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Nokia Plays Masterstroke – Launches New Android-Based Budget Phones

Are you an android fan boy? Yet, you prefer the sleek look and feel of windows phones over android devices! Guess what, good news is waiting for you. Nokia has played a masterstroke by launching today 3 brand new android based smartphones – Nokia X, Nokia X+ and Nokia XL.

Here’s the first look -

What’s new in Nokia’s Android Phones?

  • Android-based OS that comes with a ‘live tiles’ based home screen (resizable); this is a standalone feature prominent in Nokia’s windows phones.
  • Entry level android phones priced comfortably for the end users (89-109 Euros)
  • Comes with Bing search (as default), Skype and OneDrive (7GB) and dumps Google Play Store
  • All three models of the Nokia’s Android phones (X family) are dual SIM compatible
  • Processor included is Qualcomm Snapdragon (Dual Core) to meet fast data processing needs of the users like mobile browsing, video and audio streaming and playing games online
  • These new android-based phones will come with preinstalled apps like Maps, Outlook, Fastlane (notifications) much like Nokia’s Asha range of phones.


The X family (X, X+ and XL) android phones from Nokia boasts high-quality design in terms of its hardware and its very appealing bright hues. On the gaming front, these new android-based Nokia phones come with preloaded popular games like Real Football 2014, Plants vs Zombies 2, and so on. Users can download their choicest games from Nokia’s huge apps store gallery.

For shutterbugs the new android phones from Nokia comes with 3-5 MP capacity cameras. All the leading apps in terms of popularity are included in these X family phones. These include – Facebook, Twitter, WeChat, Spotify, Vine and Viber, PicsArt, Bubble among others.

Take a look at the technical specifications of each of these android based mobile phones from Nokia below -

According to the VP (product marketing) of the Finnish cellular powerhouse, the Nokia X range will act as a bridge connecting the budget users with top-of-the-class Lumia range in due course. However, it can be said without a spec of a doubt that with this launch, Nokia played a masterstroke by biting into the budget-android market, dominated by competitors like Samsung, Sony and HTC.

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