New Delhi: Those who want to own Nokia X dual-SIM Android smartphone will now have pay less, as the device has received a price cut. It is now available at Rs 7,729, meaning a drop of roughly Rs 900.
Recently, to keep the momentum going for its customized Android device, Nokia recently announced its partnership with Bharti Airtel to roll-out free 500MB 3G data per month for three months.
Nokia X dual-SIM was launched in India on March 10 for Rs 8,599. A well-timed price cut would also mean good demand for its soon-to-be launched Nokia X+ and Nokia XL devices.
Nokia X is based on the Android Open Source Project (AOSP), and is powered by Microsoft and Nokia services. The device is powered by a highly customised version of Android, with Metro-inspired UI and access to Nokia's own app store. While there's no access to Google's Play Store, users can side-load Android apps from any third-party source. Nokia has used the AOSP version corresponding to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean as the baseline for its operating system.
Nokia X is a dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) device that comes with a 4-inch IPS LCD display with a 480x800 pixel resolution, translating to a pixel density of 233ppi. It is powered by a 1GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor, alongside 512MB of RAM. It sports a 3-megapixel rear camera.
It comes with 4GB of inbuilt storage, which can be expanded up to 32GB via microSD card.
Connectivity options include Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS with A-GPS, EDGE, GPRS and 3G connectivity options. It is backed by a 1500mAh battery, which is rated to deliver up to 13 hours of talk time and up to 672 hours of standby time on 2G network.
The color options available with the device include Black, Green, Cyan, Yellow, Red, and White colour variants. Nokia is offers 3GB of additional free OneDrive storage for photos, with auto-sync features. Nokia Mix Radio and Here Maps with voice directions will come preloaded.