Is Nokia X2 a costly smartphone without better specifications?

Microsoft Devices on Friday unveiled Nokia X2 – priced at Rs 8,699 – in India.

Nokia X2 specifications include 4.3-inch ClearBlack display, 5MP rear camera with autofocus and flash; and a VGA front camera.

The other features of the dual SIM smartphone include Snapdragon 200 processor featuring a dual core 1.2GHz CPU and 1GB RAM.

Its 1800 mAh battery offers up to 10 hours of talk time on 2G and up to 13 hours of talk time on 3G and up to 23 days of standby time.

Nokia X2 provides access to Android apps and Microsoft services and Nokia experiences while allowing people to switch between their apps with the Fast lane feature.

Nokia X2 Fastlane DS group

The new smartphone is available in orange, black and green, with glossy yellow, white and matte dark grey coming later to the Indian smartphone market.

Meanwhile, Microsoft Devices has tied up with Indian telecom operator Bharti Airtel to give users free unlimited download of Android Apps for six months. The plan allows up to 500MB of free usage through which consumers can download their apps via the Nokia Store.

Nokia X2 OneDrive group ds

There are several smartphones – with better specifications – in the Rs 8,000 to Rs 9,000 price bracket. Comparing the following smartphones, Nokia X2 is a low quality smartphone at a heavy price for Indian mobile users.

Smartphones in Rs 8,000 to Rs 9,000 range

Micromax Canvas Elanza

Micromax Canvas Elanza costs you Rs 8,323.

The Micromax smartphone comes with 8 MP primary camera, 2 MP secondary camera, Android v4.3 (Jelly Bean) OS, Wi-Fi enabled, expandable storage capacity of 32 GB, 1.2 GHz Qualcomm MSM8212 quad core processor, 5-inch TFT Touchscreen, dual SIM (GSM + GSM) and 2000 mAh battery.

Nokia Lumia 525

Nokia Lumia 525 is priced at Rs 9,416.

Nokia Lumia 525 features 5 MP primary camera, 4-inch LCD Touchscreen, expandable storage capacity of 64 GB, HD recording, Windows Phone 8 OS, 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual core processor and Wi-Fi enabled.

Micromax Canvas 2 Colors

The price of Micromax Canvas 2 Colors A120 is Rs 8,700.

Micromax Canvas 2 Colors A120 comes with 5-inch Touchscreen, HD recording, Android v4.2 (Jelly Bean) OS, 1.3 GHz MT6582 quad core processor, 8 MP primary camera and 2 MP secondary camera, expandable storage capacity of 32 GB, dual SIM (GSM + GSM), Wi-Fi enabled and 2000 mA battery.

HTC Desire 310

HTC Desire 310 Dual SIM is available for Rs 9,700.

HTC Desire 310 Dual SIM features 4.5-inch Touchscreen, Android v4.2 (Jelly Bean) OS, 1.3 GHz quad core processor, expandable storage capacity of 32 GB, Full HD recording, Wi-Fi enabled, 0.3 MP secondary camera and 5 MP primary camera, dual SIM (GSM + GSM) and 2000 mAh battery.

Baburajan K


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