Nokia seems eager to take on the Android smartphone market by a storm with its “X” alias Normandy X smartphone. Supported by Microsoft, Nokia is riding the success cruiser in the Windows Phone world. As of now, the once biggest telecom manufacturer is all set to open up its arms and join the Android league with its latest smartphone – the Normandy X. Nokia is believed to be building up the phone with a loads of new-age functions and features that will set benchmarks in the ever so competitive mobile market.
If reports are to be believed, Nokia has big trunks for the Normandy X. The phone is set to be launched by March’14 end just when IPL would be set to kick off. You can expect the witness the phone presence while the IPL season kicks off.
Nokia Normandy X – Let’s crack it up!
The Nokia Normandy X smartphone is made to run on the AOSP (Normal) version of Android Kitkat 4.4. But the cache is that the mobile would not host majority of Google Services. Instead, Microsoft is believed to be putting a lot of efforts and R & D to pump up the device with lots of Microsoft built apps. Microsoft is also said to be building a completely new app store for this device. With this reference, Nokia is currently shipping the handset to a lot of developers to build the entire universe of apps exclusive for this device.
According to sources, Nokia will replace Google enabled services on the Normandy X with those that it would source from either these developers or Microsoft directly. Few of the popular Nokia Apps like HERE Maps, Navigation would be pre-installed. Instead of Gmail, Outlook would be present to sync in your emails, calendars and contacts. The Nokia X is reportedly claimed to have 5 MP camera too.
Talking about the camera, it is expected to capture the decent pictures as the smartphone is being projected as the low budget segment phone.
Nokia is set to make every buyer happy (as in old times) with this offering. The Nokia X was once caught listed on one of the international website at a price which almost equals to Rs. 6500+ with one year warranty.
Nokia Normandy X Specifications – Overview
|Operating System||Android 4.4.2 Kitkat|
|Processor||1 GHz Dual Core Processor|
|Display||4 inches with 480×854 pixels resolution|
|SIM||Dual SIM (micro)|
|Memory||4 GB internal, 32 GB expandable|
|Camera||5 MP rear camera|
|Connectivity||GPRS, EDGE, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP|
At such reasonable price and such good specs, the Nokia Normandy X is sure to please a large number of customers, especially with people who want to upgrade to smarter platform. Nokia X will work well for those buyers who are switching from a feature phone to a smart-phone.
One thing which is a plus for most of us is that Nokia Normandy X will definitely come with one unique feature: its blend of the Android and Windows way of doing things. Muscled by a dual-core 1 GHz processor, it assures to be a functional and efficient combination which ideally every smartphone user actually wants.