Today Nokia has officially launched the company’s first Android smartphone, Nokia X in India at a very-budget price of Rs. 8599.
Nokia X which was announced last month in MWC 2014, features a 4-inch (800 x 480 pixels) display running a forked version of Android called Nokia X OS which is an AOSP based on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, powered by 1 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 play processor with 512 MB RAM and 4 GB Internal Storage which is expandable via External MicroSD card.
Similar to Typical Budget Android Phones (esp. in India), Nokia X supports Dual-sim, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth and comes with a 3 MP Rear-Camera and 1500 mAh Battery. And the special thing about Nokia X is that it doesn’t come with Google Play Store while Android apps can be installed via Yandex store or APKs be sideloaded which is quite common now-a-days.
While Nokia is inviting developers to develop exclusive apps for its Android stores, the factory device comes pre-loaded with famous apps like Facebook, LINE camera, LINE Bubble, Picsart, Plants vs. Zombies 2, Real Football 2014, Skype, Spotify, Swiftkey, Twitter, Viber, Vine, BBM and WeChat.
Yet, Nokia X has not been listed in any of the Indian online retailers like Flipkart, Snapdeal or Infibeam but the device is already added to Indian Nokia Store.
The Price of Nokia in India is Rs. 8,599 which seems to be perfectly calculated keeping the price sensitive market in Mind, after all good enough to flood Nokia devices in the market.