Nokia Normandy is rumored to be the codename for the next entry level smartphone from Finnish manufacturer Nokia featuring Google’s Android OS. It is developed as an equivalent to the low cost Asha Series. The Normandy will run a customized version of Google’s Android OS, similar to what Amazon uses for Kindle Fire tablets. It will have access to all the popular Android apps. An image of Normandy smartphone was previously leaked in November by @evleaks, showing a Lumia design device with no capacitive buttons for navigation. The Nokia Normandy development is described by one insider as going at “full steam ahead”. There is no further information available on the Normandy smartphone but it is expected to go on sale in 2014. There is also a good chance that Microsoft will kill the Normandy project before its reported 2014 release. Stay tuned for more updates.
Update : A new leaked image (pictured below) from @evleaks shows Nokia Normandy in variety of color options. It is expected to launch in the first half of 2013.
Update – According to a new leaked image (pictured below), Nokia’s first Android smartphone will be known as Nokia A110. It was recently spotted on AnTuTu benchmark site.
Update : According to a new WSJ report, Nokia is expected to launch its first Android smartphone later this month at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The Nokia Normandy will come pre-installed with forked version of Google’s Android OS. In addition to that it will come with Nokia’s own App Store which will feature apps like Skype, Twitter, Facebook and some exclusive Nokia Apps.
Update : According to @evleaks , Nokia’s first Android smartphone Nokia X will feature a 4-inch WVGA display with resolution of 800 x 480 pixels, 1GHz dual core Snapdragon processor, 512MB RAM, 5MP camera, 4GB built-in memory, micro-SD card slot, 1500mAh battery and Android apps from Nokia store. In addition to it claims that Nokia X will be available in six different colors at launch.
Update : According to Vietnamese retailer Techrum, Nokia’s first Android smartphone will be available to purchase in Vietnam for 2.5m VND (approx $110).
Update : Nokia X press image leaked ahead of official launch
Update : Nokia MWC 2014 Webcast Teaser Hints At Nokia X Launch.