So, Microsoft is not willing to let go of Nokia’s Android lovechild. Microsoft Devices Group has just unveiled the Nokia X2, the latest in the Nokia X family of affordable smartphones that takes forward Nokia’s “next billion” goal. The phone is actually Nokia X with better hardware and design tweaks.
The Nokia X2 comes with a 4.3-inch ClearBlack display and offers “more visually striking Fastlane” and Microsoft services.The Nokia X2 comes with a a Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor featuring a dual core 1.2Ghz CPU and 1 GB of RAM.
“The Nokia X family is going from strength to strength, with the Nokia X smartphone achieving top-selling status in Pakistan, Russia, Kenya and Nigeria, while earning the third-best-selling smartphone spot in India,” said Timo Toikkanen, head of Mobile Phones, Microsoft Devices Group. “The Nokia X2 elevates the Nokia X experience with a stellar new design, ease of use and new Microsoft experiences. We’re proud to continue to bring smartphone innovation to lower and lower price points.”
The Nokia X2 will be available initially as a dual-SIM device and will begin rolling out globally in July 2014 for Euros 99.
Display: ClearBlack 4.3-inch WGVA
Processor: Snapdragon 200 processor featuring a dual core 1.2GHz CPU
RAM: 1 GB
Camera, rear: 5MP autofocus with flash
Camera, front: VGA
Battery: 1800 mAh
Talk time: 2G: up to 10 hours; 3G: up to 13 hours
Standby time: Up to 23 days