Nokia X Nokia has finally launched the long-rumored Nokia X running Android, and it's well worth going over Nokia's first Android phones. The first phone is the Nokia X, which is an MSM8225-platform device, with a dual core 1 GHz Cortex A5 inside and Adreno 203 GPU. There's 4GB of internal storage and 512 MB of RAM. The display is a WVGA IPS panel at 4" in size, and there's a 1500 mAh, 3.7V battery inside of the phone. The camera is a 3MP, fixed focus unit with a 1/5" sensor size and F/2.8 aperture, and video recording is limited to FWVGA. Needless to say, this is a budget device, and at 89 EUR or so, it could be an interesting device. On the software side...
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