Nokia presents Android phones


The much awaited surprise has now been unveiled at Barcelona’s Mobile World Congress. Proving rumours right, Nokia has presented a smartphone run on Google’s mobile platform Android. Models Nokia X, Nokia X+ and Nokia XL that has Android apps as well as Nokia and Microsoft’s services have been launched. The 4-inch 480 x 480 pixel display Nokia X’s user face is similar to that of Windows phone 8. The screen resolution of the X+ is same as X.


PRICE Rs 8450/-

Both the models get their power from 1 GHz dual-core snapdragon  S4 processor. They each have 4 GB internal storage. A 32 GB microSD card can also be used. Both models get their life from a 1500 mAh battery. The main difference between the models with regard to its hardware specifications is its RAM. In Nokia X it is 512 MB and in X+ it is 768 MB. Both models have 3 megapixel rear camera and no front camera. At the same time, Nokia XL model has a 5 inch 480 x 480 display, 5 megapixel rear camera, 720p front camera, 768 MB RAM and 2000 mAh battery.


PRICE RS 8700/-

All three phones have customised Android versions. Google Play service have not been installed in them. So Google Play store is unavailable. However Android apps are available through Yandex Store. Along with Android apps, Nokia service’s MixRadio, HERE maps, Microsoft’s popular service Skype, OneDrive, are available in the phones. All three Nokia X models are 3G supported. Only micro SIM card works in them. The Nokia X that will soon be available in the Asia-Pacific region, Europe, India, Latin America, West Asia and Africa is priced at INR 7,500 minus taxes. However, the Nokia X+ and XL models will take a while to reach the market. They are priced at INR 8,400 and INR 9,300 respectively. (Courtesy : Pictures : Nokia)