Nokia X Smartphone Launched In India, Priced Rs 8,599 And Availability From Today


Nokia today launched its first Android based smartphone in India. Nokia X will be available from today across online stores and physical retail stores. Nokia X is priced at Rs. 8, 599. At the launch event, Nokia touted Nokia X’s build quality, lifetime MixRadio and HERE navigation services and more. Find the key specs below.

Height: 115.5 mm, Width: 63 mm, Thickness: 10.4 mm, Weight: 128.7 g

Display: Display size: 10.16 cm, Display features: Brightness control, Tactile feedback, Orientation sensor, Nokia Glance screen, Wide viewing angle, Screen double tap

Photography: Main camera sensor: 3 MP Camera resolution: 2048 x 1536 pixels, Main camera focus type: Fixed focus

Power management: Maximum standby time with dual SIM: 17 days
Maximum standby time: 28 days, Maximum talk time (2G): 13.3 h, Maximum music playback time: 26 h

Processor name: Qualcomm Snapdragon™ S4

Storage: 512MB RAM, 4GB Internal Storage and MicroSD card support

Even though the pricing of Nokia X looks better when compared to Nokia Lumia 525 launch price which went on sale for Rs.11, 500. Currently, Lumia 525 is on sale for Rs.10,000 and Lumia 520 is on sale for Rs.7,500. When you compare Nokia X with them, I  think Nokia X is over-priced. There is definitely a market hype around Nokia selling an Android device, it should sell devices initially. But to sustain in the market where local OEMs are dominating, Nokia has to reduce the price of the device well below Rs.7,500. What do you think?

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