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Nokia X Lands in the Philippines

By Katrina Canlas - on 12 Mar 2014, 8:50am

Nokia X Lands in the Philippines

 Karel Holub, General Manager of Nokia Philippines, officially introduced the Nokia X in the Philippines.

Introduced to the world a few weeks back at the Mobile World Congress 2014 (MWC 2014), Nokia X is now officially available in the Philippines. Nokia X is part of the new Nokia X family of smartphones, and one of the first Nokia phones to run Android apps in addition to the Microsoft services and other signature Nokia experiences.

The Nokia X comes with a hip and trendy design suitable even for the fashion-conscious users. It comes in White, Black, Bright Red, and Bright Green colors, with Bright Green as one of the instant favorites during the launch because of its eye-catching appeal and it's relatable to BugDroid's (Android's popular robot found on its logo) color.

The Nokia X smartphone has a fresh, tile-based user interface that is similar to the Lumia family. It has a feature called Fastlane, which is a screen that allows people to switch among their most used apps seamlessly. Users can also access curated apps on the Nokia Store and more than a dozen third-party apps stores. Apps can also be access via sideloading. All new units of Nokia X are already pre-loaded with a variety of popular third-party apps and games.

An innovation added to the Nokia X is its free access to HERE Maps that provides true offline maps and integrated turn-by-turn navigation. It also has Nokia MixRadio for free music streaming and downloadable playlists. It also an affordable introduction to Microsoft service such as the free cloud storage on OneDrive.

Out of the box, the Nokia X comes with a microUSB charger and a bright-colored headset.

Quick Specifications:

  • 4’’ capacitive WVGA touchscreen
  • 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon Dual Core Processor
  • 512MB of RAM
  • 3MP camera
  • Dual SIM (Both slots are for Micro SIM cards)
  • Up to 32GB expandable memory
  • 1500 mAH battery
  • Satellite GPS
  • Accelerometer
  • Available colors: Bright Green, Bright Red, Black, and White

The Nokia X is now out with an SRP of PhP 5,990.

Check out this short video clip that shows our quick hands-on on the Nokia X (and Nokia XL) here.