Nokia, Leading Mobile Phone manufacturer entered the Android Smart phone arena with the release of their first android smart phone, the Nokia X. The news and details of three new android smart phones in the Nokia X series were officially announced by Nokia CEO Mr.Stephen Elop during the MWC in Barcelona. Nokia X, Nokia X+ and Nokia XL are Nokia’s first android smart phones. Recently, Nokia was featured in the news worldwide by its takeover by the Tech Giant Microsoft.
These android smart phones launched by Nokia will not have all the features as conventional android phones. It will not have Google Play Store. Instead, an Android Store created by Google will be there. These phones are created under Google’s Android Open Source Project Platform and is named as ‘Nokia X software platform 1.0’. The X series is available at a market price starting from €89($122).
Features and Specs of Nokia’s Android X Series
1. Nokia X
Nokia X is powered by a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Dual core processor, 4 inch WVGA (800 x 480) Display, 3MP Primary camera(2048 x 1536 pixels) with fixed focus and without flash. Nokia X has 512MB RAM and a 4GB mass memory(MicroSD upto 32GB). The battery capacity is 1500mAh.The main camera features Auto and manual white balance, Active toolbar, Still image editor, Face recognition, Auto exposure and Center weighted auto exposure.
2. Nokia X+
Features and specifications of Nokia X+ is identical to Nokia X except the RAM which is increased to 768 MB.
3. Nokia XL
Nokia XL is better than Nokia X and Nokia X+ in terms of specifications. With a 5 inch display and 5MP camera, AutoFocus, LED Flash and with an improved camera resolution of 2592 x 1944 pixels. The RAM is 768MB whereas the battery capacity is 2000 mAh.
With the release of Nokia’s android X series, they will have four models currently available in the market; Entry level, Asha series, X series and Lumia series. In order to get a good start in the Android market, Nokia must release new android phones with greater processor, RAM and other features. Let us hope for good android phones(with better specs) from Nokia after its take over to Microsoft.