Nokia X

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Nokia X
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Manufacturer Nokia
Series Nokia X family
Compatible networks (GSM/GPRS/EDGE): 850, 900, 1,800 and 1,900 MHz
3G (HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s): 900 and 2,100 MHz
Availability by country 24 February 2014
Type Touchscreen Smartphone
Form factor Slate
Dimensions 115.5 mm (4.55 in) H
10.4 mm (0.41 in) W
73.2 mm (2.88 in) D.
Weight 128.7 g (4.54 oz)
Operating system

Nokia X Software Platform 1.0 (Modified Android Android Jelly Bean 4.1.2)[1]

System on chip Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225
CPU 1.0 GHz dual-core
GPU Adreno 203
Memory 512 MB RAM (768 MB in Nokia X+ and XL)
Storage 4 GB
Removable storage microSD up to 32 GB
Battery Li-ion 1500 mAh
Display 4.0 in (10 cm)
800×480 px IPS WVGA
Rear camera 3 MP fixed focus
Connectivity

The Nokia X is a mid-tier smartphone developed by Nokia, unveiled as part of the new Nokia X family on February 24, 2014. The Nokia X runs a modified (forked) version of Android, referred as the Nokia X software platform. The device shipped on the same day as the unveiling, with Nokia targeting the product for emerging markets.

The X was previously under development known as Normandy, Project N, the Asha on Linux project and MView.

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Unveiling[edit]

Stephen Elop unveiling the phone at MWC 2014
home screen

The phone was unveiled by Stephen Elop at the 2014 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Contrary to previous leaks, two variants, Nokia X[2] and Nokia X+[3] were released, with the Nokia X+ having 768 MB of RAM, as opposed to 512 MB of RAM, as well as with a microSD card included in the box.[4]

A third phone, the Nokia XL, was announced, with a larger screen, front-facing camera, rear flash, and longer battery runtime.[5]

Very soon after release, a developer had rooted the device, and enabled the installation of Google's apps and services.[6]

Availability[edit]

Nokia officially launched Nokia X in the Indian market with a price tag of $140 (8599 Indian rupees) on 23 March 2014.[7] Airtel in joint venture with Nokia will launch the 'Nokia X in 17 African countries from mid-April 2014.[8] In Indonesia, the Nokia X has been launched for IDR 1,599,999 (USD 140).

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