, they can enjoy signature Nokia experiences including free* HERE Maps, with true offline maps and integrated turn-by-turn navigation, and Nokia MixRadio for free* music streaming and downloadable playlists. All devices are also pre-loaded with a variety of third-party apps and games.
The Nokia X family is also an affordable introduction to popular Microsoft services, including free* cloud storage using OneDrive. With the purchase of any Nokia X family smartphone in select markets, people will get one month of Skype’s Unlimited World Subscription for a limited time, ideal to make international calls to landlines in more than 60 countries and to mobile phones in 8 countries.
The first device, the Nokia X, comes with a 4″ IPS capacitive display and 3MP camera. The Nokia X+ is optimised for multimedia enthusiasts, who can enjoy even more games, music, photos and video thanks to more memory and storage. Both the Nokia X and Nokia X+ will be available in bright green, bright red, cyan, yellow, black and white**. The third family member, the Nokia XL, boasts a 5″ display with 2MP front-facing camera – ideal for Skype video calls – and a 5MP rear-facing, autofocus camera with flash. The Nokia XL will be available in bright green, orange, cyan, yellow, black and white. The entire Nokia X family is powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon(TM) dual core processor and supports Dual SIM, letting people switch SIM cards to get better tariffs.
The Nokia X will go on sale immediately, starting at EUR 89*** and rolling-out in Asia-Pacific, Europe, India, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa. The Nokia X+ and Nokia XL are expected to roll out in these markets starting early second quarter, priced at EUR 99 and EUR 109, respectively.
Nokia just announced Nokia X and X+ at MWC, both can run android apps and you can also side-load the apps. Both will come with Here Maps(With Offline maps Support!!) and Nokia MixRadio pre-installed. There is also folder support builtin.
The most low priced out of the X lot, the Nokia X is priced at 89 Euros.
Specifications of Nokia X