|Manufacturer||Nokia, later Microsoft Mobile|
|Slogan||Your Fastlane to Android apps.|
|Series||Nokia X family|
(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|
|Discontinued||17 July 2014|
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)|
|System on chip||Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225|
|CPU||1.0 GHz dual-core|
|Memory||512 MB RAM (768 MB in Nokia X+ and XL)|
|Removable storage||microSD up to 32 GB|
|Battery||Li-ion 1500 mAh|
4.0 in (10 cm)|
800×480 px IPS WVGA (233 PPI)
|Rear camera||3 MP fixed focus|
The Nokia X was a mid-tier smartphone announced as part of the Nokia X family in February 2014, running on the Nokia X platform. The device shipped on the same day as the unveiling, with Nokia targeting the product for emerging markets. It is currently sold and maintained by Microsoft Mobile. On 17 July 2014, Microsoft announced that it would discontinue the line,.
The phone was unveiled by Stephen Elop at the 2014 Mobile World Congress, Barcelona on 24 February 2014. Contrary to previous leaks, two variants, Nokia X and Nokia X+ 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.
Very soon after release, a developer had rooted the device, and enabled the installation of Google's apps and services.
In an interview with Forbes, former HMD Global CEO Arto Nummela stated that analysis showed that the Nokia X series became surprisingly popular with users of high end Samsung and Apple smartphone devices, despite the fact that it was a mid to low end device family.
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