The point when there were gossipy tidbits about Nokia testing some Android cell phones, heartbeats animated. At the same time after several holes, it was obvious that Nokia might be discharging an entrance level equipment unit with Android.
In the wake of being authoritatively uncovered throughout MWC 2014, it has been discharged at a value matching that one of the Lumia 520. Is it accurate to say that it is worth enough to use on a Nokia X?
Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)
115.5 x 63 x 10.4 mm, 73.2 cc , Weight 128.7 g (4.52 oz)
480 x 800 pixels, 4.0 inches
Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A5, Chipset Qualcomm MSM8225 Snapdragon S4 Play
4 GB, 512 MB RAM, microSD, up to 32 GB
3.15 MP, 2048 x 1536 pixels
Li-Ion 1500 mAh battery (BN-01), Talk Time Up to 13 h 20 min (2G) / Up to 10 h 30 min (3G), Stand By Up to 408 h
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900,3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
Colors Bright green, bright red, cyan, yellow, black, white
Design & Display
Regarding plan, the Nokia X looks very much alike to the Nokia Lumia 520 because of its polycarbonate unibody-like outline. Nokia affections playing with colors and offers the apparatus in six splendid alternatives. There is just a solitary capacitive catch on the front rather than three catches important according to Google's models. The force catch and volume rockers are on the right side. These catches are agreeable to achieve and press. The earphone jack is on the top while the microusb charging and information exchange port is at the bottom of the unit. It feels extremely great to hold and work, in spite of the fact that somewhat boxy. Nokia could've invested more of an opportunity on its outline to make it feel more common in the hands. The back is removable, which makes ready for double SIM cards spaces, microsd card space and a removable battery.
The Nokia X uses a 4-inch IPS LCD screen with WVGA determination. Despite the fact that on paper it is the same screen from the Lumia 520, the principle distinction is that it utilizes a mediocre 2-point multitouch capacitive touchscreen digitiser versus the 5-point multitouch screen in the Lumia 520. Because of the crevice between the showcase and the defensive surface, the screen turns into a touch reflective under daylight and challenging to peruse. All in all, there is nothing fascinating to expound on with respect to the presentation of the Nokia X. Look Screen and Double Tap To Wake alternatives are lifted from the Lumia arrangement. Turning on the Glance Screen shows current time and other data, for example, notice without emptying a ton of battery. This is notwithstanding it not being an AMOLED presentation. The amplifier is clear in spite of the fact that not bass-serious. Voice calls were boisterous, clear and regular. Music through earphones was normal at the very economical price.
Processor & Memory
The Nokia X is controlled by a 1ghz double center Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor. It is the most passage level portable Soc from Qualcomm. It consolidates 2 ARM Cortex A5 centers with an entrance level Adreno 203 GPU, which is adequate just for recreations, for example, Angry Birds and Temple Run. 512mb RAM is block of wood if an Android gadget isn't running on the most recent v4.4 Kitkat. I encountered slacks and falters all around the testing period. Assuming that you are even somewhat into graphically rich diversions, you ought to stay far from the Nokia X. Accelerometer, surrounding light and closeness sensors are available to help you with programmed screen introduction and battery sparing.
Operating System & User Interface
Despite the fact that it accompanies Android underneath, Nokia has done whatever it takes to make it resemble a mixof Asha OS and Windows Phone OS. Nokia calls the product as "Nokia Software Platform X 1.0″. There are no multitasking and menu catches. Long pressing the back catches takes you to the home screen. The entire UI felt laggy now and again. The web program has a considerable measure of execution issues. It might be better to utilize the Opera Mobile program than Nokia's own, as I would like to think and dependent upon hours of utilization.
Much the same as with ios, swiping the warnings on the lock screen takes you straight to the requisition, while swiping either left or right takes you to the homescreen. There is no devoted application launcher. The primary screen records all the introduced provisions, while the nearby screen, which might be gotten to by either swiping right or left, demonstrates the Fastlane interface. Applications require some investment to begin and scrolling is stuttery. One truly can't envision that this UI is dependent upon Android.
Connectvity & Battery
Very nearly everybody has learnt the mystery equation for victory when making minimal effort cell phones. It needs double micro SIM card spaces — a need for all the section level and mid-range cell phones. The essential SIM card is perfect with 7.2mbps HSDPA 3g systems, while alternate is good with EDGE systems. Separated from this, it is went hand in hand with Bluetooth v3.0 A2dp, Wi-Fi b/g/n, A-GPS and microusb v2.0 port. The gadget can likewise go about as a Wi-Fi Hotspot for different units. It unquestionably ticks these crates.
Wi-Fi and cell indicator quality was excellent all around the testing period. It accompanies a 1500mah Li-Ion removable battery, which kept ticking around two days with typical utilization. It takes around a hour and a half to charge the battery totally from zero charge
There is a 3.15mp altered center camera on the back of the Nokia X. There is none, of these a LED blaze light on the back nor a front-confronting camera. There are three camera modes: picture, feature and display. The picture quality is beneath normal. Because of absence of a self-adjust lens, clear macro shots are outlandish. It even fails to offer 720p HD feature recording, which has turned into the absolute minimum for cell phones in its value range. Features could be recorded just in 480p determination which is excessively low according to today's models.
While its extraordinary to see Nokia investigate Android as an elective to Windows Phone and S40, the Nokia X presumably wont engage your regular Android fan. Basically in light of the exact windows-telephone like UI and indisputably the absence of Google administrations.
In any case that being said, I really truly think it could be extraordinary for first time cell phone clients. Then again simply people looking to get something as basic and robust as one of Nokia's Asha or S40 telephone, yet with access to a great deal more applications and general practicality.
The Nokia X is a truly hard telephone to work out. On one hand, it’s a truly competitive telephone with expectedly plan specs. Then again, it’s very little superior to the Nokia Lumia 520 which sits above it in the product offering yet is currently evaluated comparatively. The main advantage the Nokia X has over the 520, as I would like to think, is access to a great deal more applications. Very nearly any Android application that can run on 512mb of RAM will chip away at the Nokia X, yet the test might be discovering each one of those applications or apk records outside of the Nokia Store. For instance, Instagram isn’t accessible on the Nokia Store for the Nokia X, nor is it on the Amazon Store, so you'll need to chase around for the .
It's additionally vital to note that you can’t truly stand up in comparison the Nokia X with something along any semblance of the Moto G. The Finnish Android telephone isnt pointed at the same swarm whatsoever, rather the Nokia X is a telephone implied more for parts of the creating scene where Android telephones are sold at a truly low normal value point, yet can even now perform the fundamental assignments that you'd anticipate from it. There are some different stresses as well. While there is a microsd card space, the 4gb of inner memory can get topped off alarmingly rapidly. That camera isn’t excessively incredible either, and battery life is honestly normal for an Android telephone, yet that isn’t truly saying much.
At the end of the day, the Nokia X is a decently built cell phone that has a clear UI, a decent show and incorporation with Microsoft's administrations, Nokia's Maps and Music administrations, and a great deal a larger number of applications than Windows Phones presently have.