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Stephen Elop explains how the Android-powered Nokia X fits into Microsoft's ecosystem

Stephen Elop explains how the Android-powered Nokia X fits into Microsoft's ecosystem

posted: 24 Feb 2014, 10:00

There have been a lot of questions surrounding Nokia's decision to use Android in its new line of low-end devices with the Nokia X, X+, and XL. We have been getting a lot of those answers today,...

Nokia X and Nokia X+ hands-on: a promising start

Nokia X and Nokia X+ hands-on: a promising start

posted: 24 Feb 2014, 05:47

It is still a bit hard to believe that Nokia just jumped on board the Android bandwagon, yet here we are, holding the Android-powered Nokia X and Nokia X+. These two, however, feel and act like anything but Android handsets, which is not necessarily...

Don't worry: you can sideload any APK on Nokia X

Don't worry: you can sideload any APK on Nokia X

posted: 24 Feb 2014, 04:07

Yet, while the Nokia X does not support Google Play, this being an Android, you can still easily sideload any Android app via an APK…

Nokia X, the first Nokia Android smartphone, is now official: no Google Play,

Nokia X, the first Nokia Android smartphone, is now official: no Google Play, "a gateway to Microsoft's cloud, not Google's"

posted: 24 Feb 2014, 02:50

It’s finally happened: the Nokia X, the first Nokia Android smartphone is here. It is not just one smartphone, though, the Nokia X kicks off a new family...

Surprise, surprise! Microsoft is

Surprise, surprise! Microsoft is "excited about Nokia", “less excited” about the Nokia X

posted: 23 Feb 2014, 10:20

"They [Nokia] will do some things we're excited about, and some things we're less excited about." - said Senior Executive Joe Belfiore, confirming the overwhelming public suspicions that Microsoft...

Report: Two more Android models coming from Nokia, including high-end model

Report: Two more Android models coming from Nokia, including high-end model

posted: 21 Feb 2014, 17:22

Let's face it, if the Android powered Nokia X is introduced at MWC as expected, it is far from being a high-end model. The rumored specs include a 4 inch, 480 x 800 resolution screen, a 1GHz dual-core processor,...

More images surface of the Nokia X and its tile UI

More images surface of the Nokia X and its tile UI

posted: 20 Feb 2014, 13:17

We should be less than one week away from the announcement of Nokia's first Android device, the Nokia X (aka Normandy). We've seen press images and other images coming out of the device, and now we're getting to see a bit more of the hardware...

The Nokia X is reportedly in production at Nokia's Hungary factory

The Nokia X is reportedly in production at Nokia's Hungary factory

posted: 20 Feb 2014, 09:16

Reports from Hungary claim that the Nokia X has successfully passed testing and is now in production at Nokia's factory in the city of Komárom. The source "confirmed" that it won't feature Google's Play Services and Play...

"X" marks the spot on Nokia's treasure map for MWC

posted: 18 Feb 2014, 12:23

Over in Asia, on Nokia's Weibo site, the manufacturer teased its MWC appearance by releasing a treasure map. And what treasure might Nokia be guiding you to? Well, considering that "X" marks the spot, it would seem logical to assume that...

Nokia X press image leaks out: sorts out the name of Nokia’s first Android smartphone

Nokia X press image leaks out: sorts out the name of Nokia’s first Android smartphone

posted: 17 Feb 2014, 08:59

The Nokia X has been leaking out extensively over the last few weeks, and the more we learned about it, the more we understood that Nokia’s first Android smartphone…

Nokia's Facebook page ditches blue for green - might be a sign that its first Android phone is coming

Nokia's Facebook page ditches blue for green - might be a sign that its first Android phone is coming

posted: 13 Feb 2014, 17:09

Nokia might officially announce its first smartphone based on Android at MWC 2014 later this month. The handset could be called Nokia X, and should be quite cheap...

Nokia X A110 (Normandy) is priced in Vietnam

Nokia X A110 (Normandy) is priced in Vietnam

posted: 13 Feb 2014, 04:51

Nokia's first Android phone, still unannounced, has appeared on the website of a online retailer in Vietnam. That is actually quite fitting considering that much of this story came out of the country. The appearance of the phone, known as the Nokia...

WSJ: Nokia's first Android phone (Normandy / Nokia X) will be announced at MWC 2014

WSJ: Nokia's first Android phone (Normandy / Nokia X) will be announced at MWC 2014

posted: 10 Feb 2014, 13:42

It looks like it's finally happening: Nokia will officially reveal an Android-based smartphone. The announcement is expected to take place at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona later this month...

Dual SIM Nokia X version appears on CamSpeed with 3 MP fixed focus camera and Android 4.1

Dual SIM Nokia X version appears on CamSpeed with 3 MP fixed focus camera and Android 4.1

posted: 07 Feb 2014, 02:43

Nokia X (Normandy), has appeared in the CamSpeed database, the benchmark test of Sofica, with a pretty good score, indicating a fixed focus camera on the back, where the focusing time is essentially...

Android-touting Nokia X (Normandy) more likely than ever, as it gets certified in both Indonesia and Malaysia

Android-touting Nokia X (Normandy) more likely than ever, as it gets certified in both Indonesia and Malaysia

posted: 04 Feb 2014, 06:32

There's nothing like a good back-and-forth mystery, and the Nokia X (also known as Nokia Normandy) proved to be top of the class in the genre. Starting out as a fragile...

Android-powered Nokia X (Normandy) rumor round up: specs, interface, release date and price

Android-powered Nokia X (Normandy) rumor round up: specs, interface, release date and price

posted: 03 Feb 2014, 09:02

Even by the liberal standards of rumors, the Nokia X (Normandy) has been quite an elusive device. It's kind of unnerving, really, seeing as we keep on getting fed more and more tangible-looking...

Nokia X (Normandy) to be released in 6 color versions, other specs apparently confirmed

Nokia X (Normandy) to be released in 6 color versions, other specs apparently confirmed

posted: 28 Jan 2014, 01:43

The Android-based Nokia X should have a 4-inch WVGA display, dual SIM capabilities, Snapdragon CPU, 512MB of RAM, and a 1,500 mAh battery. Its launch date is still a mystery...

Nokia Normandy listed on Vietnam retailer's site with access to some Google services

Nokia Normandy listed on Vietnam retailer's site with access to some Google services

posted: 27 Jan 2014, 02:34

The largest online retailer in Vietnam, The Gioididong.com, has posted a listing for the Nokia Normandy. A Nokia Asha like handset purportedly powered by a forked version of Android, the listing posts...

Nokia's Android-based Normandy to be called Nokia X?

Nokia's Android-based Normandy to be called Nokia X?

posted: 23 Jan 2014, 18:31

The latest rumor about the unannounced Nokia Normandy seems to bring us a final name for it. The handset could be announced in late March - if it will be announced at all...

Nokia Normandy leak points to an announcement date: March 25

Nokia Normandy leak points to an announcement date: March 25

posted: 16 Jan 2014, 10:35

Just in case the various leaks of the Nokia Normandy Android device weren't enough, the latest has spurred a rumor for a potential announcement date for the device. We've been seeing quite a few official looking press render...

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