Microsoft to Launch Nokia XL Forked Android Smartphone on 1st May in India

Nokia’s 2nd forked Android smartphone, the Nokia XL will be launched in India on 1st May. Microsoft has sent us an invites for an event in Delhi and Mumbai to be held on May 1 and May 3, respectively.

Nokia XL android Dual-SIM phone

The Nokia XL has a 5-inch screen, 768MB of RAM, 4GB of storage, run dual-core 1Ghz Snapdragon processors from Qualcomm, a two-megapixel front-facing Camera, 5 megapixel rear Camera and a 2000mAh battery.

The device also comes with dual SIM card slot and free access to Here Maps, with offline maps and integrated turn-by-turn navigation, and Nokia MixRadio for free music streaming and down-loadable playlists.

Nokia XL in india

Nokia XL will be running a forked version of Android same as Nokia X. Nokia is using AOSP for the X family, which means it doesn’t have Google Play Store, however user can download Android Apps from Nokia’s App store that boasts a combination of its own and Microsoft’s.

With the purchase of any Nokia XL smartphone, people will free cloud storage using OneDrive.The Nokia XL will be available in bright green, orange, cyan, yellow, black and white.

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April 30, 2014 7:07 pm 7:07 PM

Microsoft used forked Android just to get some fresh customers into Microsoft services. By the way, if this phone is priced over 10k, then it’s a fail.

April 30, 2014 6:29 pm 6:29 PM

A better news than this would be the recent 2G as well as 3G tariff hike by Bharti airtel in TN circle

April 30, 2014 7:06 pm 7:06 PM

Why not discuss on the post rather than going off the topic?

April 30, 2014 7:32 pm 7:32 PM
*I am telling this in the best interest of Telecom Talk. *Being a Telecom website it makes sense to give priority ot telecom news more than tech news. *The tariff hike is significant over here in Chennai.The 126 rs data pack earlier gave 1GB data for 28 days now the same provides 650 mb for 21 days.Similar revisions have been made to other packs as well. *As far as Nokia X is concerned I have already given my views on the same long back at Telecom Talk when the device was officially unveiled at MWC.It does not make sense for… Read more »
April 30, 2014 8:52 pm 8:52 PM

I guess telecom sector and technology go hand in hand. So it makes sense to talk of technology. And guys stop crying over tarrif hikes. They are inevitable and you could do nothing about that. Be wise and select the plans that suit your pocket.

April 30, 2014 9:27 pm 9:27 PM
*Its amazing to see how arrogant you are being even when TT has published and article regarding the tariff hike in south India.BRAVO TT!! *Apart from that I agree that tech and telecom go hand in hand but hello have a look at the name of the website its telecom Talk and not telecom + tech talk.I am not against Telecom Talk publishing tech articles but hey priority must be given to telecom because that’s the base of this website. *I hardly comment on telecom posts these days because of inadequate knowledge regarding the Indian Telecom sector.So when I wanted… Read more »
April 30, 2014 9:54 pm 9:54 PM

All I can say God bless you

April 30, 2014 10:02 pm 10:02 PM

*Firstly I am an atheist so I don’t believe in gods or religions nor do I visit any religious place.

*Second I ain’t gonna reply further because no matter how hard I try you’re simply not gonna accept my comments.