The Nokia X should not be confused with the Nokia XL mobile phone. The Nokia X has a number of good features when is was released in March 2014 and it is a bit cheaper than than the larger XL phone. You can see the specs or specifications of the Nokia X listed below. It has many good options for a €100 phone.
The Nokia X comes with 2G (GSM 850/900/1800/1900) as well as 3G (HSDPA 900/2100). The Nokia X is also known as the Nokia Normandy, Nokia A110, Nokia X Dual SIM RM-980 with dual-SIM card slots. Note that there are two types, the first is single-SIM and the other is a dual-SIM phone. The phone also comes with GPRS as well as EDGE. With GPRS speeds of up to 85.6 kbps and EDGE at up to 236.8 kbps you can be assured of a good internet connection at all times.
The physical size of the mobile phone is 115.5 x 63 x 10.4 mm which is a bit smaller than the XL range of phones and also much lighter at 128.7 grams. The screen is a large 4.0 inches, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 16m colours. This comes in 480 x 800 pixels resolution and a very good ~233 ppi pixel density which leaves you with sharp images. Note also that this is a 2 finger multi touch screen.
The Nokia X is an Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) driven phone powered by a Dual-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A5 and a Adreno 203 GPU based on the Qualcomm MSM8225 Snapdragon S4 Play chipset. There is also 4 GB of space and 512 MB RAM with an expansion slot for 32GB on a SDcard. Clearly you are not going to run out of space on this mobile.
The camera is a 3.15 MP camera with a 1/5″ sensor size which is a bit above the basic of 2MP. The camera also comes with panorama as well as face detection which you find on most higher end phones today. At €100 the phone is a good mid-range phone which Nokia has clearly made the push for. There is no secondary camera and the video plays at a very good [email protected] That is more than enough clarity for a descent video to play.
There is also the standard alert types such as vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones with a loudspeaker as well as a 3.5mm jack for your headphones. WiFi comes in the form of Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n with hotspot ability and there is also A-GPS, FM stereo radio as well as a USB port. Communications include SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email as well as an internet messenger. Note that this phone does not have Java.
The phone is powered by a removable Li-Ion 1500 mAh battery (BN-01) with a standby time of up to 408 h and a talk time of up to 13 h 20 min on (2G). Overall the Nokia X makes for a good mid-range phone from Nokia. User have however complained about the battery life and maybe Nokia could look at a standard 2000 mAh battery for the mid-range phones in the future.