Nokia X2 is Microsoft’s first Android phone

The Nokia X2 is the fourth entry in the X line but it is also the first handset to be released by the brand since Microsoft bought the company last year. This makes the device Microsoft’s first full-pledged Android phone.

When the handset goes on sale sometime in July it will retail for about $135 it will run on the Android Open Source Project (ASOP) version of Android.

It will not include any Google services or apps and its main screen has Windows Phone look and feel.

Microsoft cloud services including OneDrive, OneNote,, and Skype, will be part of its load of apps as well as Nokia services like HERE Maps instead of their Google equivalent.


The X2 will have access to a broad range of Android apps on the Nokia Store, or through a third-party app store like GetJar.

The device has a 4.3-inch display with 800-by-480 resolution at 217 ppi.

The X2 has a 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 200, 1GB RAM, USB 2.0, Bluetooth 4.0, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi and a dual SIM slot.

It comes with 4GB onboard storage and an expandable microSD supporting up to extra 32GB of storage.


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