Nokia has come with their first Android running Smartphone, Nokia X Android in the Indian mobile market. After the many rumoured or expected release dates for the Smartphone, Nokia has finally launched their Nokia X Android phone on 10th March, 2014 in India and the phone has already reached and available in the major mobile stores and online shopping stores like e
Bay India, Snapdeal and Indiatimes Shopping. Let’s have a keen look at Nokia X Android’s features, specifications and price in India.
As the Nokia.com states, the worth ₹8499 INR and onwards Nokia X phone comes with a display size of 10.16 cm. The 10.4 mm thick Smartphone has a dimension of 115.5 x 63 mm and weighs 128.7 gram, respectively. If we talk more about its display, it has a Capacitive Nokia Glance screen that supports double tap/touch, with brightness control and orientation sensor. The TrueColor LCD has a display resolution of WVGA 800 x 480 with a pixel density of 233 ppi.
Camera and Video Calling
The phone has rear camera of 3 mega-pixels that provides a resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels which is a much needed feature in an ideal Smartphone. However, as some reviews say, the phone’s camera is not the feature which may impress you as a photographer. The phone does not have a front camera, so it’s 3G services will also be limited to fast internet surfing and downloading only.
Sensors and Keys/Input Methods
The phone has all the expected sensors for a better user-experience; these include an Orientation sensor, Ambient Sensor, Proximity sensor and Accelerometer. The phones is have full touch user interface. The phones has a full touch user interface with dedicated keys for Volume Up/Down, Power/Lock key and a Back key just below the screen, which is actually adding the overall look of Nokia X Android phone.
Connectivity, SIM type, Navigation and other important features
The Dual SIM Nokia X Android has two Micro SIM card slots which of course supports dual SIM, dual stand-by mode. If you are an extreme music lover, then the phone comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack which proves to be a universal jack for playing music on your earphones as well as your sound systems. The phone can be charged or connected to the computer via its Micro-USB 2.0 connector.
Its connectivity features include Bluetooth, Wi-Fi (WLAN IEEE 802.11 b/g/n) and WAPI. Its Wi-Fi hotspot can serve connectivity up to 8 Wi-Fi supported devices at a time; however it may surely reduce the normal running time of the Smartphone.
Its Navigation features consists A-GPS and Wi-Fi network positioning. The phone comes with pre-loaded HERE Maps and HERE Drive navigation apps for the better ease of the user.
Battery capacity and Power Management
Nokia X Android Smartphone comes with a removable 3.7 V battery that has a capacity of 1500 mAh. The phone may last upto 28 days in its standby mode and 17 days when using both SIM cards at once. Its maximum talktime on 2G is of 13 hours, while it can run for 10.5 hours on UMTS (3G network).
The music and video playback time of Nokia X is 26 hours and 8 hours respectively.
Processor and Storage Capacity
Nokia X Android has a 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon™ processor, however its RAM is 512 MB only. It has an inbuilt storage capacity of 4 Gigabytes with an external MicroSD memory card slot that is expandable upto 32 GB.
Pre-loaded apps on Nokia X Android Smartphone
Being a Nokia product, how can it come without any extra salt and sugar on Android OS? So here it is! The phone comes Nokia Browser and Opera apps along social apps for Facebook, Twitter, Skype, WeChat and Viber. For a better music experience, the phone has a pre-loaded Nokia MixRadio app which should be better called as the default music of Nokia X.
After the Nokia Lumia series which runs on Windows OS, the first Android phone from Nokia looks like an amazing product with all the idea features that a Smartphone of this price range should have. The only three disadvantages can be counted as no front camera, the satisfactory rear camera and again its 512 MB RAM. This low RAM was a weak point in a few Lumia phones as well. Overall, Nokia X seems to be a cool phone with an attractive look and those many features and possibilities that one has with an Android Smartphone from Nokia!
Well, this is just a beginning! The company may soon announce its other Android phones like Nokia X+ and Nokia XL within 2014.
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