#MWC2014: Introducing Nokia Asha 230, and three Android-powered Nokia smartphones!

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Nokia Asha 230

Nokia Asha 230 is the most affordable Asha touch device ever. It costs 45 Euros. In April, a software update is coming to the 230 and all existing Asha devices. The update will provide Microsoft OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive), smarter images, Fastlane improvements, and free Mix Radio. The 230 goes on sale immediately globally.

Nokia X, Nokia X+, and Nokia XL

Nokia X range
Two affordable Android-powered smartphones with unique Nokia experiences and popular Microsoft services. Dual-SIM. Both have a 4-inch touchscreen. Fastlane present. Live tiles copied over from Windows Phone. Pre-loaded apps: Skype, Facebook, HERE Maps, OneDrive, and Mix Radio. Built on Android Open Source Project (AOSP). Apps from Nokia Store and from other 3rd party Android app stores. Both devices feature 3-megapixel fixed focus cameras, and are powered by 1GHz Dual Core processors. But the whereas the X has only 512MB RAM, the X+ has 768MB. The X+ also includes larger storage and microSD card slot.

The XL has a 5-inch display with a 5-inch IPS LCD, 800 x 480px display with LED flash, 768MB of RAM, and is powered by a 1GHz Dual Core processor. All three run Android 4.1.2 standard AOSP.

Nokia X

Early adopters of Nokia X family get 10GB of OneDrive storage free. Skype integration on all three. The devices will be available at the following prices: Nokia X for 80 euros (N20,000); Nokia X+ for 99 euros (N23,000), and Nokia XL for 109 euros (N25,000).

The Nokia X will be available to buy immediately in Asia Pacific, Europe, india, Latin America, the Middle-East and Africa, while the Nokia X+ and XL are expected to be available from Q2 2014.

More information coming…


  1. This flurry of releases remind me of that cantankerous ex Member of the House who said. ‘I was blind. now I can see ‘

    Looks like the cataract afflicting Nokia… this far…has been excised.

    Better Late. than never. Would people buy a Nokia running Android? Is GEJ running in 2015?

    I am cautiously optimistic than MicroKia will be able to shake up the mobile landscape again. and give the established Leaders some nightmares to haunt their precipitous reign.

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