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

Yesterday, Vietnam’s largest online retailer listed the unannounced Nokia Normandy on its website, mentioning that the phone would feature Android 4.4 KitKat, a dual-core 1GHz Snapdragon processor, and support for Google Play, Google Now and other Google services.

Now, a tweet from @evleaks seemingly reaffirms that the handset will be called Nokia X, not Normandy. Moreover, @evleaks - known for providing reliable info - reports that the Nokia X has 6 color versions, also confirming some of its specs: 4-inch WVGA (480 x 800) display, dual SIM capabilities, 5MP rear camera, 512MB of RAM, 4GB of internal memory, MicroSD card support, and a 1,500 mAh battery. The processor powering the handset looks to be a dual-core 1GHz Snapdragon, indeed.

All in all, it appears that the Nokia X / Normandy is a handset that will be targeted at emerging markets (as we previously assumed). Nokia may want to announce the smartphone in March, although it could also unveil it in February at MWC.

If the Nokia X will hit the market soon, as all the recent rumors are leading us to believe, it should be very cheap. Nokia is selling the Lumia 520 WP handset for less than $100, and things shouldn’t be different with what seems to be its first Android-based phone. But we'll see what happens, right?

source: @evleaks

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  • Display 4.0" 480 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 3 MP
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4, Dual-core, 1000 MHz
  • Storage 4 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1500 mAh(10.5h 3G talk time)

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22 Comments

1. DEATHSTROKE9

Posts: 399; Member since: Nov 09, 2013

IMO this is an experiment to see if there is enough demand for Nokia android phones. They did the same thing with the lumia 800. If Nokia X succeeds and then we might see a nice android phone coming from Nokia.

14. Arirank

Posts: 40; Member since: Jan 19, 2014

Agreed

15. nokia12

Posts: 610; Member since: Nov 19, 2013

price it 100$ or below.. and this will kill the competition... go nokia go

21. DontHateOnS60

Posts: 872; Member since: Apr 20, 2009

This won't prove anything if it fails. It wasn't loaded with Google's version of Android (as far as we know) therefore we can't truly say Android was a fail if this tanks. Remember, Android isn't just Android.

22. blattlaus

Posts: 75; Member since: Dec 12, 2010

According to the article it will have "support for Google Play, Google Now and other Google services. " Doesn't that mean that it will have "Google's version of Android?" Or is you claim it's not stock Android?

2. ScottSchneider

Posts: 336; Member since: Dec 06, 2011

Hmmm... i dont think this runs android.. if so, the about phone/device screen photo is sure to be leaked long before... I dont think nokia can keep it under wraps for this long...

3. Rocksteady unregistered

I want a black or yellow 920 with Android 4.4.2 onboard.

4. sharz7474

Posts: 18; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

Today is my Birthday...Go Nokia, Go!...always love and happy for you!...:)

6. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Happy B'day...

9. sharz7474

Posts: 18; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

Thank You..:)

5. carilotoz

Posts: 12; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

Android lumia 520.... the same processor,ram,camera and screen i hope to be the same price

11. great

Posts: 85; Member since: Jan 21, 2013

no according to the leaks the processor is supposed to be a dual core snapdragon 200 which is a cortex a5 opposed to the cortex a15 on L520

7. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

I want... I want... I want... Bring it to India and whole world, the Nokia X. :) Hope it comes with flash. Leaks also said that, it would also support Google Play as per PA news as Vietnam's site displayed it.

8. vijaysivakula

Posts: 229; Member since: Aug 17, 2011

This configuration is very similar to the Galaxy S that I bought about 4 years ago.... Why Nokia, why?? do you have a death wish? Cant you even make a mid-range device to make it interesting?

10. mousesports

Posts: 286; Member since: Feb 28, 2013

this is low end NOKIA WTF !

12. amirlukmanhisyam

Posts: 44; Member since: Jun 26, 2012

With almost similar spec with the Lumia 520 except for the lower internal memory, the phone should be priced similarly or a bit higher (as a new product) but not higher than the Lumia 525. Then, this phone will be a great success and people can say good bye to all lower spec Androids.

13. Aplusk

Posts: 120; Member since: Nov 10, 2013

battery should have been 2000mah.

16. Avenger827

Posts: 46; Member since: Jan 19, 2014

Haha, today is my birthday too @sharz7474. Happy birthday. :)

19. sharz7474

Posts: 18; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

Thanks @Avenger827...:)

17. g2a5b0e unregistered

Considering we have yet to see any low-end devices running Kit-Kat, this device might be one of the first that truly shows whether or not Project Svelte is a success.

18. biagnosis

Posts: 106; Member since: Nov 19, 2012

I am buying this....

20. 7thspaceman

Posts: 1597; Member since: Feb 14, 2011

Folks within 6 months or less Microsoft will be in charge of Nokia devices and services. I do not think this smart phone will be allowed to come into production and go on sale unless Nokia gets approval from Microsoft. This is the year Microsoft is going to put MS Office on Android and Apple mobile devices Perhaps Microsoft will first put MS office on a more advanced version of this low end Android smart phone. In any case unless Nokia puts this smart phone on the market before the deal is sealed with Microsoft. Microsoft may not allow it's production and sales on the market place. For Microsoft to sell a lot of mobile devices in the Market place and make Profit. it should sell Android devices as well as it's own Windows products. The big question is will Microsoft do this. Time will tell folks!

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