Finnish company, Nokia launched its first Android phone named Nokia X in India on 10 March 2014. Nokia X is a unique combination of Nokia quality and experiences, Microsoft services and Android apps. The smart phone is available for 8599 rupees and is available in the Indian market.
Nokia X’s operating system has been built on Android Open Source Project (AOSP). Hence apps such as Play Store, Google Maps, etc, will not be available on Nokia X but apps can be uploaded from third party store (like Microsoft app store). Besides, it will have regular apps such as Facebook and Opera. In addition to it, it will have apps of Microsoft services such as OneDrive, Outlook and Nokia’s own Here Maps.
The Company unveiled android-based Nokia X during the World Mobile Congress held in Barcelona in February 2014.