Nokia has officially announced its first Android smartphones Nokia X, Nokia X+ and Nokia XL, at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The Nokia X is an entry level smartphone, whereas Nokia X+ features slightly better specs than Nokia X. The Nokia XL is the larger sibling of Nokia X and Nokia X+.
The Nokia X features a 4-inch IPS LCD display with resolution of 800 x 480 pixels (233ppi pixel density). In size, it measures 115.5 x 63 x 10.4mm and weighs only 129g. Nokia X is powered by 1GHz dual core processor and 512MB RAM. For multimedia, it packs a 3 Mega Pixel rear camera. For connectivity, it supports Bluetooth 3.0, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS/GPS-A and HSDPA mobile connections. The Nokia X comes pre-installed with Google’s Android OS and popular apps like Twitter, Facebook, BBM, Skype, OneDrive, Vine and Viber. It will not come with Google Play Store access but Android apps can be installed via Yandex store. For storage, Nokia X comes with 4GB built-in memory and micro-SD card slot. In addition to that it comes with a 1500mAh battery that gives talk time of up to 13.5 hours.
The Nokia X+ features the same 4-inch WVGA display, 3 Mega Pixel rear camera and 4GB built-in memory. It is powered by 1GHz dual core processor and 768MB RAM. Rest of the design and specs are similar to Nokia X.
The Nokia XL features a 5-inch WVGA display with resolution of 800 x 480 pixels. It is powered by Qualcomm’s 1GHz dual core processor and 768MB RAM. For multimedia, the Nokia XL packs a 5 Mega Pixel rear camera and front facing 2 Mega Pixel camera for video calls. For connectivity, it supports Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS/GPS-A and 3G mobile connections. For storage, Nokia XL comes with 4GB built-in memory and micro-SD card slot.
On to pricing and availability, Nokia X will go on sale in Europe for €89. The Nokia X+ will be available to purchase for €99. The Nokia XL will cost €109. Nokia is expected to release these Android smartphones by the end of Q2 of 2014. Stay tuned for more updates.