Nokia is going to launch their first Android powered smartphone in April and according to various sources, it is found, Nokia is sending Nokia X units to developers in India. According to rumored news, Nokia’s new device is going to be based on Android source code, but there is not going to be any built in Google services. So, users of Nokia X will not be having Play Store access. To overcome such condition, Nokia is building their own Application store from where users can download and install applications to their phone.
Apart from Nokia App store, they are also replacing Google’s services with their own HERE Maps location services and Microsoft’s Bing, Outlook and Skype. As Nokia is going to develop their own app store for their upcoming Android device (Nokia X), they must give it a name. As per the rumors report, the store is having Codename as Asha on Linux (AoL). It is also rumored that Nokia has considered many of the top applications from Google Play store their upcoming AoL store. Nokia Asha devices are already famous and it is in demand. With Nokia X, they are trying to make a smarter version of Asha devices which will be running android operating system.
Nokia wants this phone to stand in mid rang device list and so they are trying to keep Nokia X price as low as possible. It is expected that Nokia X will come with the price tag of Rs 6500. Nokia X will come with somewhat similar looks as Asha 501. There is a 4 inch WVGA display screen. It has dual-core Snapdragon 200 chipset supported with 512MB RAM. At the rear side of the phone, it has a 5 megapixel camera. There is 4 GB expandable storage. It has DUAL SIM option and encompasses a 1500 mAh battery. It is expected that Nokia X will be announced in the upcoming MWC in Barcelona that is to be held this month.