Nokia X series gets the axe from Microsoft

The Nokia X smartphone was a small little experiment from Nokia which has clearly failed to take off. The arrival of low cost smartphones like the Moto E didn’t make it any easier for Nokia. And now, as Microsoft closes in on its acquisition of the Finnish manufacturer, it has decided to stop making Android

Nokia X Teaser

Nokia X successor could break cover soon

Nokia has just posted a teaser for a new device with the title – “Green with envy” suggesting that this is the Nokia X successor which has been leaked already. The teaser hints that the new device is incoming on the 24th of June, so we might not have to wait long to know. It’s

Nokia X update makes OneDrive a pre-installed app

With Nokia’s devices business now in the hands of Microsoft, one would think that the Finnish company’s sole attempt at an Android phone would start getting neglected. However, that’s not the case, at least for now – Nokia Microsoft is now rolling out an update to the Nokia X that bumps the software version up to 1.1.2.2

Why the Nokia X can be big in China

Nokia X is reportedly selling like hotcakes in China. What could be making the smartphone a desirable Android-based device, even with its limitations? Android is big in China. According to Baidu, the country has about 270 million active daily Android users, mostly counting users who run variants of Android that support local app ecosystems and

Nokia X Sells Out In Just 4 Minutes In China

It looks like Nokia finally has a certifiable hit in its hands with the Nokia X. The latest report coming from China is that the device sold out in just 4 minutes after its release in JD.com at 10AM March 24 (Beijing Time). This is pretty impressive indeed as this happens to be the first

First looks: Nokia X

It was a bit of a shocker when Nokia announced its own Android fork at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this February. The Finnish company had long been rumored to have an Android device in the works, although with its upcoming acquisition by Microsoft, the chances of Nokia actually launching an Android product were thought

Nokia X pre orders haven’t surpassed 1 million in China

A report from this Friday claimed that the Nokia X had surpassed over 1 million pre orders within just four days in China. However, it has now come to light that this was merely a pre registration page. Entering your credentials and pressing the button would be considered a pre order, without actually requiring a

Nokia X Gets 1 Million Pre-Orders In China In Just 4 Days

Nokia first unveiled its initial batch of smartphones running on the Android platform during the recently held MWC 2014. The Nokia X, Nokia X+, and the Nokia XL are three smartphones running on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean but are heavily customized to closely resemble the Windows Phone operating system. Instead of the usual google services

Google apps on the Nokia X: Good for Nokia and Microsoft?

One of the big surprises at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in the previous week was Nokia’s official launch of its X series. The Nokia X, X+ and XL run a forked version of Android, which comes with the Android Open Source Project at the core, plus a Microsoft and Nokia services layer. This

Nokia X Apps Ported To Other Android Devices

Just recently Nokia announced not one but three new smartphones that it will be releasing soon based on the Android platform. The Nokia X, Nokia X+, and Nokia XL all run on a heavily modified form of Android 4.1.2 which closely resembles a Windows Phone interface and replaces Google services with Microsoft services. So instead

MWC 2014 recap: Android hits, misses, surprises and snubs

The Mobile World Congress, along with the association that organizes what’s generally regarded as the world’s largest exhibition for the mobile industry, dubbed GSMA, are weird. This year’s trade fair was barely wrapped up, and the GSMA announced the winners of the 19th Annual Global Mobile awards, among which you had a one-year-old Android smartphone,

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

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

Forking Android: A good ‘Plan B’ for Nokia and Microsoft?

Nokia has launched its Nokia X line, which runs a forked version of Android that features Microsoft services and APIs. Could this be a good “Plan B” for Nokia and Microsoft? It’s official: Nokia has announced its Nokia X series, which comes in three variants: the X, X+ and XL. Nokia X is basically Android

Nokia X leaks continue with live images of the device

Nokia is more or less expected to unveil the Nokia X, its first Android-powered smartphone, at Mobile World Congress next week, but for those that simply cannot wait for the day of the official unveiling to arrive, a new leak showing off the device in live images should help them contain their excitement for the