Nokia X series to skip the U.S., Canada, Japan and South Korea

Nokia X

We’re sure you know about the Nokia X trio of smartphones by now after the Finnish manufacturer announced the handsets at the MWC earlier this Monday. However, bad news awaits customers in the U.S., Canada, South Korea and Japan as the company has announced its intentions to not launch the smartphones in these regions. The trio of Nokia X devices will reportedly be targeted towards crucial markets of Asia, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and the Latin American region.

This information comes straight from the Nokia VP for mobile marketing, Jussi Nevanlinna so it can’t get any more official than this. This is quite disappointing news for fans of the aforementioned regions and we think Nokia missed a trick by leaving these regions out of the list. The demand would definitely be there in these countries despite the likes of Samsung and LG dominating the Android sphere. But given the low price tag at €89 ($122), €99 ($135) and €109 ($149), Nokia probably thinks these devices have a better shot at succeeding in developing markets.

Source: Nokia Conversations

Via: Unwired View